Employment Opportunities

Student Services Coordinator / Administrative Assistant (California Office)

Are you passionate about civics? Do you have an interest in learning about the inner workings of non-profit operations? Do you want to help build a future of active, engaged, and informed citizens? Would you like the next generation of leaders to be resilient, thoughtful, and fair-minded? The Junior State of America is looking for an Administrative Assistant/ Student Services Coordinator with a keen attention to detail, strong communication skills, the ability and desire to multi-task across departments, and the organizational skills to pull it all together.

If that sounds like you, then send your resume and cover letter to jobs@jsa.org to join our team of dedicated and supportive collaborators working to build a brighter future.

Programs Fellow (California Office)

This position interacts with Program Directors, student leaders, and administration staff.  Due to the nature of our organizational structure, the Fellow is expected to have a high degree of maturity, confidence in speaking with diverse groups of people and ability to problem-solve. This person will work closely with JSA staff to prepare for conferences, organize shipping of materials and promotions to members and other administrative tasks.

To apply, email resume and cover letter to jsa@jsa.org. Include “California Program Fellow – (Your Name) in subject line. Please, no phone calls.

Summer Programs Resident Advisor

At JSA Summer School, Resident Advisors (RAs) work closely with talented high school students, university faculty, the Summer School Director and fellow staff. They wear many hats, often simultaneously. Major responsibilities can be divided into six categories:

• Academics
• Administration/Organization
• Supervision
• Role Model
• Non-Partisan Advisor
• JSA Cheerleader

In these roles, RAs gain a variety of skills and are integral to the success of the program. The Resident Advisor Internship is a full-time residential position. RAs should not make additional academic or employment commitments during the period of Summer School. Under the direction of the Summer School Director, training for the following responsibilities will take place during the week of Staff Orientation and in sessions throughout the summer. To learn more about the position, please read the full job description at the following link: Resident Advisor Description

To apply, please click on the “Apply” button on the righthand side of the page.

Summer School Faculty

The Junior State of America Foundation, a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) civic education organization that for more than 75 years has helped over 500,000 student leaders prepare for a lifetime of active citizenship, is hiring faculty for its JSA Summer Schools at Georgetown, Stanford and Princeton to teach the following subjects:

• AP U.S. Government & Politics
• AP Comparative Government (Georgetown Only)
• AP Macroeconomics
• Constitutional Law
• Media & Politics (Georgetown Only)
• Speech & Political Communication
• International Relations
• Public Speaking & Debate

JSA Summer School prepares high-achieving high school students for success in college and beyond. They provide rigorous, advanced academic instruction while building key leadership and success skills, and providing a truly unique and valuable set of experiential learning activities. During their time on campus, students complete a midterm exam, final exam and 12-15 page research paper. Students also partake in a public speaking and debate practicum. This experience serves as a practical demonstration of the academic curriculum and a forum for student debate on contemporary public policy.

To learn more about the position, please read the full job description at the following link: Summer School Faculty

To apply, please click on the “Apply” button on the righthand side of the page.