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Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative: 2020 Summer Cohort Internship Program

DEADLINE: March 15, 2020

This summer, be a part of a transformational experience that goes beyond just another internship. Through hands-on activities and original research, you will contribute to a national effort to share a diversity of women’s voices from the past and present. You will learn to use unique tools for civic engagement and representation in museum and other community spaces. You will develop familiarity and experience with museum practice and American women’s history.

Who? Undergraduate students (rising sophomores through seniors ) and recent graduates (within the past 15 months) with a commitment to women’s history. Second year graduate students are not eligible to apply.

What? Eight-week long cohort internship experience, with paid group housing, reimbursable travel to and from Washington D.C., and a weekly $382.50 stipend. The total value of this internship, including the weekly stipend and the paid group housing is $6300 (not including travel reimbursement).

Where?  Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.

When? June 14 - August 8, 2020

Why? Opportunity to uncover and share the stories of diverse women’s experiences throughout American History; and to explore various career paths, networks, leadership, and mentorship experiences; and build practical professional skills.

Application deadline: Be advised that this application will close on either: (A) Sunday, March 15, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time or (B) The date that 350 applications are received; whichever occurs first. If the announcement closes on the date that 350 applications are received, all applications submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time that day will be given consideration, including those in excess of 350.

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Posted: February 14, 2020
Tagged: Internships