Meet the Seaport Summer Interns
Thanks in part to a grant from the South Jersey Cultural Alliance, Tuckerton Seaport is welcoming aboard three new interns for the Summer of 2019. All three are lifelong residents of New Jersey and welcome the opportunity to share our coastal culture with students and guests. Please join us is welcoming them to Tuckerton.
Meet our new crew:
Carly Conticchio, a recent graduate of Stockton University, arrived at the Seaport with a BA in Anthropology and a love of outdoor exploration. Carly’s background includes volunteer work at the Museum of Cape May County, a Student Fellowship with Stockton’s Center for Community Engagement, and an active role in Stockton’s Geology Club. This summer Carly was a tour guide aboard the Pohatcong II and she also ran our kayaking programs every Saturday.
Alec Johnson, Suffolk University Class of 2019, holds a BA in History with a Minor in Education Studies. Alec is interested in a teaching history career. Alec has worked as a Teaching Assistant both while at school in Massachusetts and in Hanoi, Vietnam. Alec has also worked as the Program Director of the radio station WSFR, as a Research Assistant at the Hanover Historical Society and was coxswain on his college crew team.. During the summer Alec helped to run the Seaport’s Tuesday Spend the Day Working the Bay programs where guests got out on the water for a tour with a bayman on our floating classroom. Alec also worked in the Seaport Community Garden every Sunday, where everything harvested was donated to the Tuckerton Food Pantry.
Charles Sinondon, who is a Junior at Stockton University in this fall, is pursuing a BS in Business Marketing with a Minor in Information Systems. Charles also works as a Resident Assistant at Stockton University and belongs to the National Society of Leadership & Success as well as the Stockton E-Sports Club. Charles was also aboard the Pohatcong II this summer and helped with developing a marketing campaign for the LBI Ferry and constantly updated the ferry website to better serve passengers and answer their questions.