Internships

Summer Intern

Position Overview

Summer interns learn about careers in education and the non-profit sector through first-hand experience working with children in an academically rigorous program. Lesson preparation and classroom teaching are a significant part of the position, and are completed in conjunction with a mentor teacher. Eligible candidates should have completed their sophomore, junior, or senior year by the start of the internship. Steppingstone summer session classes meet Monday through Friday for six weeks from early-July through mid-August. Summer interns also attend orientation days in June. Interns will be paid a stipend of $2,750 and an additional stipend of $250 for bus duty.

Responsibilities

• Co-teaching one to two sections of a core subject class, a weekly elective and/or physical education class Ÿ
• Assisting with the proctoring of practice standardized tests
• Substitute teaching as needed
• Assisting in the supervision of arrival, dismissal, lunch, study hall, and recreational periods
• Required duty as a bus monitor

Qualifications

Strong candidates for this position will demonstrate the following characteristics:
• Interest in educational equity and middle school students
• Effective organization and project management skills combined with flexibility, attention to detail, and multi-tasking

To Apply: Applications for summer interns will be posted online in November or December. Applications are due in January and interviews will take place mid-February to mid-March.

Preparation Intern, The Steppingstone Academy

Position Overview

The Preparation Intern will support the Preparation team in running the logistical aspects of the academic year site, including maintaining site supplies and staffing the site headquarters. The intern also will have the opportunity to interact with Scholars, learn from experienced teachers, and observe classes. The position will be 10-12 hours/week, including Wednesday evenings and Saturdays, to begin in September and continue through May.  Stipend available.

Responsibilities

• Work with Preparation team to plan and run site for academic, out-of-school time program serving over 130 middle school students
• Perform office tasks in support of the teachers
• Assist with transporting site materials from the office to Boston Latin Academy in Dorchester

Qualifications

Strong candidates for this position will demonstrate the following characteristics:
• Interest in educational equity and middle school students
• Effective organization and project management skills combined with flexibility, attention to detail, and multi-tasking
• Having a car is a plus

To Apply: Please send a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and stating how you heard about this opportunity, both in Word format, to jobs@tsf.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  Interviews will begin in mid-July.

College Success Academy Intern

Position Overview

The CSA Interns will support the College Success Academy team in running the logistical aspects of the academic year sites in Allston-Brighton, including maintaining site supplies, staffing the site headquarters, and helping to supervise study hall. The interns will have the opportunity to interact with Scholars, learn from experienced teachers, and observe classes. The position will be 10-12 hours/week, on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons, to begin in early October and continue through early June. Salary is $12/hour.

Responsibilities

• Work with CSA team to plan and run site for academic, out of school time program serving approximately 100 middle school students
• Perform administrative tasks in support of the teachers
• Assist with maintaining and organizing site materials at designated school site (either Jackson/Mann K-8 or Edison K-8)
• Ride the school bus home with Scholars, monitoring bus behavior and safety
• Assist in supervising daily study hall

Qualifications

Strong candidates for this position will demonstrate the following characteristics:
• Interest in educational equity and middle school students
• Effective organization and project management skills combined with flexibility, attention to detail, and multi-tasking

To Apply: Please send a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and stating how you heard about this opportunity, both in Word format to jobs@tsf.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interviews will begin in September.

The Steppingstone Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds.