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:

Executive Director, Boulder | Denver/Boulder, CO

The Executive Director leads the team and Watson Institute’s programs in Boulder, CO, where we aim to develop the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders and help define the future of higher education.

To apply, please visit this link.

Deadline
On a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Director of Operations | Denver/Boulder, CO

The Director of Operations will lead our Fellow Search Process and Program Operations to ensure a world class programmatic delivery of a 6-month Fellowship for one of Watson Institute’s newest and most high profile corporate partnerships.

To apply, please visit this link.

Deadline
January 10, 2022

Director of Programs | Denver/Boulder, CO

The Director of Programs will design and implement a world class programmatic experience for next-generation entrepreneurs and leaders selected to participate in a 6-month Fellowship Watson Institute will run for a leading global corporation. This particular position will be responsible for the design and execution of one of Watson Institute’s newest and most high profile corporate partnerships.

To apply, please visit this link.

Deadline
January 10, 2022

Our Results

Watson Institute alumni have created over 1,000 part or full-time jobs, and impacted over 5 million people around the world through initiatives they help lead.
The 294 Watson Institute scholars and alumni from 69 countries have raised over $100 million, accepted to Y-Combinator, Echoing Green, and five 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.