Now Seeking:

  • Program Intern

  • Social Media/Communications Intern

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.

Program Intern

Humanities Nebraska (HN), a statewide non-profit organization, is seeking a part-time Program Intern for the Fall 2022 semester. 

Job Description:

Under general supervision, the intern will perform the following duties:

• Assist with Prime Time evaluation, collection of data and anecdotes, compilation and distribution of survey results, filing, and distribution of books and materials. Prime Time Family Reading and Prime Time Preschool are family literacy programs for underserved children and their parents. Programs are held in public schools, libraries, and community learning centers. Bilingual sessions are offered for Spanish-speaking families.

• Perform related duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented with good communication skills (verbal and written), experience with data collection and reporting, and an interest in literacy, history and family reading programs. Familiarity with program evaluation methods would be beneficial. Ability to translate written documents from Spanish into English would be helpful.

Other programs coordinated by HN include:

• Nebraska Warrior Writers: Writing and discussion workshops for veterans and active military.

• Chautauqua: Scholars portraying historical figures bring history to life in rural communities through an entertaining and educational format.

• Capitol Forum on America’s Future: U.S. foreign policy study for high school students and their teachers across the state, culminating in a day of deliberation at the State Capitol in Lincoln.

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 spring 2023 semester. Our office is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Compensation: $13 per hour, working 10 hours per week

Application deadline: September 9, 2022, or until the position is filled.

Social Media/Communications Intern

Job Description:

• Under general supervision, write, update and maintain HN’s social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

• Update HN website

• Assist in writing and managing weekly e-blast

• 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 on ideas, directions, and venues for marketing and communications

• 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 Photoshop and InDesign and/or previous experience in marketing, design, or 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.

• Nebraska Warrior Writers: Writing and discussion workshops for veterans and active military.

• Chautauqua: Scholars portraying historical figures bring history to life in rural communities through an entertaining and educational format.

• Capitol Forum on America’s Future: U.S. foreign policy study for high school students and their teachers across the state, culminating in a day of deliberation at the State Capitol in Lincoln.

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 spring 2023 semester. Our office is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Compensation: $13 per hour, working 10 hours per week

 

Application deadline: September 9, 2022, or until the 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.