DePaul University College of LAS > Academics > African and Black Diaspora Studies > Student Resources > Work-Study


Jumpstart is a student employment program where DePaul students work off-campus in teams of 5-6 DePaul student​s at preschools located in under-resourced communities. DePaul students support 3, 4 and 5 year olds with developing their language and literacy skills as well as their social/emotional skills.  DePaul students who participate in Jumpstart must arrange their class schedules to keep one of the following two time slots open for all of the 2015-2016 academic year: Mon/Wed 2:00pm-6:30pm OR Tues/Thurs 8:30am-2pm.  Students who are interested in participating in Jumpstart should submit an application at the following website and select DePaul as their University and choose the position of Corps Member.