Humanities Ph.D. Internship Program Coordinator

This is a part-time position designed for current or recent Ph.D. students of the humanities. The student will be responsible for assisting with creating and running the new Humanities Ph.D. Internship Program.

See here to apply.

If you are interested in applying please email your resume and cover letter to Rhiannon Mayhugh: 

National Humanities Center Application Portal Now Open

The National Humanities Center application portal is now open. Please find below the call for applications for the 2021-22 residential fellowship program at the National Humanities Center. The application deadline is October 8, 2020.

You can find further information about the Center and the incoming class of Fellows for 2020-21 here.

AGHI Graduate Research Fellowship

Meet the current cohort of AGHI Fellows.

AGHI will soon be accepting applications from Ph.D. students in the 10 humanities departments in KSAS, as well as the Anthropology, Political Theory, and History of Medicine programs, to become AGHI Graduate Research Fellows

These one-semester fellowships:

  • Are tenable in the spring 2022 semester
  • Provide a full KSAS stipend, along with tuition costs equal to 20% of KSAS resident-student tuition, for the spring 2022 semester
  • Are intended to replace any departmental teaching requirements
  • Will come with access to AGHI space for work and meetings

AGHI fellows will be in the final stages of their dissertations with a high likelihood of completing their dissertations by the end of the academic year of the fellowship. Fellows will be free to devote their time to writing with few distractions and will only be expected to attend AGHI-sponsored events and meet as a group twice monthly with a faculty mentor to workshop their dissertations.


We will begin accepting applications beginning January 1, 2021. Submit the following to, with the subject-heading “AGHI Graduate Research Fellowship Application,” by March 13, 2021

  • Concise (max. 500 words) abstract of the dissertation, including its methods and approaches and its greater significance for the humanities
  • Statement of work already accomplished and plan for work still to be done
  • CV
  • Letter of recommendation from your adviser

Fellowship Possibilities at the Library of Congress for Humanities Graduates and Faculty

The John W. Kluge Center brings together scholars and researchers from around the world to stimulate and energize one another, to distill wisdom from the Library’s rich resources, and to interact with policymakers and the public.

View information about the John W. Kluge Center on the Library of Congress website.

Mellon Foundation Humanities Collaboratory Fellowship

The Mellon Foundation Humanities Collaboratory Fellowship provides doctoral graduate students at JHU the opportunity to join in a teaching and research collaboration with the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) that initiates students into undergraduate humanities research while providing them the advanced skills necessary to transition to a four-year university.

Three fellows will be selected to lead workshops based on a faculty lecture series at CCBC. These same fellows will then work closely with a group of 10 students for 10 weeks in the summer of 2019, from May 26 to August 2, to develop individualized research projects that will be presented both locally and at the annual Leadership Alliance National Symposium.

Additional information can be found on the Undergraduate Research, Scholarly & Creative Activity website.

Career Development Opportunities


ImaginePhD is a free online career exploration and planning tool for Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences.

Humanities and social sciences Ph.D. students and their mentors have long recognized the need for more resources to help bridge the knowledge gap between doctoral education and the realm of career possibilities. ImaginePhD is designed to meet this need by allowing users to:

  • Assess their career-related skills, interests, and values
  • Explore careers paths appropriate to their disciplines
  • Create self-defined goals
  • Map out the next steps for career and professional development success

ImaginePhD is an excellent career planning tool for the humanities and social sciences. For more information, please visit the Imagine PhD website.