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The Oliver Scholars Program company profile

Admissions Intern

Job Location

New York City - New York, NY, United States

Job Description

Organization Mission: Oliver Scholars prepares high-achieving Black and Latinx students from underserved New York City communities for success at top independent schools and prestigious colleges. We provide crucial support for our Scholars so they can realize their full potential and ultimately give back to the city, the nation, and the world.

Position and Summary Reporting: Reporting to the Assistant Director of Admissions], the Admissions Intern must demonstrate an ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with team members, faculty, students, alumni, administrators and staff. A flexible work schedule that will include days, evenings, and some weekends is required.


Contacting prospective families and students to collect necessary documentation needed to enter the program
Creating social media campaigns to boost our program visibility
Administrative Data Entry work
Event Planning
Assist during Admissions Information Meetings (AIMs), School Fairs, Interview Week, and SSAT Benchmark.
Analyze data on 2020-2021 admissions season and make recommendations for 2021-2022 admissions season
Research prospective schools and community-based partners for the 2019-2020 admissions season
Data Entry into the new database system
Prepare communications, such as memos, emails, invoices, reports, and other correspondence
Write and edit documents from letters to reports and instructional documents

Job Requirements


Must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program
Minimum 3.0 GPA
Proficiency in oral and written Spanish
PT 15-20 hours per week
Must be available for in-person office hours depending on the occasion

Desired Competencies
Takes initiative: Act on one’s own initiative; making the most of opportunities; undertaking tasks, even if it entails risk
Analytical: Understands complex information; making connections; drawing conclusions
Creative: Coming up with new ideas, approaches, or solutions
Flexible: Manages to adapt if circumstances change
Written communication: Is capable of communicating well in writing, even with people who communicate differently
Monitors outcomes: Regularly checks whether work is on schedule
Verbal communication: Understands others and being understood in verbal communication
Teamwork: Work well with others and thrive in a team environment
Integrity: Submits finished work-product that meets your own high standards
Commitment to excellence: Strives to do deliver your best work-product
Collaborative learner: Enjoys working with others to learn on the job

For consideration, please forward your cover letter and resume to Please note, “(Admissions Intern)” – [your last name]” in the subject line of your email. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

A diverse workforce and open culture are at the heart of our organization and vital to our success. Oliver Scholars is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, citizenship status, or current employment status. Candidates who identify as members of historically underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply.

How To Apply

For consideration, please forward your cover letter and resume to
Please note, “Development Office Intern – [your last name]” in the subject line of your email.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
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Contact Information

Contact Cherice Toney
HR/Operations Manager
The Oliver Scholars Program
80 Maiden Lane
New York, NY, United States 10038


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