Opportunities

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Request for Proposals

REVISED - Call for Prospect Research Coordinator

The Museum is seeking services of a qualified Prospect Research Coordinator (Contractor) to provide professional, technical, and non‐personal prospect research services for the Office of Strategic Partnerships. These services include the ability to provide coordination and insights related to research, analysis and solicitation of funding resources for endowment campaigns, major gifts and special projects funding. The Contractor must have the ability to mobilize both internal and external stakeholders, to include donor base representatives. If you are interested in submitting a proposal, please download the RFQ Packet and adhere to the instructions for submission. Proposals are due before 11:59 p.m. on Monday April 30, 2018. All proposals should be submitted to the attention of Auntaneshia Staveloz at StavelozA@si.edu.

Robert Frederick Smith Fund Internship and Fellowship Program

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The Robert Frederick Smith Fund for the Digitization and Curation of African American History was established to advance digital curation, community outreach, and internship initiatives at the Museum. As part of the Smith Fund Internship and Fellowship Program, the Museum will support paid internships at the Museum in Washington, D.C. as well as at select African American museums, art galleries and museums of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, cultural institutions and historic sites, or other related institutions dedicated to the study and preservation of African American history and culture.

Fall internship positions in Washington, DC will be announced in May. The application deadline will be July 15, 2018. Learn more about the program benefits and structure throughout the year.

Collaborate with us

To explore a partnership with our office, please use our online form to submit your questions.