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Graduate Assistantship

Graduate Assistantship in the Kaplan Humanities Institute for the 2018-19 academic year

Build your credentials and portfolio in the public humanities!

The Graduate Assistantship is an academic-year opportunity at the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities designed to build professional capacity in programming, administration and leadership. The role will encompass a broad range of duties, from coordinating undergraduate student involvement to building collaboration and outreach initiatives with Northwestern and outside organizations. The goal of the assistantship is to develop the skills to build and expand your credentials and portfolio in the public humanities, with particular training in understanding the mission and operations of an academic humanities institute.

Select projects and responsibilities may include:



Application Instructions and Materials

Fellowship applications are submitted via on online application portal (see link at bottom of this page). Please review all application instructions prior to clicking through to the portal; you will not be able to save an incomplete application. Note: all application documents must be submitted in PDF format.

To Apply

In the application portal, please complete your official contact and academic information in the fields provided. Please also prepare and upload PDFs of the following documents:

Application portal link

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The application deadline was Monday, April 9, 2018.


Please email Tom Burke (

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