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Humanities Virtual Job Board

Christine Lasek-White

A list of jobs that may be a good fit for humanities students (students majoring in Classics, Comparative Literature and Intercultural Studies, English, Germanic & Slavic Studies, History, Linguistics, Philosophy, Religion, and Romance Languages).

All opportunities are listed newest to oldest.  If you would like to meet to talk about your application materials, email me for an appointment:

Editorial & Marketing Internship, Norton Professional Books (Mental Health) - W. W. Norton, remote-eligible (Handshake) - Added 4/17
W. W. Norton is looking for interns to participate in our twelve-week internship program.  Our internship program provides participants with an engaging, supportive, and hands-on learning experience in publishing that includes educational lunch sessions and networking within the intern class.  

Event Planning Internship - Epting Events (Handshake) - Added 4/17
Seeking enthusiastic interns to assist our Sales department. Tasks vary but include designing signage, prepping and serving tastings, running miscellaneous errands, constructing diagrams, etc. Learn the ins and outs of the event industry by learning from local professionals. You will gain experience in the logistics and planning related to a range of event types (weddings, corporate, social, etc.) throughout the Southeast. 15-20 hours a week required. First semester unpaid, but potential subsequent paid semester available. 

Summer Library Mail Student Worker - Main Library at UGA (Handshake) - Added 4/17
The Library Mailroom Student Assistant is responsible to the Coordinator of the Libraries Mail and Delivery Support Services for sorting all materials received in the Mailroom and delivering the Libraries mail; and delivering books and other materials to branch libraries, and other locations on campus as requested by faculty. Work is performed under general supervision following established practices and procedures. 

The Map and Government Information Library Assistant - The Map and Government Information Library at UGA (Handshake) - Added 4/17
This position is for a current student taking classes during the summer, who will perform a wide variety of duties, including, but not limited to: shifting physical materials in our collections; data entry and searching of various online databases; inventory projects.

WORK FOR ATHFEST! They're hiring multiple positions all posted on Handshake!  Just a few a posted below. - Added 4/17
AthFest Booking Intern
The Booking Intern will assist the Booking Coordinator with the following: Ensure payment collections for musical performers and venues; secure performer promotional information (logos, photos, biographies, etc.) and provide to marketing/promotions coordinator; create and maintain a schedule of performances; share schedule with festival planning committee; respond to outdoor performance inquiries and other questions submitted the organization email; identify recipients of complimentary tickets/wristbands and share with Festival Coordinator.
AthFest Artist Market Intern
The Artist Market Intern will assist the Artist Market Coordinator with the following: facilitate the identification and contracting of artists for the Artist Market; ensure all application, booth, and other fees have been received from artists; review artist space assignments within the Artist Market; communicate expectations, requirements, and notifications to artists, answer questions, and assist solving artists’ issues regarding the Artist Market. ensure that the Artist Market area is safe and secure for artists and festival attendees; assist in set up, operations, and tear down the Artist Market.
AthFest Volunteer Management Intern
The Volunteer Management Intern will assist the Volunteer Coordinator and Event Coordinator with the following: ensure accurate and thorough job descriptions for all volunteer roles.
Establish and maintain online system to recruit and assign volunteers; check-in and check-out volunteers during the Festival. The Volunteer Management Intern is expected to be on site for the majority of the Festival; ensure all volunteers on-site are accounted for; devise and implement volunteer recognition program; ensure all volunteers complete liability waivers and other forms as required; ensure a safe, clean, and friendly environment for volunteers.
AthFest Hospitality Intern
The Hospitality Intern will assist the Event Coordinator and Executive Director with the following; identify food vendors and organize for delivery of food during the festival.
Identify food and beverage items, and other utensils/supplies that need to be purchased; ensure the safe preparation and handling of food.
Assist with the setup and break down of the Hospitality area; ensure a safe, clean, and friendly environment; clean all borrowed equipment and appliances to prepare for return to appropriate businesses.

