About Smithsonian Institution Internship

An internship at the Smithsonian Institution is a structured learning experience focused on the individual intern's academic and professional goals. The Smithsonian offers approximately 60 different internship programs in areas such as art, history and culture, preservation, professional services, and scientific research, among others Interns are supervised directly by Smithsonian staff.

Smithsonian Institution Internship

  • Office of Fellowships and Internships
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • 470 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
  • Suite 7102
  • Washington, DC 20024
  • Phone: 202-633-7070


  • Number of Interns: 101 or more
  • Compensation/Benefits: Paid, Stipend, Unpaid
  • Academic Level: High School Students, College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent College Graduates, Graduate Students, Business School Students, Law School Students