Careers

Watson Institute is led by a team of strong-hearted individuals who aim to shape the future of education while supporting some of the world’s most promising next generation leaders and entrepreneurs.

Below are the positions that are currently open at Watson Institute:

Director of Finance | Boulder, CO

The Director of Finance is responsible for leading Watson Institute’s financial management system, process, and analysis and providing financial insight into the organization wide strategy and mission.

Application deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

Apply to the Director of Finance Position

Our Results

Watson Institute alumni have created over 800 part or full-time jobs, and impacted over 150,000 people around the world through initiatives they help lead.
The 239 Watson Institute scholars and alumni from 60 countries have raised over $100 million, accepted to Y-Combinator, Echoing Green, and four named to Forbes 30 under 30 lists.
With a 15% acceptance rate, Watson Institute is as selective as elite institutions – yet we are selecting for radically different kinds of students.
Watson Institute receives support and has been recognized for innovation within higher education by Ashoka, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Techstars Foundation, Ford Fund, Western Union Foundation, Bank of the West, and others.