job Opportunities

 For more information, please contact our program management specialist, Jahaira Dixon, at 301-405-0645 or jsdixon@umd.edu.


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT:  uTERP Instructional Assistant

The University Transition Education Readiness Program (uTERP), a collaboration between the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Letters and Sciences, and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, is a 6-week residential program for incoming freshmen to the University of Maryland.  uTERP is seeking 3 hardworking, responsible undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year to work as Instructional Assistants (IAs).  IAs provide daily academic support and transition to a group of 55 incoming freshman.  The program will run from Sunday, June 18, 2017 to Friday, July 28, 2017.                                   

POSITION: uTERP Instructional Assistant

REQUIRED:

  • Strong working knowledge of Math115 or higher curriculum with an earned grade of 3.0 in math115, math220 or math140 coursework
  • Registered as a  junior or senior at the University of Maryland in good academic standing; a 3.0 or higher cumulative grade point average
  • Attend two mandatory on campus trainings
  • Familiar with campus resources
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Previous experience as a tutor, mentor or teaching assistant on campus
  • Takes initiative, self – starter
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and enforce policies
  • Demonstrated ability to make responsible decisions and to serve as a role model for youth
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in a team setting and mediate conflict with both students and colleagues

RESPONSIBILITIES:             

  • Participate in all trainings and staff meetings both prior to, and during the uTERP summer component
  • Serve as a teaching assistant and tutor for approximately 20 program participants
  • Attend and participate in all academic activities (including weekend activities)
  • Attend the Welcome Luncheon on Sunday June 18th
  • Provide instructor support and monitor student behavior in UNIV102 (MWF 9 am to 11am)
  •  Provide additional academic tutoring during all regularly scheduled mandatory study tables and other times as necessary
  • Aid in the enrichment of students’ awareness of campus life and resources
  • Be sensitive to the learning styles and needs of a diverse student population
  • Model and enforce all program rules and policies
  • Communicate with staff regarding student behavior issues                                                  

SALARY: $1,750

TO APPLY: For best consideration, please submit your resume by March 31, 2017 to uterp@umd.edu


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Resident Assistant

The University Transition Education Readiness Program (uTERP), a collaboration between the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Letters and Sciences, and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, is a 6-week residential program for incoming freshmen to the University of Maryland. uTERP is seeking 2 Resident Assistants (RAs) to serve as the primary resident hall leaders for 55 program participants for the duration of the program; Sunday, June 18, 2017 to Friday, July 28, 2017   The RA position reports to the Program Coordinator. The primary work hours of the RA are 7:00pm – 8:00am, Sunday through Saturday.  Residential staff persons are expected to move in on Saturday June 17, 2017 before 10:00am.

 POSITION TITLE: Resident Assistant

 REQUIRED: 

  • Strong working knowledge of Math115 or higher curriculum with an earned grade of 3.0 in MATH115, MATH220 or MATH140 coursework
  • Attend two mandatory on campus trainings in April and May
  • Demonstrated ability to enforce policies
  • Demonstrated ability to make responsible decisions and to serve as a role model for youth
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in a team setting and mediate conflict with both students and colleague
  • Reliable, takes initiative and adaptable
  • Experience as a Resident Assistant at the University of Maryland, College Park

PREFERRED: Completed the Resident Life training course

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Enforce University of Maryland Residence Hall rules, policies and procedures between the hours of 7:00pm and 8:00am, Sunday through Saturday
  • Participate in all program activities on Sunday June 18th – This includes facilitating move – in, attending the Welcome Luncheon and leading a mandatory floor meeting that evening
  • Plan and attend all program sponsored extracurricular activities
  • Assist students with assignments as needed
  • Provide leadership and serve as a role model of positive behavior
  • Inform uTERP students of University and Resident Life Departmental policies, as stated in the Code of Student Conduct and as cited in the Rights and Responsibilities booklet
  • Monitor student adherence to resident hall rules and regulations and communicate with program staff about issues surrounding student conduct and behavior
  • Establish and encourage effective lines of communication between residents, staff and administrators
  • Serve as a mediator when/if conflicts arise
  • Record inappropriate behavior, if necessary, through the use of the Resident Life Department incident reporting system, as well as, report infractions to the Coordinator
  • Refer students to appropriate campus and community resources as needed (i.e., University Health Center, Mental Health Services) and respond to personal and medical emergencies as is customary

SALARY: $3,400.00 plus housing and some meals (Resident Assistants are provided dinner nightly and breakfasts on weekends)

TO APPLY: For best consideration, please send your completed resume by March 31, 2017 to uterp@umd.edu


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Mathematics Instructor for UNIV 102

The University Transition Education Readiness Program (uTERP) is seeking an experienced professional or graduate student to instruct a course designed to reinforce fundamental math skills within a summer residential, bridge program.  The uTERP is a collaboration between the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Letters and Sciences, and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. The 6-week residential program for incoming freshmen will run from Sunday, June 18, 2016 to Friday, July 28, 2017. Classes are in session from June 20th – July 28th.           

POSITION TITLE: Mathematics Instructor for UNIV 102 (2 credits)

REQUIRED: 

  • Master’s degree in Math Education, and/or Math Curriculum and Instruction
  • Experience working with and instructing students with underdeveloped math skills.
  • Knowledge of the student learning process, and math study skills
  • Familiarity with the varied learning styles of academically at risk populations
  • Classroom management skills

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Teach scheduled UNIV 102 class, Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00am to 11:00am for the duration of the program
  • Be available to administer the diagnostic test on the afternoon of June 19th
  • Attend Welcome Reception on Sunday June 18th from 1:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Attend all scheduled training sessions prior to the start of uTERP
  • Provide instruction to a group of approximately 15-20 students in fundamental math skills
  • Administer exams, read and review student journals, check and grade homework assignments on a regular basis, and provide periodic progress reports to Lead Instructor or Program Coordinator on student performance
  • Adhere to the syllabus for the class, including standard test dates and schedules
  • Monitor attendance
  • Make referrals to Program Coordinator of students who may require additional assistance   

SALARY: The salary is a one-time payment of $3126.00.

TO APPLY: For best consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume via email by March 30, 2017 to uterp@umd.edu


Teachers/tutors needed

Club Z In-Home Tutoring Services is seeking specifically math and science tutors, primarily in Montgomery or Prince George's County.  Tutor pay ranges from $16-$25 per hour depending on the subject area and grade level of the students.  Interested students can contact  sjackson@clubztutoirng.com.


Stemundergrads.science.gov- Internship opportunities in the Federal Government for undergraduate students. 

Stemgradstudents.science.gov- Internship opportunities in the Federal Government for graduate students. 


Teach.org - Campus Representative, click here for more information.


Intern For A Day - Connects undergraduate students with alumni, parents, employers and community partners for one-day internship/shadowing experiences. Already this spring, we have matched 400 students with shadowing experiences! The initial round of applications have been submitted, and we still have a number of amazing opportunities remaining.


Breakthrough Collaborative 's summer teaching fellowship is one of the only programs in the US that allows college students to run a classroom.Receive 2 weeks of intensive training on how to construct lesson plans, manage a classroom, and how to establish the classroom culture of Breakthrough. Run their own classroom of around 20 students, in either Math, Science, Writing, or Literature. Receive professional development during their fellowship from a full time teacher who helps you improve your teaching as time goes on. 


SCHOLARSHIPS

NOYCE Scholars Program – For all freshman applicants

Banneker-Key Scholarship – For all first time incoming freshman applicants.

Ripin Scholarship – Reserved for Terrapin Teachers Students

College of Education -Scholarships & Programs