Summer 2018 Internship Opportunity – become a TA for Johns Hopkins

Summer 2018 Employment Opportunities: Economics Instructors and Teaching Assistants

The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) is seeking instructors and teaching assistants for our summer programs. CTY offers challenging academic programs for highly talented elementary, middle, and high school students from across the country and around the world. Positions are available at residential and day sites at colleges, universities, and schools on the East and West coasts. (For a full list of sites, visit Please note that our site in Hong Kong is no longer accepting applicants.

We are currently seeking individuals with expertise in the following areas, here are our current TA openings:

    • Fundamentals of Microeconomics
      • Carlisle, PA (both sessions)
      • Seattle, WA (both sessions)
      • Saratoga Springs, NY (second session)
    • Macroeconomics & the Global Economics
      • Saratoga Springs, NY (first session)
    • Probability & Game Theory
      • Carlisle, PA (both sessions)
      • Los Angeles, CA (second session)
      • Saratoga Springs, NY (both sessions)
    • Game Theory & Economics
      • Bristol, RI (both sessions)
    • The Mathematics of Money
      • Santa Cruz, CA (both sessions)
      • Bristol, RI (second session)
      • Haverford, PA (both sessions)

A full list of courses can be found at

Why teach for CTY?

  • share your passion for economics with highly motivated and talented students
  • be a part of an intellectual community
  • develop your teaching skills in a supportive, collegial environment
  • work alongside dedicated educators from around the world
  • limited class size (15 students), plus an instructor and assistant for each class, ensures a low student-teacher ratio
  • competitive salary plus room and board at our residential sites

2018 Program Core Dates*

  • Session 1: June 21 – July 14, 2018
  • Session 2: July 14 – August 4, 2018

*Some sites run one week later than these dates. For a full list of locations and dates, please visit

Terms of Employment

  • Starting salary for two sessions is $4,800 – $6,000 for instructors and $2,400 for TAs
  • Room and board are provided at residential sites. Travel assistance is provided to Hong Kong.

Desired Qualifications

  • Teaching assistant candidates are generally graduate or undergraduate students with experience tutoring or as a TA.
  • Instructor candidates generally have independent classroom teaching experience, graduate coursework, and at least a bachelor’s degree.

 More Information

To Apply

Please fill out an online application at

Questions? Contact us at

Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.