Summer Employment

Instructional Staff Role

Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) is hiring instructional staff to teach during June & July 2022 in both academic programs, YYGS Online and YYGS Residential. We  encourage current or recent graduate and undergraduate students, with a desire to teach high school students from around the world and a passion for working cooperatively with others, to apply for this role. 

YYGS is a close-knit comunity of instructional staff, and leadership staff all working together to provide the best possible academic and enrichment experience for aproximately 2,400 student participants from around the globe. 

Instructional staff mentor and teach students in one or more of the following YYGS academic tracks:

Successful candidates will demonstrate genuine academic and professional interest/experience in fields related to one or more of these academic tracks. Ideal candidates will also have excellent communication skills, organizational skills, mentoring/teaching experience and previous experience with YYGS or a similar program. 

Position Overview

For a comprehensive overview of the instructional staff position, compensation, and to learn more about the role, see our prospectus. We highly encourage applicants to download and view the prospectus before applying to understand if the position is the right fit.

Important Dates

  • November - December 2021: Application Review and Interviews begin
  • January 2022: Hiring Decision Release
  • February 26: New Haven Curricular Training
  • March 5: Remote Curricular Training
  • May-June: Training Workshops
  • June 16 & 17: Mandatory Staff Orientation

Summer Schedule

Applicants may apply to work in one or more of the following sessions:

  • Session I Residential: (June 21 - July 3)

  • Session II Residential: (July 5 - July 17)

  • Session III Online: (July 19 - July 31)

Instructional staff commit to work for the full duration of session(s) for which they are employed. Although YYGS will consider candidates that are only able to work for one or two summer sessions, we prefer that candidates are able to make the full summer commitment (all 3 sessions, 6 weeks total). 


IMPORTANT: Although Sessions I and II are set to run in-person, pandemic-related constraints may necessitate that all 3 summer sessions go fully online. We will keep all applicants informed of any updates in this regard. 

Info Sessions

YYGS will be hosting in-person and virtual info sessions for interested applicants in the Fall and Winter. Come join us to learn more about what it means to be a YYGS instructional staff member, meet our leadership team, and get your questions answered! Please check back for more information.

Application Details

The application process includes an online application form, a resume, and optional letters of recommendation. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning in November 2021 (until all positions are filled) and invitations to interview will be sent immediately following review. We will begin interviewing candidates in December 2021 and hiring decisions will be communicated starting in January 2022 . As such, applicants are encouraged to submit an early application before positions get filled. 

Please reach out to with any questions.