Thank you for your interest in the Diversity Recruitment Education and Mentoring (D.R.E.A.M.) team!
The DREAM team is a dedicated volunteer group of undergraduate students who assist the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid with college access and diversity efforts. The DREAM team primarily assist with the Pittsburgh Admissions Collaboration, which hosts college preparation workshops. Learn more about the PAC program here. DREAM members serve as mentors to local PPS students through the PAC program and assist with facilitating PAC sessions. Ultimately, DREAM team members will help increase the enrollment of underrepresented students at the University of Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh Campus.
Thursday evenings twice per month for 9-12th grade Pittsburgh Public School students. All volunteers must be available 2:00-6:00 Thursday evenings* for PAC sessions. PAC programming is offered for high school students 2:30- 4:30 pm. There may be opportunities to assist with other college access efforts on other evenings or weekend.
PAC session times are based on PPS school dismissal times and are subject to change*
- Mentor local high school students
- Strengthen the relationship between Pitt and the Pittsburgh community
- Meet with University and community leaders
- Free Pitt Gear
- Earn community service hours for OCC credit
- Earn a $250-300 book award per semester
Interested in applying to be a part of the DREAM team? Please complete a DREAM application at the appropriate link below. Applications submitted after this date will be reviewed on a case by case basis until positions have been filled. All DREAM volunteers must participate in training each semester.
- DREAM applications open each semester.
- Spring 2022 deadline to apply is Friday, January 10thApply to join the Dream Team here.
Please do not hesitate to contact Khamara Turner, Senior Access and Early Engagement Coordinator in the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid at email@example.com or 412-383-7365 with any questions or concerns.