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Katherine Comer Santos

Katherine Comer Santos Director, The Science Exchange

“To Travel is to Live” – Hans Christian Andersen

Katherine is the founder and director of The Science Exchange, an organization providing sea turtle internships abroad. Before founding The Science Exchange, she spent time in the PeaceCorps, completed an internship at the University of Barcelona, and studied abroad in Granada, Spain. Katherine earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and Spanish literature from the University of California at San Diego. She went on to earn her master’s degree at San Diego State University, and she currently works as an Adjunct Research Associate for the university’s biology department. Katherine’s personal interests include sea turtles (obviously!), travel, surfing, and snorkeling.

Articles By Katherine Comer Santos

8 Things You Should Know About Sea Turtle Internships Published 07 Nov 2017

What is interning abroad with sea turtles really like?Have you ever stayed up all night on a tropical beach under the piercing stars waiting for a beautiful animal to saunter up to you? You wait hours for it to dig a hole and deposit ~100 eggs in the s...