Fall 2016 Program Assistant

Job Description

Brain Chase is hiring program assistants to work in our Austin, TX location for the 2016 fall semester. In this role, you will represent the company name and image, review written feedback to student journaling, and respond to customer service inquiries for our eight-week Learning Challenge. Additionally, as a part of our production team, you will be responsible for mailing adventure tools to our participants.  This is a great opportunity to boost your resume, make great contacts, and hone your writing and editing skills. Curious if this is eligible for college credit? Have your department advisor contact us for more information.  This is a temporary position.


  • Review and edit teacher responses to weekly online journal entries from students in grades 2-8, suggesting modifications as necessary (20%)
  • Create responses to weekly online elective submissions (including, but not limited to, art and engineering) from students in grades 2-8 (20%)
  • Promptly provide answers to customer service inquiries via email and chat (30%)
  • Create and prepare adventure tool mailings (30%)
  • Submit to routine quality control oversight
  • Other tasks as assigned


  • Must be currently enrolled in an Undergraduate program at a four-year university
  • Previous writing and/or editing experience required
  • English proficiency and impeccable grammar required
  • Must be available late September through early December (no Sundays)
  • Must attend a paid training one week prior to start date
  • Those with an enthusiastic sense of adventure will be given preference


  • Assistants are expected to work an average of 30-40 hours a week
  • Job will be on an as-needed basis . The number of hours needed will be determined by our participants.  High level of flexibility required.
  • We are flexible with our scheduling but will need a team who can commit to working potentially longer hours during the first two weeks of the program. Most Saturdays required, no Sundays.

To Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@brainchase.com. Please reference job position in the subject line.