Summer 2020 Internships (Unpaid)

For the upcoming summer term, we will be offering full-time, unpaid internships. As an intern at the Pennsylvania Prison Society, you will learn about the correctional system as you help us meet the complex needs of incarcerated people and their families by participating in the daily operations of our offices.​ You can find out more about this opportunity and how to apply HERE.

Prison Monitoring State Director

As Pennsylvania’s independent prison monitor, we work to stop abuse and trauma. The Prison Monitoring Director is responsible for all of the Society’s work monitoring county and state correctional facilities throughout Pennsylvania. Supported by field organizers and a corps of 260 highly motivated volunteers, the Prison Monitoring Director makes sure we promptly and effectively respond to the several hundred complaints we receive monthly from incarcerated people and their families. The Director is responsible for recruiting, growing, and supporting our volunteer corps. With the support of experts and consultants, the Director develops new trainings, reporting mechanisms, and monitoring tools to strengthen our work and our impact. They serve as the Society's primary liaison with state and local prison administrations, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, allied organizations, and other issue campaigns across the state.


You can find out more about this opportunity HERE.


Frequently asked questions about this position and about the Society are HERE.


You can apply to this position HERE.​

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