Summer Employment with Johns Hopkins – Center for Talented Youth 2019

About the Programme

As part of The Johns Hopkins University, CTY is an educational nonprofit for academically talented students from around the world. Since 1979, CTY has identified young people of great academic promise through their annual Talent Search, and then nurtured their intellects and personal growth through Summer Programs, CTY Online courses, and other services. For more information about CTY, please visit:

At CTY you will work with an exceptional group of students, make contacts and friendships with dynamic colleagues, and gain valuable experience in a rigorous academic community. CTY has consistently been named as one of the top internships in leading publications. We have a network of past employees now working in positions ranging from heads of school to deans of students to university professors.

The starting salary for instructors ranges from $2,400-$3,000 per 3-week session, depending on education and experience. Teaching assistants earn at least $1,340 per 3-week session, and residential assistants earn at least $1,650 per 3-week session. Salaries for administrators vary by position. Room and board are provided at residential sites.

Johns Hopkins- Center for Talented Youth (CTY) is offering summer employment positions to HKU students. Please visit the CTY website for more details (position details for 2019 will be gradually updated)


Position Available

Up to 2 sessions, dorm, meals are included

Session 1: Mid June – Mid July
Session 2: Mid July – Mid August


Hong Kong:
1 session only, dorm and meals are included

June 30-July 28 for admin and July 4-July 27 for RAs and teachers


Position Type of Site Per-session Salary starts from (USD)
Office Manager Residential or Day $2,520.00
Academic Dean’s Assistant Residential or Day $1,940.00
Sr. Resident Assistant Residential $2,200.00
Residential Program Assistant Residential $1,700.00
General Assistant Day $1,700.00
Health Assistant Residential or Day $1,700.00
Instructor Residential or Day $2,425.00
Teaching Assistant Residential $1,340.00
Program Assistant Day $1,340.00
Resident Assistant Residential $1,650.00

* Details of recruitment contents are subject to change without prior notice. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the CTY and the HKU website version, the CTY website version shall prevail.



Date Details
November 2018

Application opens

Interested students should complete the online application with a personal statement (400-word), CV and transcript.

January 25, 2019 Application deadline
February 2019 onwards Interview for shortlisted candidates and announcement of placement offer