College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Graduate Intern
CAMP is a federally funded program designed to support students from migrant and seasonal farmworker backgrounds during their first year in college. The program provides students with both financial assistance (stipend for participation, emergency stipends for medical and housing, and access to CAMP book library) and support services (one on one advising, access to scholarships, tutoring and instructional support, year long seminar, career and leadership development, cultural/social activities, and peer mentors).
Working on newsletter and yearbook publications. Assisting in the planning of annual UW CAMP Dare to Dream Summer Academies (June 2016) that brings migrant high school students (9-12th) for a week long residential summer program to expose them to a college campus and post-secondary education. Research on supplemental grant funding.
Experience working with migrant and/or seasonal farmworker students/youth; advising; event planning; assessment; experience with student retention
event planning, data entry, publications (newsletters, yearbook), student files
assessment/evaluation, adviser shadowing
Knowledge of and experience working with under-represented, low-income, and/or first-generation college students and youth; assessment, planning, facilitation and advocacy skills;
Experience working with migrant and/or seasonal farmworker students/youth;