Library Repository Assistant - University of Georgia Libraries Repository (Handshake) - Added 4/8
Assists with the accurate shelving and maintenance of materials housed at the UGA Libraries Repository (S. Millege Ave & Whitehall Rd). Duties include: Sorting carts of books to their respective locations; shelving books in assigned sections; scanning barcodes and checking materials match the catalog. Shifting overcrowded sections of books to accommodate materials; assisting Repo staff members in relocating books and/or bins of materials.

Digital Marketing and Communications Internship - Visit Athens GA (Handshake) - Added 4/8
Seeking Athens, Georgia's, biggest fans to apply to promote the city to visitors. Visit Athens GA is the official tourism marketing organization for Athens-Clarke County and is searching for a Digital Marketing & Communications intern. Detail-oriented, professionalism, and reliability a must. Exceptional writing skills. Particular interest in social media a plus.

Production Student Assistant - University of Georgia Performing Arts Center (Handshake) - Added 4/8
At the Performing Arts Center, production student assistants help to play a vital role in making sure our world-class events and performances run smoothly from set-up, to showtime, to strike. The tasks of the job are varied, and every shift is a little different. 

Front Desk Administrator - The Banyan Tree Center (Handshake) - Added 4/8
The Banyan Tree is seeking a front desk professional with proficient administrative skills for part-time employment. This position will be during weekday evenings anywhere between 10-18 hours a week. 

Administrative Student Worker - University of Georgia Continuing Education Division (Handshake) - Added 4/8
This position supports the continuing education division through providing administrative support to the various departments and its programs.  This position will respond to customer & student inquiries, assist with data entry including participant registration in appropriate databases, and will provide general clerical support.  This position is integral to the continuing operational success of the division. 

Office of Global Engagement Receptionist - University of Georgia Office of Global Engagement (Handshake) - Added 4/8
This is a receptionist position at the front desk that will support all units within the Office of Global Engagement. This person will answer phones, greet and direct incoming visitors, assist with event preparation, and assist Office Manager with other clerical duties. This position is needed Monday and Friday from 10am - 2PM.

Student Digital Marketing Assistant - University of Georgia Division of Student Affairs (Handshake) - Added 4/8
The Student Digital Marketing Assistant reports to the Growth Marketing Manager for the Division of Student Affairs to; Increase Student Affairs social media presence; Produce engaging social media content such as videos, reels, photographs, graphics, and stories; Assist with managing social media accounts (posting, replying to comments, etc.); Assist with various marketing tasks such as graphic design, tracking monthly digital analytics, photography, and videography, editing commercials and reels, advertising on approved social media platforms, email campaigns, and more.

Office of Student Conduct Office Assistant - University of Georgia Office of Student Conduct (Handshake) - Added 4/8
The Office of Student Conduct (OSC) plays a vital role in the University of Georgia community by educating students and student organizations about their rights, responsibilities, and expectations as members of a community. The Office Assistant enhances the work of the office by maintaining essential office functions. The Office Assistant will report to the Administrative Services Manager and assist the office staff. Mature judgment, excellent communication skills, ability to maintain confidentiality, and positivity are valuable qualities in a successful Office Assistant. Willingness to learn more about the conduct process and mission of the OSC is imperative.

Floral Event Internship - Epting Events (Handshake) - Added 3/29
Epting Events' floral director is looking for interns that are interested in learning more about what goes on behind in the scenes in relation to special event floral & decor design. Responsibilities include organizing and prepping for events, assisting with set up & break down both on-site and in-house, assisting with associated paperwork, etc. You'll learn basic floral design techniques & will acquire true experience of the event industry. Epting customizes each client's menu & look, so every day will gain you unique knowledge. Candidates must be able to lift ~50 pounds, climb ladders, etc. Those willing to get dirty, hustle & have fun will be considered most highly. 

Human Resource Intern - PharmD on Demand (Handshake) - Added 3/29
Working under the direct supervision of the VP of Business Development, the Human Resources Intern will learn company HR operations and provide support through assisting with daily HR responsibilities and projects including but not limited to recruiting, onboarding, off-boarding, payroll, benefits, personnel relations, office management, etc.   

