Leah Menshouse Springer Summer Opportunities Program

Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine invites undergraduate, graduate and medical students to participate in the Leah Menshouse Springer Summer Opportunities Program. The Summer Opportunities Program is designed to provide students with hands-on cancer research experience for 10 weeks over the summer (May 29-Aug. 3, 2018) Opportunities range from basic science research to clinical research to prevention/control and population research. In addition to completing a research project with a faculty mentor, participants also engage in a variety of other activities as part of the program, including tours of state-of-the-art cancer treatment and research facilities and weekly seminars on current areas of research and career building tools. Students will be provided a $6,200 stipend. Participants are responsible for their housing. Housing is available on campus for out-of-town participants at summer term rates as space allows. Applications must be submitted by Tuesday, Jan. 16, 5:00pm CST via proposalCENTRAL (https://proposalCENTRAL.altum.com)

Native American Fellowship Program

Apply now for an 11-week, full-time, paid fellowship at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem, MA. PEM seeks rising leaders in the museum field and nonprofit cultural sector for our expanded Native American Fellowship (NAF) Program. We are looking for graduate students and emerging professionals of Native American, Native Hawaiian, or Alaska Native backgrounds who are eager to develop the knowledge, skills and networks necessary to become 21st-century community and museum leaders. Fellows work with PEM’s dynamic staff and gain access to a comprehensive perspective on the theory and practice of museum management. Weekly workshops, field trips, mentoring and in-depth engagement on museum projects support Fellows in sustaining their existing skills while cultivating their professional development needs. Placements will be available in: Curatorial, Integrated Media, Creative Services, Collection Management, Merchandising/Business Marketing, Development and Education. NAF Program offers stipend, housing and travel expenses. Academic credit is available upon official request. You can find a description of the program, application guidelines and frequently asked questions at: https://pem.org/nasummerfellowship Questions? Email us to nafellowship@pem.org

Anne Ray Internships for Museum Studies

Interested in working with Native American collections? The Indian Arts Research Center at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe, NM, offers two nine-month paid internships to college graduates or junior museum professionals. The full-time Internships include a salary, housing, and book and travel allowances. Interns participate in activities relating to education/programming, registration, and collections management. They also benefit from the mentorship of the Anne Ray scholar.