Humanities@Work connects Case Western Reserve University humanities students with corporate, government, nonprofit, and other partners through community discussions, networking events, and paid career opportunities. Humanities@Work  is a nationally-recognized initiative which the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities began in 2016 in collaboration with Postgraduate Planning and Experiential Education, the Office of Corporate Relations, and the Dean’s Office of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Please note: This site only has information about undergraduate programming at the Baker-Nord Center.  For information on all of the center’s programming, including public events, faculty funding, and endowed lectures, please visit the Baker-Nord Center’s website, bakernord.case.edu.


Spring Humanities Courses

There are a number of exceptional humanities courses being offered next semester. With spring registration just around the corner, we wanted to share a few highlights. Any of these classes would be great as an elective or, of course, for students who are still exploring their major! Enter the...

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Student Session with Sylvester Johnson

The Baker-Nord Center is excited to host a student session with Sylvester Johnson, who is visiting CWRU as the 2021 Walter A. Strauss Lecturer. At the lunch session, Dr. Johnson will field student questions on race and religion, as well as his broader expertise on the humanities, technology, ethics,...

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H@W: Marketing and Communication

Join us for a virtual panel discussion on humanities careers in digital marketing and communications. The virtual panel is on October 29, at 12:45 pm, featuring three recent CWRU alumni: Caitlyn Caldwell Director of Marketing and Communications at Sustainable Community Associates BA, English, Hiram College '13; MA, English Literature, CWRU,...

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Externship Info Session

Last year, CWRU's  partnered with Paragon One to match 100 students with remote externships. This year, that partnerhship is expanding to include paid externships, including positions like nonprofit consulting for PwC (Pricewaterhouse Coopers), and a talent acquisition externship at Pfizer. This week, Paragon is hosting a general information session...

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Media Production Internships

CWRU's MediaVision is seeking humanities students for an exciting new collaboration with the Nestle Corporation. With the support of a grant from Nestle, MediaVision and two undergraduate Video Production Interns will produce one video from start to finish about an upcoming technological innovation pioneered inside the Nestle laboratory. The...

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Humanities Internship Celebration

On October 1, the Baker-Nord Center will host its annual luncheon to celebrate recent recipients of the Humanities@Work Summer Stipends, Spring Remote Projects, Feldman Grant, and Cramer Fellowship. This is a casual opportunity for students to learn from one another. In addition to this year's honorees, all CAS students are...

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Fall Career Fairs

The CWRU career fairs aren't just for seniors! The fairs are a great opportunity to find summer internships, scope out local research and writing opportunities, and learn about major employers accross a wide range of industries. There are many employers seeking humanities students at this year's event, including Teach...

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SOTC Internships

The Summer on the Cuyahoga program (SOTC) offers exceptional paid internships at some of Cleveland's best employers and cultural sites. Students enjoy the opportunity to live with peers from other participating schools while forming close ties with their own local alumnae/i networks. Summer on the Cuyahoga offers internships in a...

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AHA Summer Internships

The American Historical Association is seeking undergraduate students to work remotely as interns during the summer semester. AHA interns work on a variety of projects and gain insight into historical and nonprofit work. Students will be matched with an AHA staff member who will mentor and oversee their work....

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Student Conversation on African American History

CWRU students have the unique opportunity to meet with Cleveland Humanities Festival speaker Kevin Young, a renowned author and also Director of the National Museum of African American History & Culture. The student session is at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, April 7. Current CWRU students can register here to...