What can interns do at the NMAH?
Among the many possibilities, Middlebury interns may work closely with curatorial staff, assisting with exhibit development, research, and/or artifact collection, as well as with preservation, and documentation. They may contribute to mounting exhibits, developing educational materials and exhibit text, as well.
What else does the internship involve?
Interns will complete regular assignments and attend weekly seminars conducted by curatorial staff.
How do I receive credit for this internship?
The deadline to request credit for a winter term internship is November 4, 2013. More information regarding all internships can be found on the Education in Action website: http://www.middlebury.edu/studentlife/eia/internships
After completing the internship, final credit is awarded when you:
- Receive a positive evaluation from the intern supervisor, which addresses your performance and attendance.
- Submit either a daily journal or a substantial piece of writing to—and assigned by—the academic sponsor. On the basis of your written work, the academic sponsor will submit a recommendation of "credit" or "no credit."
How do I find housing?
Students are responsible for finding accommodations during their internship at the NMAH. Click on the link to access the Museum’s housing resource site, which may help you locate appropriate accommodations: http://americanhistory.si.edu/getinvolved/internship/housing-guide-interns