Posted: March 12, 2020

Are you enthusiastic about agriculture science and natural resources? Would you like to not only learn more about how to put on a residential program, while being a part of this historic and valuable experience? Feed the world? Let’s get the students of the future excited about the possibilities! Join us to see if this is a fit for giving back to the college, while building your resume!

PA School for Excellence for the Agricultural Sciences is preparing to hire staffing for the 2020 program, join the informational session to learn more on March 19th at 6:00 PM.  Join the meeting with any computer and this link:

Join Our Team: June 29th to August 1st, 2020
Room and board, program shirts provided, in addition to a stipend!

Hiring 7 mentors and 1 Program Assistant

This is a high energy, hands-on residence program offered at University Park, PA.  Applicants must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be prepared to fulfill the job duties which include:

  • assisting the administrative team in preparing materials for the program
  • maintaining databases
  • daily program operations
  • leading field and class activities
  • responsible for supervising participants indoors, outdoors and overnight
  • managing participant safety
  • organizing materials and supplies
  • conducting inventory
  • clean up

Essential requirements:

  • demonstrated success and enthusiasm with high school aged students
  • excellent interpersonal, organizational, and verbal and written communication skills
  • attention to detail
  • ability to multi-task and learn on-the-job

All members of the university staff, university contractors and faculty and residence life staff of the School for Excellence who will interact and have contact with students in the program will be required to undergo the Pennsylvania State Police and FBI background checks required pursuant to section 111 of the Public School Code of 1949, as amended, and to obtain or have obtained an Act 151 Child Abuse Clearance as a condition for hiring or assignment to the program.