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UB Employment Opportunities

Upward Bound (UB) provides fundamental support to first generation, economically disadvantaged college bound high school students. Each summer, UB offers local high school students the unique opportunity to participate in a 6-week Summer Academy. The first week consists of academic courses during the day at Allan Hancock College. The remaining 5 weeks are on Cal Poly campus where students have a “college-like experience" participating in residential life, campus dining, extracurricular activities, and academic work to prepare them for their upcoming year of high school. The dates for Summer Academy 2020 are June 15 – July 24.


If you are a Cal Poly student, visit MustangJobs through to apply for the following positions:

Teaching Assistant, Upward Bound Summer Academy
Resident Advisor, Upward Bound Summer Academy
Resident Director, Upward Bound Summer Academy
Night Supervisor, Upward Bound Summer Academy


To apply complete 1) The General Employment Application, 2) Cover Letter, 3) Resume. Submit to Susie Sandstrom, Director of Upward Bound at

General Employment Application


Click below to learn more about what it is like to be an Upward Bound instructor and resident staff member.

Instructor Recruitment Flyer 2020
Instructor Recruitment from Cal Poly IGEE on Vimeo.


Upward Bound Summer Academy Resident Staff Recruitment from Cal Poly IGEE on Vimeo.


Resident Staff Requirements & Wages


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