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Job Opportunities

The College of Education, Health, and Human Studies strives to help future educators find employment. Below is a list of both full-time and summer job opportunities available for future teachers, administrators and counselors.  More job opportunities can be found at

Full Time Positions:

Summer Camp Positions

Variety the Children’s Charity of St. Louis is seeking counselors to work one-on-one with campers during our summer camp. A longtime contributor to the St. Louis Community (nearly 90 years) offering services and resources to children with a medically diagnosed disability, from birth to age 21. More information, or to apply today. Questions? Contact at 314-720-7717.

Camp Starlight, a traditional overnight summer camp located in Northeast Pennsylvania (2.5 hours from New York City), is looking for summer counselors and interns. These positions would be great for any level of student, even first year students looking for an early on impactful, resume building summer experience. Education majors tend to be put in charge of bunks in a leadership position called bunk specialist. The skills learned as a bunk specialist directly relate to a future in the classroom from both an organizational and leadership perspective. Summer counselors will build valuable experiences and have a great time doing so in the process! The position is paid and includes all room and board. For more information, contact or view the website. Direct application or arial tour

Institute of Reading Development

Teach Reading Classes to Students of All Ages

Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2020

The Institute of Reading Development offers summer reading skills programs in partnership with the continuing education departments of more than 100 colleges and universities nationwide. Since 1970, the Institute’s teachers have helped over 3 million students master valuable reading skills and develop a lifelong love of reading. Programs designed by the Institute give students the right skills, books, and experiences that result in greater success in school and beyond.

We are currently hiring hard-working, encouraging people with a passion for reading to teach our summer programs. As an Institute teacher you will:

  • Earn up to $8,000 in one summer. Our full-time teachers typically earn $550-$700 per week.
  • Improve your teaching skills and confidence during our comprehensive, paid training program.
  • Gain over 400 hours of classroom teaching experience with a variety of age groups from 4-year-olds to adults.
  • Help your students become successful readers with a love of great books.

We are seeking applicants from any academic discipline. All applicants must have an undergraduate degree or higher in their field before the start of our teaching season.

Successful Institute teachers:

  • Have strong reading skills and read for pleasure
  • Are responsible and hard-working, with good communication and organizational skills
  • Will be patient and supportive with students

Learn more about teaching for us and apply today: Summer Teaching Jobs


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