Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Summer and Fall Communications Internships with the National Endowment for the Humanities

The National Endowment for the Humanities is looking for a communications intern!
This summer you will have a great experience working at the National Endowment for the Humanities in communications. 

If you love visiting museums, watching documentaries and learning about history and culture, then NEH is the right fit for you! We are looking for communications interns for the summer/fall of 2016. 

We will be looking for someone with a strong writing and communication skills in addition to a passion for the humanities. Our interns must be able to complete tasks in a timely manner, be professional, and pay close attention to detail. Experience working with Microsoft Excel, Wordpress, Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, and Lexus Nexis is appreciated. It is important that our intern is a team player that can work and communicate with a large group or people. This internship will be a great opportunity for anyone who wants experience in communications on a federal level. 

Duties will include drafting press releases, contacting media, updating press lists, media monitoring, and helping research for the various projects we are working on. You will have the opportunity to meet people from the various divisions on the NEH staff including congressional affairs, publications, Edsitment, and various grant making division. We want our interns to be able to explore different interests and expand their network while they are with us. 

Our internships are unpaid but we do provide full reimbursement for work related travel as well as school credit. We are looking for someone who can commit to at least 3 days a week or around 20 hours.

Please send a resume, short writing sample (1-3 pages), and cover letter to Mackenzie Shutler at mshutler@neh.gov, with the subject line: Communications Intern.
Please be sure to go to the NEH website and learn more about our organization.