Working at FIRE

With offices situated in the Old City section of Philadelphia next to Independence Hall and in the Capitol Hill area of Washington, D.C., FIRE offers two lively working environments with a staff committed to defending student and faculty rights on college campuses across the country. FIRE’s working environment promotes a culture in which the employee will receive a well-rounded experience that familiarizes the individual not only with FIRE’s activities, but also with the philosophical and legal foundations of FIRE’s work. If you’re interested in working at FIRE, please see our open positions below.

Assistant to the Executive Director

FIRE is seeking an Assistant to the Executive Director with strong writing skills who will be in charge of a wide range of responsibilities, but most importantly, thinking creatively about ways to help the Executive Director, who manages the day-to-day operations of the organization, maximize efficiency and effectiveness in executing his duties and responsibilities. Read more.

Program Officer, Campus Outreach

FIRE is seeking a Program Officer with dynamic communications skills and demonstrated experience creating outreach resources to join our FIRE Student Network team. Read more.

Program Analyst, Individual Rights Defense Program

The Program Analyst will assist with the day to day operations of FIRE’s Individual Rights Defense Program (IRDP) and focus on utilizing news reports and social media to identify potential threats to freedom of expression, freedom of the press, and due process rights of students and faculty. Read more.

Program Officer, Policy Reform

The Program Officer, Policy Reform will work with university students, faculty members, administrators, and alumni to revise campus speech codes, adopt institutional policy statements on freedom of expression, and reform campus disciplinary procedures in order to protect due process rights and ensure fundamental fairness. Read more.

Donor Relations Associate

FIRE is seeking an energetic, motivated, and highly organized individual to join our fundraising team. The Donor Relations Associate will assist the Associate Director of Individual Philanthropy to steward strong relationships with current donors, and cultivate relationships with potential donors in order to grow our donor base. Read more.