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Educational and Exiting
Student (Current Employee), Philadelphia, PAJanuary 14, 2014
at Upward bound I Am able to work on my school work as well as have the opportunity to visit other colleges and many educational activities such as community service.
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Pretty cool summer position
Teacher Assistant (Former Employee), Cincinnati, OHDecember 29, 2013
Pros: working with the kids.
Cons: long days
This is a great internship, especially if you like to work with high school students. Great place to meet new people.
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Hardworking staff who are commited to their mission and vision
Marine Biology and American Literature Instructor (Former Employee), Washington, DC and LA areaDecember 19, 2013
Pros: great pay
Cons: temporary
This position is for those who are 100% dedicated to the students of the program. You will work hard and for long hours but you will also have fun. Most of your staff will work as hard as you or even harder! You do need to work well with others and be comfortable with changes and with your partner.
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Fulfilling job
Peer Professional Counselor (Former Employee), Savannah, GADecember 3, 2013
I loved working with Upward Bound and giving back to first generation college hopefulls. I learned respect and positivity.
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Intership
Intership (Former Employee), Las Cruces, NMDecember 2, 2013
Great experience, got to meet with people from all over the world.
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Micromanaging and multitasking is nonstop.
Office Assistant (Former Employee), Tallahassee, FLNovember 18, 2013
My tasks there were endless, but overall a great program where I gained valuable lessons and acquired connections.
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Teens Looking Up To You
Evening Program Director (Former Employee), Jackson, TNNovember 10, 2013
These were teens whom may or may not have had a difficult life. But one thing is for certain, they look up to you and consider you a role model and its up to you to live up that name.
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Productive, Learning Environment
Student Advisor (Former Employee), Lafayette, LAOctober 24, 2013
I had a great time working with the program and the staff. Everyone was on board with helping youth to receive a quality education.
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Great oportunity to help others.
English and College Board Tutor (Former Employee), San Juan, PROctober 15, 2013
great way to give something back to the community, while working at the same time.
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Productive and fun
Office Assistant (Former Employee), Montevallo, ALSeptember 11, 2013
Pros: excellent management
I would show up to work the manager was extremely nice and thoughtful. I was able to increase my skills with Microsoft Office through having to update files and contact clients
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Great summer job
Tutor/Mentor (Former Employee), Mars Hill, NCSeptember 6, 2013
Pros: teaching high school kids
Great tutoring kids and teaching them the values of life. Going on different trips and college visits was amazing. Got to understand not only what children deals with but a new focus on life.
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Great Kids Enrolled in Program
Mentor (Former Employee), Lubbock, TXAugust 25, 2013
Dynamic environment working with great kids. Every day was something new and the kids were fantastic to work with.
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Supporting and mentoring unique and passionate young people
Program Assistant (Former Employee), Kahului, HIAugust 20, 2013
Working with and around high-school students as they engage in summer enrichment programming.
Organizing activities for them and providing college and larger life insights to help guide them to high-school and college success.
Working with a culturally diverse staff and being engaged in the community at large.
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Upward Bound was a great company to gain expierence
Counselor (Former Employee), Chelsea, MAAugust 20, 2013
Provided direct care for 50 “at-risk” high school students enrolled in a residential summer program that promotes higher education Tutored and mentored youths enrolled in program to foster an appreciation for learning Facilitated and budgeted for weekly trips to college fairs and job workshops to encourage and educate students about future possibilities
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Good Experience
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee), Austin, TexasAugust 14, 2013
Pros: helping others
College Job that helped me gain knowledge in different areas such as filing papers, grading exams, phone calls etc
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Productive workplace with fun environment
Office Assistant (Former Employee), Manhattan, NYAugust 14, 2013
This job helped me mostly with school. I was being tutored and working at the the same time. This was summer youth employment.
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great program
Summer RA/Tutor (Former Employee), Carson, CAAugust 9, 2013
Pros: free lunch, great students, great staff
Cons: few breaks, long schedule
this was an overall great job. the students and staff were great for the most part. the mission of the program is absolutely wonderful. the days were really long (7:30 am -11 pm) but it was personally rewarding.
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Inspiring place to work
Tutor (Former Employee), Hopkinsville, KYAugust 8, 2013
The Upward Bound program allows workers to assist kids in achieving their goals.
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Working with career aspiring youth
Program Assistant/Summer Internship Coordinator (Former Employee), Monmouth, ORJuly 17, 2013
Pros: seeing students grow.
Be a mentor and role model. Great staff with an academic and career focus.
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Senior Academic Advisor (Former Employee), Washington, DCJuly 8, 2013
There is an extreme need to keep programs like this accessible to our local youth. It is very unfortunate that funding was cut from the TRiO program, Upward Bound.

Upward Bound Salaries

Tutor
$10.00 per hour
Mathematics Teacher
$30.00 per hour