"I found teaching this class a fantastic way for me to learn about politics and culture in Myanmar. I was literally hearing it straight from the people it affects the most - as well as learning about their worries, their dreams, their hopes and their ambitions. Being in this class really felt like I was part of something special, like I was sat among the people that could and would develop this country into everything these young people deserve to have in their futures."
"The most rewarding experience I had was working in Minbya at the Public Center establishing the NEH center there. The community was so excited to have me and took such good care of me! We had so many students that we had to establish two Level 1 classes, instead of the one we had planned. It was a very special experience to become so integrated into a place so quickly."
"As an area studies student, I have spent ample time in Eastern Europe working, and even worked in a rural school for several years in Ukraine. This experience was completely different than my other international experience; the students were so calm, passionate, and hard working! I have never had such engaged students..."
NEH can use your talent! We are always working on a variety of projects to improve our program, and are looking for all different skill sets. To apply, please contact us with your cover letter and resume.
APPLY TO BE AN NEH PARTNER
All non-profit schools and community organizations are encouraged to apply to be an NEH Partner. We collaborate with partners to train local teachers and build learning centers. Please contact us to apply.