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Cultivate Your Passion with a Career at IHS

About IHS / Careers

Cultivate Your Passion with a Career at IHS

Join Our Team

Are you passionate about ideas and open discourse? Do you thrive in a highly collaborative environment? Looking to make a meaningful impact with your career?

The Institute for Humane Studies is a non-profit organization rooted in the classical liberal tradition. We support the achievement of a freer and more humane society by connecting and supporting scholars and intellectuals who are driving progress in the critical conversations shaping society.

Be a part of a passionate, entrepreneurial team that supports both current and aspiring professors on college campuses nationwide. We seek talented and driven applicants for a variety of roles within the organization.

Why Work at IHS?

  • Mission-driven colleagues
  • Highly collaborative environment
  • Team events and activities
  • Opportunities to staff IHS programs
  • Hybrid office
  • Ability to work remotely (in most positions)
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Casual workplace attire

  • Robust speaker series and reading groups
  • In-house training sessions
  • Employer-funded development opportunities
  • 12 annual credits of free tuition at George Mason University

  • Highly competitive salaries
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Paid family leave
  • Employer funded garage parking or Metro SmartTrip payment plan
  • Employer-paid medical and dental premiums
  • Portion of deductible funding through HSA
  • Dependent care FSA
  • Onsite fitness center

Application Process

You can apply for an open position by clicking on the “Apply Now” button located on the job descriptions listed below. Once you have applied, a member of our Human Resources team will review your application.

View Our Process

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Here is the timeline for our application process:

  1. Apply for a position 
  2. An HR team member will review your application submission  
  3. If selected for consideration, you will speak with a recruiter 
  4. If your experience and skills match the role, you will interview with the hiring manager
  5. If you are a potential fit for the position, you will interview with additional staff members
  6. If you are the candidate chosen, we will extend a job offer


All candidates will be notified regarding the status of their application within two to three weeks of submission. As new positions often become available, we encourage you to visit our site frequently for additional opportunities that align with your interests and skills.