Trip Coordinators

Immersion Coordinators  are undergraduate students that lead each of the Center's domestic immersion experiences. The position allows students to develop leadership skills, to assist in the planning and organization of all aspects of an immersion, and most importantly, to facilitate an unforgettable immersion experience for peers.

Only students who have participated in an immersion during their time at Santa Clara are eligible to apply. If you have questions regarding this, or would like to get further clarification based on our individual experience, please email Jake Schneider at

In this position, Immersion Coordinators:

  • Attend weekly preparation meetings beginning week 2 of the Fall Quarter and continuing for the duration of the academic year.
  • Participate in a mandatory overnight retreat in September
  • Promote Immersions at SCU.
  • Participate in trip selection
  • Facilitate preparation meetings with your immersion group.
  • Lead a group of students on an immersion.
  • Facilitate group meetings upon return from your immersion.
  • Represent  and support the Center at periodic functions and events
  • Receive a $500 stipend.
If you enjoyed a previous immersion and found it a meaningful part of your college experience, you may be an excellent candidate for this position.

Applications available online

The application deadline for the 2015-16 Immersion Coordinator positions has passed. 

For more information about this position, please contact Jake Schneider at or 408-554-5346.

Coordinators Profiles


Read more about the experiences of our 2013-14 immersion coordinators.

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Immersions Video

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