Prison Teaching Initiative / Classics Department

Organization Website

https://classics.princeton.edu/

 

Internship Position

Course Developer

 

Maximum Number of Positions

2

 

ASAP Pathway

Scholar Pathway

 

Supervising Mentor

Dr. Josh Billings, Professor of Classics

 

Contact Email Address

jhbillings@princeton.edu

 

Position Description

The project involves assisting a professor of Classics in planning an undergraduate class focused on justice that will run in tandem inside a prison facility and at Princeton. The interns will immerse themselves in classical and modern literary and philosophical sources on justice and work with the professor to craft syllabi, while developing a set of best-practice guidelines for teaching to justice-impacted populations. They will work closely with faculty members and graduate students in Classics.

 

Eligibility

This internship welcomes all eligible applicants. Mountainview Community students are especially encouraged to apply.

 

Skills You Will Need to Begin This Position
  • Textual Analysis
  • Social Analysis

 

Skills You Will Develop
  • Literary and Philosophical Analysis
  • Thinking about Pedagogy

 

Careers Related to This Internship
  • Education
  • Research

 

How to Apply 

Submit the following by email to jhbillings@princeton.edu, using the subject "ASAP Internship Application":

  1. A brief statement describing your interest in the position and relevant experience

You must also complete the ASAP Personal Information Form, and indicate there that you are applying to this internship.

Applicants will be interviewed before selection.