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Apply for Summer Employment

We are excited that you are considering CTY for your next summer job. Submitting an application is simple and establishes you as a part of the JHU Talent Network.

All candidates for summer employment must submit an online application and a current resume to be considered for a position. Even if you have previously worked for CTY Summer Programs, you will not be allowed to submit the online application without uploading a current resume. Below are additional details about the process.

Transcripts and Supporting Documentation

If you are a candidate new to CTY Summer Programs, you must submit transcript(s) from all of your undergraduate and graduate institutions.

If you are a former summer employee applying to a course or position in which you haven’t worked previously, we ask that you submit a current transcript. In order evaluate your suitability for new instructional roles, a current transcript is essential.

We do not require official transcripts. You may upload a scanned copy or web version. If you do not have a copy of your transcript readily available, you should go ahead and submit your application, but upload your transcript(s) as soon as possible.

Transcripts and other supporting documentation, such as a cover letter, should be uploaded to the Documents section of your Candidate Profile.

Applying for an Instructor Position?

Candidates applying for instructor positions (both new and returning) should provide a summary of teaching experience including:

  1. Number of years (including through the end the current academic year) of full-time, pre-collegiate teaching
  2. Lead (non-TA) college or university teaching experience by semester (e.g., Fall 2018, 2 courses), including (anticipated) teaching in spring 2019

You may include the teaching experience summary on your CV/resume or upload it as a separate document in the Documents section of your Candidate Profile using the Teaching Experience Summary template (Word document).

How to Request Workplace Accommodations

For information regarding requesting accommodations for CTY summer employment, please visit Requesting Workplace Accommodations.

What to Expect After Submitting Your Application

All candidates who successfully submit a completed application will receive a confirmation email. After that point, the hiring process for CTY Summer Programs is as follows:

  • Application consideration for returning candidates begins in December.
  • Application consideration for new candidates begins in late January.
  • Applications are considered through the start of the programs for any positions that remain or become open.
  • We first place returning candidates in good standing. Returning candidates will be notified about their status by mid-January.
  • Beginning in late January, we evaluate applications from candidates new to CTY and begin contacting those applicants regarding their status and to set up interviews for selected candidates. If at any time you would like to inquire about your status, please feel free to contact us at 410-735-6185 or
  • Throughout the winter and spring, we conduct telephone interviews for new applicants, review incoming applications, and continue to recruit as needed.
  • Positions may become available after the initial placement phase has been completed. If this occurs, we once again review all applications, including those that have arrived since the initial phase, and select appropriate candidates for interviews.
  • Because of the large volume of applications, you may not hear from us for several weeks after submitting your application. If, during this time, you are offered another position or have questions about the application process, we invite you to send us an email at or call 410-735-6185 to inquire about the status of your application.


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