Summer Graphic Design Intern - Calor Creative (Handshake) - Added 3/29
Calor Creative is looking to hire a summer graphic design intern! We are a design studio based in Athens, GA, that specializes in brand identity and website design for small businesses. Pay starts at $12/hour, and class credit can be earned in addition if requested. This is a part time internship. You will be expected to work 10-15 hours weekly. The internship will be mostly remote, but a local candidate is preferred to be able to attend client meetings in Athens. 

Spring Graduate Educational Research Internship - Northeast Georgia History Center (Handshake) - Added 3/21
The Northeast Georgia History Center offers internships to undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in learning more about work in the museum world. Primary projects will focus on curatorial research, collections management, or education and public programming. In addition to their primary project, interns will participate in a variety of tasks and duties to assist with the day-to-day operations of the History Center. The “little bit of everything” approach will give interns not only an idea of the flexibility necessary to work in large and small museums, but also provide a broader range of experience to prepare those interested in pursuing a career in museum work.

Office/HR Assistant - Kal-Polymers (Handshake)  - Added 3/21
The primary role of the Office/HR Assistant will be to assist the plant supervisor with administrative and clerical tasks. This will involve a wide range of activities such as creating procedures, job descriptions, safety instructions, flow charts, training manuals, etc. This position will give the individual the opportunity to learn from multiple departments and give hands-on experience to someone looking to enter the world of business.

Summer: Russell Library Political Papers Internship - Richard B. Russell Library the University of Georgia (Handshake) - Added 3/21
The Russell Library Political Papers Internship provides hands-on experience with various aspects of archival work, including the arrangement and description of manuscript collections, digitization and metadata creation, outreach, and donor relations. The intern will be expected to work 350 hours over 12 weeks. Project assignments will involve professional-level work with significant mentoring opportunities from the faculty and staff of the Russell Library.

Digital Communications Student Intern - Office of Development and Alumni Relations (Handshake) - Added 3/21
The Development and Alumni Relations Office is seeking a Digital Communications Student Assistant to assist in the department’s efforts to plan and execute social media strategies, create and publish content, and interact with UGA alumni. This position is available for the summer and can work anywhere between 20 and 40 hours per week. The employee will work with DAR Communications Digital Team to develop interesting and fun digital and social media content for use via our 6 social media platforms and website. This position will require on-screen work such as filming TikTok videos , so the employee must be comfortable being an on-air personality.

Summer (application due 3/15!) and fall (application due 4/19) internships - Project Safe in Athens - Added 3/12
Opportunities include: Project Safe Thrift Store, intern will work closely with the store manager, staff, and volunteers in improving the productivity and profit of the store; Direct Services, ideal for students or graduates looking for hands-on experience in the social work, child and family development, or criminal justice field; Digital Media, intern will work with the Community Involvement and Volunteer Coordinator on anything from designing social media campaigns to crafting public relations content; Fatality Review, for an intern interested in the issue of domestic violence from a community-wide perspective in Athens; Administrative, for an intern who is looking to work with an experienced Executive Director on anything from energetic fundraising to public relations to complex and intricate grant proposals; Breaking Silence, for an intern interested in presenting vital information on the dynamics of dating violence to teens and young adults.

Event Management and Facilities Intern - Athletics at UGA - Added 3/12
On-site event management of selected sports, assisting full-time facility staff with set-up/breakdown of home athletic events, contacting visiting teams and officials, creating and/or updating athletic operations manuals, coordinating and guiding tours of Athletic Association facilities, managing special events and rentals, assisting staff with facility maintenance and projects and performing day-to-day office duties.

Auxiliary Summer Ambassador - Auxiliary Marketing at UGA - Added 3/12
The student ambassador will work on a team of other students and staff members to help facilitate Auxiliary Services efforts at New Student Orientation and other events during the summer by:  initiating discussions and answering questions with new students and their families about Auxiliary Services, assisting in the preparation of activities and materials, explaining how Auxiliary programs operate on campus, and introducing new students to Auxiliary Services’ locations and amenities.

