"I wish everyone could have the opportunity to see our home from these different perspectives, and to step out of their comfort zone and witness how different this place is from anywhere else in the world."
And that's when it hit me, you don't have to be a certain way or fit a certain mold to enjoy a grand adventure in your own backyard. We were all out there for the same reason - to enjoy the beautiful waterways we are so lucky to have.
Meet four of our eight summer interns and learn more about their unique backgrounds, skills, interests, roles at Mobile Baykeeper, and why they wanted to intern with us at Baykeeper. They have bright futures ahead of them!
"Everyone has a first race. If you don’t do it now, you’ll just keep putting it off. Find a friend to race with you, and just laugh at yourself. It doesn’t matter how fast you go, as long as you get it done."
It’s such an incredible experience to see our Captains cross the finish line for the first time in a race that neither them or their parents would have even imagined them competing in. Every time that happens – it’s just amazing.
I am falling in love with this city and its people. We have been so welcomed and my hopes of settling someplace that would give me the opportunity to be a voice and get heavily involved in the community are exceeding my expectations.
My childhood memories are filled with experiences of water – experiences on Mobile Bay. My adult life is filled with even more of those experiences and they are forever growing. I never miss an opportunity to embrace our wonderful bay and all of its surrounding waterways.