Student Opportunities

Grants for Students

Grants for Student Projects in Hellenic Studies

The Center for Hellenic studies offers grants for student projects related to Hellenic Studies. Funds are meant to support travel, internships, or research related to the student’s program of study. Proposals can fall under any discipline of the natural sciences, social sciences, or arts and humanities.

Eligibility: Harvard Graduate and Undergraduate Students

Grants for Research in Greece

The Center for Hellenic Studies offers small grants related to research in Greece. Funds are meant to support short stays of graduate students or faculty whose research requires travel and residence in Greece, either during the academic year or over the summer. Research can fall under any discipline of the natural sciences, social sciences, or arts and humanities.

Eligibility: Harvard Graduate Students and Faculty

Programs in Washington, DC and Cambridge, MA

Outreach Internship in Washington, DC

The Outreach interns assist with coordination for a range of programs and events including online and in-person seminars, workshops, and fellows’ talks, The interns also provide general clerical and administrative assistance.

This position is a part-time, in-person internship, with potential for telework, approximately 8-10 hours per week, $18.00/hour. 

Eligibility: Undergraduate students at a Washington, DC area institution with coursework and a strong interest in Classics

This application is currently closed.

Winter Session Student Research Opportunities

Harvard students utilize the Center’s library collection for 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.

Eligibility: Graduate and undergraduate students from Harvard University

This application is currently closed.

Digital Humanities Summer Internship

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.

Eligibility: Undergraduate students from universities and colleges within the United States with coursework and knowledge of Ancient Greek

This application is currently closed.

Graduate Assistantships

The CHS offers assistantships to current Harvard graduate students who are conducting research in the humanities and social sciences, including, but not limited to area and ethnic studies, anthropology, archaeology, art history, government, history, linguistics, literary criticism, philology, philosophy, political science, or religious studies. Successful candidates will contribute to a CHS project and will be invited to engage with the CHS research community.

Eligibility: Graduate students enrolled in any Harvard GSAS graduate program

This application is currently closed.

Programs in Greece

Teaching Internship Program

In this internship, five Harvard undergraduates serve as Teaching Fellows for the CHS High School Summer Program (HSSP) in Greece. Interns work with the HSSP faculty members in planning, coordinating, and teaching the 2½-week, college-level seminar. The internship has two phases: preparation during the spring semester in Cambridge MA, and the program itself in Nafplio, Greece, during the summer.

Eligibility: Sophomore to senior undergraduate students from Harvard University with at least one course in political/sociological theory, political philosophy, or related topic.

Harvard Summer School Program

This interdisciplinary 5-week program 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 complemented by close encounters with the region’s material culture.

Eligibility: All undergraduate students

Museum of Cycladic Art Internship

This application is currently closed.

This program is meant to familiarize the participating student with the activities performed in a museum environment and to provide high-quality professional training. The Harvard intern works with museum curators, educators, and communication experts, and is assigned specific tasks to accomplish within a 5-week period.

Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students from Harvard University