Education Programs Internship

The IHS On-Campus Education department seeks an intern to assist in the spring semester. Applicants should be self-motivated, detail-oriented, interested in the ideas of liberty, and eager to learn more about developing and organizing in-person educational programs. Ideal candidates will have experience with on campus student group organizing.

Possible Projects Include:

  • Assisting with IHS on-campus programming
  • Assisting with applicant & participant communications
  • Researching and updating information on web-site
  • Assisting with program logistics
  • Preparing materials for conferences and programs


Qualified candidates will possess the following:

  • Self-motivation and willingness to ask questions
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Innovative ideas for addressing program challenges
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Interest in educational programming & learning more about classical liberal ideas

Prior experience is not required. We accept interns of all ages and experience levels, and international applicants with a visa status that allows employment in the U.S.


4250 North Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22203

Application Process

To apply, visit our application page and submit a one-page cover letter and one-page resume to the IHS Human Resources department,. In your cover letter, please specify:

  • How you learned about IHS's summer internship program
  • Why you are interested in working with IHS, specifically the education team
  • Your experience with or exposure to classical liberal/libertarian ideas
  • Your professional and academic experiences that are relevant to the internship
  • When you are available to start

*We are currently accepting applications for the Spring Semester.  Altough start dates vary slightly based on department needs, most positions begin in mid-January.

The Institute for Humane Studies is a non-profit organization that provides financial support and programs for students interested in free markets and individual rights.  IHS is a flexible, professional, open office environment that encourages innovation and entrepreneurship and provides substantial opportunity for professional and personal growth.  We are excited to have you join our team!