HumanitiesDC seeks people who are passionate about the two words that make up our name, humanities + DC, to help us build an enthusiastic, talented and engaging team.

We are wholly invested in cultivating an equitable and dynamic work environment that embodies our values and centers community.

HumanitiesDC is an equal opportunity employer. Please see below for our open positions.

Open Positions


The Public Programs Coordinator – Part Time, supports HumanitiesDC’s public programs development, implementation, and partnerships in line with the organization’s mission, strategic goals, and planned growth. They work closely with the Director of Grantmaking and Programs, and programs team, to implement stellar long- and short-term programming and projects that creatively increase opportunities for all District residents to participate in the humanities.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, June 11, 2024, 5PM. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.

District Fellows:

The District Fellows program is designed to support humanists, historians and non-profit professionals early in their careers and residing in the DC area. Fellows are chosen annually and take on 9-month roles where they work closely with HumanitiesDC staff, supporting the organization’s work as well as focusing on a related individual project. The fellowships include a stipend up to $11,000.

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