The following Summer Enrichment Institutes are accepting applicants for Summer 2020. All applicants must be full-time students and in good standing with the University. Graduating seniors are eligible, only if you have previously worked with D&I summer institutes. To apply, please complete the application at the bottom of the page. The application deadline is Wednesday, December 11th at 11:59pm EST. 

Please note, all applications must be submitted online through the form below without exception.

 

Project Uplift & Positions Available


Project Uplift is a world-class program that enables high-achieving rising high school seniors to experience college life on the Carolina campus. Students spend two days visiting classes, meeting with faculty and staff, interacting with Carolina students, and participating in cultural and social activities. During May and June, approximately 1,000 rising seniors to participate in this unique early recruitment program. Project Uplift is scheduled for May 21-23, May 28-May 30, June 4-6, and June 11-13. All positions require a four-week commitment.

Community Counselor (CC)

The Project Uplift Community Counselor is a vital member of the Project Uplift team who, under the supervision and direction of the Recruitment Programs Specialist, serves as a counselor and positive role model for Project Uplift Participants. Community Counselors will be responsible for facilitating wellness and student life sessions using techniques learned through training seminars. Community counselors must also facilitate successful transitions of students between sessions and monitor students during evening hours. Additionally, Community Counselors engage participants in meaningful discussions about college and encourage them to pursue post-secondary education.

Please click below to read through the complete job description and qualifications before completing the application.

Community Counselor Position 2020

To apply, please complete form at the bottom of this page.

 

Resident Counselor (RC) 

The Project Uplift Resident Counselor is a vital member of the Project Uplift team who, under the supervision and direction of the Recruitment Programs Specialist, serves as a counselor and positive role model for what it means to live and learn in a diverse college environment.  The Resident Counselor will be responsible for creating a positive, constructive living/learning environment as well as be responsible for monitoring students during evening hours. Additionally, Resident Counselors communicate information regarding the Project Uplift program, engage participants in meaningful discussions about college and assist participants in connecting with peers. Resident Counselors must assist participants with residence hall needs, interact with participants and help with transitions to and from sessions as well as provide overnight supervision.

Please click below to read through the complete job description and qualifications before completing the application.

Resident Counselor Position 2020

To apply, please complete form at the bottom of this page.

 

Activity Counselor (AC) 

The Project Uplift Activity Counselor is a vital member of the Project Uplift team who, under the supervision and direction of the Recruitment Programs Specialist, serves as a resource, facilitator and positive role model for Project Uplift participants. Activity Counselors must monitor students during all academic and enrichment activities and lead class visits and information session.  Activity Counselors will be responsible for facilitating the overall experience of a small group of Project Uplift Participants by creating and implementing inclusive activities that enhance the academic experience and promote higher education. Activity Counselors will work to empower participants to engage in Project Uplift’s co-curricular experiences. Activity Counselors are the front-line staff members and must assist participants in learning more about UNC based on their knowledge of and involvement with the University while also creating an environment where students can live, learn and thrive.

Please click below to read through the complete job description and qualifications before completing the application.

Activity Counselor Position Description 2020

To apply, please complete form at the bottom of this page.

Uplift PLUS


Uplift PLUS (UP) is a five-week program that takes place during Carolina’s Summer Session II. High-achieving Project Uplift participants are selected based on their outstanding Project Uplift applications. During the program, participants live on campus, attend SAT/ACT coaching sessions and take English 100 (3 credits). To further expand participants’ knowledge of different academic and career fields, Uplift PLUS students gain exposure to units across the campus community. Uplift PLUS will be held from June 21-July 24, 2020.

In addition to serving as daily program advisors, Uplift PLUS staff members serve as tutors and program facilitators.

Uplift PLUS Counselor 

The Uplift PLUS Counselor is a vital member of the Uplift PLUS team who, under the supervision and direction of the Recruitment Programs Specialist, serves as an academic tutor, resource, facilitator, and positive role model for participants. Counselors must monitor students during all academic and enrichment activities and lead class visits and information session. Counselors will be responsible for creating a positive, constructive living/learning environment and will be responsible for monitoring students during evening hours. Additionally, Counselors communicate information regarding the Uplift PLUS program, engage participants in meaningful discussions about college, and assist participants in connecting with peers. Counselors must assist the Uplift PLUS coordinator with planning and implementing weekly activities. Counselors must assist with transitions to and from sessions, classes, meals and recreation activities and must assist participants with residence hall needs. Counselors must serve as English tutors and provide support during study hall hours.

Please click below to read through the complete job description and qualifications before completing the application.

UP Counselor Job Description 2020

To apply, please complete form at the bottom of this page.

 

North Carolina Renaissance


The North Carolina Renaissance (NCR) program invites rising juniors from rural communities for an educational four-day enrichment program. The objective of the program is to inspire high-achieving scholars to pursue their educational aspirations while developing unique leadership skills. NCR will be held from July 18-11, 2020. 

NCR Counselor 

The NCR Counselor is a vital member of the NCR team who, under the supervision and direction of the Recruitment Programs Specialist, serves as a resource, facilitator and positive role model for NCR participants. Counselors will be responsible for creating a positive, constructive living/learning environment as well as be responsible for monitoring students during evening hours. Additionally, Counselors communicate information regarding the NCR program, engage participants in meaningful discussions about college and assist participants in connecting with peers. Counselors must assist with transitions to and from sessions, classes, meals and recreation activities. Counselors are front-line staff members and must assist participants in learning more about UNC based on their knowledge and involvement in the University while also creating an environment where students can live, learn and thrive.

Please click below to read through the complete job description and qualifications before completing the application.

NCR Counselor Job Description 2020

To apply, please complete form at the bottom of this page.

 

Student Ambassador 

The Student Ambassador position is a leadership position that will work with both Project Uplift and Uplift PLUS. The Student Ambassador will assist with the planning and implementation of Project Uplift and Uplift PLUS. This ambassador will have a leadership role and specific duties during Project Uplift and will serve as the Student lead for Uplift PLUS. This includes working with professional staff and graduate assistants for program coordination and counselor and participant management. This is one position that will work with both programs.

Please click below to read through the complete job descriptions and qualifications for both the Project Uplift and Uplift PLUS Student Ambassador roles before completing the application.

Student Ambassador Position 2020

UP Student Ambassador Position 2020

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