New Haven Reads Summer 2023 Intern Position

New Haven Reads has three internships available for the summer of 2023.

Duties and Responsibilities for Summer Intern:

  •  One-on-one tutoring of students grades 1st through 12th (primarily in reading), in-person and/or online
  • Planning and running summer enrichment clubs (e.g., Chess Club, Art Club, Science Club), in-person and/or online
  • Supporting Site Staff in monitoring programs and tutoring pairs, in-person and/or online
  • General office and administrative work – e.g. data input, research, filing
  • Sorting and packing books for our Book Bank

Minimum Requirements:

  • Flexibility and patience
  • Experience tutoring or working with elementary and/or middle school students
  • Availability for in-person placement including full vaccination against COVID-19
  • Must be a rising college freshman with a high school G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher or a current college student with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher


  • Resident of New Haven County


  • Math or STEAM tutoring experience
  • Resident of New Haven
  • Fluent in Spanish

Interns will attend Orientation sessions as well as training in our NHR Program Model including Distance Learning. Additional training will be provided based upon placement at site (e.g., Book Bank).
The internship will run for seven consecutive weeks starting on Monday, June 26th and ending on Friday, August 11th. (New Haven Reads will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th.) The first week will be committed to orientation and training for a total of 20 hours. The remaining six weeks of the position will be 27 hours per week. During this time, we operate Monday through Wednesday from 1pm to 7:30pm and Thursday and Friday from 2pm to 6:30pm. Candidates must be available the entire 7 weeks and be willing to work in-person if offered the position. Specific schedules and placements will be determined with individual applicants.
Pay Rate: $15/hour

To apply:
A completed NHR application should be emailed, along with a cover letter, resume, and most recent transcripts to Include “Summer 2023 Internship Application” in the subject line of your email. Three internships will be available. Only complete applications will be considered and qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.
Final Application Deadline: Friday, April 7th, 2023 by 5:00 pm