Employment Opportunities

Help prepare high school students for college by working with Upward Bound Programs at Penn State.

Summer Employment Opportunities

Each summer Upward Bound Programs (UBP) seeks talented and motivated instructors who are interested in developing their leadership skills while engaging in academic and social activities with high school students from June through July.

Successful candidates will help staff the UBP Summer Academy for Creative Studies which hosts students during a six-week experience, offering participants a taste of college life, as well as assistance with academic courses and leadership development. 

Available positions are typically posted from April till June each year and are shown below.

Upward Bound Programs Part-Time Instructional Programs - Educational Equity (Summer Academy)

Upward Bound Programs (UBP), which includes Upward Bound/Upward Bound Migrant/Upward Bound Math and Science (UB/UBM/UBMS), is seeking Instructors for the 2024 Summer Academy, which will be held June 16– July 26. Upward Bound Programs is a federally funded program at Penn State that prepares low-income, first-generation high school students for future success in college.

University Park, PA
In-person
Part-time

Upward Bound Programs Residential Mentor- Potential Paid Internship (2024 Summer Academy)

Upward Bound Programs (UBP), which includes Upward Bound (UB), Upward Bound Migrant (UBM), and Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) is seeking 15 talented and motivated summer Residential Mentors (RMs) who are interested in developing their leadership skills while engaging in academic and social activities with high school students from June 10 through July 26, 2024. This position also provides the opportunity for a paid internship.

University Park, PA
In-person
Part-time

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