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Work for Precollege Programs

A group of Precollege Programs student employees

Are you looking for a fun and rewarding summer job? Join our team! We hire responsible and motivated Smith undergraduates and other professionals for residential and health services positions.

Smith Undergraduate Students

Each summer we fill the following positions:

  • Summer Science and Engineering Classroom Assistants
  • Creative Writing Workshop Classroom Assistants
  • Women, Gender and Representation Classroom Assistants
  • Sustainable Futures: Farming, Justice and the Environment Classroom Assistants
  • Residential Counselors
  • Office Assistants
  • Communications and Social Media Assistant
  • Must be a current Smith student who will be returning as a full-time student for the fall 2020 semester
  • Previous experience working for or attending a residential or day camp is preferred
  • Maturity to work in a mentorship role with high school students
  • Team player who works well with other staff and program leadership
  • Creative, able to lead others in fun and engaging activities
  • Excellent leadership skills

Classroom Assistant positions require successful completion of classes within the field. Applicants for these positions will be asked to include their transcript with their resume.

Dates of employment vary by position. Terms range from four–six weeks from June 21–August 1, 2020.

Compensation: Minimum wage. Room and board are provided (and required) on campus in assigned Precollege Program housing.


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Professional Positions with the Summer Residential Team

House managers and an assistant residential manager work collaboratively with our residential manager and program director to provide a safe, fun and connected residential experience.

All positions are full-time. Working hours include Monday through Friday, 3:30 p.m. to midnight. Weekends required. Living on campus through the duration of employment is required. Housing is not available for additional family members or pets (service animals welcome).

  • Bachelor’s degree and experience in residential life on a college campus required
  • Experience working with high school students preferred
  • Experience in planning and implementing activities for groups
  • Must have exceptional communication, time management and mentorship skills

Dates of employment: Terms range from 6–7 weeks, June 14–August 1, 2020.

Compensation: Based upon experience. Room and board are provided, from June 21–August 1, 2020.