Undergraduate majors in humanities disciplines are invited to apply for a paid internship in communications and undergraduate outreach at the Humanities Research Institute (HRI), the campus humanities hub. The successful candidate will assist HRI with its communications strategy, particularly its email communications and social-media presence, in addition to serving as HRI’s undergraduate liaison and chief strategist on undergraduate engagement. This position is funded thanks to a generous gift from David F. Prindable.
To be considered for this internship, candidates must be humanities majors and possess strong writing and communications skills, excellent attention to detail, the ability to work independently, and an investigative mind. A broad interest in the humanities is preferred.
The position commences October 23, 2020 and ends May 15, 2021. The Prindable intern will work approximately two to three hours per week, for 24 weeks, at the rate of $15.75 per hour (up to $1,000 per year). There is flexibility regarding the hours to be worked.
To apply, please complete the online form at go.illinois.edu/PrindableApp by September 28, 2020. You will need a one-page letter of interest, a resume, and a list of two references (academic or non-academic, so long as they can speak to your skills and work ethic; at least one referee should be able to comment on your writing skills). Questions may be directed to HRI Senior Communications Manager, Erin Ciciora firstname.lastname@example.org.