Internship Opportunity with The Smithsonian Museum

– From Megan Rogers, Assistant Director for Employer Relations, Joseph Meyerhoff Center for Career Development

The Systematic Entomology Laboratory (SEL) is offering a museum educational internship program, within the Smithsonian Institution’s general internship pool, that encompasses project oriented learning opportunities. Areas of learning opportunities include; curation, digital image processing, insect specimen preparation, electron microscopy, and macro-photography. Projects will require training and guidance from a mentor during the length of the project.

Areas for internships include: curation, digital image processing, insect specimen preparation, electron microscopy-photography, insect identification and macro photography.

All interested can apply here:

The internship is located in Washington, D.C. at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.

For more information about this opportunity, please check out the original job posting no. 8717 in MICAnetwork here:

Note from Megan Rogers: The position description may seem dry, but the internship is a fun way to combine an interest in insects and art and design.  There are opportunities for photographers, illustrators and other artists interested in helping scientists visualize information about insects.

For questions or more info about other positions like this one, please contact Megan Rogers directly at


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