U.S. Citizens and U.S. permanent residents. To be considered for this opportunity one must currently be enrolled as a graduate student with plans to pursue a graduate degree in the communications, marketing, or public relations fields of study.
A stipend of $2500/15 weeks is awarded.
The Douglas M. Lapp Endowment Internship in Education is funded through an endowed fund in honor of Douglas M. Lapp, the first Executive Director of the National Science Resources Center (NSRC), now named the Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC). The SSEC’s mission is to transform the teaching and learning of science for K-12 students throughout the nation and the world. Awardees of the Lapp Endowment Internship are appointed based on a demonstrated interest in the field of science education and the communications/marketing/public relations discipline. The intern will conduct original research within science education and audience engagement and write original content at the intersection of policy and science education for our target audiences.