Tyler O’Shea is in his second year at Texas State University studying International Relations and Communications as a dual degree. He was an exchange student in Germany for a year where he developed a love for the environmentally friendly way of life abroad. He enjoys hiking around the Houston nature reserves or running his local trails in Kingwood. He is excited to be interning at CEC, where he has the opportunity to promote environmental awareness in the Houston community similar to what he experienced in Germany. He is looking forward to a successful internship with the CEC!
Maura is a rising junior at Allegheny college in Meadville, PA, majoring in environmental studies and minoring in philosophy. She is also a native Houstonian who is excited to return to the city for the summer.
Kirsty Michel is halfway through an undergraduate degree in International Relations and Sociology at the University of Aberdeen, in Scotland. She is half-Scottish, half-French and was born and raised in Scotland. In 2016 she and her family moved to Houston with the oil industry and have been based here since. She enjoys reading, travelling, being creative and practicing yoga.
At high school and university she had some light introductions to environmental science and environmental issues on a global scale, and has so far enjoyed those topics. She is excited to be interning with CEC this summer, and learning more about the implementation of environmental policy in the Houston area.