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 by December 12th to apply.

Application Requirements: 

• Resume

• Cover letter

• Short writing sample


• Must be emailed to 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


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