Rainbow Educator Application Process

Applications are now being accepted for the Rainbow Educator (RE) program and for the Undergraduate Rainbow Educator Leadership Team for the 2018-19 academic year. Applications are due by Wednesday, February 28th and the process consists of two parts:

  1. An on-line application (please see below)
  2. A 30-minute interview with current members of the Rainbow Educator team

To apply, please respond to the questions below and select an interview time from the drop down menu below (interviews will take place between Monday, March 5th and Thursday, March 8th). If you are interested in the Undergraduate Rainbow Educator Leadership Team, please also complete questions #7 and #8 below.

Applicants are required to attend the Spring Training which will take place on Friday, April 20th 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 21st 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Please e-mail us at re@sandiego.edu if you do not receive e-mail confirmation within 48 hours or feel free to e-mail us any questions you have on the interview process. Thank you.

Personal Information
First Name:
Last Name:
Phone Number:
E-mail Address
USD Affiliation
Can you attend the Spring Training (Friday, April 20th 4 p.m.-8 p.m. and Saturday, April 21st 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.):
Please select an interview time from the following list of available interview times: Interviews last approximately 20-30 minutes. You will receive a separate confirmation email with the location of the interview. If none of these dates and times work for you, please e-mail conflict to re@sandiego.edu.
To complete your application, please respond to the each of the following questions.

1. What interests you in joining the Rainbow Educator program? Feel free to share any information you want about your own personal experience so that we can get to know you better.

2. Please list the qualities a Rainbow Educator should have.
3. Please share how you stay informed about social justice issues both on and off campus.
4. Please provide an example of engaging or facilitating a dialogue on diversity issues such as sexual orientation, gender, race, privilege, and/or intersectionality.
5. What skills and knowledge do you hope to learn as member of the Rainbow Educator team?
6. How did you hear the RE program was accepting applications?
If other, please specify.
If you are interested in serving in the Undergraduate Rainbow Educator Leadership Team, please complete the next two questions. If not, please leave blank and click “submit" at bottom of page. Learn more on the Undergraduate RE Leadership Team.
7. Which Undergraduate Rainbow Educator Leadership position are you interested in?
8. Please describe what experiences you will bring to the role you selected in question #7 and to the Undergraduate RE Leadership Team.

Please click Submit only once.