Pre-College Desk Assistants
Pre-College DAs serve as monitors for MICA's Pre-College Program, a month-long summer residential program for high school art students.
They serve as initial points of contact at the Commons Desk in the Gatehouse, and are responsible for implementing Pre-College policies and procedures. This includes overseeing the sign-in and sign-out procedures, screening visitors, answering phones, and processing mail.
DAs serve as liaisons with the Residence Life staff, working to ensure that program rules and regulations are observed and enforced. Applicants must be rising juniors or seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and in good academic and conduct standing.
DAs work in rotating shifts of 8 hours. DAs are guaranteed 35-45 hours a week with the opportunity to work additional hours as needed. Applications are available at the end of January; interviews will be held in late February and early March; hiring in early to mid-March.
Pre-College DAs are compensated in one of two ways: Option A: $8.50/hour plus room and board for the duration of the program. Option B: $10/hour without room and board (suggested for students who live off campus during the summer). For more information contact the Office of Continuing Studies at 410-225-2378.
Pre-College Teacher's Assistant/Resident Counselor (TARC)
TARCs serve as residential leaders and teaching assistants for MICA’s Pre-College Program, a month-long summer residential program for high school art students. They are responsible for the health and safety of the students in their charge, and work to ensure that program rules and regulations are observed and enforced.
TARCs act as a resource for students and faculty, providing front-line coverage in classrooms and residence halls, supervising evening studio sessions, and assisting with the implementation of program activities. Applicants must be rising juniors or seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and in good academic & conduct standing.
TARCs are required to live and work in the Commons for 5 weeks during the summer (1 week for training and 4 weeks for the program’s duration). Since this is a full-time residential program, daytime, evening, and weekend hours are required. Given the strenuous nature of this position, TARCs will receive time off in 12 hour increments. However, there may be times where TARCs are expected to work above and beyond their given time commitment.
Applications are available at the end of January ; interviews will be held in late February and early March; hiring will take place in early to mid-March. TARCs are compensated $2,400 plus room and board for the program duration. Returning TARCs are eligible for a higher rate of compensation. For more information contact the Office of Continuing Studies at 410-225-2378.
SuperKids Summer Camp Mentor/Instructors
SuperKids Camp is a 6-week program offered to Baltimore City School students who are entering the second and third grades. Primary focus is on reading instruction and art enrichment. The Mentor/Instructor works with the Project Manager on diverse areas of a Visual Arts Curriculum.
Other duties include assisting with the daily supervision of up to 20 children in two-week rotations, set-up and clean-up, interaction with children for designated projects, monitoring lunch/recreation/rest/reading times, and offering verbal or written assessments of the progress of your project at the end of each week.
For more information contact the Division of Continuing Studies at 410-225-2223.
Young Peoples’ Studio Teaching Assistant
This position is available only when classes are fully enrolled or to assist students with special needs. The assistant will help with set-up and clean-up, and interact with students to ensure projects are understood and to help with the students’ advancement of skills, and assist the instructor with in-class projects and the end of semester art show. For more information contact the Division of Continuing Studies at 410-225-2223.