Boston Roundtable counselors are not your average camp counselors because these are not your average camps! Our counselors are hardworking, versatile staff members who fill many roles throughout the camp's duration such as teacher, supervisor, and mentor figure. Their global-minded perspectives make them great host figures for our students, and facilitates strong cultural exchange. They bring great qualifications to the table and also take opportunities to gain valuable experience while acting as a counselor.
Does that sound like you? Scroll through this page to learn more about program dates, specific counselor qualifications, and how to apply!
2018-2019 Program Overview:
The Boston Roundtable 2018-2019 travel program will visit all four corners of the USA and is expected to serve roughly 200-300 students.
Summer (Concluded): Road to Harvard Camp (7/10/18-7/22/18) Traveling Stops: Boston, New York, Washington DC NASA Space Camp (7/8/18-7/19/18, 7/25/18-8/6/18) Traveling Stops: Orlando, San Francisco Winter (Upcoming): NASA Space Camp (1/23/19-2/2/19, 2/6/19-2/18/19) Traveling Stops: Orlando, Miami (Session 1), San Francisco (Session 2) Band Festival Camp (Dates TBD, late January-early February 2019) Traveling Stops: Seattle, Boston, New York
2018-2019 Counselor Profile:
Ivy League or comparable top-ranking college students and recent graduates
Native-like English fluency
Some knowledge of Chinese language and culture is preferred
Together with a Chinese group leader, co-supervise and teach a small group of 15-17 students. You will be responsible for their physical safety and personal growth.
Lead the students in various activities, including both classroom-based and mobile learning, as well as taking students on narrated tours of renowned locations and universities.
Be a part of our program design and organization team and assist in other tasks that may arise over the course of the program (as assigned by the program director).
Depending on program size, counselors may be required to attend a three-day training hosted by Boston Roundtable. Housing and meals will be provided for the duration of the training. For smaller camps, trainings will be done in one-hour Skype sessions and day-of meetings,
We will go over the pedagogical and organizational skills necessary to be a counselor.
You will be given the teaching materials for each major stop of your program in advance, and will be quizzed on your comprehension of the material.
Perks of working at Boston Roundtable this season:
Base salary of $1,400 per session, with three opportunities for performance-based bonuses (not exceeding a total salary of $2,000) upon:
Satisfactory evaluation of pre-training material preparation
Successful completion of the program
Completion of all postmortem documents after the camp
Meals and lodging provided at and in-between traveling destinations, including Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, New Haven, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Miami, and more.
Great opportunities to hone leadership skills and gain experience in hands-on teaching, event organizing, and public speaking.
Being a mentor to Chinese youths and inspire the changes you want to see on the international stage. Deepening U.S.-China relations is up to you!
Counselors who perform to satisfaction this summer will also be invited to join Boston Roundtable in future installments of the camps, as well as the expansion of new programs!
Meet This Year's Counselors!
How To Apply:
Our Summer 2018 camps have concluded, but applicants interested in applying for our Winter 2019 camps may fill out our form and send application materials to: Contact@Boston-Roundtable.com by 5:00 pm December 1st, 2018. If you have further questions regarding the details of this job, feel free to contact us.