Summer Jobs

Summer 2022 Staff Application is now open!

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Are you ready for your best summer ever?  

We are looking for responsible, caring, energetic individuals who have a genuine interest in working with students to join the Summer Discovery family. 

Our team of campus specialists, directors, resident counselors, residential life coordinators and a full program staff make Summer Discovery the leading pre-college summer program.  Our team goes above and beyond to provide an unforgettable summer experience.

The Summer Discovery philosophy is rooted in dedication to quality; quality in staff, academics, support systems, organization and a general commitment to excellence. We are looking for staff to embrace and reflect this dedication. Our programs success depends on communicating to our student’s that they are welcomed and valued. We are seeking trustworthy, fun-loving individuals who encourage the values of exploration and inclusivity and are passionate about the pre-college experience. A clear head in unfamiliar situations and an ability to change responsibilities quickly is crucial.

About Us

Summer Discovery was founded in 1966 by the Musiker Family as Musiker Student Tours. Our first pre-college program began at UCLA in the mid-1980’s, and now our pre-college programs consist of collaborative partnerships with 11 prestigious universities across the world. We provide impactful and enriching pre-college high schcool and middle school experiences. We are proud to say that our team consists of the most experienced, visionary, and talented staff in the pre-college field.

Meet Our Team

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Ready for an amazing summer of growth and development? Then apply for one of our positions across 14 world-leading universities! Please be sure to visit our What to Expect and Staff FAQ pages before applying. We look forward to connecting.

Please note, we conduct the following:

  • DMV checks
  • Criminal background checks
  • Reference checks


Interested in a full-time career with Summer Discovery?

Check out our Careers page to learn more about available full-time positions with Summer Discovery and Summer Institute for the Gifted.

View Full-Time Positions


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