We have no open employment positions at this time.
The AHA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to join our team. We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply for our open positions. We encourage you to explore our website for more information about humanism, the idea that you can be good without a belief in a god.
The American Humanist Association has internships available year-round for students, recent grads, and volunteers in Washington, DC. Interns will develop a more comprehensive understanding of how a progressive, national nonprofit organization works, while gaining valuable skills for the future.
An internship at the AHA will provide an opportunity to support the organization’s current work: advancing humanist values and progressive issue advocacy, focusing on church-state separation, civil liberties, reproductive freedom, human rights, and equality.
Internships are currently available in following areas:
Social Justice Internship
Are you passionate about humanist activism and secular social justice? If so, you may be a good fit for the American Humanist Association’s social justice internship. This is a great opportunity to support the organization’s current work involving advancing humanist values and progressive issue advocacy.
The social justice intern will:
- Create and manage digital media related to our adjunct groups, the LGBTQ Humanist Alliance, the Feminist Humanist Alliance, and the Black Humanist Alliance.
- Facilitate portions of our Humanism for All Prisoner’s Project
- Research current events and outreach opportunities relevant to our social justice initiatives
- Assist in monitoring state policy developments pertinent to social justice and humanism
- Draft educational materials on humanism and social justice issues
- Aid with contact and follow-up with individuals, groups, and organizations engaged in humanist and social justice activism.
- Pitch and write articles for TheHumanist.com
- Other duties related to assisting the social justice coordinator, and other staff members of the AHA office as assigned
- Humanist interested in secular social justice
- Strong intersectional understanding of cultural prejudices and oppression
- Well-informed familiarity with social issues, including (but not limited to) sex, gender, race, sexuality, and disability
- Applicants should be enthusiastic, organized, self-motivated, and reliable.
How to Apply:
Please send the following materials to Rachel Deitch at email@example.com:
- A cover letter that details your previous/current experience relevant to the position, as well as your interest in and understanding of secular humanism.
- Up-to-date resume
- Writing sample (max. 1000 words, subject does not have to be pertinent to the position)
- Preferred start-date and end-date (we prefer candidates who can commit to at least 10 weeks)
Send materials to firstname.lastname@example.org
The American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center accepts interns year-round. To be considered for the Spring of 2019, please apply by December 31, 2018. The AHA’s legal arm, the Appignani Humanist Legal Center, handles constitutional litigation and church-state separation cases, with clients ranging from parents and students to federal inmates.
The legal intern is primarily responsible for researching and writing legal memoranda and assisting in litigation under the supervision of the legal center’s attorneys. The intern may also be assigned the task of investigating new complaints, maintaining case files and submitting public records requests. Learn more here!