James E. Webb Internship Program for Minority Undergraduate Juniors, Seniors and Graduate Students in Business and Public Administration
The internship is at the Smithsonian Institute and is for a duration of ten weeks. Interns will receive a stipend of $550 per week and may also be eligible for financial assistance with travel expenses. Interested students must be citizens of the U.S. or permanent U.S. residents. Interns may work at any one of the Smithsonian Institution's offices, museums, and research institutes.
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Internships offer students an excellent opportunity to gain practical, on-the-job experience in their field. They receive supervision throughout their internship to ensure that gain the most benefit from their experience. Students may perform a variety of activities, such as assisting with art exhibitions, designing and writing content for web sites, working on projects for the Library of Congress, or working on budgets, grants and contracts.
Internships are offered in the Spring, Summer and Fall. The internship program was named after James. E. Webb, former Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). It's goal is to increase opportunities for minorities within non-profit organizations in the areas of science and culture.
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The location is usually in DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
For more details, visit www.si.edu/researchstudy/Applications/WEBB/WEBBapp.htm