Native American Fellowship Program seeking fellows for summer program

The Native American Fellowship Program is seeking fellows for its 10-week summer fellowship program at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. 

SALEM, Mass. – The Native American Fellowship Program is seeking fellows for its 10-week summer fellowship program at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. 

PEM is seeking rising leaders in the museum field and nonprofit cultural sector for its full-time summer program. 

“We are looking for talented students and emerging professionals of Native American, Native Hawaiian, or Alaska Native backgrounds who are eager to develop the knowledge, skills and networks necessary to become 21st-century community and museum leaders,” states a PEM press release. 

Fellows work with PEM’s staff and gain access to a comprehensive perspective on the theory and practice of museum management. Weekly workshops, field trips, mentoring and in-depth engagement on museum projects support fellows in sustaining their existing skills while cultivating their professional development needs. 

Previous department placements have included Curatorial, Development, Creative Services, Collection Management, Exhibition Research and Publishing, Merchandising and Marketing. Fellowship includes, stipend, housing near PEM and travel expenses. Academic credit is available upon official request. 

Deadline for application and all supporting materials is Friday, Jan. 28.

You can find a description of the program, application, application guidelines and frequently asked questions at: https://pem.org/nasummerfellowship

Those interested can visit the NAF Program site that has information about NAF programs, program staff and NAF Alumni: https://pem.org/naf

NAF is on Instagram and will be hosting two IG lives with NAF Alumni and Program Staff during the opening application period, follow the account for updates: @pemnafellowship