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:

Preceptor, Semester Accelerator | Boulder, CO

The Lab Preceptor works closely alongside our Scholars to train them in hard skills such as marketing, sales, budgeting, and accounting, while having them complete structured deliverables.

To apply, please visit this link.

Deadline
On a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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.

People Operations Coordinator, Boulder | Denver/Boulder, CO

The People Operations Coordinator designs and leads the hiring process for all new and existing programs and designs work in a way that encourages impactful and sustainable engagement for all teams org-wide.

To apply, please visit this link.

Deadline
On a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Admissions Coordinator, Guatemala | Guatemala City, Guatemala

The Admissions Coordinator will lead our global search for the 100 promising next-generation leaders and entrepreneurs for Watson’s Career Accelerator at UFM, in addition to other programmatic offerings.

To apply, please visit this link.

Deadline

On a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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.