KEYS Crew Group Photo
A group of high school students posing for a picture

General Duties

Intern Mentorship

  • First point of contact for intern questions and needs
  • Work with interns on writing and creation and printing of their research posters
  • Plan and lead icebreakers and team builders
  • Plan and attend intern socials
  • Attend KEYS Crew meetings

Event Preparation

  • Attend and help facilitate ALL KEYS events
  • Prepare materials

Staff Support

  • Complete tasks as assigned by Program Coordinators
  • Attend staff meetings

KEYS crew studentworking with high school students

Work Schedule

Mentors are expected to work:

  • 15 hours between February and April for training (flexible around your schedule)
  • 15 hours in May to prepare for program events (flexible around your schedule)
  • Attend KEYS Family meeting 
  • 40 hours during Training Week
  • 25-30 hours during weeks 2 -5
  • 40 hours during week 6
  • 40 hours during week 7
  • Available for at least one weekend during the internship
  • Attend Staff Debrief Meeting 

KEYS Crew student talking with intern


  • Preference is given to KEYS alumni
  • At least 18 years old by the start of the internship 
  • Maturity and ability to assume responsibility and authority in appropriate situations
  • Strong communication skills
  • Provide your own transportation for the program

Hired KEYS Crew Mentors are required to perform a fingerprint background check and authorized adult training through the University of Arizona Office of Youth Safety. KEYS Crew Mentors are also required to adhere to and enforce the UArizona Minor Policy with all KEYS interns.

We are looking for enthusiastic and amicable leaders who want to inspire future interns, work on a team, and develop as mentors.

Questions about the application process? Contact Robyn Pratt at 520-621-1773.