Jobs & Volunteering at The Pax Americana Institute

Are you interested in working with the Pax Americana Institute? Whether you’re new, or a seasoned professional, we’re always looking for new people to join our team! If you’re interested, fill out the contact form below.

Note: All candidates must sign the institute’s “Confidentiality of Practices & Communications” agreement before working with The Pax Americana Institute.  Positions involving confidential information or finances may require an appropriate background investigation. Pax Americana Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Current Openings

General Membership

The conservative movement in both Wisconsin and the nation depends on you!

Joining PAI: you’ll be uniting with an array of Midwestern conservatives, proudly advancing the spirit and values of the United States as penned by our Founding Fathers.

More importantly, you’ll be underwriting a noble endeavor to restore Wisconsin’s rich political tradition of excellence: a tradition of fiscal responsibility, pro-business policy, quality public education, limited government and strong family values.  Join us today!

Contributing & Visiting Fellows

Are you interested in higher education in local, state or national politics, foreign policy, or national security? Are you a proficient writer, researcher, and/or briefer?

PAI Contributing & Visiting Fellows influence and support a broad audience, including the general public, policymakers, the media, and institutions of higher education.

Recent graduates and candidates for advanced degrees are encouraged to apply. Candidates should possess:

  • Excellent communication skills;
  • the ability to meet deadlines;
  • demonstrated proficiency in their field(s) of interest through a history of quality research, publication or presentation on topics relevant to the work of the Pax Americana Institute.
    • (i.e. Foreign Affairs, State Administration, National Security, Civic Management; Taxation and Financial Management; and Higher Education).
  • character references.

New personnel will be teamed with experienced analysts according to their ability.

Senior Fellows

Are you a seasoned professional who’s made a career in public service, politics, consulting or policy? Are you interested in applying your knowledge to the development of policy solutions for today’s most pressing issues?

Pax Americana’s Senior Fellows influence and support a broad audience, including the general public, policymakers, the media, and institutions of higher education.

Exceptional candidates should possess:

  • Relevant advanced degree;
  • Substantial experience in their fields of study or public affairs.

Candidates should possess:

  • Excellent communication skills;
  • the ability to meet deadlines;
  • character references;
  • demonstrated proficiency in their field(s) of interest through a history of quality research, publication or presentation on topics relevant to the the Pax Americana Institute,
    • (i.e. Foreign Affairs, State Administration, National Security, Civic Management; Taxation and Financial Management; and Higher Education).

New personnel will be teamed with experienced analysts according to their ability.

Commentary & Opinion Editor / Commentary Associate

The Commentary & Opinion Editor position will oversee the portfolio of commentary projects undertaken by the Institute’s Commentary Associates.

Commentary Associates work part-time to advance the positions and opinions of the Pax Americana Institute. Associates will seek to persuade the public, media and policy makers on the most appropriate policy solutions in all areas of public affairs.

Part-time Event Coordinators

Are you interested in planning events in the the Upper Midwest (WI, MN, IA, IL, IN, MI & OH)? Event planners work with our Executive Team planning and hosting events around the region — with focus on institutes of higher education and civic organizations.  Event planning experience is preferred, but not required.

Fundraiser / Grant Writer

Do you have experience in fund-raising, grant writing, or successful capital campaigns?

Recent graduates and candidates of all skill levels are encouraged to apply.

Candidates should possess:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills,
  • superb communication ability,
  • highest moral character.

Exceptional candidates should possess:

  • Current knowledge of the non-profit community in general and private grant-making foundations in particular;
  • a record of successful participation in development campaigns;
  • demonstrated experience at all levels of the development process.