Jan 13 Gen-I NOW Message: Peabody Essex Museum Native Fellowship Program

Raji ke. Pi ke! (“Welcome!” in the Otoe-Missouria language)

This NOW message shares information about the Peabody Essex Museum’s Native American Fellowship Program!

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) in Salem, Massachusetts, offers summer fellowship opportunities for graduate students and cultural professionals of Native American, Native Hawaiian or Alaska Native background. Selected applicants complete a full-time, 10-week fellowship in Salem, Massachusetts, that prepares them for leadership positions in the museum field and/or the nonprofit cultural sector. The program presents a comprehensive perspective on the theory and practice of museum management through a meaningful, in-depth project within a department of the museum. Weekly intensive workshops, field trips, lodging, travel expenses and a stipend are included. School credit is available upon official request.

PEM is currently seeking candidates for its Native American Fellowship Program for Summer 2016. Available fellowship positions include Curatorial Fellow, Interpretation and Audience Engagement Fellow, Development Fellow and Collection Management Fellow. For full descriptions of each position, click here.

Fellows will be selected in mid February and will work on site in Salem from June 6 to August 12.


Applicants must be graduate students or rising in-service cultural professionals who are formally affiliated with an indigenous community.


Applicants must complete the 2016 Native American Fellowship Application (includes indication of tribal affiliation) and submit a 250-word essay, official transcripts, and a resume. Click here to access the application and requirements. Applications are due Friday, January 22, 2016.

For questions, contact Michelle Moon, Assistant Director for Adult Programs at PEM.
Ph: (978) 542-1631


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