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Email your cover letter and resume or mail it to: Humanities Nebraska, ATTN: Office and Grants Coordinator, 215 Centennial Mall South #330, Lincoln, NE 68508.

Communications Intern

Humanities Nebraska (HN), a statewide non-profit with a mission to help people explore what connects us and makes us human, is seeking a part-time intern for the remainder of spring semester 2023 through summer to assist staff with community and media relations through print and electronic efforts, and day-to-day marketing of HN, including specific events related to HN’s 50th Anniversary Year and Humanities Nebraska Week in October

Communications Coordinator Description:

$13 per hour, working 10-15 hours per week

  • Under general supervision, write, produce, update and maintain HN’s social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram;
  • Update HN website, particularly the 50th anniversary page
  • Assist in writing and managing weekly e-blast;
  • Help write fundraising communications and support HN’s Give to Lincoln efforts;
  • Draft news releases and articles for newsletters;
  • Research items of interest for social media, facts and photos for newsletter articles, practical solutions for communication challenges, etc.;
  • Collaborate with communications manager and development director on ideas, directions, and venues for marketing and fundraising communications; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


The ideal candidate will have a firm grasp of available tools and platforms for social media, be computer literate, detail-oriented with good communication skills (verbal and written), self-motivated, good organizational skills, an ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines. Proficiency in Adobe suite and/or previous experience in marketing/communications is a plus.


Programs coordinated by HN include:

  • Prime Time Family Reading: A family reading and discussion program for underserved children and their parents held in libraries, schools, and community centers. Bilingual sessions offered for Spanish-speaking families.
  • Chautauqua: Scholars portraying historical figures bring history to life in rural communities through an entertaining and educational format.
  • Speakers Bureau: The HN Speakers Bureau provides communities across the state with engaging speakers who spark learning and discussion in schools, libraries, senior centers and other venues.


HN is located on the 3rd floor of the Lincoln Community Foundation building, Centennial Mall & N St., and is flexible on hours worked. The internship may extend to the Fall semester if agreed upon by staff and student. Our office is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Application deadline: April 14, 2023 or until position is filled.

Humanities Nebraska is an equal opportunity employer. It is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or sexual orientation.