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Natural History Internship Program

The National Museum of Natural History offers internships in each of its research departments, offices, and specialized units with emphasis on current activities of the staff. Each year more than 500 students engage in internships at NMNH with appointments varying from one month to one year. Project focus and intensity varies greatly. Positions range from short-term, part-time appointments to full-time year-long commitments. Interns are placed throughout the Museum including administration, information technologies, business ventures, and public affairs, as well within the scientific units. Students interested in placement through the general internship program are encouraged to contact the project sponsor directly using the contact information (phone and e-mail) provided in the project listing to discuss details, availability, and potential placement.

Apply Through: Contact the project sponsor directly.  Available projects (and the project sponsor) are listed on the main page.

Term: Open

Deadline: Accepted year round. There is no formal application, review or notification date.

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Students interested in placement through the this internship program are encouraged to contact the project sponsor directly using the contact information (phone and e-mail) provided to discuss details, availability, and potential placement.

Please note, there is no formal application review or notification schedule.
Only students selected for placement will be contacted.