Join Our Team This Summer!

Join Our Team This Summer!

Join Our Team!

Thank you for your interest in working with our summer programs. Our Summer 2019 positions are filled at this time. Please come back in January to learn about opportunities for summer 2020!

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How to Apply & Timelines

Our positions have filled for 2019. Please come back in January to learn about opportunities for summer 2020!

Program Dates & Locations

Age 4 - Grade 5, Leapfrog | Spark Programs
Chicago, Skokie, Lake Forest, Naperville, and Palatine

June 24 - June 28, 2019 (Skokie, Chicago, and Naperville)
July 8 - July 12, 2019 (all five sites)
July 15 - July 19, 2019 (all five sites)
July 22 - July 26, 2019 (all five sites)

Grades 4 - 6, Solstice Program
Northwestern University
June 30 - July 12, 2019
July 14 - July 26, 2019
July 29 - August 9, 2019

Grades 6 - 8, Spectrum Program
Northwestern University
June 30 - July 19, 2019
July 21 - August 9, 2019

Grades 9 - 12, Equinox Program
Northwestern University
June 30 - July 19, 2019
July 21 - August 9, 2019

Four-week program (Venture Innovation Lab with LaunchX)
June 30 - July 26, 2019

Five-week program (AP Chemistry)
June 30 - August 2, 2019

Multi-Month Administrative Positions

Summer Program Communications Assistant (all programs, Job ID 35157)
A front-line, customer service position requiring high energy, flexibility, efficiency, and patience, the Summer Program Communications Assistant works closely with the CTD admissions office to provide accurate & timely communication to all Summer Program families and other clients. One full-time position, February - June.

Leapfrog/Spark Summer Program Coordinator Assistant (Age 4 - Grade 5, Job ID 35148)
Summer Program Coordinator Assistant (Grades 4 - 12, Job ID 35155)
SPCAs provide administrative support to the Summer Program Coordinator and CTD administrative staff. Tasks include, but are not limited to, word processing, data collection and entry, maintaining administrative staff files, assisting with student evaluations, and other clerical and administrative tasks. Two full-time positions, April - August.

Summer Program Supply Manager (Grades 4 - 12, Job ID 35160)
An active and visible role requiring high energy and flexibility, the Supply Manager is responsible for inventorying, ordering, organizing, distributing, and collecting classroom supplies across all summer programs. Full-time position, April - August.

Summer Program Office Manager (Grades 4 - 12, Job ID 35158)
An active and visible role requiring high energy and flexibility, the Office Manager provides assistance with general administrative tasks across the Summer Program, including financial tasks, student applications, and phone support for families and staff. Full-time position, April - August.

Administrative & Technology Support

Summer Program Campus Assistants (Grades 4-12, Job ID 35143)
Office Assistants provide clerical assistance and serve as "runners" between different campus buildings. This is an active and visible role requiring high energy and flexibility!

Residential Directors

Residential Directors (Grades 4 - 12, Job ID 35152)
Heads of residential life for a program, direct supervisors to Assistant Residential Directors and first point of contact for family residential concerns. Three positions available.

Assistant Residential Directors (Grades 4 - 12, Job ID 35142)
ARDs are responsible for specific aspects of residential life, including health, housing, and afternoon/weekend activities. Ten positions available.

Instructors & Teaching Assistants

Summer Program Instructors (Grades 4 - 12, Job ID 35145)
Leapfrog/Spark Summer Instructors
(Age 4 - Grade 5, Job ID 35147)
Tadpole Academy Instructors
(3 year old parent-child class, Job ID 35156)
Instructors are responsible for the design and implementation of their course curriculum, as well as the evaluation of their students at the end of their session.

Summer Program Teaching Assistants (Grades 4 - 12, Job ID 35176)
Leapfrog/Spark
Teaching Assistants(Age 4 - Grade 5, Job ID 35150)
TAs work closely with instructors to provide classroom support and academically challenging instruction.

Residential Teaching Assistants & Staff (Grades 9 - 12, Job ID 35153)
Provide support to students in both the classroom and the residence hall. Equinox program only.

Residential Staff

Residential Staff (Grades 4 - 8, Job ID 35151)
Responsible for a cohort of 8-12, 4th-8th grade students in the residence hall; supervise activities and weekend trips. Live-in, 7-week position. 60 positions available.

Commuter Assistants (Grades 4 - 12, Job ID 35200)
Responsible for commuter student check-out; supervise student activities; assist with evening study halls. Live-out, 7-week, hourly position, M/W/F from 1 - 5 pm and T/TH from 1 - 8 pm. Four positions.

Residential Teaching Assistants & Staff (Grades 9 - 12, Job ID 35153)
Responsible for cohort of 10-12, 9th-12th grade students. Assist in classroom; supervise student activities & weekend trips; assist with homework & act as academic mentor. Live-in, 7-week position. 35 positions available.

Front of House staff (Grades 4 - 12, Job ID 35144)
Operate residence hall front desk, program phone, greet visitors. Live-out, 6-week, hourly position. Sunday - Friday, 7am - 2pm + 2pm - 9pm. 8-10 positions available.

Science Lab Support & Administration

Lab Prep Coordinators (Grades 4 - 12, Job ID 35146)
LPCs provide logistical support for laboratory setups, working with science instructors and Northwestern lab staff. Currently (as of 2/18) seeking physics only.

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