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Spring 2015 Cycle for National Museum of African American History and Culture Andrew W. Mellon Conservation Internship Program

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The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is pleased to announce that applications for the Spring 2015 cycle of the Andrew W. Mellon Conservation Internship Program are now being accepted.  This program is open to students currently enrolled in, or recent graduates of a degree program at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and other institutions who have an evident interest in the conservation of African American Heritage.  The conservation interns will be mentored and supervised by the Museum’s Conservator of Objects and will be located at one of the two NMAAHC sites: the headquarters in Washington, DC or the Pennsy Collections and Support Center, Landover, Maryland or the temporary Conservation Labs in Suitland, Maryland.  The application deadline for the Spring 2015 cycle is October 15, 2014.  Internships will be paid positions with a stipend of $8,800 ($550 per week) plus funds for travel, research and training/conferences.  Complete details are available at http://www.nmaahc.si.edu/GetInvolved/mci-info