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Dumbarton Oaks Announces 2018 Summer Interns

Posted On May 17, 2018 | 14:56 pm | by Press | Permalink
Ten Harvard students will undertake an array of projects

Dumbarton Oaks is excited to announce its 2018 summer interns from Harvard University. Assisting with a wide variety of projects, the interns will embed within the institute's administration and programs of study, work with the museum and garden, edit publications, and conduct short-term research. Internships will run from June 4 to August 3, 2018.

  • Joan Chen, a graduate student pursuing a Master in Landscape Architecture, will assist the garden and grounds staff and Garden and Landscape Studies program with a project on invasive species and native plants in the historic garden at Dumbarton Oaks.
  • Natalie Cohen, a rising junior jointly concentrating in the History of Art and Architecture and History and Literature, will work with the Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives on the Syria Documentation Project.
  • Kelsey Eldridge, a PhD candidate in the History of Art and Architecture, will assist the museum by working on our online catalogue of Byzantine coins and seals.
  • John Lim, a rising junior concentrating in History and Literature, will research the history of major cultural institutions in Washington, DC, as part of the Mapping Cultural Philanthropy project.
  • Kate Moran, a rising junior concentrating in English, will work on public programming and outreach for the museum’s upcoming exhibit, Juggling the Middle Ages.
  • Melba Pearson, a graduating senior concentrating in the History of Art and Architecture, will assist the Pre-Columbian Studies program with the compiling and editing of a catalogue of the museum’s Central America and Colombia Collection.
  • Ned Sanger, a rising senior concentrating in Classics with a secondary in Linguistics, will edit translations for the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library.
  • Hannelore Segers, a PhD candidate in Classical Philology, will edit translations for the Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library.
  • Justin Tseng, a rising sophomore concentrating in Classics, will assist the museum by working on the online catalogue of Byzantine coins and seals.
  • May Wang, a rising junior concentrating in Comparative Literature with a secondary in Astrophysics, will research the history of major cultural institutions in Washington, DC, as part of the Mapping Cultural Philanthropy project.