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College Students Needed to Serve as Mentors for Summer HSTA Camp


Through a Health Science & Technology Academy (HSTA) grant, West Virginia University Potomac State College is seeking college students to serve as mentors for a one-week, summer forensic science camp.  

The camp will be held July 21 through 26, on the Potomac State College campus, in Keyser, W.Va. (Mandatory mentor training will be conducted July 20.) The camp is a 10th-grade math and science program which encourages aspirations, opens doors, and empowers minority and underrepresented students in rural communities.

Mentors will:

·   Oversee students to and from academic courses and provide assistance in the classroom when requested.

·   Offer guidance on college life, time management and study skills,

·   Interact with students and attend social activities and events sponsored by HSTA.

·   Promote an atmosphere conducive to balancing both academics and social activities.

·   Live on campus during the entire camp.

Further information regarding salary, amenities and minimum requirements along with the application are available at:

The deadline to apply is Monday, April 15. Questions about the application can be emailed to Potomac State College Biology Professor Vicki Huffman, Ph.D., at