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Meet Our Summer Interns

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Carolyn King is a senior at Bridgewater State University, who is studying anthropology, and is a participant in the Sea Grant Community Engaged Internship program. A first generation Cape Verdean-American, Carolyn has been busy researching connections between Cape Verdean and Cape Cod maritime culture this summer for a multi-media exhibit. Her work highlights Cape Verdean communities in southeastern Massachusetts and finds common ground in approaches to sustainability in Cape Verde and in the Cape Cod region.

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Simonne Dodge is a rising junior at the University of Miami, studying Marine Biology and Ecology and Ecosystem Science and Policy with a Minor in Political Science. Simonne is
interested in environmental policy and law, and is a participant in the Sea Grant Community Engaged Internship program. This summer she has been working on synthesizing and communicating research results from 22 projects funded through Sea Grant’s American Lobster Initiative.

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Rhegan Thomason graduated from University of Texas at El Paso in May 2021 with a BS degree in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. A researcher participating in the Woods Hole PEP II program, Rhegan has been working on studying the effects of water quality and coastal acidification on juvenile oysters and hard clams.