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Smithsonian Spring Break Internship Program

Program Description

The Alternative Spring Break Internship Program offers students opportunities to be involved in week long, on-site projects at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C.  While projects are coordinated and administered through the Smithsonian Institute, the Montana State University Honors College and Undergraduate Scholars Program are pleased to offer financial assistance for students accepted to participate in an Alternative Spring Break project. 

For More Information

Please review eligibility guidelines and instructions on the application form (available in PDF and Word).

Please Note: The Smithsonian website has been updated since the funding applications were originally posted. The site link ( will re-direct you to a new page which includes ALL Smithsonian internship programs.

Please review listings under the "National Museum of Natural History" section. There are two sub-lists in this section. The first includes a list of all and ongoing internships through the NMNH. The second lists internships designed specifically for spring break week. Students may select opportunities from either list, but if selecting from the first list, please be sure that the internship supervisor is willing to accept short-term interns.

Application Deadline

Applications for Spring 2014 are due by 5:00 pm Wednesday, January 29.




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