Program Intern – College Success Academy

Position Overview

The Program Intern will join a dynamic team of staff and faculty to execute the logistical components of the College Success Academy’s after-school program at the Edison K-8 School in Brighton and the McKay K-8 School in East Boston. The ideal candidate will possess excellent administrative, organizational, and computer skills as well as outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. We are seeking self-starters who bring experience working with adolescent youth. The intern will have the opportunity to interact with Scholars, observe classes, and learn from knowledgeable staff. This will be a 9-month contract position at 15 hours/week (minimum), and will begin in late September and continue through the end of May. Occasional Saturday work is likely. Salary is $12/hour.

Required Schedule

Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Edison Site: 12:30 – 7 p.m. (hours include program time and bus supervision)
McKay Site: 12:30 – 6 p.m.

Reports to

Assistant Director, College Success Academy


  • Perform administrative tasks to support the site coordinator that include, but are not limited to, maintaining daily attendance records, maintaining and organizing site materials, communicating with families
  • Supervise arrival, dismissal, snack, and recreational periods
  • Assist in supervising daily study hall
  • Attend monthly faculty meetings
  • Ride the school bus home with Scholars and monitor bus behavior (Brighton)


  • Demonstrated commitment to educational equity and college access
  • Demonstrated competency with middle school students
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and respond appropriately in a fast paced environment
  • Effective project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent cross-cultural sensitivity and experience working with diverse populations
  • Strong interpersonal, phone communication, and writing skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills (experience with Microsoft Office and Google Apps preferred)
  • Preference given to candidates who are bilingual in Spanish


Please email your resume and a thoughtful cover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position, and how you learned about this position, to Natasha Lopez at Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please include “CSA Program Intern” in the subject line of your email.

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