The Friends of Royal Alberta Museum Society (FRAMS) is pleased to once again offer the Indigenous Student Museum Internship (ISMI) program.

A partnership with the Royal Alberta Museum, this internship offers a hands-on placement for a paid intern to work in any of the following sections of the museum this summer: Archaeology, Botany, Communications and Marketing, Conservation, Education, Indigenous Studies, Geology, Mammalogy, Ornithology, Paleontology and Western Canadian History.

A learning and earning experience, the internship takes place in Edmonton at the Royal Alberta Museum and provides 16 weeks of meaningful full-time work.

ISMI is open to First Nations, Métis, or Inuit students enrolled in a college or university with academic interests related to any of the museum studies listed above. 

To apply, please complete an application package including:

  • ISMI Application Form 2019
  • a cover letter outlining your field of study and why you would like a museum learning experience
  • your resume
  • two references (one academic)
  • your most recent grade transcript

Please send you complete application package to with the subject line: ISMI Application – Your Name no later than Friday, March 22, 2019.

We thank all applicants, in advance, for your interest in the ISMI program.


Questions? Please contact: Elizabeth LoPresti, FRAMS Executive Director, at