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Conservation Internship at the National Museum of the American Indian

This nine-month internship is designed for aspiring conservators and those in allied fields interested in expanding their conservation experience. Interns perform supervised condition examinations, treatment proposals and reports, photo documentation, carry out supervised treatments, and gain collections stewardship experience. An understanding of Native American cultural heritage and relevant approaches to collections stewardship, conservation, and mountmaking are developed during the nine-month tenure. The internship is a full- time position at 40 hours per week.

How to Apply

Complete applications must be submitted through the Smithsonian Online Academic Appointment System (SOLAA)
Application materials:
Letter of intent
Two letters of professional recommendation
Unofficial undergraduate transcripts

Contact Information

For questions regarding this opportunity, please contact: Kelly McHugh

Start Date
End Date
Maryland; Hybrid
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