Digital Communications Analytics Intern - Office of Development and Alumni Relations - Added 2/26
The Development and Alumni Relations Office is seeking a Digital Communications Analytics Intern to assist in the department’s efforts to monitor and judge the success of communications campaigns for the summer.  

Summer Warehouse Assistant - Housing-Facilities-Maintenance - Added 2/26
Assist in facilitating the safe packing, removal and transport of furniture, supplies and equipment throughout the residence communities; Help in the efficient taking of accurate physical inventories; Receive supplies verifying quantities and /or noting any shortages or damage; Safely operate material handling equipment including but not limited to pallet jacks, trucks, or dollies; Other duties consistent with the purpose and scope of this position as may be assigned; Will drive university vehicles when necessary to perform job tasks.

Academic Support Intern - Athletics-Student Services - Added 2/26
Assists with daily operations related to academic support and related administrative tasks for the Director of Academic Support; Evening study hall coverage 1-2 nights a week; Work with a small caseload of students on development of study skills, time management, and organization; Clerical duties, including but not limited to, handling information requests, preparing, and sending correspondence; Assist Learning Specialists with additional tasks as needed.

Student Assistant - Carl Vinson Institute of Government - Added 2/26
This student assistant will primarily scan and verify data for all paper surveys. Additionally, they will assist in designing data visualizations, proofreading and editing reports, and aiding lead researchers in data collection and analysis.

Guest Services Assistant - University Housing - Added 2/15
The Guest Services Assistant position is integral to providing a high-quality experience for summer camps and conferences. Responsibilities encompass preparing conference spaces prior to the arrival of conference/orientation groups, facilitating group check-ins and check-outs, and checking spaces after groups depart. Thorough pre-arrival inspections are conducted to meet required standards. GSAs serve in an on-call rotation for halls housing conference guests and orientation students, addressing issues ranging from lockouts to facility concerns. Post-departure inspections are carried out meticulously to assess changes, damages, or maintenance needs, maintaining a high standard for subsequent groups utilizing the facilities.

Athens Restaurant Week Event Planning Intern - Visit Athens GA (Handshake) - Added 2/15
Athens Restaurant Week is returning this July! The intern will assist the Visit Athens marketing & communications team with activating this community-wide event, including: recruiting restaurants to participate (at no cost to the restaurant); obtaining restaurant week menus and photo-video assets from participants; ensuring that all information and assets from participating restaurants is accurately and completely reflected in a CRM database for display on the front-facing event website; assisting with development of promotional materials; assisting with social media leading up to and during the event; and assisting with media relations to secure coverage of the event.

Community Outreach Specialist/Administrative Assistant - East Athens Development Corporation, Inc (Handshake) - Added 2/15
East Athens Development Corporation, Inc., welcomes the support of student employees to assist us in carrying out our mission of supporting the revitalization efforts of struggling communities in Athens-Clarke County. The student employee will provide assistance the following areas: marketing and outreach services; technology maintenance and support; support Staff; social services support including community organizing.

Volunteer Services Intern - Trees Atlanta (Handshake) - Added 2/8
Trees Atlanta’s Volunteer Program Internship is an opportunity for students to gain experience working with an environmental non-profit organization. Duties include: Writing the weekly volunteer email newsletter; Attending volunteer projects to act as a Project Ambassador (check volunteers in, provide instructions, take photos); Communicating with volunteers about upcoming projects; Entering volunteer data into our online volunteer management program, and others.

Advancement - Summer Intern - New American Pathways (Handshake) - Added 2/8
On-site, New American Pathways, 2300 Henderson Mill Road, Atlanta, 30345. Work with Chief Advancement Officer to organization and plan fall fundraising gala, auction Item solicitation, event communications and Social Media, assist with crowdfunding page set up, record keeping, and other duties.

In-person and remote internships - Alabama Department of Archives and History - Added 2/2

Creative Services Student Assistant - Athletics Creative Services unit - Added 2/2
This position will work for the Athletics Creative Services unit to conceive, design, and produce high quality digital and social content for intercollegiate varsity sport teams.

