Mellon Opportunity alumna CHEYENNE CARRAWAY receives inaugural Getty internship

“We are excited to share that Cheyenne Carraway, a participant in the 2018 summer workshop of the Mellon Opportunity for Diversity in Conservation Program, has been accepted as one of four inaugural Getty Foundation Post-Baccalaureate Conservation interns beginning in September, 2020,” announced Ellen Pearlstein, professor in the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and the UCLA/Getty Program in the Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials, who is the director of the Mellon Opportunity for Diversity in Conservation Program. This program supports outreach to undergraduate students and recent graduates who are presently underrepresented in conservation, as well as workshops and internships at museum, library, and archaeological conservation laboratories. Carraway is Choctaw and Chickasaw from southern Oklahoma. Read more about Carraway and her experiences in the Mellon program here.