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Administrative Assistant
HumanitiesDC is hiring an Administrative Assistant to support the Deputy Director of Operations and the Deputy Director of Programs through a variety of tasks related to the organization and communications. Please submit a cover letter and resume to to apply. Read the position description here.

Public Relations Associate
HumanitiesDC is hiring a Public Relations Associate to research, write and publish all routine public communications such as social media posts, website updates, press releases, listserv announcements, and newsletters. Please submit a cover letter and resume to to apply. Read the position description here.

There are no open positions.

Grant Reviewer
Our volunteer reviewers assist in reading and evaluating project applications for grant funding. For more information, visit our Grant Reviewers page.

Board of Directors
The next call for nominations for service on the Board of Directors will be in the Spring 2020 with candidate applications approved at the June 2020 Board meeting. For more information contact Jana Nelhybel at

Unpaid Internships
Our unpaid internships are available throughout the year to students currently enrolled in a full time undergraduate or graduate program. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Stephanie Scott at to apply.

Digital Collections/Public History Intern
This intern position is responsible for digitizing and organizing resources related to Washington, DC history and culture. Item types include documentary films, neighborhood history projects, walking tour brochures, oral history recordings, digital humanities projects and image collections. Specific tasks include digitizing media and other artifacts, conducting research on individual items, data entry and writing.

Development Intern
In addition to general administrative tasks, the Development intern will be responsible for helping plan and implement a special event fundraiser and researching prospective donors. Tasks include conducting research on prospective donors, writing fundraising appeals, helping with fundraising events, database entry and copy writing and editing.

Grants Management Intern
In addition to general administrative tasks, the Grants Intern will be responsible for database management, event planning, promotional material design and event management. Tasks include answering basic questions about grants process to potential applicants, editing application materials, database entry and preparing for grant-related workshops and events.

General Volunteers
HumanitiesDC volunteers assist with event support and registration, database entry, program facilitation, research and scholarly assistance, and office administration. Please email for more information.

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