Humanities Encouraging Diversity in post-Graduation Employment (HEDGE) supports undergraduates with translating their humanities education to a professional environment. The program offers health, law, professional, and funding opportunities.¬†Participating¬†students are also introduced¬†to a variety of industries¬†through career panels, workshops, externships, networking dinners, and other opportunities involving¬†Rice alumni.
Health Practicum¬†provides undergraduate students in the Schools¬†of Humanities and Social Sciences¬†with the opportunity to assist in research at various institutions within the Texas Medical Center, giving them valuable experience in a variety of medical and public health settings, research institutes,¬†and centers. (2019-20 applications open in February 2019).
Judicial/Law Practicum provides opportunities in the field of law to undergraduate students in the Schools¬†of Humanities and Social Sciences. The program offers a structured professional experience with faculty, staff, and alumni support. (Fall 2019 applications open in February 2019).
Summer Internship Funding¬†is available for un/under-paid, professional internships independently obtained by Humanities majors. (Summer 2019¬† applications open in February 2019).
Summer Professional Internships¬†provide undergraduate Humanities majors opportunities¬†to gain workplace experience¬†and expand their understanding of a Humanities degree in the working world.
Arts and Culture Internships provide¬†undergraduate students in (all majors)¬†with the opportunity to gain workplace experience at The Menil Collection, Asia Society Texas Center, and the Holocaust Museum.
Beyond the Hedge¬†Internships¬†are various opportunities¬†not managed by the HEDGE program, but whom are actively seeking Humanities applicants.
To international students‚ÄĒan internship that is off Rice campus and inside the U.S. may endanger your student visa. ¬†Consult with OISS, Nyeva Agwunobi (firstname.lastname@example.org)- Manager of Student Programs, or with the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the relevant department or program. Additional considerations can be found¬†here.
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