NAF Summer Fellowship at the Peabody Essex Museum Application Deadline January 5 12/14/2017

From: Jennifer Himmelreich [mailto:jennifer_himmelreich@pem.org]
Sent: Friday, December 08, 2017 2:18 PM
Subject: NAF Summer Fellowship at the Peabody Essex Museum

Hello friends,

We are thrilled to announce the opening of the application period for our 2018 Native American Summer Fellowship (NAF) Program! We are looking for graduate 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.

Fellows work with PEM’s dynamic 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. Placements will be available in the following departments: Curatorial, Integrated Media, Creative Services, Collection Management, Merchandising/Business Marketing, Development and Education. The NAF Program offers participants stipend, housing and travel expenses. Academic credit is available upon official request. Deadline of application and materials is Friday, January 5, 2018.

We are also pleased to present a new NAF Program site to provide access to information about our program, available opportunities, NAF alumni and our program staff. The URL is: https://pem.org/nafellowship

If you have groups you would like to share our announcement, please feel free to forward this information. I have attached a flier for posting or distribution, complete NAF Summer Fellowship Program Application and Application Guidelines. We would love for you to share this opportunity within your networks and on social media. To help, I have provided wording below that you may copy and paste for listservs and social media posts, as well as images (Facebook) (Twitter) for to use on social media.

Please reach out to me for any additional information or suggestions for candidates and/or sources. We hope to see applications from rising professionals in your communities!

Ahéhee’,

Jennifer

 

For Cut and Paste:

APPLICATION PERIOD OPEN: Summer Native American Fellowship

Apply now for an 11-week, full-time, paid fellowship at the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM). January 5, 2018 is the deadline.

PEM seeks rising leaders in the museum field and nonprofit cultural sector for our expanded Native American Fellowship (NAF) Program. We are looking for graduate 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.

Fellows work with PEM’s dynamic 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. Placements will be available in: Curatorial, Integrated Media, Creative Services, Collection Management, Merchandising/Business Marketing, Development and Education.

NAF Program offers stipend, housing and travel expenses. Academic credit is available upon official request.

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

Questions? Email us to nafellowship@pem.org

JENNIFER HIMMELREICH (Diné) | Native American Fellowship Program Specialist
Peabody Essex Museum | 161 Essex Street | Salem, MA 01970 | 978-542-1894