ASU SIBS Project

Sponsoring College, Department, School or Center: 
T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics
Faculty Name: 
Kimberly Updegraff
Preferred Skills or Majors: 

Experience working with children is ideal, and an interest in research or conducting programs with children. All related majors, including Family and Human Development, Education, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Curriculum and Instruction, Communication, or other related fields.

Closing Date: 
August 15, 2019
Location or Campus: 
ASU Tempe Campus and Mesa Public Schools
Hours Per Week: 

Desired Academic Year: 
Project Description: 

Students will be trained to delivery afterschool programs to elementary school students (1st through 5th graders). Students are assigned to an academic skills and games program or a socio-emotional and family-based program. Programs take place afterschool once per week for 90 minutes with students, and family nights take place once a month with parents and children. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of the research, including administering surveys to children and parents, conducting home visits, recruiting families, and working with children. Both unpaid and paid opportunities are available. Students who are fluent in Spanish are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions and Contact Info: 

Requirements for this position include:
-Students must be available 9 hours/week for 3 credit hours (multiple course options available)
-Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (considerations can be made).
-Students must make a 2-semester commitment to the project.
-Bilingual (English, Spanish) students are strongly encouraged to apply.
For more information, please contact: Karina Cahill at or Annie Gallagher at

For more information, please contact: Karina Cahill at or Annie Gallagher at