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Michigan Humanities


Okemos, MI (remote)


Shelly Hendrick Kasprzycki and Katie Wittenauer

Description of Project Role and Responsibilities

The intern working in this role will collaborate with the Michigan Humanities staff team to assist with the creation of materials and statewide programmatic partnerships for the Great Michigan Read and contribute to the organization’s strategic planning process. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Writing and editing educational content related to the Great Michigan Read
  • Corresponding with statewide partners with inquiries about programmatic partnerships
  • Synthesizing survey feedback aa well as staff and board input for use in the Michigan Humanities strategic plan
  • Assisting with research related to a best practice model for strategic planning methodology, specific programs, and grants

Time Commitment and Stipend

Start date: May 17
End date: August 20
Hours or days per week: 3 days a week. Preference for availability on Mondays, Tuesdays, and one additional day of the week
Duration: 12 weeks
Stipend: $5,040

About the Organization

Michigan Humanities inspires Michiganders to come together in creative and freely expressed ways to deepen our understanding of ourselves and enrich our communities. In carrying out this mission, Michigan Humanities builds awareness and excitement for humanities in everyday life, achieves best practices and sustainability for all humanities programs and services in Michigan, and upholds the following key values:

  • Inclusion, diversity, and equity
  • Discovery and understanding
  • Authentic conversation
  • Respectful collaboration
  • Meaningful experiences

Michigan Humanities’ vision is for all people of Michigan to experience and understand the importance of humanities to enrich lives.