Each year, Smithsonian Affiliations recruits undergraduate college students for an internship that strengthens students’ understanding of and commitment to social justice and leadership. In collaboration with our Smithsonian Affiliates and Smithsonian museums and offices in Washington, D.C., we offer meaningful, hands-on projects for young people.
Considering an affiliation with the Smithsonian Institution? Core to our work is catalyzing public engagement, sparking curiosity and learning, and ultimately inspiring a deeper understanding of our world. Get to know Smithsonian Affiliations, what it means to be an engaged Affiliate, and the process for applying on our Learning Excursion pages.
Find resources from the Smithsonian and our Affiliates to help catalyze critical conversations in your community. We are committed to elevating and celebrating diverse experiences, voices and perspectives across all of our work and the work of our collaborators.