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NMAI Conservation Department Internship Program

The Conservation Department of the National Museum of the American Indian offers a six-month pre-program internship to individuals committed to pursuing a graduate level degree in a conservation program. Experience gained in the internship is relevant to the care, preservation, and conservation of the museum’s collection. The intern has an opportunity to include treatments and projects worked on during the year in a portfolio for application to a graduate conservation training program.

Areas of Study: Organic and inorganic materials, archaeology and ethnographic collections, objects and textiles.

Additional Eligibility Requirements: Baccalaureate degree required. Pre-requisites for admission to the graduate program such as inorganic and organic chemistry highly recommended.

Contact Phone: (301) 238-1415

Contact Fax: (301) 238-3201

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Term: 6 months

Fall Application Deadline: February 15

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