Selected candidates will embark on a 15-week internship in Fall 2018 where they will be placed with a mentor and spend time learning about the … Typically the internship topics are posted in early January with a mid-February application deadline. interns learned how to care for luna moths (Actias luna) and polyphemus moths (Antheraea polyphemus), from hatching to the adult stage of development, and received a hands-on understanding of the complete metamorphosis these insects undergo.

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YES! The YES!    706-542-7815 program, which runs from June-November, gives interns practical experience through a hands-on science internship with Smithsonian science staff. We are no longer accepting applications for the summer of 2020. For interns working on projects in or near New Haven, we'll hold meetings every other week to share progress reports and insights.    [email protected]

The internship is unpaid and only available to undergraduates enrolled through the University of Georgia. Every year, the National Geographic Society provides a number of students with a paid opportunity to spend the summer exploring and learning with us. Maybe it was the colossal dinosaur fossils at the Museum of Natural History, or perhaps it was an original Picasso at the Guggenheim. © Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305.

A smaller part of the intern’s duties will be to design and install a small museum exhibit with items from the collections, which are thematically linked and can be presented historiographically to create a narrative for the viewer. Research that was collected over the summer helped to better characterize the timing and rate of evolutionary change of the species studied. Thank you for your patience! Included in the list below is one internship that is jointly sponsored by Yale University and the Smithsonian Institution.


7 hours per week spent working with collection with Curator for 105 total hours per semester. The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History (YPM) is delighted to offer an expanded summer internship program for Yale undergraduate students! How do I submit my application? YES!


Every dollar given has a direct impact upon our students and faculty. This science story will be filmed, edited, and produced into a finished video product that can be used for college, scholarship, and job applications. An interest in the museum field would be helpful as one of the internship goals is to help interns determine whether or not it is a field they would want to pursue. YES! Abrupt shifts in species composition may indicate major changes in the ocean environment.
), and thought critically about how these objects worked in their own contexts to communicate a range of values and meanings.

Students will also be expected to contribute written material for the Museum's website in the form of a blog, annotated photo essay, or more formal final report.

New York, NY 10024-5102 intern project descriptions. Applicants should be enrolled in or have recently graduated from an academic institution.

Advisor: Patrick Sweeney (Senior Collections Manager, YPM Division of Botany), Development of High-Throughput Methods for Mass 3D Digitization of Natural History Collections, Advisor: Nelson Rios (YPM Head of Biodiversity Informatics and Data Science), Digging Deeper: Showcasing the Untold Story of Fossil Vertebrates, Advisor: Vanessa R. Rhue (Collections Manager, YPM Division of Vertebrate Paleontology), Advisor: Kailen Rogers (YPM Assistant Director of Exhibitions), Functional Limb Morphology of Earliest Paleocene Mammals from the Bug Creek Anthills, Northeastern Montana, Advisors: Professor Eric Sargis (YPM Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology), Professor Stephen Chester, Brooklyn College (YPM VP curatorial affiliate) and Spencer Irvine (YPM VP graduate student), Investigating the History and Technology Behind 500 Years of Scientific Instruments, Advisor: Alexi Baker (Collections Manager, YPM Division of History of Science and Technology), Managing a Teaching Collection: Education, Advisors: Nicole Palffy-Muhoray (Assistant Director, YPM Student Programs) and Erin Gredell (Registrar, YPM), Patterns of Speciation in the Longnose Darter Complex, Percina nasuta, Advisor: Professor Tom Near (YPM Curator of Vertebrate Zoology), Phylogeography of Blue Ridge Endemic Freshwater Fishes, Revisiting Ancient Reefs in the Glass Mountains, Texas, Advisor: Susan Butts (Senior Collections Manager, YPM Division of Invertebrate Paleontology), Species Boundaries among Indomalayan Pencil-tailed Tree Mice (Rodentia, Muridae) from Southeast Asia, Advisors: Professor Eric Sargis (YPM Curator of Mammalogy and Vertebrate Paleontology), Dr. Melissa Hawkins (USNM-SI Curator of Mammals), and Dr. Neal Woodman (USGS Research Biologist and USNM-SI Research Associate in Vertebrate Zoology). interns assisted with the Collections Program in the conservation of some of these specimens. program is designed to provide opportunities for students in our local community. To be considered for the YES! interns used microscopes to measure how their shape changed across millions of years of their evolution.

Anthropology interns work on projects relating to the collections or to the ongoing research interests of the curatorial staff in the museum or in the field. While engineering is important in many types of science and research, no mentors from this discipline are available. Willingness to complete some recommended readings about the history of Yellowstone prior to the start of the internship would also be desirable. If you are applying for credit, you must attach a copy of your transcript. In your application, please indicate your appropriate prior experience.BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY IS NOT TAKING INTERNS IN FALL 2020. Other opportunities include participating in tours, outreach presentations at area schools, special events, preparation of displays, and field trips.

Phone: 212-769-5100. Botanical collections give glimpses of the past, offer knowledge of the present, and help make predictions about a species’ future well-being. DCTV, a local television production company, partners with YES! Interns gain the science communication skills to translate their summer research into a compelling, personal, and authentic science story for the general public. Through our internships, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) staff share their time and talents with students who are seeking skillfully mentored internships crossing all of our areas of expertise including natural history research, collections management, education and outreach, information technologies, public engagement, communications, development, administration … For 2020, the program dates are: Summer Session: 6 weeks, Monday through Friday, June 29 - August 7, 2020, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Youth Engagement through Science (YES!) The goal of the internship will be to provide the student with the opportunity to experience a wide variety of professional museum activities and to explore the field as a possible career choice under the supervision and mentorship of the Park's museum curator. In addition to mastering concepts of basic biology, interns took part in preservation and dissection of specimens, and assisted with engaging visitors at the museum’s Butterfly Pavilion.

Through this project, YES! Interns also assisted with plant management and spent some time speaking with public audiences, helping to inspire appreciation and stewardship of the outdoors.    706-542-2382 YES! To view the status of the Smithsonian’s other museums and the National Zoo, please visit

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Letters of recommendation should not be submitted by family or friends. Interns receive supervised experiential learning working directly with the faculty, staff, and other students curating one of the natural history collections affiliated with the Georgia Museum of Natural History or with education and outreach programs. We appreciate your financial support.

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Internships are limited to a maximum of two sessions of work. Internships at CHM are challenging educational experiences designed for undergraduate and graduate students. Program staff.