Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Peabody Essex Museum Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2014 Native American Fellowships

Peabody Essex Museum
Salem, Massachusetts 

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem, Massachusetts announces summer fellowship opportunities for graduate students and cultural professionals of Native American, Native Hawaiian or Alaska Native background. 

These paid, full-time, 10-week fellowships help prepare participants for leadership positions in the museum field and/or the nonprofit cultural sector. The program presents a comprehensive perspective on the theory and practice of museum leadership, in the context of a meaningful, in-depth project within a department of the museum. Weekly intensive workshops, field trips, lodging in Salem, MA, travel expenses and a stipend are included in the fellowship award. School credit is available upon official request.

Graduate students and currently in-service cultural professionals affiliated with an indigenous community may apply. Application materials are due at PEM by February 28; the Fellowship program runs May 28-August 8, 2014. For more information and to request application materials, please  contact Michelle Moon, the Assistant Director for Adult Programs at the Peabody Essex  Museum. 

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