PEP interns work under the supervision of the PEP Program Coordinator and the PEP Director. PEP interns are responsible for a variety of job duties within the Prison Education Project, including but not limited to:
- Office/administrative tasks (printing, scanning, copying, filing, etc.)
- Organizing and updating student and program information and records
- Responding to student requests and research requests
- Updating and maintaining PEP website
- Developing content for PEP social media and semesterly PEP newsletter
- Serving on PEP Programming Committee as a liaison to engage and mobilize the undergraduate WashU Community
- Event planning/coordination
- Meeting regularly with PEP Program Coordinator and/or PEP Director
- Attending monthly PEP update meetings
- Other duties as assigned
PEP values and prioritizes the diversity of its students and staff, and operates under the guiding principle that education is a human right. We are seeking student interns who display the following qualities:
- Strong interest in improving education access for incarcerated individuals.
- Embraces and actively promotes an inclusive and equitable work environment.
- Ability to serve as an advocate for individuals of all ethnicities, genders, ages, and backgrounds.
- Ability to communicate effectively and work independently.