Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Christopher Wu

Chris Wu is a Program Assistant at the Office of Academic Appointments and Internships (OAAI) who began his journey at the Smithsonian in 2018 through the Internship to Fellowship (I2F) Program. As an intern, Chris worked on exhibition and conservation projects at the Museum Conservation Institute, Paintings Conservation Department. Afterwards, Chris joined the OAAI team and has since provided organizational and administrative support for various Fellowships programs. He has also enjoyed developing OAAI's presence on the Smithsonian Magazine’s Voices blog to help make visible the diversity of voices and scholarship across the Smithsonian.

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The Journey of Craig Saffoe, Curator of Great Cats at the Smithsonian's National Zoo