The State Pre-College Enrichment Program (S-PREP) is a free high school and college preparation program for 7th -12th grade students who reside in New York City. The objective of the program is to increase the number of underrepresented minority practitioners in healthcare and STEM professions. This opportunity designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine or related STEM fields. The program offers academic enrichment courses that are designed to prepare students for success in math and science. The program also offers career development workshops, college counseling services, field trips and college tours. For the program year, SPREP will be hosted from October through May.
Tutors for the SPREP program will provide support for middle and high school students who are enrolled in math and science courses that are offered by the program. Participating students come from diverse backgrounds and generally have varying academic skillsets. Ideal candidates for the SPREP Tutor positions are those interested in working with students who fit the demographics previously described. Course offerings will include, but may not be limited to Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Biology, Chemistry, Geometry and Pre-calculus. Tutoring sessions are generally held on weekday evenings from 5pm to 8pm and on Saturday afternoons. SPREP Tutors will be paid at a rate of $20.00 per hour.
Tutors report to the Program Administrators for the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Previous teaching experience is extremely helpful
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Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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