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Bard Prison Initiative

BPI seeks tutors in a variety of subjects, including but not limited to writing, math (all levels), computer science, biology, and languages-- Mandarin, German, and Spanish. Tutoring for BPI requires a solid commitment of between four and five hours a week. As a rule, BPI tutors need the same training and experience that would be expected on campus. Tutors must be at least 21 years old, and must be cleared by the Department of Corrections and Community Services to enter the prisons. To apply, please contact Alex Pearl at

American University of Central Asia

Postgraduate Fellowship Program

New Generation Academy (NGA)
Undergraduate Writing: 

All applications must be submitted on-line.
To apply: Contact Jim Keller at, director of the Bard College Learning Commons.

Embrace the opportunity to live and work in Kyrgyzstan, and serve as full-time English for Academic Purposes (EAP), Critical Thinking/Text Analysis, or Academic Writing instructor for AUCA’s New Generation Academy, a platform for ESL, liberal arts education, and critical reasoning.

This fellowship program invites Bard College graduates to gain hands-on teaching experience in a highly dynamic and multicultural environment, to develop and enhance their international life and work experience, and to help expand the liberal arts tradition in Central Asia. Located on the legendary and philosophically loaded Silk Road, AUCA is an academic crossroads of languages, cultures, religions, beliefs and axiological systems. Expand for more. Expand

Words without Borders 

This unpaid internship requires a minimum commitment of 10 hours a week for a minimum of four months. Contact Jim Keller, director of the Learning Commons, at for application materials.

Words without Borders (WWB) seeks a highly organized, reliable, research-savvy education intern with perfect grammar and an eye for detail. The intern will support the development of Words without Borders Campus, a new online initiative designed to connect students and educators to eye-opening contemporary literature from across the globe. This is a great opportunity for a curious, creative individual to contribute to a start-up educational Web site for use in the high school and college classroom.

WWB Campus organizes selections of contemporary fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and graphic novels into country units and pairs each piece of literature with contextual resources and teaching tools. The education intern will assist WWB's education consultant with the research, editing, and uploading of contextual materials. This is a remote position, with work being undertaken from the intern's personal computer. Expand for more. Expand