Program Length: 10 weeks

Location: APAC office in Washington, D.C.

Admissions Requirement: From an old source, there are no citizenship requirements. But we contacted the sponsor for updated information.
• Cover letter
• Unofficial transcripts
• Resume
• 2 letters of rec
• 1 relevant work sample (any work that reflects your relevant involvement: academic paper, artwork portfolio, etc.)

Admissions Deadline: 
Summer cohort: early March
Fall cohort: early June
Spring cohort: early November

Highlight: Are you passionate about Asian-Pacific American communities and their histories? Are you a high school student, an undergraduate student, or even a graduate student looking for an internship any time of the year? Then look no further than the Smithsonian Asian-Pacific American Center! This center offers three sessions of 10-week paid internships in the APAC office in Washington, D.C. If money is not what you’re after, there is also a possibility to receive academic credit at the end of your internship. Now what is APAC? The APAC is a museum that goes beyond a traditional museum by engaging directly with communities. Their migratory museum brings Asian-Pacific American history, art, and culture directly to you. In this internship, you will have the opportunity to select a research topic and work directly under an advisor. To learn more about what topics are available for everyone and what advisor you may work under, be sure to email or call 202-633-2691. In order to apply, you must be a high schooler, undergraduate, or graduate student. You also need a cover letter of no more than 2 pages, unofficial academic transcripts, 2 recommendation letters, and a relevant work sample (more information about each of these can be found on their website). The summer application deadline is in early March, the fall application deadline is in early June, and lastly, the spring is in early November. So what are you waiting for? If you are interested in the art, history, and culture of Asian-Pacific American communities, apply now!

Cost: free, with a potential stipend offered.

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