Opportunities in the Washington, DC office: 

Spring 2018 National Arts & Sciences Initiative Intern

This intern will work with our National Arts & Sciences Initiative team to conduct research, develop materials, and join the national conversation on supporting the liberal arts and sciences. The assistant will have an opportunity to participate in long-term strategy planning as well as the day-to-day responsibilities of a major advocacy campaign. Duties will include:
  • Researching higher education news stories to feature in monthly e-alerts;
  • Assisting in the development of Initiative communications and social media posts;
  • Supporting the event planning process, which can include: researching potential speakers and award recipients, compiling invitation lists, and helping design event materials;
  • Drafting general correspondence and proofreading documents as needed; 
  • Completing a self-driven capstone project with staff guidance to analyze, think critically, and make recommendations about Society strategy, which includes: independent research, analysis, professional writing, and a final presentation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

​We are looking for a college student or recent graduate with a passion for the liberal arts and sciences and strong writing abilities.The position will be paid a stipend of $3,150 for 21 hours/week for 12 weeks. Preferred start date is Monday, February 5. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (maximum of 5 pages) to Laura Hartnett at lhartnett@pbk.org by November 15, 2017.

Spring 2018 Communications Intern

The Communications intern will work with staff in the national office to advance the mission of the Society by developing content for national and regional websites, social media platforms, and e-newsletters as well as assisting in event planning and program management for 286 chapters and 48 alumni associations. Projects will vary based on current need, but examples of past projects include:

  • Research and writing feature length articles;
  • Developing copy for Phi Beta Kappa national website;
  • Developing copy for regional Phi Beta Kappa association websites and newsletters;
  • Developing sample materials and sharable content for use by chapter and association officers;
  • Completing a self-driven capstone project with staff guidance to analyze, think critically, and make recommendations about Society strategy, which includes: independent research, analysis, professional writing, and a final presentation; and
  • General research and project assistance as needed.

​We are looking for a college student or recent graduate with a passion for the liberal arts and sciences and strong writing abilities. The position will be paid a stipend of $3,150 for 21 hours/week for 12 weeks. Preferred start date is Monday, February 5. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (maximum of 5 pages) to Laura Hartnett at lhartnett@pbk.org by November 15, 2017.

Opportunities to work remotely for Phi Beta Kappa:

Writing Internships for 2018

The national office of The Phi Beta Kappa Society is seeking writing interns to help publicize the work of the Soicety and write stories about our alumni members for The Key Reporter. Applicants must be new members of Phi Beta Kappa to be considered for the position. Each intern receives a $1,000 stipend. Five publishable articles are required to complete the internship program.

Applications for Spring 2018 are due on November 10. For more information and to apply, click here. 

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