Part-Time Public Relations/Communications Employee - Kate Arnold Wines (Handshake) - Added 2/2
Assist in planning and execution of marketing events (wine tastings, dinners, community relations, etc.); Create engaging content for media releases, social media platforms, and newsletters; Perform administrative duties; Give input on marketing initiatives and suggest creative ways to improve the company’s public image.

Athens Oconee CASA Intern - Athens Oconee Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) organization (Handshake) - Added 2/2
Engage in community relations for the purposes of recruitment and donor relations; Have the ability to call businesses and organizations for donations of food and supplies; Go out into the community to promote training and other CASA events through flyers and verbal communication; other duties as needed.

Outdoor Recreation Internship - Georgia River Network (Handshake) - Added 2/2
Assist in the coordination and execution of 15 canoe/kayak trips in all corners of the state between January - November. Intern will report to Georgia River Network’s Paddle Georgia Coordinator and learn the basics of organizing and executing group paddle trips. This position is remote with the exception of attending paddle trips across Georgia.

Development Student Worker - Athletics-The GA Bulldog Club - Added 1/23
Assist in various departmental fundraising operations. Primary responsibilities include providing frontline customer service for all Bulldog Club inquires and assisting in the fundraising efforts of annual giving and priority seating for football, men’s and women’s basketball, gymnastics, and baseball. Support the development team with the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of annual fund and major gifts donors.

Plans Room Student Assistant - Facilities Management Division - Added 1/23
Position will include document management for paper and electronic records including blueprints, maps, specifications, and O&M manuals. Basic clerical duties including file management, general organization of paper documents, and printing and scanning of construction documents. Position may also include some AutoCAD support and customer support in the plans room. AutoCAD experience or training required and reading and understanding construction and renovation documents is desirable.

Residential Belonging Assistant - Housing-Resident Programs and Services - Added 1/23
As live-in staff members, Residential Belonging Assistants (RBAs) enhance the on-campus experience by creating an inclusive and thriving living and learning environment. This position fosters positive relationships to create a sense of belonging in the residence halls. RBAs are peer leaders who promote social awareness and responsibility through community building events, collaborate with other departments to facilitate learning activities, and connect students to resources that promote a sense of belonging.

REU Student Assistant - Research and Evaluation Unit - Added 1/23
Assist with various tasks related to research including recruitment of participants, data collection (using surveys, interviews and basic data analysis using word, excel and power point). Student will also assist with other miscellaneous duties including organizing information, writing summaries, coordinating tasks, doing basic literature reviews among other things.

Sports Communication Student Worker - Athletics-Sports Communication - Added 12/6/2023
Assist with daily media relations and communications duties related to UGA’s 21-sport varsity athletic program. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint, Adobe Photoshop. Adobe InDesign is beneficial. Basic sports writing skills and social media capability. Grady College or Sport Management majors preferred but not required. Students will be assigned certain sports to assist with Game Day operations. Having a flexible schedule and working nights and weekends. Students will also assist with office/Clerical operations of the Sports Communications department which includes answering phone calls, scanning documents, special projects and other duties as assigned.

Operations Assistant - Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall - Added 12/6/2023
Serve as information clerk for the Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall providing telephone assistance, communicating with and greeting the general public, faculty, staff and students. Oversee VIP parking for the Athletic Department.

Research Communications Web Worker - UGA Office of Research - Added 12/6/2023
This is a part-time position (6-10 hours/week) responsible for assisting the Office of Research Communications web team with edits to 100+ websites for units and projects within the Office of Research. The successful candidate will demonstrate proficiency in WordPress; possess critical thinking skills; communicate effectively; and exhibit the capacity to implement website changes accurately and in a timely manner.

Student Assistant - Carl Vinson Institute of Government - Added 12/6/2023
This student assistant will primarily scan and verify data for all paper surveys. Additionally, they will assist in designing data visualizations, proofreading and editing reports, and aiding lead researchers in data collection and analysis. Spanish literacy and a driver’s license are preferred.

