Tusculum University Upward Bound Math and Science seeks caring, open-minded, hardworking and flexible applicants for summer 2022 residential/virtual positions. Tusculum University Upward Bound Math and Science is an intensive college preparatory program funded by the U.S. Department of Education, designed to encourage college entry and completion for area low-income high school students whose parents do not have a four-year degree.

Summer positions this year will include 1 week of training, 5 weeks of residential work (off on weekends) and a 1 week cultural/educational trip. This schedule will be subject to change at any time and applicants should be flexible.

Interested applicants should have at least a 2.5 GPA and must have completed their sophomore year of college by the time of employment. Successful applicants must be willing to work with students from a variety of backgrounds and demonstrate a strong desire to serve as role-models to students. Applicants must also have obtained or be pursuing a degree in math, science or a related field. The positions will begin on May 23rd, 2022 and end on July 9th, 2022.


If you have questions or need more information please call Stacey McGill, Associate Director at 423-636-7300 ext.5218 or email smcgill@tusculum.edu.

Please complete the following application.

If you are selected for interview you will be contacted and additional paperwork as well as a drug test will be required for employment.

Thank you for your interest in Tusculum Upward Bound Math and Science!

Summer Residential Position

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  • Please understand that a residential position with Upward Bound Math and Science is a full-time job and only under extreme circumstances will additional responsibilities be allowed.