Paid Internship Opportunities


Fall 2023

We are excited to share this opportunity for seasonal employment with The Phi Beta Kappa Society’s national office in Washington, DC. We are looking for one part-time intern to work on a variety of projects as a Communications and Programs Intern. Remote work is possible.

About the Phi Beta Kappa Internship Program

An internship at the Phi Beta Kappa Society provides firsthand experience with the work of a national non-profit society and the opportunity to promote a compelling mission, both through individual projects and in collaboration with multiple departments. In addition to day-to-day assignments, the intern completes a capstone project with guidance from national office staff. The project includes a written report and presentation to senior staff and is designed to encourage critical thinking, long term strategy, best writing and presentation practices, and creativity.
There is a strong focus on professional development, including regular check ins on projects, resume and cover letter review, and a Society-wide commitment to providing an educational experience.

Communications & Programs Intern 

This intern will work primarily with our Communications Manager and other program staff to conduct research and develop materials to join the national conversation on advancing the liberal arts and sciences and supporting the Society’s chapters and associations. The intern will have an opportunity to participate remotely in the day-to-day responsibilities of running a non-profit with a nationwide reach. Duties will include:
  • Assisting in the development of communications and social media posts;
  • Updating the communications calendar with engagement opportunities;
  • Creating engaging graphic images to be used across social media channels;
  • Create video content for promoting programs on social media;
  • Researching social media trends to be utilized by Phi Beta Kappa; 
  • Developing copy for Phi Beta Kappa national website;
  • Editing national website to reflect upcoming events;
  • Researching influential members and writing profiles;
  • Drafting general correspondence and proofreading documents as needed;
  • Collaborating with the communications and web teams on new content and concepts;
  • Researching higher education news stories;
  • Assist with other Society programs on an as needed basis, including the Visiting Scholar program and Key Conversations with Phi Beta Kappa podcast
  • Completing a capstone project; and
  • Other duties as assigned.


We are looking for college students or recent graduates with a passion for the liberal arts and sciences and strong writing abilities. Canva or other design editing tool experience desired, but not required. Preference will be given to Phi Beta Kappa members. The position will work remotely, and requires access to a computer, reliable internet, and a phone.

Hours and Compensation

The positions will be paid a stipend of $4,200 total for 12 weeks of work. Required internship hours are three days a week (to be decided between intern and supervisor), 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST. The preferred start date is Monday, September 25, 2023.

How to Apply

Click here and fill out the form by Friday, August 18, 2023: