do you apply for the Winter Break Program?
interested in participating in the Winter
Break Program should contact (e-mail)
the person listed as the "Contact"
for the project they are most interested
in. Include in your e-mail the name of
the project you're interested in, the
dates of your winter break / dates you're
available, and your academic background
including any experience relevant to the
How will students
selected for participation will receive
a confirmation e-mail from the project
How many students
will be selected?
will make every effort to host as many
students as staff can affectively work
Where will students
report on the first day of the internship?
Do you have advice or directions for how
to get there?
selected for participation should report
to the National Museum of Natural History
(10th Street and Constitution Avenue,
NW) Constitution Avenue Lobby. Have a
security officer call Mary Sangrey (202-633-4548)
who will meet the group in the lobby.
What time should
students arrive on the first day? And
what are the regular working hours?
at 9:00 a.m. is preferred arrival so as
to join the weekly group registration
session. Regular work hours are 8:45 a.m.
to 5:15 p.m. Monday - Friday.
After selected and
reporting in on the first day, whom should
students ask for?
Sangrey, phone: phone 202-633-4548. Students
will be directed to their Staff Sponsor
after registration is completed. Registration
generally takes about one hour and inculdes
issue of a Smithsonian identification
What sort of attire
should students wear throughout the week?
dress is casual attire. Clothing easy
to work in is best.