Coming to a Close – Intern Blog

Where has the summer gone? At the end of this week I’ll be packing my things and heading out of Chicago. My internship will be over, technically, and the time I’ve spent at NPK will be remembered through the work done and these blog posts that I’ve written each week. I don’t know when I’ll …

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Fine Tuning – Intern Blog

Guys… this week, I’m going to see a giant Indonesian flower, hopefully, bloom at the Chicago Botanic Garden. This Titan Arum, or Corpse Flower, is already close to 5 feet tall and its girth alone is a little over 2 feet. This thing looks like it could be straight off a Dr. Seuss cover – …

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Height of Summer – Intern Blog

Height of Summer = I AM BUSY. I’m not one to complain about being busy, though, because that means progress is happening and big presentations are right around the corner. This week was a wild goose chase of me finding out where every single employee was going to be. I became the most hated person …

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Lost and Found – Intern Blog

I have progressed from the intern who knew nothing to the intern who now knows a little bit. Well, that is to say that I went from the intern who knew nothing about Chicago to the one who now knows a little bit more about how to get around when out and about for the …

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Nature + Me – Intern Blog

Each week with NPK seems to teach me a little bit more about myself than I originally knew. 1. I now know the difference between hydrangeas and peonies. 2. There are many different variations of trees. Like, variations within a variation. I kind of wish I had been in Girl Scouts now… do they do …

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The Beginning – Intern Blog

[This summer, NPK has taken on an intern from Michigan State University to help assist with public relations along with kick-starting our social media. Welcome, Cait! Cait will be writing a weekly blog this summer on her experience with NPK – check out her first post!] ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ In one week, I have to estimate that …

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