Employment & Internships

Employment


Program Educator

Updated: 2/1/18

The Alice Paul Institute, a leading girls’ leadership and history program provider at historic Paulsdale (Mt. Laurel, NJ) is seeking a part-time Program Educator to teach and coordinate on-site programs for K-12 students.

Programs include, but are not limited to:

  • “Meeting Alice” field trip program for 4th-grade boys and girls (weekdays, usually mornings)
  • Girl Scout workshops (weekdays or Saturdays, by appointment)
  • the summertime APPLI: College & Careers program for teen girls

The Program Educator must be in the office 2 days a week (flexible scheduling to accommodate program reservations and Educator’s schedule). The Program Educator would schedule programs, correspond with teachers/Scout leaders, schedule the summer APPLI trips and workshops, and other office duties as needed.

An hourly salary is available for this position based on approx. 10 hours per week.

The ideal candidate has teacher training and has completed all background checks required by the State of New Jersey.  Classroom teaching experience is preferred but not required.  Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs and Google Docs is required.  WordPress experience is a plus. Candidates must be flexible and have a strong interest in working with teen girls and with leadership development curricula.

To apply for the position, please forward your resume, cover letter and two references to Kris Myers, Director of Programs at kmyers@alicepaul.org by Friday, February 16.  The position is open immediately.

Please call 856-231-1885 if you have any questions. Visit www.alicepaul.org to learn more about the Alice Paul Institute.

 


Internships


API welcomes student interns. The variety of internships is outlined below. If you are interested in an internship with API, you will need a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (optional). We offer semester-long internships in the Spring, Summer, and Fall.

To apply for an internship, fill out the form below.

Leadership Program Support

A key goal of API provides leadership development for adolescent girls. Please review the programs outlined on our website. Intern projects may include one or more of the following tasks:

  • Observe or co-teach our summer programming under the supervision of a trained facilitator.
  • Support programming through curriculum evaluation and development.
  • Plan and conduct focus groups with area girls and teachers.
  • Prepare a summary report of current research on girls and leadership and suggest ways of implementing the findings into Alice Paul Leadership Program activities.
  • Attend local conferences as a representative of the Alice Paul Institute.

Heritage Programs Support

API Heritage Programs tell Alice Paul’s story through tours of Paulsdale, public presentations on Alice Paul’s life and work, the Alice Paul Archives, special events and the New Jersey Women’s Heritage Trail. Intern projects may include one or more of the following tasks:

  • Serve as a Museum Assistant during a portion of our open hours, Tuesday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • When not serving as a Museum Assistant, provide support on projects like:
    • Research and write brief biographies of New Jersey women to be added to the New Jersey Women’s History website.
    • Scan photos and articles from the Barbara Haney Irvine Library.
    • Use the archives for online posts.
    • Organize women’s history library, articles, photographs and other sources.
  • Attend local conferences as a representative of the Alice Paul Institute.

Social Media Outreach

API is dedicated to expanding our outreach. We engage our followers with women’s history, issues and legislation. Intern tasks include:

  • Research women’s history facts to share.
  • Review contemporary women role models to highlight.
  • Create innovative ways to engage followers.
  • Post to API’s various streams using Hootsuite.

Advocacy

Interns focusing on advocacy will have a diverse range of opportunities to support the staff of API and the efforts of the Advocacy Committee. Centered upon a specific focus on achieving the passage of the Equal Rights Act, a yet-t0-be ratified constitutional amendment which was authored by Alice Paul and first introduced in 1923. Two other areas of focus are designing and hosting a variety of public events to provide opportunities for increased civic engagement events and educational programs that highlight public policy and political history.

Marketing & Public Relations

Marketing & Communications/Public Relations Interns at the Alice Paul Institute have many opportunities to build and refine their skills as communications professionals. API works with each intern to assess their individual strengths and craft a plan to develop skills that align with their professional goals. Projects and responsibilities for interns may include:

  • Enriching API’s social media presence
  • Assisting with social media campaigns
  • Drafting press releases
  • Researching and updating media contacts lists
  • Drafting and scheduling social media posts
  • Live social media posting from API events
  • Assisting with bi-monthly newsletter
  • Drafting and designing publicity materials for digital, print, radio, and television media outlets
  • Taking and editing photographs for publication
  • Designing logos for events and programs

API uses various software programs depending on the internship. Interns without experience in these software platforms will be trained.

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, Slides)
  • Social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube
  • WordPress
  • Hootsuite
  • Adobe Creative Suite

If you are interested in an internship with API, fill out the form below and submit your cover letter, resume, and a writing sample (optional). Indicate which internship interests you and the semester (Spring/Summer/Fall) you would like to serve your internship.

Interested in an internship at the Alice Paul Institute? Fill out this form, submit your cover letter, resume, and writing sample (optional) and we'll be in touch.

 

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