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. Due to COVID, we will conducting our program virtually for our 2nd virtual experience with a 5-week academically intensive component. Students come from our surrounding communities and from populations traditionally underrepresented in college – first generation college-going, low income, and/or African-American, Latinx, Native American, Pacific Islander, Southeast Asian or other groups.

If you are a Pomona College student and are interested in serving as a Teacher's Assistant, Math Tutor, or Resident/Community Assistant 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 via ZOOM -

  • Monday, February 8th, 2021 at 6:00pm (PST)
  • Tuesday, February 9th, 2021 at 6:00pm (PST)
  • Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 at 6:00pm (PST)

Application Deadline: Friday, February 26th, 2021

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