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Volunteer Opportunity: Meet the Leading Scholars of Early American HIstory

The 16th Annual Conference of the Program in Early American Economy and Society (PEAES) at the Library Company of Philadelphia on Thursday evening October 6th and Friday October 7th, 2016. Our History Department and the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences are cosponsors. Graduate students (4 or 5) are needed to help out on a volunteer basis to assist with greeting conference attendees, working the registration table, and ushering attendees to seating. This is an opportunity to list your work as “Service to the Profession” on your CV’s and to meet and network with important scholars, authors, journal editors, as well as fellow graduate students.*Due to a recent change in the leadership at the Library Company (the host institution) the conference leaders cannot promise monetary remuneration at this time but they are trying to get everyone paid.* To learn more about the conference or to register, visit:

If you are interested, please contact Dr. Demirjian ASAP at: .

Position Available

The John Woolman Memorial Association, a 100 year-old Quaker organization, seeks a dedicated director to oversee day to day operations.Headquartered in an 18th Century house in historic Mt. Holly, NJ, our mission is to keep alive the spirit and memory of John Woolman. As the public face of The Association, candidates should be familiar with the writings and life of Woolman, as well as with broader Quaker testimonies.Duties include community outreach, visitor education, hosting group events, and routine buildings and grounds maintenance. Compensation would either be a separate on-site residence or a salary equivalent to a part-time position.

For more information contact Jackie Zemaitis at (609) 217-9911 or

Civic Engagement Graduate Fellowship Applications

The Office of Civic Engagement is presently accepting applications for our 2016-17 cohort of Civic Engagement Graduate Fellows.  The Graduate Fellows program is an excellent opportunity for your students to develop firsthand classroom leadership experience while exploring the pedagogy of engaged civic learning. Graduate Fellows are provide a stipend of $1,000 per semester.Those interested in learning more about the Graduate Fellows program can visit our website, and students can submit an application either through our site or by following this link.

 The deadline for applications is Monday, August 22; students who have any questions are welcome to contact Michael D’Italia, program coordinator for engaged civic learning, at 856-225-2710 or via email  

Job Opening Burlington County Historical Society

The Burlington County Historical Society is seeking a creative and energetic Program Specialist to develop and implement programming for the Society’s growing Children’s History Center.  The role of the Program Specialist will be to support the mission of the new Children’s History Center at BCHS by creating fun and engaging opportunities for family visitors and programs for mature audiences.  

For more information about the position and how to apply please visit:

Paid part-time fellowship opportunity

The National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia is looking for a recent graduate or graduate student to fill a paid part-time Fellowship position in the Education Department. The Museum Education Fellow will lead educational programs for school groups on-site, and off-site throughout the region. They will facilitate lessons and activities with school groups during the week and occasional weekends. This is a great opportunity for recent graduates and graduate students to gain practical experience.


Rachel B. Urkowitz
Manager of Education
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 South Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA 19106 | (215) 923-3811 x 153