Mentor PAYS Scholars this summer!

The Pomona College Academy for Youth Success (PAYS) is a college access program for high school students with a 4-week academically intensive, residential component during the summer. Students come from our surrounding communities and from populations traditionally underrepresented in college – first generation college-going, low income, and/or African-American, Latina/o, Native American, Pacific Islander or other groups. More info at

If you are Pomona College student and interested in serving as a Teacher's Assistant, Math Tutor, Writing Tutor, or Resident Assistant in this very unique program, please read the position descriptions below and complete the online application.

All applicants MUST attend an informational meeting OR schedule an individual appointment with Sergio Marín or Katia Jimenez.

Please read the following information which contains an overview of the program, application requirements, and important dates:

After deciding which position(s) you are interested in, please read the position description(s) below:

Please complete the online application available here: 

You are required to submit the following recommendation form OR a letter from a community leader, supervisor, or faculty member:

Thank you for your interest in applying.  If you have any questions, please email us at or