CEC Welcomes Robert Kidd as Policy & Communications Intern

Robert Kidd is a second year student at McGill University in Montreal where he is studying microbiology and immunology with a minor in mathematics. Returning to the Houston heat he had once taken for granted, Robert is excited to begin working with the CEC as a summer intern.

In his freetime, Robert is a voracious reader and listener of podcasts, especially those about science, technology, and history. He also enjoys running, hiking, camping, and cooking.

Robert is extremely interested in the biological sciences and their applications to the environment and environmental policy and would like to use his experience at the CEC to pursue a career in research and environmental policy.

CEC welcomes Jacqueline Reyes as a Professional Writing Intern

Jacqueline Reyes is in her last semester at the University of Houston-Downtown and will be graduating May 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Technical Communications with minors in Communications Studies and English. Jacqueline stays busy with her full-time job in the medical technology sector while attending school. She has paid her way through school by the grace of scholarships and working as technical writer for the past 3 years.

Jacqueline’s passion is writing. She started writing for her high-school newspaper and has not stopped since then. She was editor at UHD’s newspaper, has written for other publications and blogs, and also freelances. She has experience in an array of writing styles, but her favorite is feature writing.

She is an inquisitive and analytical thinker by instinct. She has a deep interest in the natural sciences, medical and health research, enjoys debating and challenges. Jacqueline is considering pursuing a natural science graduate degree or attending law school in the near future. She enjoys jogging outdoors, camping, reading, writing, visiting museums, and indulging in Houston’s diverse food scene.

At CEC, she is hoping to assist with communication and writing tasks, and learn more about issues and solutions and best practices in the environment. She can be reached at [email protected].

CEC Welcomes Keith Valor as a Professional Writing Intern

Keith’s dog Dopey.

Keith Valor is an intern from University of Houston-Downtown, and is excited to be a part of the CEC team! A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Keith will graduate from UHD this spring with a B.S. in Professional Writing. He lives in Tomball with his brother and uncle. He loves movies, video games, reading, and going to the park with his dog, Dopey. Keith wants to be more active in politics and the environment, and feels the CEC is a great place to start. He is looking forward to serving his community and the environment while developing skills for success!