Love of Learning is the Guide of Life

Since our founding in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa has celebrated excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and championed freedom of thought. As America’s most prestigious academic honor society, we are uniquely equipped to advocate for the value and benefits of liberal arts and sciences education.

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  • Work with Phi Beta Kappa

    The national office of The Phi Beta Kappa Society is currently a full-time Donor Relations Manager. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until a successful applicant is found. The Phi Beta Kappa Society is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • The Arts, Humanities and Sciences Need Your Voice Now

    Now more than ever, we must make the case about the value of the liberal arts and sciences. Phi Beta Kappa has the tools you need to make the case for the arts and sciences with local, state, and national policymakers. Find out how you can help spread the word and take action today at toolkit.pbk.org. Sign up for our monthly newsletter below.

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  • Phi Beta Kappa Launches Key into Public Service

    The program will connect arts and sciences students with scholarships and public sector opportunities. ΦBK will award $5,000 scholarships to a cohort of 20 rising sophomore, junior, and senior liberal arts and science majors with a demonstrated interest in public sector work. Additionally, the Society will provide in-person training, mentoring, and pathways into public service for recipients.

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Behind The Key

Alexandra Klein (ΦBK, George Washington University)​ is the communications manager at the National Humanities Alliance, where she coordinates press outreach and engagement, manages NHA's web presence, and collaborates on government relations efforts.