Please note that the Rolling Loud Music Festival will be taking place at Banc of California Stadium in Exposition Park on December 14 and 15. When planning your visit to NHM, please consider riding the Metro Expo Line and exiting at USC/Expo station.

Grants and Opportunities

brian brown examining amber research and collections

Research activities undertaken by NHMLAC curators and collections staff are funded primarily by external grants and contracts and by private donors.  

Within Research and Collections there are limited funds available to support travel and expeditions for NHMLAC curators and collections managers.

Other opportunities include

Specific opportunities for local students

Students from many local institutions work with our Research and Collections staff through for-credit internships/externships, work-study jobs, research internships, or volunteering.  Recent institutional partners include USC, Occidental, Cal State Dominguez Hills, Glendale Community College, and the Claremont Colleges.