The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is an independent federal agency that provides support to advance and disseminate knowledge in all of the disciplines of the humanities: history, literature, linguistics, archaeology, jurisprudence and the history, criticism and theory of the arts.
In support of the NEH mission, the NEH Pathways Internship Program provides paid opportunities for current students accepted for enrollment in qualifying educational programs.
Clarification from the agency
To be eligible for the NEH Pathways Internship Program, the individual must be a Unites States citizen or Foreign National who has been accepted for enrollment or will be enrolled and seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree in a qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis. Half-time status is determined by the individual school.
Conditions of Employment
- Relevant experience and/or education
- Favorable background investigation
- Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered with the Selective Service
Students may be required to have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) at time of application and maintain at least a 2.5 GPA throughout the entire Pathways Student Trainee Internship appointment to remain in the Program.
Major coursework must be in the humanities.
You must provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
Application deadline: January 17, 2022
Date posted: December 22, 2021