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(Paid Internship) Academic Specialist [Summer 2019]

The Renaissance Education Group, Inc. Durham, NC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Position Description: We are looking for summer interns, currently enrolled in college, who will serve as positive role models and leaders, use sound judgment when making decisions, and have a genuine interest in participating in the academic, personal, and social development of youth (ages 12-18). The characteristics we look for in our staff, including summer interns, are: honesty, trustworthiness, dependability, flexibility, ability to manage stressful situations, initiative, empathy, compassion, and a desire to deliver beyond what is asked.

A summary of the position description is as follows:

Prepare curriculum including instructional objectives. Conducts assigned classes in accordance with the overall design of the Renaissance TRIO Program. Offer academic support and assistance with assignments, special projects, and focused mentoring. Provides tutoring and instructional support in the subject areas. Participate in scheduled out-of-class activities with the students, including supervising students during learning expeditions, social activities, cultural activities, and college tours. Maintain accurate participant records and evaluate student progress in support of project objectives. Collaborate with other project staff internally and other community programs externally. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in an area of specialty or at least a Sophomore enrolled in college with a GPA of a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Previous tutoring or teaching experience. Strong writing and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Teaching, tutoring, and/or other related certifications. Experience overcoming barriers similar to the targeted population (highly desired).

Employment Requirements: Must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Travel required. Appropriate attire for meetings/presentations is required. Must be able to lift 25 lbs. A satisfactory background check. Must understand and adhere to FERPA, HIPPA, all confidentiality guidelines, and any other compliance requirements regarding access and use of student data. Must agree to adhere to all duties before, during, and after the program as outlined during staff training. Full participation and satisfactory performance is required for full stipend. Stipend amount will be prorated for missing essential functions or activities.

Must attend pre-internship meeting from June 10 – June 14, 2019 and staff training institute from June 17 – June 21, 2019. Must be available to work on internship assignment every Monday – Friday from 7:00 am – 6:00 pm from June 24 – July 26, 2019. Must attend overnight college tour from July 29 – August 2, 2019.

Serious candidates must direct apply for this position.

Full application packet must be received by May 22, 2019.

The Renaissance Education Group, Inc.

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