Undergraduate Positions

  • JEP is searching for undergraduate students pursuing degrees in the sciences for the Young Scientists Program (YSP). The YSP Teaching Assistants are each placed at one of seven elementary schools in our immediate USC community to teach hands-on science lessons to 2nd- 5th grade classrooms supporting teachers and students in science education.

    Please find the full job description and application at this link!

    Please send your application form to dkast@usc.edu – the Deadline is March 31st, 2024

  • If you are interested in facilitating and helping with training sessions and discussions, working with students about their teaching reflections and help them find ways to improve, apply to be a program assistant with us! You can find the job description and application form at this link. The position requires previous JEP participation!

    The application form for Fall 2024 is available here.

    The application deadline is April 5th, 2024!

  • If you have work-study awarded to your Financial Aid package and you want to be a reading and math tutor in one of our neighborhood elementary schools. Please send your questions to uscreadersplus@gmail.com

    The application form for Fall 2024 will be available here once released.

  • If you were placed at a community-based organization through JEP during the academic year, consider applying for a paid summer internship at that site. If you have questions about the application, please contact your program assistant and/or Sable Manson (smanson@usc.edu). If you have site related questions, please contact Emma Rendon (erendon@usc.edu).

    The application form for Summer 2024 is only available via your JEP Program Assistant. 

  • As our communications intern, you’ll be responsible for a range of tasks that will be applicable to a wide range of communications roles in your career path. From running our official social media accounts to drafting email newsletters, you’ll be working on meaningful projects in a collaborative and supportive work environment. Our ideal candidate is passionate about JEP’s mission as a service-learning organization and will be excited to help us further that goal. Please send your application and questions to: altmann@usc.edu

    The application form for this position will be available here once released; however we are currently not planning to hire for this position until at least Summer of 2024. 

Graduate Positions

  • JEP is seeking a hard-working and committed student to work as the Front Office Assistant. Graduate students preferred as large time blocks required for 15 – 20 total hours per week. Monday – Friday between 8:30am – 5:00pm. Please read the description here and download the application here.

    Please email the filled in form to jephouse@usc.edu to apply! The deadline to apply is April 19th, 2024! 

  • JEP is looking for a graduate student (PHD student only, due to funding restrictions) to work with JEP staff to develop curricula for our service-learning students. Please contact Dr. Samantha Bernstein-Sierra (srbernst@usc.edu) for more information about the position.

    The application form and more about the position can be found here. The application deadline is April 15th, 2024!

  • The Joint Educational Project (JEP) and USC ReadersPLUS typically employ two graduate students with at least 3 semesters (2 complete academic years preferred) to commit to this program aimed at improving K-5 grade literacy and math skills in local schools. These individuals will work in tandem and will be responsible for assisting in the coordination of the USC Readers Plus program which serves seven of USC’s adopted “Family of Schools”; training and supporting undergraduate students to provide tutoring support and academic enrichment to elementary students.

    We are currently hiring for both the Math and Literacy Director position, which will start in Spring 2024! If you are interested to learn more, please find the job description and application here (combined document). If you want to apply, please send your application to koneazny@usc.edu before October 30th, 2023!

  • JEP is looking for a graduate student (PHD student only, due to funding restrictions) to work with JEP staff to develop curricula for our STEM Education Program starting in Spring of 2024!

    Please find the full description and application here.

    Please email your application to dkast@usc.edu and stellman@usc.edu! The application deadline for Spring 2024 is extended until November 17th, 2023!