Residential Counselor/Teaching Assistant (mathematics summer program for talented, underserved youth in Upstate NY) at The Art of Problem Solving Initiative – Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics

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Employer: The Art of Problem Solving Initiative – Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics

Expires: 04/28/2020

This summer, change the lives of talented rising 8th graders from underserved backgrounds. Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics (BEAM), a project of the Art of Problem Solving Initiative, Inc., is seeking undergraduate students or recent graduates to be counselors and teaching assistants for a summer program that gives everyone a chance to excel in mathematics. During summer 2020, we will run residential programs on college campuses in Upstate New York.You’ll create a vibrant social experience for kids who are discovering for the first time that there are other people who like doing mathematics; you’ll also be a TA for classes on topics such as number theory, combinatorics, problem solving, and computer science. Counselors will also live with the students in the campus dorms. Be a role model and guide for students who are just beginning to set their educational path!Counselors must be strong mathematically, be reliable, and take initiative. They should be charismatic and able to help the kids have fun. All counselors must be at least 18 years old by the beginning of the program.Compensation: $2,600 for four weeks, plus room, board, and a transportation stipend. Locations: Bard College, Union CollegeDates: July 2 to July 29, 2020Deadline: Rolling, but please apply by February 27, 2020 for full considerationTo learn more about our other programs in California and New York, please see our website.For more information and the application, please visit: