CTS Job Openings

Summer Camp Worker (Temporary)

This summer, CTS will be hosting two summer camps. The National Transportation Summer Institute will host 30 students entering grades 7-9 on the U of M campus for a two-week camp introducing them to topics and careers in the transportation industry. Students will engage in academic curriculum, work on a group project, and go on several field trips throughout the Twin Cities. The CAV Career Pathways Camp will host 20 students entering grades 10-12 on campus for a one-week camp introducing them to careers in the field of connected and automated vehicles.

We are looking for one additional person to join our team on a temporary basis. The selected candidate will join CTS staff in the delivery of the two camps.

Compensation will be provided at $18.00 per hour.

Work Hours

Up to full time at 40 hours per week. The selected candidate must be available weekdays Monday, July 8 through Friday, August 16, and will need to be onsite from 8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. on work days.


  • Assisting with printing and packing of camp materials.
  • Assisting in the delivery of camp activities. 
  • Supervising students throughout camp. 
  • Identifying and responding to camper behavior issues; reporting any behavior issues to the camp coordinator or director. 
  • Assisting in maintaining accurate program records, including things such as daily attendance, checking students into and out of camp, and student evaluations. 
  • Assisting in set-up and clean-up of events, lunches, and other camp-related activities, including transporting supplies. 
  • Knowing, enforcing, and following all safety and emergency guidelines associated with the camp.



  • At least 18 years old with a high school diploma/GED or equivalent 
  • Some experience working with youth, preferably in a leadership or educational setting
  • Energetic and outgoing demeanor when hosting events 
  • Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written
  • Ability to prioritize and complete work assignments from multiple staff
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, good organization and prioritization
  • A desire to work in a fast-paced and multi-tasking environment
  • A desire to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to problem-solve, take initiative and to be proactive
  • Excellent customer service skills; a professional demeanor and appearance
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check (required by University policy for youth programs)


  • Experience with middle or high school aged students, particularly in a summer camp setting

How to Apply

Apply on the U of M jobs web page (job ID 360111):

The position will remain open until filled.