Andrew W. Mellon Opportunity for Diversity in Conservation

Calling all current students and recent graduates! Are you interested in preserving art and cultural heritage? Come learn about conservation and this upcoming unique and exciting summer program! The Andrew W. Mellon Opportunity for Diversity in Conservation is a program that introduces students and recent graduates from historically underrepresented communities to the field of cultural heritage conservation, a field that engages with artistic and scientific understanding of materials and their meanings to preserve human expressions.

The program includes:

  • A weeklong summer workshop in Los Angeles, CA, hosted at UCLA and the Getty Villa. June 25- July 1, 2023
  • Transportation to and around L.A., shared housing at UCLA, all meals during the week
  • Eligibility for a 10-week paid conservation internship in the specialty of your choice, 2024 (by application, after successful completion of the 2023 workshop)
We will be hosting virtual 45-minute information and Q&A sessions. Bring your curiosity and questions and come learn about this opportunity. Follow the links below to register for one of the dates. We look forward to seeing you!
Session 1: Tuesday, January 17, 2023, 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJApc-Copz8uGtEZ6T2HnQhFFb7kb0Jtsi-y
Session 2: Monday, January 23, 2023, 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYrcOyqqDooGNBVd681DC4KBwjMOycHyo9a
Session 3: Thursday, February 9, 2023, 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYqdOugqjkrGtADHRNiFLVfJzvfcckolTrG
Session 4: Thursday, February 23, 2023, 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) https://ucla.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwudO6hrj8rH9bOqnDPM02rnIGHmWwhHqSA

Application forms are available: https://mellondiversityconservation.org/application/

Applications are due Friday, March 10, 2023 at 5 p.m. PST.

Please check our website for additional information about the program at  www.mellondiversityconservation.org

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