Summer Session

Summer Session Student Employment

Summer Session at the University of Chicago will welcome over 1000 academically talented high school and undergraduate students from around the world to participate in intensive study within UChicago's unique scholarly environment. For Summer 2022, we will offer a mix of residential and remote courses.  Remote students will be supported by a team of online Community Mentors, while those living on campus will be supervised by a team of Residential Assistants. 

More information about Summer 2022 hiring will be announced in Winter 2022. 



Student Job Descriptions

For specific questions about Summer Session student positions, contact Residential Director Jim Wessel at

    Undergraduate Teaching Assistants are hired to provide academic support for specific courses within our precollege offerings. Information about available positions and application will be posted via Handshake in Spring 2022. 

    Online Community Mentors (CMs) and Assistant Residential Directors support students enrolled in remote learning courses in Summer Session. They engage with students over Zoom and other platforms, offering virtual programming and events, as well as individual mentoring meetings and sharing resources with students all over the world. These are part-time positions that offer significant flexibility. 

    Learn more about the Community Mentor role here

    Learn more about the Assistant Residential Director role here


    More information about residential positions will be posted in Winter 2022

    The application for Summer 2022 student employment will open in Winter 2022.