Assistant House Manager - Hugh Hodgson School of Music and Performing Arts Center - Added 11/17/2023
The assistant house manager (AHM) is responsible for house managing performances by Hugh Hodgson School of Music ensembles, assisting the PAC Patron Services Manager (PSM) during PAC season events, as well as some rental performances. The AHM may also be asked to manage the concession stand when the need arises. The AHM is either the sole or one of the front-of-house points of contact for patrons, artists, and ushers during events.

Library Assistant I: Teen Services (TE-01) - Athens-Clarke County Library (Handshake) - Added 11/17/2023
This position works as part of the Teen Services Team to oversee daily activities, engage after-school teens in projects and programs in the library’s Teen Area, and to plan and provide appealing, meaningful programming for teen-aged patrons.

Social Media and Marketing Support - Oconee Creative Studio (Handshake) - Added 11/10/2023
We are currently seeking a paid intern/freelancer to help support both OCS marketing as well as client needs! OCS is focused on supporting local brands and businesses, but works with small business owners remotely as well. This position includes a variety of opportunities from content creation, to market research and outreach. The immediate need is for post creation, emails, and websites, so writing and grammar skills are a must! 

Athletic Subject Tutor - Student Assistant - Added 11/10/2023
Provide individual & small group tutoring to student-athletes in assigned subjects within the scope of UGA, SEC, and NCAA rules and regulations; assist students in improving academic achievement in weekly meetings that clarify concepts, enhance study skills, and review class materials within the scope of UGA, SEC, and NCAA rules and regulations; file reports on sessions & follow all departmental policies; attend mandatory trainings; communicate with student’s other support staff team members.

Student Workers with Experience UGA in the Mary Frances Early College of Education - Added 11/10/2023
Student workers with Experience UGA in the Mary Frances Early College of Education, work with kindergarten children from elementary schools in the Clarke County School District using lesson plans designed to teach measuring and related concepts (tall/short, long/short, big/little). Student workers typically lead a small group of children through activities, help bring the children from the bus into the College, and assist with their departure. Student workers are also responsible for set up prior to the session and clean up afterwards. Attending a training session and passing a background check are required. Qualified student workers will be scheduled on an as needed basis.

Public Information Office Fellowship with the Athens-Clarke County Police Department (Handshake) - Added 10/31/2023
Day-to-day duties will include assisting the Athens-Clarke County Police Department's Public Information Officer and Media Analyst with creating social media and web assets and evaluating results, assisting with photo/video shoots, and editing photo and video assets.

Student Assistant for the College of Engineering Office of Student Success - Added 10/31/2023
Create and complete reports and data analytics related to student engagement and experiential learning outreach programs; maintain College of Engineering job and experiential learning database; plan and prepare College of Engineering events; work on communication and promotional activities for engineering students.

Grounds Historic Preservationist Student Assistant with the UGA Facilities Management Division - Added 10/26/2023
This position will assist the Grounds Department Historic Preservationist with the following tasks: preventative maintenance of the historic landscape features of the UGA Athens campus (e.g., Arch, Chapel Bell, North Campus wrought iron fence, Old Athens Cemetery), Lucy Cobb and HSC; document maintenance activities; give tours and class lectures; and maintain resource parts inventories for the Chapel Bell, the Arch, the Old Athens Cemetery, North Campus wrought iron fence, and other historic resources.

Office Assistant with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government - Added 10/26/2023
This position will serve as the front desk receptionist, which includes answering and directing phone calls, greeting guests, signing for deliveries, and maintaining our vehicle scheduling system; Assist with other administrative duties, such as photocopying, scanning, faxing, typing, filing, and data entry; Other office duties as assigned.

Student Writer in the Office of Marketing and Communications (OMC) within the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences - Added 10/26/2023
The student writer will work in the Office of Marketing and Communications (OMC) within the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES), assisting in the dissemination of news and information about the college to the campus and news media. This position offers the opportunity to learn and write about on topics including research, instruction and UGA Cooperative Extension programs within the college, as well as issues-based articles, profiles, event stories, human interest articles and news. Writing will be shared across multiple channels to include the CAES Newswire, Cultivate, Almanac and other CAES and UGA communication platforms. Writing includes media releases, web content, research stories, faculty and student profiles, and feature stories. 

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