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 hiring for two full-time positions: a Member Engagement Associate and a Donor Relations Manager. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until successful applicants are found. The Phi Beta Kappa Society is an equal opportunity employer.

    Member Engagement Associate Donor Relations Manager
  • Key Connections is Coming

    Our Key Connections event series, designed to welcome recent Phi Beta Kappa members, will take place from September 5-8, 2019 in at least 20 cities across the country. Hosted by Phi Beta Kappa alumni associations, the events will offer young professional members a chance to connect and network with their peers. Associations will host happy hours, trivia nights, escape room sessions, financial planning seminars, brewery tours, and more.

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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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Behind The Key

Sam Pressler (ΦBK, College of William & Mary)​ is the Founder and former Executive Director of the Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP). He grew ASAP from a student initiative at William & Mary to the nation’s preeminent military/veteran arts organization. For his work with ASAP, Sam has been recognized as a 2015 Echoing Green Global Fellow, 2016 Halcyon Fellow, and 2017 Forbes and Pacific Standard 30 Under 30 awardee.