As a public health precaution due to COVID-19, all Smithsonian museums are temporarily closed. We are not announcing a reopening date at this time and will provide updates on our websites and social media.
A summer research internship for undergraduates funded by the National Science Foundation (REU Site, EAR-1062692, OCE-1560088)
Natural History Research Experiences (NHRE) is a 10-week summer internship program hosted at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. NHRE interns work closely with scientific mentors to complete independent research projects in Earth Science, Biology, and Anthropology.
We plan to run NHRE 2021 virtually, with a possibility of shifting to an in-person experience if public health conditions allow. Applications are now being accepted -- see the Apply page for instructions, and ourFAQfor more information about the plans for summer 2021. You can follow the links below to learn more about NHRE.