College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Graduate Intern

College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)
University of Washington

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.

What You May Learn During This Internhip: 

Experience working with migrant and/or seasonal farmworker students/youth; advising; event planning; assessment; experience with student retention

Primary Area(s): 

event planning, data entry, publications (newsletters, yearbook), student files

Secondary Area(s): 

assessment/evaluation, adviser shadowing

Skills/Knowldege Required: 

Knowledge of and experience working with under-represented, low-income, and/or first-generation college students and youth; assessment, planning, facilitation and advocacy skills;

Skills/Knowledge Recommended: 

Experience working with migrant and/or seasonal farmworker students/youth;

Quarters Available: 
Autumn
Winter
Spring

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