UA Student Med-Start Summer Employment

Some internships may be closed. Please refer to the organization’s web page for up-to-date postings and opportunities.

JOB TITLES: Full-time or Part-time Counselors for the Med-Start Health Careers Program (positions are subject to a background check, fingerprint investigation, and motor vehicle check).

DEPARTMENT: University of Arizona Health Sciences - Office of Diversity and Inclusion

DESCRIPTION: Primarily responsible for a group of approximately 10 high school students. Counselors also work as part of a team of 6-8 counselors aiding in the operation of the entire program.

DATE OF EMPLOYMENT: May 27- July 13, 2019 (Counselor - Full Time & Part-Time)


Tutor/Monitor academic progress of assigned students (students take college-level courses during UA summer session)

Mentor students to promote success in university life and within the health sciences

Supervise field trips and other program activities

Supervise residence hall activities

Assist in scheduling guest speakers, presentations, etc.

Assist in program-related office tasks in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

COUNSELORS MUST LIVE IN RESIDENCE HALL (Room and board will be provided during 6 weeks of the program)


Must be a continuing student at UofA

Available to live in residence hall during the entire summer program

Able to relate to students from diverse backgrounds

Current driver’s license and a good driving record (must have 3+ years of driving experience)


Students in health-related concentrations

Students with previous R.A. or summer counselor experience, or past Med-Start participants

CPR and/or First Aid Certified

UA-HOV (High Occupancy Vehicle) Driver Certification

TRAINING: Counselors will be required to attend training sessions prior to the Med-Start Health Careers Program. Training sessions will be scheduled one week prior to the start of the summer program.

SHIFT: Shifts vary. Monday – Sunday

RATE OF PAY: $10.50/hr + room & board

HOW TO APPLY: Email the program coordinator, Alma Aguirre, at for an application.

DEADLINE: January 18, 2019, at 5:00 PM.

For more information regarding employment, please visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion or contact our office: Tucson: (520) 621-5531.

Semesters Available



Tucson, AZ

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