Saturday, January 16, 2016

Peabody Essex Museum Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2016 Native American Fellowships

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem, Massachusetts, is announcing 2015 summer fellowship opportunities for graduate students and emerging 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 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. Academic credit is available upon official request. 

Graduate students and emerging in-service cultural professionals affiliated with an indigenous community are invited to apply. Application materials are due electronically or by postal mail on January 22, 2016. the Fellowship program runs June 6 - August 12, 2016. 

For detailed information, please click here.

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