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Festival Internships Available

Humanities Tennessee seeks interns for unpaid positions in support of  the 25th annual Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word. 

This position is for 18-24 hours per week, for a minimum period of ten weeks, in the Humanities Tennessee office in Nashville. Interns should be available from June 1-August 15 or from August 15-October 31.Work hours are flexible. Upon successful conclusion of the internship, Humanities Tennessee will provide letters of reference to prospective employers and/or coordinate any required paperwork for fulfillment of university-based internship programs.

Responsibilities may include:

    • Track and analyzing audience numbers

    • participate in organizational research and discussion of social media strategy.

    • Request books (via e-mail) of authors confirmed for  the Southern Festival from their respective publishers;

    • Enter and revise data (address, name, contact info) of authors attending the Festival;

    • Create or update existing brief bios for authors attending the Festival;

    • Provide on-site support during the Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word, if internship falls within the Festival dates of Oct. 11-13.

    • Attend logistics and marketing meetings 

    • Assistance with basic office support such as mailings, filing, etc.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Serenity Gerbman at: