Youth program for rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors!
A 16-week program that runs from Summer to Fall 2014: June 23rd – August 1st, September 13th – November 15th
What's in it for you?
- Practical experience in a Smithsonian science career, such as: sorting insects from Kenya, assisting with animal care, extracting and preparing fossils for study, and much more!
- Opportunities to work in Smithsonian exhibit and learning spaces
- Academic and career preparation
- Access to experts
- Behind-the-scenes tours of Smithsonian facilities not open to the public
- A stipend of $1,750
We are no longer accepting applications for the 2014 program.
Explore these links for more information:
About | Program Components | Projects | FAQ
Interns Talk about YES!
“Overall my Internship with the Smithsonian was amazing, educational and so far has been the best method of developing my science skills…I feel like I’m a lot more confident and have a lot of fun when I talk to people.”
- Camila Moscoso
Read about intern Camila Moscoso’s experiences in the YES! program on the Museum's Blog.
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