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Summer Resident Assistant with Jack Kent Cooke Foundation


1/16/2013
Date inactive: 2/28/2013

Employer Name: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Employer Description: The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is a private, independent foundation established by Jack Kent Cooke to help exceptionally promising students reach their full potential through education. Launched in 2000, the Foundation focuses in particular on students with financial need. The Foundation's scholarship and direct service programs support the education of approximately 650 remarkable students each year, while our grantmaking allows thousands more to engage in challenging educational experiences.

Website: www.jkcf.org

Job Title: Summer Resident Assistant

Job Description: The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Events Department seeks dependable undergraduate (current sophomores and older) or graduate students with experience in education and campus residential life to serve as resident assistants for the Young Scholars Program during the following summer events: Welcome Weekend Participants: rising 9th graders June 26-30, 2013 Stipend: $450 Hosted on Johns Hopkins Universitys Homewood campus, Baltimore, MD Scholars Weekend & College Tour Participants: rising 12th graders July 31-August 8, 2013 Stipend: $1100 Scholars Weekend hosted on National Conference Centers campus, Leesburg, VA College Tour departs on August 4th to schools in PA, MD & DC

This position provides an opportunity to:
- Provide a safe and creative environment for high-achieving high school students from across the nation
- Learn about an educational foundation
- Assist with JKCFs events

RA responsibilities will include:
- Attending mandatory orientation and training programs on first day of each program
- Acting as a positive role model for students in both attitude and behavior
- Working as an active member of the events team of RAs
- Serving as a 24/7 chaperone during the entire program
- Assisting with set-ups, transportation of program supplies, and other duties as assigned

Pay: stipend dependent on event(s)

Job Location: Lansdowne, VA & Baltimore, MD

How To Apply: Forward cover letter and resume to Berkeley Burgess at bburgess@jkcf.org.

What Major: All majors

Senior: Yes

Junior: Yes

Sophomore: Yes

Graduate Student: Yes