The Office of Diversity and Inclusion's Young Scholars Program offers opportunities for students, faculty, staff and community members to help Young Scholars reach their full potential and achieve their academic and career goals through personal, professional, and leadership development.
Pre-College Summer positions
Peer Success Leader
The Young Scholars Program Junior Summer Institute and Summer Academy provides academic enrichment and comprehensive support services for pre-college students participating in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion Young Scholars Program. Junior Summer Institute and Summer Academy are designed to assist pre-college Young Scholars with reaching their full potential and achieving their academic goals through personal, academic, and leadership development. Learn more about Peer Success Leaders.
Summer Bridge Experience positions
Summer Bridge Experience (SBE) provides academic enrichment and comprehensive support services for students funded by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s Young Scholars Program. SBE is designed to assist entering, first semester Young Scholars with a seamless transition from high school to college and early integration to the Ohio State campus and community. Learn more about Summer Bridge Experience Peer Leaders.
Summer Bridge Experience Course Instructors will develop curriculum, teach, and complete student evaluations for a non-degree course as a part of the Young Scholars Program Summer Bridge Experience. The Course Instructor will teach a course introducing key concepts related to critical thinking and analysis, personal reflection, and the paper writing process. Learn more about Summer Bridge Experience Course Instructors.
Academic Year Program
Academic Success Partners
Academic Success Partners (ASPs) will aid Young Scholars in their transitions from high school to college. They will assist participants in their adjustment to The Ohio State University’s competitive culture and environment. Finally, ASPs will serve as mentors, especially during the scholars first and second year at Ohio State. Contact between ASPs and Scholars range from electronic mail messages, phone calls, one-on-one meetings, and attendance at group activities and workshops. Learn more about Academic Success Partners.