Undergraduate Internships

HRI is pleased to offer internship opportunities to University of Illinois undergraduate students.

Communications and Outreach Internship

Each year, HRI offers an undergraduate internship in communications and outreach: the David F. Prindable Internship. The successful candidate will assist HRI with its undergraduate communications, including social media, event calendar maintenance, and research and writing projects, in addition to serving as an ambassador and a strategist for HRI on undergraduate engagement.  

Communications Internship

Humanities Gateway Internship in Public Media and Civic Engagement

Undergraduate majors in humanities disciplines are invited to apply for a paid internship in civic engagement sponsored by the Humanities Research Institute (HRI), the campus humanities hub, in partnership with local community organizations. To be considered for this internship, candidates must be humanities majors and possess strong writing and communication skills, excellent attention to detail, the ability to work independently, and an investigative mind. A broad interest in the humanities is preferred.

HRI Humanities Gateway Internship

Odyssey Project Internship

This internship is available to undergraduate majors in the humanities, arts, social sciences, and education who wish to work with the Odyssey Project, a program through the Humanities Research Institute that offers free college courses to qualifying members of the Champaign-Urbana community. Odyssey Project Interns are responsible for delivering onsite content and skill support for Odyssey students during class time. Tasks may include assisting students with technical questions related to computer programs and course management systems (Compass or Moodle) and providing feedback on student writing. Interns will also have opportunities to support the program through alumni outreach, classroom setup, and small research projects.

Odyssey Project Internship