Employment Opportunities

The Wolfsonian Public Humanities Lab (WPHL) at FIU fosters multidisciplinary research, teaching, and outreach activities that encourage individuals and communities to reflect upon and celebrate diverse heritage, traditions, and history.

Please browse the below list for our open positions.

Positions & PostDocs

Commons for Justice PostDoc

Florida International University’s Commons for Justice project, generously funded by the Mellon Foundation, invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship for 2021–2022 & 2022–2023. This FIU Commons for Justice postdoc is for underrepresented students. The fellowship is open to scholars whose work is based in the humanities and focuses on issues of race, risk, and resilience, broadly conceived. Learn more 


WPHL Miami Studies Internship

As part of a grant generously funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the WPHL, the hub for the humanities and public-facing work at FIU is pleased to offer a funded internship open to currently enrolled undergraduate students in the humanities or cognate fields. As part of the building of a robust program in Miami Studies at FIU, the intern will gain a number of professional skills in the planning and coordinating of a Miami Studies Symposium, workshops, reading groups, and other related work such as social media branding and dissemination. The Miami Student Intern will be eligible to receive a $1,500.00 stipend, to be paid hourly. The student may also receive college credit through this skills-based experience by simultaneously enrolling in a Public History Internship.

Deadline to Apply: Coming Soon

Miami Studies Internship

Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the WPHL is hiring a Miami Studies Intern who will work on our Miami Studies Symposium, workshops, reading groups, and other related work such as social media branding and dissemination.. 

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Recently advertised positions

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We recently filled internship positions in the following institutions. Check back regularly for new opportunities.

  • World AIDS Museumand Educational Center
  • African American Research Library & Cultural Center
  • Historic Hampton House
  • Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
  • Jewish Museum of FloridaFIU
  • Sant La Haitian Neighborhood Center
  • The Museum of Graffiti
  • Stonewall National Museum & Archives
  • WPHL Miami Studies InternshipWPHL Internship at the Historic Ward Rooming House