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Arctic Studies Center Internship Program

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The Alaska Office of the Arctic Studies Center, National Museum of Natural History, is accepting applications for documentary film and education internship positions for the “Living Our Cultures, Sharing Our Heritage: The First Peoples of Alaska” exhibition at the Anchorage Museum. At the Arctic Studies Center, Native peoples, scholars and museum associates work together on a broad range of collaborative research, exhibitions and education programs. Internships will be mentor guided learning opportunities.

The types of internship projects available for 2016 are:

  1. Documentary Film: create short topical video documentaries. Available in the summer and fall to graduate students only. Experience in video production and editing required. Proficiency in Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere required. All equipment provided.
  2. Education: create educational materials for the Living Our Cultures exhibition public programs. Available in the summer and fall to juniors, seniors, and graduate students only. Experience and coursework in education and Indigenous cultures required.

Applications for all internships should be sent to the contact below and include a CV and cover letter, stating the position and dates for which you are applying.

Areas of Study: Documentary film, education, museum studies

Contact Person: Dawn Biddison

Contact Email: BiddisonD@si.edu

Opportunity Websitehttp://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/html/about_internship.html

Term: 10-12 weeks

Deadline: Accepted year around (unless applying for funding through Office of Fellowships and Internships, then those deadlines apply)

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