Thirty-four children, aged 5-12, participated in the 2017 Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day program. The kids not only were able to see up close where their moms and dads work, but also participate in hands-on activities led by scientists and engineers.
You won’t find any fishing line, hooks or bobbers in NEON’s aquatic technician field gear. Instead, groups of 3-4 technicians utilize a technique called electrofishing to catch fish and collect data related to fish diversity and populations.
It’s hard to believe that we are entering our fifth year of the NEON undergraduate internship program. This unique, cross-disciplinary program exposes undergraduate students to the challenges and opportunities of working on a complex project like NEON.