Join the PAYS Team!

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.

If you are a Pomona College student and/or a PAYS Alum and are interested in serving as a Teaching Assistant, Math Tutor, Writing Tutor, or Community Advisor in this very unique program, please read the position descriptions below and complete the online application.

Selection Process

All NEW applicants MUST attend an informational meeting at the Draper Center. Check back periodically for any updates. 

  • February 19th - 6:30pm (Draper Center)
  • February 22nd - 4:30pm (Draper Center)
  • February 25th - 4:00pm (Zoom)
  • February 28th - 4:00pm (Draper Center)

RETURNING Staff Application Deadline: Monday, March 4th, 2024

NEW Staff Application Deadline: Monday, March 11th, 2024

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 recommendation 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