YYAS Instructional Staff

We are no longer accepting applications.

For questions related to YYAS employment, email us at african.scholars@yale.edu


YYAS is hiring instructional staff to teach, mentor, and supervise participants both in and out of the classroom. YYAS is looking for driven individuals who have a passion for teaching, mentoring, and inspiring talented African high school students and are willing to work collaboratively to create a successful and memorable program. Instructional staff are expected to take on a wide array of responsibilities to help facilitate the program, including both academic and residential life duties.

The 2018 program location dates* are as follows:

Rwanda: July 29 – August 7

Ghana: August 11 – August 20

*Instructional staff are required to be available from July 24 to August 25 for travel and programming in both locations, as well as throughout the Spring semester for application reading and biweekly training and orientation meetings.


All current undergraduate and graduate students (including those graduating in May 2018) will be considered for the YYAS Instructional Staff position. Matriculation at Yale is required.

Position Descriptions:

All applicants should review the following document prior to applying: