Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Claire Mueller

Claire Mueller worked as an intern with the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute from July 2017 to May 2018, as part of the Smithsonian’s Movement of Life Initiative. During her internship, she joined marine ecologists of the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center and created videos of their work tagging sharks and cownose rays. She graduated from Erskine College in 2016 with a B.S. in Biology, and studied with the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation during her fall 2014 semester. Claire now works as an environmental educator in Hunting Island, South Carolina. (Photo courtesy of Claire Mueller)