Student Programs

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Programs in Greece

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Programs in Washington, DC

Service Based Learning Program

May 30, 2018-July 5, 2018. The CHS Service Based Learning Program in Greece brings together a group of college students from different institutions throughout Greece and the United States for five weeks each summer in Nafplio. Students will explore their academic interests and professional interests by contributing to projects that directly support the missions of partnering cultural institutions.

CHS Administrative Internship

Fall 2017-Spring 2018.During the academic year, the CHS intern provides general administrative assistance and welcomes campus visitors. Additionally, the intern may write promotional materials, including blog posts, and assist with preparations for special events, such as exhibition openings.

Museum of Cycladic Art Summer Internship

May 28-June 30. This 5-week program is meant to familiarize interns with the activities performed in a museum environment, and to provide high-quality professional training. Interns will work in collaboration with curators, museum educators, and communication experts.


Winter Session Thesis Research

January 10-17, 2018. Harvard College students utilize the Center’s library collection for thesis research in January. The CHS provides housing in shared apartments on the CHS campus for one week, 24-hour access to the library, and lunch on weekdays. Additionally, the CHS reimburses transportation costs up to $500.00.

Harvard Summer School Program

June 23–July 29, 2018. This interdisciplinary seminar in comparative cultural studies explores the interaction of people and ideas in the Eastern Mediterranean, from antiquity to the present. The course brings together historical, literary, philosophical, and linguistic approaches that are complemented by close encounters with the material culture of the region.

Digital Humanities Internship

June 1-July 27, 2018. Interns work at the CHS in Washington, DC on the Free First Thousand Years of Greek, a self-standing subset of the Open Greek and Latin Project. The work involves a range of activities, including scanning texts, verifying and correcting texts, and uploading corrected texts to a GitHub repository. All instruction is provided on site.

Teaching Internship Program

July 4-21, 2018. In this internship, four Harvard undergraduates serve as teaching assistants for the CHS High School Summer Program (HSSP) in Greece. Interns work with the HSSP faculty to plan, coordinate, and teach the 2-week, college-level seminar. The internship has two phases: spring preparation in Cambridge MA, and the seminar itself in July in Nafplion, Greece.

Travel Study Programs

The CHS organizes, supports, and hosts a series of other programs abroad. These programs combine educational trips with study and research in Greece and give participants the opportunity to visit archaeological and historical sites, while attending seminars on classical studies and history.