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NMAI Mellon Foundation Conservation Internships

The Conservation Department of the National Museum of the American Indian offers 10-week summer internships funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Experience gained in the internship is relevant to the care, preservation, and conservation of the museum’s collection.

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

Additional Eligibility Requirements: Currently enrolled in a conservation training program or recent graduate.

Contact Phone: (301) 238-1415

Contact Fax: (301) 238-3201

Contact Email:

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Term: 10 weeks

Summer Application Deadline: February 1st

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