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The Smithsonian Institute - Alberta Smithsonian Internship Program (ASIP)

 

City: Washington, D.C.   Country: United States

The Smithsonian Institute - Alberta Smithsonian Internship Program (ASIP) Website

Overview

What the Program has to offer: 

  • It invites ten Albertans each year to participate in an internship with the esteemed Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest consortium of museums located in Washington, D.C. 
  • Work with Smithsonian scholars, scientists, researchers, and educators either in Washington, D.C., or at some of the other Smithsonian sites around the world 
  • Assist with research and help produce world-class programs and exhibits, learn from experts in the fields, make an impact and develop personally and professionally 

When Can I Go?

Terms Offered:Summer, Fall

Duration:10 weeks


Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate, Graduate

1. Residency Requirements

To be eligible to receive funding for this grant program, a student must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
  • Have completed at least two semesters of, as well as be currently registered in and attending, a full-time equivalent in a diploma, baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral program (“Eligible Program”) at an eligible Alberta post-secondary institution
  • Be a resident of Alberta, defined for the purposes of this grant program as any one of the following:
    - born in Alberta;
    - graduated from a high school in Alberta;
    - graduated from an Eligible Program at an Alberta post-secondary institution;
    - lived in Alberta for 12 consecutive months.

 2. Academic Requirements

An applicant must: 

  • Be currently registered in an approved Doctoral, Master’s, Bachelor’s or an Applied Degree Program at an eligible post-secondary institution in Alberta
  • Have completed at least 60 credits (or equivalent) in a full time academic program (or equivalent) at an eligible post-secondary institution in Alberta
  • have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (or B) on all post-secondary work
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.2 (B+) in the most recently completed term prior to application deadline

Internship Information

Language of Instruction: English

Full full details visit: The Smithsonian Institute - Alberta Smithsonian Internship Program (ASIP) Website


Fees & Costs

General fees and costs

Email Program Contact for more comprehensive information.


Program Contact

Brendan Cavanagh, International Internship Coordinator (Outbound)

brendan.cavanagh@ualberta.ca