Academic Counselor

The Prisoner Reentry Institute (PRI) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is seeking a full-time Academic Counselor to support the work of College Initiative (CI)—a project of PRI’s Educational Initiatives (EI)—dedicated to creating successful pathways to college for students who have been involved in the criminal justice system.

Under the supervision of the Coordinator of Academic Counseling and Mentoring, the Academic Counselor is responsible for college transition counseling, ongoing support to enrolled college students, and outreach to current and prospective students. The Academic Counselor will contribute to student success by helping them navigate entering college, and providing ongoing academic support while they are enrolled in college.

Read the full description and apply online here. 

Communications Intern

PRI’s Communications Department seeks an Intern to assist with external communications initiatives including the development and production of Reentry Radio, PRI’s podcast. The Intern will assist with content collection, scripting, and post-production for the podcast and various duties related to communications output at PRI.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for storytelling, strong writing skills, and a commitment to social justice and/or an understanding of reentry and criminal justice issues.

The internship must be approved for academic credit by your university or college. We will also provide an unlimited monthly MetroCard for the duration of the internship.

The application period is rolling.

Click here for the full internship description.


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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.