Immersion Mentor, Summer Programs - School of Continuing Studies (multiple opportunities)

Washington D.C.
Mar 15, 2017
Apr 24, 2017
Full Time
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Immersion Mentor, Summer Programs - School of Continuing Studies (multiple opportunities)

Georgetown University's School of Continuing Studies (SCS) hosts Summer Programs for High School students. The various programs provide opportunities for talented and motivated high school students to learn more about a subject matter of their interest. All programs let students hear from Georgetown faculty and Washington D.C. decision-makers and experts, as well as gain hands-on learning through classroom and laboratory activities. The non-credit academic programs provide students with exposure to the multifaceted world of leadership, business, foreign policy, and medicine.

The Immersion Mentor, in an academic support role, supervises and provides an enriching and educational experiences for high school students. Reporting to the Associate Academic Director, the Immersion Mentor has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Learns and understands the program to better support the student experience.
  • Engages and attends all program activities including lectures, guest speakers, and off-site visits.
  • Maintains daily event attendance records.
  • Leads discussion sessions after designated program activities and events.
  • Provides daily classroom support and assists students with assignments and projects as needed.
  • Creates safe and supportive academic environments for the students.
  • Builds community and belonging amongst the students and staff.
  • Establishes appropriate boundaries with students to ensure the Protection of Minors Policy compliance.
  • Serves as an academic mentor and resource regarding schedules, policies, procedures, and general inquiries.
  • Reports unsafe, inappropriate, and concerning behavior.
  • Assists during program check-in and check-out.
  • Enforces University policies, procedures, and regulations to students.
  • Assists the Assistant Academic Director with the review and implementation of day to day program logistics.
  • Executes administrative tasks as assigned by Assistant Academic Director and Academic Director.
  • Notifies Assistant Academic Director of any student emergencies.
  • Participates in a debrief meeting with Program leadership at the end of the program.


  • Current undergraduate student or recent college graduate
  • Experience working with high school students

Preferred qualifications

  • Undergraduate or high school teaching experience
  • Leadership or supervisory experience
  • Institutional knowledge of Georgetown University

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