national endowment for the humanities internship Summer 2022

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) was created in 1965 to help preserve and promote humanistic knowledge. The NEH’s mission is to foster creative and critical inquiry, engage people of all ages and abilities, improve their understanding of our cultural heritage, and strengthen the bonds of community by supporting research, education, preservation, and public programming that inspires civic engagement.

The NEH, a federal agency that supports the humanities and its institutions, is currently seeking to hire undergraduate students for summer internship positions in Washington DC. The program provides professional development opportunities for undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers in the humanities, public history, and museum studies.


  • Data
  • Congressional Affairs
  • Communications
  • Publications
  • General Counsel
  • EDSITEment
  • Education Programs
  • Federal/State Partnership
  • Preservation and Access
  • Public Programs
  • Research Programs

 Opportunity is About


Candidates should be from the United States of America

 Description of Ideal Candidate

You must be a legal U.S. citizen or foreign national residing legally in the U.S. and enrolled at a university located in the United States to apply for an internship at the National Endowment for the Humanities. Please select which office you are applying to by clicking on that office’s link and writing your cover letter to the contact listed.

Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

 Cost/funding for participants: Not Funded

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