The Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY) at Stanford is hiring
undergraduates, recent graduates, and graduate students to work during
summer 2008 as counselors and teaching assistants for the EPGY Summer
Institutes, a residential academic youth program. This is an exciting
opportunity to earn money while having a meaningful, productive, and
enjoyable summer. It is also a chance to gain teaching and tutoring
experience in preparation for graduate teaching assistantships or work
in education professions.
The EPGY Summer Institutes consist of two three-week sessions for
high-school students and three two-week sessions for middle-school
students. For 2008, we will also offer programs (at the high school
level) in Beijing, Singapore, and Istanbul. Participants in past
years have come from 44 countries and 49 states. The program has
consistently received excellent reviews, and students leave with a
sense of academic accomplishment, new friends, and fond memories of a
wonderful time spent at Stanford University. Working for EPGY is a
rewarding opportunity for those who enjoy inspiring growth and
fostering learning in highly talented and motivated youth.
Residential Counselors/Teaching Assistants (RCs) comprise EPGY's
main staff. RCs are selected for their ability to work with young
people in a residential setting, and for their academic
qualifications, as this position includes an instructional role
assisting students in their course work. This arrangement allows for
the social and academic portions of the program to be tightly
All positions provide excellent weekly pay and include on-campus
housing and dining. Options exist for students who prefer part-time
Applicants who are interested in working for one of our
international programs should indicate this on the online application.
Please note that the application will ask you to rank your preferences
for both the international and Stanford-based programs. You may
indicate equal preference for both, but those applicants selected for
a position will receive an offer for either an international or
a Stanford-based program, depending on your interests and
qualifications as well as our program needs.
Out-of-state applicants should be advised that EPGY requires an
in-person interview and that we are unable to pay for any travel
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