Where access to higher education
empowers future generations.

Why Volunteer?

Inspire & Encourage Others

We are looking for highly-motivated undergraduates who want to support promising local middle school and high school students to stay on a path towards college.

As a Mentor, you will learn how to effectively mentor Rutgers Future Scholars. Please join us for what will be an amazing opportunity to work with talented youth, learn about the factors that both stymie and support student success, and be a part of Rutgers University’s key initiative: The Rutgers Future Scholars program.

Get Credit When You Mentor

Mentoring as a Public Service (3 credits) is available both at Rutgers-Newark and Rutgers-New Brunswick.

For more information, please contact Aaron Reevey

The Opportunity Summit

The Opportunity Summit will provide the platform to connect you and undergraduate Scholars with a particular focus on next steps in their career development. The goal is to introduce undergraduate Scholars to opportunities such as internships, career preparation, employment, graduate programs, and other post-graduate possibilities.

If you are interested in joining us for the next Summit, please contact Aramis Gutierrez

Positions at Camden

Opportunities Available All Year

To apply for various employment and volunteer opportunities at Rutgers Future Scholars-Camden, please visit the link below.

Learn More Here

Positions at Newark

Summer Employment Opportunities

Summer dates: July 10th – August 3rd

Rutgers Newark Campus

Rutgers Future Scholars Field Program Assistant

The Rutgers Future Scholars-Newark program is seeking dynamic and energetic Field Program Assistants.

The Field Program Assistant’s role is to assist in executing the day-to-day operations of the program. This consists of assisting the Rutgers Future Scholars Coordinators with varied administrative tasks throughout the day.

Rutgers Future Scholars College Readiness Ambassador

The Rutgers Future Scholars-Newark program is seeking dynamic and energetic college students to serve as College Readiness Seminar Ambassadors during our 2017 Saturday Institute

College Readiness Seminar Ambassadors will work in pairs to facilitate our Team Building and College Readiness Seminars for students in grades 8 through 12.

Academic Enrichment Tutors

Academic Enrichment Tutors are responsible for organizing and facilitating creative and engaging one-on-one and group tutoring sessions.

This role also entails fostering and building appropriate mentoring relationships with Future Scholars.

All hired staff members are required to attend orientation and training prior to the beginning of summer employment.

Learn More Here

Positions at New Brunswick/ Piscataway

Mentoring as a Public Service

Fall and Spring Courses Available

“Mentoring as a Public Service” is a 3-credit course in Africana Studies offered in the Fall and Spring (01:014:286:).

The course is designed to foster an environment that encourages Rutgers Future Scholars in New Brunswick and Piscataway to find their full potential through mentoring. The course will also fulfill major/minor requirements in Africana Studies as well as general education requirements.

In addition to a weekly class recitation, mentors will meet weekly with their assigned scholars throughout the semester.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Education and Mentoring Coordinator, Aaron Reevey.

Summer Ambassador Employment

Summer Employment/Volunteer Opportunities

Summer Ambassador Employment positions are available during the months of June and July. The responsibilities include working daily with scholars in grades 8 through 12, guiding them to their classes, assisting in the classrooms and providing insight of what to expect when they get to college. Applications open in April of each year. Please visit the website in the spring for Summer 2018.

Undergraduates attending an accredited college or university please apply.

For adults that would like to find out more information about how to get involved and or volunteer with our summer program, please contact us as well.

Teachers are welcome to apply for teaching positions, subjects vary.