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Are you passionate about equity? Considering working in the K-12 education system? Want more experience working with diverse communities? Consider these opportunities with the CELE Center.

College & Career Readiness Assistant (CCRA) Internship

The UW Dream Project is hiring undergraduate students to serve as College and Career Readiness Assistant (CCRA) interns at local high schools and middle schools for the 2022-2023 school year!

CCRA interns will work directly with middle and/or high school students to support post-secondary preparation & planning including but not limited to working with students on: college applications, financial aid, scholarship searching, and career exploration. Specifically, interns will support traditionally underserved students in navigating barriers to post-secondary education opportunities. 

This is an academic year long paid internship and students will consistently work 10-12 hours per week excluding UW breaks and holidays. CCRAs work at their school placement site for 10-12 hours/week and attend a bi-weekly 2-hour professional development session at the UW Seattle campus. CCRA interns also can earn academic credit towards the leadership minor through LEAD 298B. This internship is Work Study eligible and pays $17.27/hour.

More info: College & Career Readiness Assistants (CCRAs): Community Engagement & Leadership Education (CELE) Center (

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America Reads Tutors

The CELE center is hiring undergraduate students to serve as tutors that will work in local Seattle elementary schools for the 2022-2023 school year!

Tutors will work directly with students in grades K-5 focusing on building literacy and early math skills. Tutors support the Seattle Public Schools’ effort to promote educational equity for all students, with a focus on under-resourced schools.

This is a Work-Study eligible, academic year long, paid position. Tutors can work up to 19 hours per week. This position pays $17.27/hour.

More info: America Reads Work Study Tutor: Community Engagement & Leadership Education (CELE) Center (

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*Both above positions are managed by CELE’s Program Manager of School Based Internships, Emma Pelletier, you can reach her at with any specific questions.

By Erin Lee (She/Her)
Erin Lee (She/Her) Career Coach