Internships are customized pending on student interest. Placements can be within local middle and high school counseling and career centers doing direct service and mentoring, mentor program, learning program facilitation and development and/or grant writing options. Positions based on availability and personal interest.
SAIL Ambassador Position (UO Students) – CURRENTLY TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR 2018/19 SCHOOL YEAR
SAIL Ambassadors, consisting of UO college students, will represent the University of Oregon SAIL program in the Springfield school district in both high schools and middle schools, with the aim of assisting schools with 8th grade to 9th grade transition, increasing high school graduation rates and college preparatory activities furthering the increase of high school students going on to higher education and ultimately to the UO.
This volunteer position involves assisting high school students in understanding the college process. This includes helping with academic support, goal setting, and encouraging students to make their own choices. Mentors mat find themselves working on academic tutoring, ACT/SAT practice, communication skills, college searches, scholarship exploration, college essays, career exploration, and more
Position will involve supervision of high school students on University of Oregon campus during the SAIL academic summer program. Responsibilities will include: safety awareness, initiating and leading student activities, supervision, campus management, monitoring attendance, engaging and talking with students about goal-setting and the benefits of higher education, facilitating initiative games during lunch and on breaks, completing tasks as assigned, keeping the Director and Office Staff informed of all concerns as well as working as a team player.