Intern story: Michaela Daugherty

Photo Credit: Michaela Daugherty
August 15, 2019

With the Nebraska League of Conservation Voters, Michaela Daugherty ('18) helped run campaign events for the 2016 Nebraska Public Power District election, canvassed and advertised for the Nebraska Conservation Summit, and assisted with the NLCV social media outreach.

Michaela also worked for the U.S. Department of State in Washington D.C. as an intern with the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs. Her work included drafting, editing, and contributing to cables, reports, talking points and other materials used by policymakers in furthering U.S. foreign policy objectives on the topics of oceans, environment and science. She worked closely with the Acting, Assistant Secretary and was able to help and participate in meetings with senior-level U.S. Government officials.

Michaela currently works with the Platte Basin Timelapse Project as a Social Media Intern helping to educate the public and tell the stories of the Platte Basin watershed by posting photos and descriptions on social media.