The Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology (SIMA) is accepting applications for its 2019 program in Washington, DC. SIMA is a graduate student training program in museum research methods offered through the Department of Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History. Students participate in seminars and hands-on workshops at the museum and at an off-site collections facility, learning to navigate museum systems and select methods for examination and analysis of museum specimens while collecting data for a project of their choice.
SIMA 2019 will be June 17 – July 12, 2019.
WHO: Graduate students interested in using museum collections as data.
DATES: Applications due MARCH 1, 2019.
COST: The program covers tuition and shared apartment housing.
A small stipend will be provided to assist with the cost of food and other local expenses. Participants are individually responsible for travel costs.
For more information and to apply, please visit: https://naturalhistory.si.edu/research/anthropology/programs/summer-institute-museum-anthropology.