The University of Vermont TRIO Upward Bound is hiring for 6 summer internship positions!

The University of Vermont TRIO Upward Bound (UB) is a federally-funded college access program for limited-income high school students who would be the first generation in their families to attend college. Our goal is to support students throughout their time in high school, preparing them to apply to college and be successful once they arrive there. From June 15th – July 24th, 2019 we will run a six-week, non-residential summer program (UB Summer College) on the UVM campus for up to 50 local high school students. Summer staff are also expected to attend Staff Orientation/Training from June 8th – 12th.

This is an amazing opportunity to be part of a creative and impactful program to support high school students in their aspirations to attend college. Below is more information on the positions we are hiring for:

6 Tutor-Counselors: $2,500 stipend

  • Partner with course instructors to assist them in delivering course content
  • Serve as an academic liaison between instructors, students, and UB staff
  • Tutor students in specific academic subjects to help them improve academic skills
  • Use your experiences in college to reflect on challenges students may face during the transition
  • Initiate deliberate conversations around college aspirations and career pathways

To apply, please submit the following to Program Director, Adam Hurwitz (adam.hurwitz@uvm.edu):

  1.  cover letter
  2. resume
  3. 3 references
  4. copy of unofficial undergraduate transcript

Deadline is Friday, March 22nd
Interviews will begin March 25th

For more info, check the UVM Upward Bound website or email/call Adam Hurwitz [adam.hurwitz@uvm.edu; 802-656-2961].

By Rachel Narkewicz
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