Wave LF is a nonprofit organization seeking to address long-standing inequities in education opportunities. They believe in a world where students – regardless of socioeconomic background – can explore new interests, ignite a passion for learning, and succeed. They host free Zoom tutoring, summer seminars, speaker workshops, provide college application support, and much more.
- Free & Accessible Programming
All of their resources are free in an effort to make educational opportunities more accessible to all. They’re driven by their passion for educational equity.
- Fun & Passionate Student Instructors
Since instructors are high school upperclassmen and college students, you’ll be learning from passionate, relatable, and knowledgeable student mentors.
- Love of Learning
In seminars, they explore niche topics that you may not learn in a traditional classroom, whether in “The Mathematics of Burritos” or “Greek Mythology & Storytelling.” With tutoring, students receive personalized attention to help them grow as learners and succeed in the classroom.
At Wave, you will be part of a welcoming and diverse community of learners. In seminars and tutoring sessions alike, you will connect with other middle and high school students around the world.
Role: Frontend Developer
Role: Backend Developer
Description: They are looking for an experienced AWS Amplify Backend Developer for ReactJS applications. Your primary focus will be on developing the AWS Amplify application backend using DynamoDB, GraphQL, S3, and Lambda functions. You will ensure that these components and the overall application backend are robust and easy to maintain.
Role: Engaged Seminars Coordinator
Description: Organize Summer Waves, their flagship service: diverse, live workshops and seminars that help students continue learning during the summer and discover new passions. Work with instructors, students, and parents to create a fun and fulfilling experience.
Role: Curricular Support Coordinator
Description: Organize their 24/7 tutoring program to support all students in achieving academic excellence. Work with students and mentors to create the optimal learning environment.
Role: Special Events Coordinator
Description: Work with speakers and external organizations to put on special events.
Role: Partnerships & Outreach Coordinator
Description: Engage schools, educators, and organizations within areas of interest to expand their reach to new communities and build long-term relationships.
Role: Fundraising Analyst
Description: Brainstorm and organize creative fundraising initiatives to support their operations. Source and apply to grants and competitions. Gain a deep knowledge of Wave’s history, mission, and goals in order to effectively communicate with potential funders. Help manage finances.
Role: Sponsorships Coordinator
Description: Source and contact potential sponsors and donors to support their operations. Assist with the creation of materials like pitch decks and sponsorship packages. Assist in building and maintaining relationships with sponsors.
Role: Video Producer
Description: Brainstorm and produce creative video content for Wave’s students. Help students learn about opportunities in higher education and different careers, connect FGLI students with unique resources, and break down myths holding students back.
Role: Social Media Video Producer
Description: Design, record and post short videos on their social media platforms (Instagram, TikTok) on a weekly basis. Keep up with social media trends and how they can best be used to promote Wave LF’s initiatives. Work with the Social Media team on overarching Wave LF marketing strategy.
Role: Social Media Coordinator
Description: Brainstorm, write, and produce creative social media content to engage their audience. Write informative copy for social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, & Twitter) on a weekly basis about their services.
Description: Design aesthetically pleasing and engaging social media posts, blog graphics, YouTube thumbnails, etc., to increase awareness among students about the free learning opportunities offered by Wave LF.
Role: Blog Writer and Press Coordinator
Description: Conduct research and write content about relevant topics for Wave’s Medium blog. Topics can be diverse, ranging from informational pieces (how to apply for financial aid, how to draft a resume, what different college majors look like, etc.) to personal (reflections, voices of diverse students, etc.). Maintain press releases and work with press outreach.
Role: Podcast Co-Anchor
Description: Produce podcast episodes with interesting guests. Source guests, brainstorm and coordinate questions/roadmaps for each episode, and record, edit, and post episodes.
- Wave serves thousands of students from around the world, and all the work you do directly serves their mission.
- Dip your toes into the education field. Learn about current issues, initiatives, and research around educational opportunities.
- Meet passionate people. Work with kind and talented students from all over the world.
- Access resources. Attend workshops, join calls with and learn from experts in multiple fields, and participate in intra-team discussions around educational equity.
- Build your skills. Whether you’re looking to practice your leadership, business, coding, writing, design, video, teaching, or communication skills, they’ve got real-world projects and mentorship to help you grow.
- Different roles require different things; please refer to this document for details!
- Apply via the Apply Now icon.
- If selected, you’ll be invited to a short Zoom interview so that they can get to know you better.