Working at CTY Summer Sites

At the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY), students explore their interests and challenge themselves academically while belonging to a vibrant learning community and making lifelong friends. As part of our On-Campus Summer Programs team, you can develop invaluable skills, grow your professional networks, and have fun while earning a competitive salary and working closely with bright students from around the world. Our On-Campus Summer Programs are held at esteemed colleges, universities, and schools around the United States.

Various positions are available at our residential and day/commuter sites.

At residential sites, students and staff live on campus during the session. Housing and meals are provided in addition to the salary for staff. View a sample daily schedule.

At day/commuter sites, students and staff arrive onsite daily to engage in a lively learning community and return home at the end of each program day. View a sample daily schedule.

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Positions at 2024 Summer Residential Sites
2024 residential programs will be held in Maryland, Pennsylvania, California, New York, and Rhode Island.

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Positions at 2024 Summer Day/Commuter Sites
2024 day/commuter programs will be held in Baltimore, the Chicago suburbs, West Los Angeles, and New York City.

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Core Student Dates for Summer 2024

2024 Session Dates for all sites except UC Santa Cruz, Skidmore College, and Speyer School: 

  • Session One: June 23-July 12
  • Session Two: July 14-August 2

2024 Session Dates for UC Santa Cruz, Skidmore College, and Speyer School: 

  • Session One: June 30-July 19
  • Session Two: July 21-August 9

Arrival date for Site Administrators: Session One administrators arrive the Sunday before academic and residential staff for orientation and training. This includes Site Directors, Academic Deans, Academic Counselors, Assistant Site Directors, Deans of Residential Life, Deans of Students, Office Managers, Site Nurses, Assistant Academic Deans, Dean of Students’ Assistants, General Assistants, Senior Resident Assistants, Health Assistants, and Residential Program Assistants. Please note that senior administrative staff (Site Directors, Assistant Site Directors, Academic Deans, Academic Counselors, Deans of Students, Deans of Residential Life, and Office Managers) also attend mandatory training the first Saturday and Sunday in June.
Arrival date for Instructors, Teaching Assistants, Program Assistants, and Resident Assistants: Session One staff in these positions arrive the Thursday before students arrive to get acclimated and trained. Session Two staff arrive the Saturday (one day) before student arrival day.

How to Apply

Applying is simple and establishes you as a part of the JHU Talent Community.

All candidates for summer employment must submit an online application and resume. Even if you have previously worked for CTY, you must upload a current resume to complete your application. Please note that JHU requires all staff to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Questions? Read our FAQs or email [email protected].