Pre-College Opportunity Program Jobs

STEP Summer Project Assistant

*Must be Federal Work-Study eligible for the summer 2019 employment term.

For the summer of 2019, The Cornell Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) is seeking a project assistant that will make significant contributions to the Cornell STEP grant, the STEP Summer Program, and the overall advancement of the STEP Program. It is the project assistant's job to help the STEP Assistant Director perform office logistics critical to the success of the STEP Summer Program and the 2019-2020 academic year planning process. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to, creating and reviewing documents; managing student and program data; and planning and coordinating activities for the STEP Summer Program. Therefore, the ideal candidate must have a solid work ethic, intermediate computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Suite), and the ability to work independently.

Upward Bound Summer Program Associate

Upward Bound Summer Program Associates work with small groups of high school students providing personal, academic, and developmental support throughout a six-week summer session held on Cornell campus. Each summer we seek to hire motivated college students invested in making a difference in the lives of our Upward Bound scholars. Applicants for the Summer Program Associate position will have completed their sophomore year of college and it is preferred, but not mandatory, that they have had a valid driver's license for at least 3 years.

STEP Summer Program Assistant

*Must be Federal Work-Study eligible for the summer 2019 employment term.

The Cornell Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) is looking for 2 to 6 Summer Program Assistants that will directly supervise middle and high school student participants in the STEP Summer Program. The Program Assistants will be the primary facilitattors of the experinces of 20-40 STEP students. Responsibilities include availability from July 1-12, 2019, for the Program and staff training workshop; active and engaged supervision of all activities; and leading community service and/or college visit trips. This position will require being at the front line of all programmatic supervision, so it is important that assistants provide motivation and effective leadership as well as promote the individual growth of participants. Therefore, successful candidates should have experience working with a diverse student population, strong communication skills, and the ability to handle multiple responsibiliies and follow through consistently.