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Summer Positions

Our program relies on a team of passionate individuals to manage the operation of the Wake Forest Summer Immersion Program. Feel free to contact our team with questions about the application process, offerings, and summer programming at summerimmersion@wfu.edu.


Dates

Staff Training Week: June 5-9, 2023

Week 1: June 11-16, 2023

Week 2: June 18-23, 2023

Week 3: June 25-30, 2023

Week 4: July 9-14, 2023

Week 5: July 16-21, 2023

Week 6: July 23-28, 2023


Program Ambassador Roles

Program Ambassadors are a fundamental part of the Summer Immersion Program experience. For summer 2023, Program Ambassadors will mentor, guide, and lead high school students while serving on one of three teams to support our program. View each job description below and apply to be a Program Ambassador today! Students are encouraged to apply to more than one of these roles if they are interested in serving in a variety of capacities.

Marketing & Social Media Interns, Operations & Campus Culture Ambassadors, and Academic Support Ambassadors receive $500 per week with on campus housing and meals provided.

Marketing & Social Media Intern

Successful candidates will have in-depth knowledge of marketing techniques and social media platforms as well as a strong interest in working with high school students in a leadership capacity.

  • Responsibilities
    • Assisting with daily administrative program duties
    • Designing and presenting social media campaigns and creating organic social posts
    • Managing all social media platforms and marketing the Summer Immersion story to a high-school aged audience
    • Collaborating on the daily Summer Immersion Program newsletter
    • On-site photography and videography during program activities
    • Utilizing graphic design skills to create digital and print media content
  • Qualifications
    • Preference is given to Wake Forest University undergraduate students and recent graduates in communications, marketing, or related fields
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must
    • Preferred qualifications: familiarity with Canva, experience with social media platforms, photography or videography experience, outstanding multitasking abilities, creative aptitude and positive attitude
    • Ability to work throughout the 7-week program (June and July)
    • Mandatory staff training will be held June 5th – June 9th on-campus in Winston-Salem Program dates are June 11 – July 28, 2023
    • No programming during the week of July 3-7, 2023
    • Interns are required to live on campus during summer programming
    • Background check and drug screening are required
Operations & Campus Culture Ambassador

Successful candidates will have in-depth knowledge of youth programming best practices, possess an enthusiastic and outgoing personality, and have a strong interest in working with high school students in a leadership capacity.

  • Responsibilities
    • Assisting with daily administrative program duties and maintaining a clean and welcoming environment
    • Facilitating evening activities (e.g. trivia, field games, academic workshops, arts and crafts)
    • Leading large groups of students in activities outside of the classroom
    • Updating Canvas learning management system (LMS) and student records Creating and organizing printed student materials
  • Qualifications
    • Preference is given to enthusiastic Wake Forest University undergraduate students and recent graduates with an eye for detail
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must
    • Preferred qualifications: Creative aptitude and positive attitude, willingness to learn & jump in, outstanding mentorship capabilities, experience working in summer camps, parks/recreational activities, or VBS, outgoing personality and an eye for detail
    • Ability to work throughout the 7-week program (June and July)
    • Mandatory staff training will be held June 5th – June 9th on-campus in Winston-Salem
    • Program dates are June 11 – July 28, 2023
    • No programming during the week of July 3-7, 2023
    • Ambassadors are required to live on campus throughout summer programming
    • Background check and drug screening are required
Academic Support Ambassador

Gain valuable leadership experience during Summer Immersion Program Institutes including: medicine, law, bioscience, and more. Work alongside esteemed Wake Forest faculty members and network with industry professionals.

  • Responsibilities
    • Assisting with daily administrative program duties, leading critical classroom discussions, facilitating academic workshops and labs and attending institute field trips
    • Utilizing leadership skills to support program academic leaders
    • Assisting in the management of large groups of students
    • Cultivating a positive classroom environment and mentor high school students
  • Qualifications
    • Preference is given to enthusiastic Wake Forest University undergraduate students and recent graduates with an eye for detail
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must
    • Preferred qualifications: Experience managing large groups of people, outstanding multitasking abilities, experience as a leader in an academic setting, creative aptitude and positive attitude
    • Ability to work throughout the 7-week program (June and July)
    • Mandatory staff training will be held June 5th – June 9th on-campus in Winston-Salem
    • Academic Support Ambassadors are not required to live on campus
    • Program dates are June 11 – July 28, 2023. No programming during the week of July 3-7, 2023
    • Background check and drug screening are required

Resident Hall Coordinator Role

Wake Forest University‚Äôs Summer Immersion Program is looking to hire 2 seasonal full-time Residence Hall Coordinators for our co-ed residential, pre-college summer program, located in Winston-Salem, NC. 

This is a full time position in the summer months of (end of May – July). This position will be responsible for maintaining the safety and wellbeing of all Summer Immersion participants while in the residence halls, ensuring positive behavior among high school students, mediating and providing conflict resolution, guiding Program Ambassadors organizing and facilitating evening activity assignments in collaboration with Program Ambassadors and monitoring students participating in the summer immersion program by providing on-call support overnight. 

Review the responsibilities and qualifications below and send your resume to Wake Pre-College Programs Director, Kyla Hollingsworth (acieke@wfu.edu) to apply.