Employment Opportunities

Academic Year

Academic Year positions for Upward Bound are designed to support participants while they strive to excel during each school year. The various positions include tutors, part-time staff to assist with administrative duties, as well as Federal Work Study positions. 

Summer Institute 

The functions of the Summer Institute staff differ from the Academic Year. These positions are designed to provide support for the program's participants as Program Mentors (learn more about the position below), directly in the classroom as Instructors, as well as supplemental support as tutors. 


Summer 2020 Program Mentor Positions Available

About the Program Mentor Position:

The Program Mentor position works with first-generation and low-income high school students enrolled in the Rutgers Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math-Science Pre College Programs. The Program Mentor position is responsible with daytime, evening, and/or weekend responsibilities. Program Mentors will participate in a combination of the following: duty, programming, chaperoning special trips, tutoring, peer mentorship, workshop facilitation and crisis response. 

How to Apply for the Program Mentor Position:

Please complete the following application by 11:59PM on January 20, 2020. All items must be submitted electronically by the deadline for consideration. 

All Rutgers Undergraduates- Apply Here: http://bit.ly/PMApplication2020

All Non-Rutgers Undergraduates- Apply Here: http://bit.ly/PMApplication2020E

Additional items are needed for the Program Mentor application to be considered complete:

You must also submit the following via email to upwardbound@echo.rutgers.edu by 11:59PM on January 20, 2020. Be sure to put "2020 Summer PM Position" in the subject heading. Please include your name and date of submitted application in this email, along with the attachments. All items must be submitted electronically by the deadline for consideration.

  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript

Selection Process

  • All advanced applicants must attend one 60-minute group interview session on Saturday, January 25, 2020. There are no exceptions. Please bring your resume to the interview.
  • If advanced, candidates will undergo a 30-minute individual interview between February 4, 2020 – February 28, 2020. There are no exceptions.
  • Final hiring decisions will be made in mid-March 2020.

If you have any questions or concerns, please follow up with Ezio Intriago, Program Coordinator, for any questions or concerns.