Summer Resident Counselor

Summer Discovery - Boulder, CO


Since 1966 thousands of teenagers have joined Summer Discovery on pre-college enrichment programs. Our students are outstanding members of schools from around the world. They come to us to experience college life while having the balance of supervision from our resident counselors. Our resident counselors provide the students with academic, social and emotional support, supervision at activities, insights into college success and more.

Job Description:

Operate the residential life component of our programs for high school or middle school students at one of our college campus locations:

UCSB – UCLA – Colorado University, Boulder – University of Texas, Austin – University of Michigan – Georgetown University – UPenn – University of Miami - Johns Hopkins – Emerson College, Boston – Pace University, NYC

  • Live in the Residence Hall and be responsible for the student's health, safety and well-being
  • Supervise, counsel, accompany, and be a role model for students
  • Participate actively in all program areas as assigned
  • Must have a high energy level, and reflect a maturity that places the needs of the students and fellow staff members above their own


  • Availability starting in June for 4 to 7 weeks
  • Must have a valid US driver's license for select programs
  • Must be 21 years of age prior to campus arrival date
  • Must be eligible to work in the US
  • Must have a 4-year degree or be currently enrolled in a 4-year degree program
  • Comfortable working long hours, nights and weekends
  • Previous residence life experience preferred

Please note, we conduct the following:

  • DMV checks
  • Criminal background checks
  • Reference checks

Staff are provided room, board, transportation to and from the program, and a stipend which varies by program duration.

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Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Internship, Contract