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Pre-College Counselor Application Checklist

You will need to gather the following information to begin your application. The application must be completed and submitted in the same session. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Part 1: Applicant Personal Information

Part 2: Applicant Academic Information

Part 3: Letter of Recommendation

  • Please provide need the names and email addresses of two (2) individuals who can provide insight into your character, work ethic, and/or experience working with students. Our office will contact your references and provide a form for them to complete.
  • Applicants are encouraged to seek recommendations from individuals outside of the Office of Engineering Diversity Programs.
  • No written letters of recommendation will be accepted.

Part 4: Upload Resume

  • You will need to upload a pdf version of your resume to be considered for the counselor position.

Part 5: Introduction Video Submission (YouTube, URL address etc.)
You will be asked to provide a link to your introduction video. Your introduction video should be 3-5 minutes in duration and must answer the question below:

  • Prompt: What special qualifications or experiences do you believe will make you a successful counselor?

All applications must be submitted online by Friday, December 21, 2018. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please contact us at or (865) 974-0625 for questions or comments.

If you accept the offer to be a counselor, you will need to participate in all meetings and attend the following sessions:

  • Counselor Training #1: Friday, February 15 – Saturday, February 16, 2019
  • Counselor Training #2: Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6, 2019
  • Counselor Training #3: Wednesday, July 3 – Friday, July 5, 2019

If you are ready to continue, please proceed to the Pre-College Counselor Application.

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