Special Projects Coordinator

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Project Coordinator to manage a special initiative focused on identifying the ways in which CUNY engages and supports students who have been involved in the criminal justice system.

This project will be undertaken in collaboration with the Office of the CUNY Provost and will convene stakeholders across the university system.

The Special Projects Coordinator is supervised by the PRI Director of Educational Initiatives and will work closely with the CUNY Provost’s Office to consult with and convene partners across the CUNY system. Building on the existing efforts on individual campuses, the goal of the project is to identify and further develop interventions that foster a more welcoming environment across the university system and one that is explicitly attentive to the needs of students with criminal justice histories. The Coordinator’s chief responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

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Outreach Coordinator

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time New York State Outreach Coordinator to provide college information and support to people incarcerated in New York State prisons. At PRI, we operate a higher education continuum designed to create educational pathways for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people. In New York State prisons, this includes college information sessions, developmental education and college readiness coursework, credited college classes, and support for accessing higher education when people return home. Through the NYS outreach program, we will expand our ability to connect with incarcerated students in college programs across the state and support in the transition from college-in-prison to college on campus. The Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for conducting college information sessions in prisons across New York State, building relationships with college-in-prison providers and their incarcerated students, and supporting the transition to college on campus for returning students. Significant travel will be required. Click here to read the full job description and to apply.

PRI Internships

The Prisoner Reentry Institute has three internship tracks for undergraduate and graduate students: credit-bearing internships, unpaid internships, and Federal Work Study placements.  Our interns conduct research, manage our correspondence program, assist with academic counseling and academic planning, attend conferences and a host of other tasks relevant to their reentry interests. PRI is not accepting internship applications at this time.