Paid College Internship – College Access Site Director, Chester, PA

Posted by Let's Get Ready on December 11, 2018

As a College Access Site Director,  you will recruit and manage volunteer college students who provide SAT preparation and college admissions guidance to high school students. This is a 15-hour per week commitment. College Access Site Directors gain hands-on management experience while helping high school students achieve their college goals.

Time Commitment

15 hours/week. Site Directors are required to attend every class session (approximately 8 hours/week), and additional hours can be worked remotely on a flexible schedule. Additionally, Site Directors are required to proctor 1-2 practice SAT exam(s) and chaperone at least 1 college trip. Some Saturdays may be required.

Position Responsibilities

  • Ensure a meaningful and productive program for students
    • Work with the Program Manager and Site Partner to manage all on-site logistics
    • Create and run group activities to ensure student engagement and participation
    • Foster strong relationships between students and coaches
    • Attend all Let’s Get Ready events and regional leadership trainings
  • Effectively recruit and manage Coaches
    • Represent Let’s Get Ready on college campuses and at occasional networking events
    • Engage peers through group recruitment events and individual outreach via tabling, phone calls, emails, and in-person outreach
    • Ensure coach recruitment goals are met before the start of the program
    • Directly supervise, engage with, and evaluate volunteer Coaches in lesson plan preparation and execution, as well as overall classroom managements
  • Execute high-quality events and activities
    • Plan, execute, attend, and announce all events such as diagnostic exams, Coach Training, college trips, and the end-of-program celebration
    • Design effective incentives to ensure student and coach retention
    • Manage a budget for the program and maintain records of all purchases and receipts
  • Manage program data entry and communications
    • Responsible for ensuring all program data is up-to-date, including student and coach enrollment paperwork, attendance, student diagnostic exam scores, Coach classroom evaluations, and other data as assigned
    • Maintain open and professional communication with Co-Site Director, Program Manager and Site Partner
    • Communicate all program events and updates to students, Coaches, family members, Let’s Get Ready staff, and Site Partners
    • Respond to program inquiries in a timely manner, and serve as a point person for all student and coach outreach


  • $1,750/semester in fall and spring
  • $2,250/semester in summer


Let’s Get Ready seeks individuals who have leadership skills and are looking to develop them even further. Candidates must:

  • Have exceptional communication, time management, and problem-solving skills.
  • Enjoy working in a team-oriented environment and have a strong network to recruit volunteer Coaches.
  • Be interested in and comfortable with working with high school students in historically underrepresented communities.
  • Be a current undergraduate student (preferred) or graduate student.
  • Work authorization required.
  • Note that some sites may have additional required qualifications.
We are now recruiting for our Spring 2019 programs. The position will start in January/February. We are still looking for two paid college students interns to be Site Directors at our Chester Program – apply at: More information can be found at:


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