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This is a temporary summer position for May 26 to July 2, 2020. Upward Bound is a federally funded educational opportunity program that prepares eligible high school students to enter and succeed in post-secondary education. The six-week summer program includes academic, cultural and recreational activities. This position may fulfill PAID INTERNSHIP requirements for the following majors: Education, Human Services, Psychology, Sociology, Communication, Hospitality/Event Planning, Recreation, Parks Tourism, Administration (RPTA) or related majors. Please refer this position to your University’s internship coordinator.
Resident Assistant Mentors are responsible for ensuring the well-being and safety of approximately 25 high school students in grades 9-12 including the health, morale, discipline, interpersonal relationships within the group and the way this is applicable to their studies. Resident Assistant Mentors will live in the resident hall to provide supervision for students and be responsible for completing student documentation of all activities and contacts. Resident Assistant Mentors will assist with evening activities, meals, field trips, study assistance, leadership development, and residence life programming. Applicants must be willing to interact with, make a positive impact, and demonstrate leadership to high school students. Several positions are available.
Resident Assistant Mentors will be required to attend all 6 weeks of the program.
Applicants must be a college sophomore, junior, senior or graduate with a strong academic record and a valid driver’s license. Preference will be given to candidates who:
Salary will be a stipend of $2000 for six weeks, paid bi-weekly for 3 pay periods; FREE Housing, Meals, and Admission Tickets for outings while working during the program.