Internship Expedition at National Geographic 

Getting a close-up look at National Geographic this semester.

By Dean’s Intern Leah Jereb at National Geographic

Last semester, I called Copenhagen, Denmark my home and the rest of Europe my classroom and playground. Returning home to Washington, DC, I was lucky enough to be selected as National Geographic Society’s newest Communications Assistant for this semester. Little did I know that every day I entered my office, I would be taken on adventures both at home and abroad– all within the walls of National Geographic.

Before beginning my internship at National Geographic, I can honestly say that my knowledge about the society was rather limited. I’d seen their beautiful photography bordered with the trademarked yellow rectangle on magazine covers, but never did I fully realize that one cover was a product of months of exploration, research, education planning, story development, and more. (More …)