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Penn Students

Welcome to the Penn Students portal to the Penn Museum! Here is the central hub for all events and opportunities for University of Pennsylvania undergraduate and graduate students. From fieldwork to collections research and from professionalization workshops to extracurricular clubs, there is something for everyone at the Museum.

Get Involved

You don’t have the spend your summers sorting pottery to be part of the Penn Museum family. Check out these ways to become involved!

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CLIO Society

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Penn Museum Graduate Advisory Council

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Graduate Guides

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Certificate in Museum Teaching & Learning

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Alumni Membership

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Making Workshops

Internships, Fellowships, & More

The Penn Museum offers several co-curricular opportunities for undergraduates and graduate students to enhance learning in Penn Museum galleries, laboratories, and study rooms.

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Summer Internship Program

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Student Exhibition Internship

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Penn Museum Fellows

Creating Academic Museum Professionals

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Museum Assistantship Program

Research & Fieldwork

Like the University of Pennsylvania, the Penn Museum is committed to supporting original research by undergraduate and graduate students. Whether in the field, galleries, storage, or the archives, we encourage students to explore their interests and academic goals.

Field Funds

Student Collections Research

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Center for the Analysis of Archaeological Materials (CAAM)

Want to find out about student programming and opportunities?

Join the Penn Museum Student Listserv

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