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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Department of Paleobiology

To register for the PTP classes, please fill out this online registration form and submit it with the button at the bottom of the page. You may print, fax or mail the form to Thomas Jorstad (contact information).

All fields with an *asterisk are required.
Students must be 16 years or older to participate.

Contact Information

*Last Name
*First Name
*Email Address
*Daytime Phone Number (include area code)
*Mailing Address

P.O. Box, Street and Apt. no.
City, State, Zip

Emergency Contact Information

*Phone Number (include area code)


Education Level
Area of study/major


Current Job Title


Please select your area of interest


Please indicate your skills from the following drop-down lists.

Skill 1
Skill 2
Skill 3
Skill 4


Additional Information
If there is anything else you would like to add, please include it here. For example, (1) have you previously applied for the program, (2) why you would like to participate, (3) do you have museum or paleontological experience, (4) other interests and/or skills, etc.

As of now, there is only one session offered this year: Spring 2011.