National Endowment for the Humanities Seeks Interns for Spring 2013

6 Dec

The National Endowment for the Humanities Office of Congressional and White House Affairs is looking for qualified applicants to the NEH Spring 2013 Internship Program.  In the past, their interns have worked on several large events at the White House, and have assisted on various projects highlighting the NEH’s programs.   Specific tasks may include managing invitation and RSVP lists, drafting briefing memos, managing our web presence, conducting outreach to Congressional offices, and communicating with presenters and VIPs.

They are looking for interns who possess strong writing and communication skills, and who have a passion for the humanities. Interns must be able to complete tasks in a timely manner, and be professional and detail-oriented. Experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, and social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter is preferred. Our internships are unpaid, but we are able to provide transportation reimbursement. We are looking for a commitment of at least 2-3 full days a week. Please send a resume, short writing sample, and cover letter to cnoble@neh.gov by December 12th to apply.

Application Requirements: 

• Resume

• Cover letter

• Short writing sample

Deadline:

• Must be emailed to cnoble@neh.gov by December 12th

Special Events and White House Affairs Responsibilities:

• Conceive and execute events highlighting specific NEH funding recipients

• Locate venues, work with vendors, and plan unique components

• Identify and coordinate with event partners and experts in the field

• Build audiences

• Create promotional materials

Congressional Affairs Responsibilities:

• Draft correspondence with Congressional offices

• Plan and attend meetings with Congressional arts and education policy aides

• Create informative, printed materials for aides and members

• Plan and execute workshops and briefings for aides

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: