Office of Fellowships and Internships Events
The following events are open to all current Smithsonian interns, fellows and research associates:
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Upcoming and Past Events
Interns and fellows from across the Smithsonian recently gathered for lunch at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) on Monday 11/28/16. The food was great, as was the company; it was fun to hear about all the different facets of the Smithsonian! Thanks to everyone who joined us!read more
On Thursday 11/17/16 a group of interns and fellows from across the Smithsonian had an opportunity to go on a special tour of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI). The tour lasted about an hour and the group was shown different exhibits, such as “Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations” and “Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World.” Our tour guide, Ben Norman (Pamunkey), even treated us to a special performance on a native woodwind instrument, the pan...read more
SI interns and fellows had the opportunity to go on a tour of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday 11/1/16. The event was hosted by the National Museum of American History’s (NMAH) Enrichment Activity Calendar. Looks like...read more
As an intern at the Smithsonian, you get the opportunity to go behind the scenes and explore galleries like never before! At the Morning in the Museum event on 7/7/16, interns were given a tour of the main galleries of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (HMSG) and got the chance to peek into collections storage. Only a small portion of the works the Hirshhorn Museum owns are able to go up on display, and the intern tour got the inside look at the thousands of art pieces waiting to go out for public viewing. The interns also met a team...read more
On the morning of Thursday 6/23/16, interns and fellows gathered at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) before the museum opened to the public. SAAM docents guided participants through the galleries on tours specifically tailored to the young professionals. Interns and fellows were also given the opportunity to explore the Luce Foundation Center visible storage area and the Lunder Conservation Center. If you are interested in becoming an intern or fellow at the Smithsonian Institution, check out SI internships opportunities...read more
Being an intern at the Smithsonian has a ton of perks. As an intern, you get the opportunity to see and interact with exhibits and museums like never before! Recently, through the weekly Morning in the Museum events held for interns, interns were able to explore the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) before its doors opened to the public. They were also able to watch a live planetarium demonstration and see the film To Space and Back. Events like these are held throughout the summer – giving interns the chance to meet one another and...read more