2019 Summer Employment

Instructors, Instructor Assistants, Resident Advisors

Summer residential staff taking a selfie at the baseball game

Note: All applicants for any summer position with CUUB must consent to and pass a background investigation before a hiring decision is made.

Interested in working with Native American high school students in a college-prep capacity? The CU Upward Bound Program offers a six-week long, fully immersive pre-college preparation program each summer. This year's Summer Academic Institute will be held from Saturday June 8 through Saturday July 20, 2019.

The CU Upward Bound Program serves low-income and first-generation college going high school students from 12 high schools located on or near 6 American Indian reservation communities in 5 states.

Application deadline is February 1, 2019 for Instructors and RAs.

NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE for IAs and Resident Supervisor: March 15, 2019


CU Upward Bound is seeking qualified Instructors in the following areas:

  • Math (Geometry, Algebra II, Pre Calculus)
  • Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
  • ACT Prep
  • Creative Writing
  • Non-English Language (Spanish I, American Sign Language, or Indigenous North American Languages preferred)
  • Native Pathways I, II, and III  (Combination of college readiness plus cultural competency and resiliency for rising sophomores, rising juniors, and rising seniors)
  • Elective Courses (Outdoor fitness, Astronomy, Broadcast Journalism, Music production, and more. Feel free to pitch us ideas!)
  • Native American Literature 
  • Research and Writing 

Application deadline for Instructor positions: February 1, 2019

Email completed Instructor Applications to Tanaya.Winder@colorado.edu 

Download the CUUB Instructor application here!

Instructor Assistants (IA)

CU Upward Bound is seeking qualified Instructor Assistants in all of the subjects listed above.

Application deadline for Instructor Assistant positions: March 15, 2019

Email completed IA Applications to Tanaya.Winder@colorado.edu 

Download the CUUB Instructor Assistant (IA) application here!

Resident Advisors (RA) and Resident Supervisor (RS)

CU Upward Bound is seeking to fill 8 Resident Advisor (RA) positions and 1 Resident Supervisor (RS) position for the 2019 Summer Academic Institute.

Application deadline for RA positions: February 1, 2019

Application deadline for RS position: March 15, 2019

Email Completed RA and RS applications to Hector.Ramirez@colorado.edu

Download the CUUB Resident Advisor (RA) employment application here! 

Download the CUUB Resident Supervisor (RS) employment application here!