Smithsonian Internship Summer 2020

CSU-Pueblo has established a partnership with the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. and will be sending 3-4 students to participate in a 4-6 week internship this summer. This is an unpaid internship, with scholarships funds for expenses available through the university.  There is also the possibility of earning up to three credit hours of internship, depending on faculty approval.

Required to apply:

  • Junior or Senior level standing
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Ability to pass a federal background check
  • Open to ALL Majors 

Students should submit the following:

  • Résumé
  • Cover Letter specifying why they are interested in interning at the Smithsonian
  • 250 word statement of interest specifically stating what they would like to learn
  • Two letters of recommendation from CSU-Pueblo professors/faculty
  • Current Transcript

Applications are due by February 21, 2020 and should be sent via email in one pdf document

If you have any questions please contact the Center for Honors and Leadership at CSU-Pueblo, LARC #258, 719-549-2060.

Students selected for the internship will be required to:

  • Keep a weekly blog
  • Be available to make presentations on their internship experience
  • Serve as ambassadors for the Give Day Smithsonian Internship crowdfunding campaign through the CSU-Pueblo Foundation
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