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Undergraduate Job and Mentorship Opportunities

Undergraduate Student Assistants

Spring 2008

Department: Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering--GEAR UP CAMP

Salary:$8.00 per hour and up (depending on experience)

Program Dates: February -May 3, 2008

The Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland in collaboration with the Prince George's County Public Schools GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) will be providing instruction, mentorship and support in mathematics, science and leadership to high school students during the Spring 2008 semester for our GEAR UP CAMP Saturday Mathematics Academy program.

We are searching up to four (4) undergraduate students to serve as mentors and support in the instruction of our Saturday math, science and leadership programs.

Sample Duties Include:

Assisting the mathematics instructor/teachers in the classroom

Assisting with the teaching of the robotics curriculum

Assisting with enrichment activities and design projects

Serve as monitors in the classroom

Serve as mentors to freshman high school students.

Weekly meetings with program staff

Participate in paid training

Qualifications:

Experience working with pre-college programs, preferred

Experience working with diverse populations, required

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, required

Experience providing tutoring in math, science, and reading, preferred but not required

To Apply:

In one page please express your interests in being part of the GEAR UP team; discuss your interests working with diverse communities and (if any) experience working with students. Please turn in a one page description and resume to Rigo Marquez at gearupumd@gmail.com by February 27, 2008. For more information please contact us at 301.405.3878.

February 20, 2008


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