Duke University, Department of Mathematics

Program ID: Duke-SWIM2020TA [#880]
Program Title: SWiM2020TA
Program Type: Undergraduate program
Program Location: Durham, North Carolina 27708-0320, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/02/15 11:59PMhelp popup* (posted 2019/11/25, updated 2019/11/12, listed until 2020/02/29)
Program Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this program has passed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

Duke Math is seeking math counselors for Summer Workshop in Mathematics (SWiM2020). All female undergraduates who are US citizens/Permanent residents majoring in STEM area are eligible to apply.

SWiM is a 9 day workshop for rising senior high school students who are interested in mathematics, with a particular focus on advancing female participation in math. For more information about the program, visit

Summer Workshop in Math (SWiM)

This year’s program, SWiM2020, will take place at Duke University from June 16-26 of 2020. We will provide counselors free housing and meals during the program and it comes with an award of $1,000 (before tax). We will also cover all travel expenses. Counselors must arrive on June 15 of 2020, a day prior to the workshop. Together with SWiM2020 participants, counselors are required to attend all scheduled activities including the courses, lectures and field trips. Counselors’ main role is to assist two course instructors throughout and to help out afternoon group discussions. Counselors also need to guide SWiM2020 participants in completing their group projects and help with their presentations scheduled on June 25 of 2020. Counselors’ assistance will be most important for the program to be successful.

To complete the application, submit cover letter, your CV, transcript and at least one letter of recommendation. Please follow detailed instruction provided in this link. The application deadline is February 15, 2020 with selection expected to be finalized by March 15 of 2020. Applicants will be notified about the decision by email no later than March 31 of 2020.

If you have any question about SWiM2020, please email at swim2020@math.duke.edu.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the program description.

Further Info:
Mathematics Department
Duke University, Box 90320
Durham, NC 27708-0320

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