Student Opportunities

Student U Year Around Program

BE A LEADER. Apply for student opportunities.

We believe all students can succeed and all individuals have skills to share with their community. Student U students are the leaders who will change the systems and make our dream for Durham become a reality.

Apply for opportunities to join Student U as a rising 6th grader, High School Internships, Creative Mentorships, and much more.

Part-time and Volunteer Opportunities


EMPOWER STUDENTS. Apply for opportutnities to work part-time or volunteer.

We have many unique opportunities to volunteer and work at Student U. Positions include teaching our rising 6th - 10th grade students during our Summer Academy or supporting high school students on their journey through high school as an Advocate. Learn more about the variety of paid and volunteer opportunities here.

Apply for part-time and seasonal opportunities to teach as an After-School Instructor, Summer Academy Teacher, Community Advocate, and much more.

Full-time Opportunities

Student U Full-time Staff

CHANGE COMMUNITIES. Apply for opportunities to work full-time.

Working at Student U is an opportunity to empower students in the Durham Public Schools. At Student U, we will work tirelessly until we reach our bold vision of a Durham where all students are succeeding . We are committed to helping our students feel success and growth by providing thoughtful, intentional academic experiences, and sharing our own excitement around academic content. In addition to empowering our students, you will energize your community by combating systemic racism and structural inequalities.

Apply for opportunists to work full-time with Student U.