Peabody Essex Museum Summer Native Fellowship Program

APPLICATION PERIOD OPEN: Summer Native American Fellowship Program

Apply now for an 10-week, full-time, paid fellowship at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM). January 18, 2019 is the deadline.


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, Development and Exhibition Planning.

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:

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