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U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Summer Graduate Research Assistants Program

The Museum’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies invite's applications for the Summer Graduate Research Assistant Program, designed for students accepted to or currently enrolled in a master’s degree program or in their first year of a PhD program. Students who have completed more than one year of doctoral work will not be considered.

The Mandel Center welcomes applications from students in all relevant academic disciplines, including history, political science, literature, Jewish studies, psychology, sociology, geography, and others.

Assistants are required to be in residence at the Museum for 12 consecutive weeks. The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies will provide a stipend of $3,000/month as well as an allowance to offset the cost of direct, economy-class travel to and from Washington, DC. Local awardees will not receive a travel allowance.


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Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: None

Graduate: First Year Graduate Student, Masters Student

Award Type:

Award Period:
Summer (Graduate)

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Open to all fields. History, Political Science, Literature, Jewish studies, Psychology, Sociology, Geography

Additional Qualifications:

Last Updated:
June 26, 2017

Last Updated: 9/12/17