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The Field Museum

1400 S. Lake Shore Drive

Chicago, IL 60605


About the Field Museum:


The Field Museum inspires curiosity about life on Earth while exploring how the world came to be and how we can make it a better place.  We invite visitors, students, educators and scientists from around the world on a journey of scientific discovery.

  • Our exhibitions tell the story of life on Earth
  • Our collections solve scientific mysteries
  • Our research opens new vistas
  •  Our science translates into action for a healthy planet

As educators, we inspire wonder and understanding.


Field Museum website


Date of Site Visit:  Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

Time of Site Visit: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Location:  This site visit will require travel.  Please meet in the DoubleTree lobby at 12:15 p.m. - We will leave the DoubleTree at 12:30 p.m. sharp.

Parking: It is strongly recommended that you walk with the group to this site visit. If you choose to drive yourself, pay for parking is available in the Soldier Field North Garage or Museums's East lot.

Attire: Business casual

Usual academic majors and degrees sought including internships:

  • Biological

  • Life and Earth Sciences

  • Environmental Conservation

  • Anthropology

  • Marketing

  • Communications

  • Museum Studies

  • Liberal Arts

  • Art



  • Welcome & introduction
  • Overview of Field Museum, positions and internship programs
  • Recruitment/application processes
  • Tour of behind-the-scenes, scientific labs, specimen/artifact preparation and collections areas, exhibition production areas, and administration

  • Question and answer session



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