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Seasonal Employment

Programs for Talented Youth offers summer and weekend programs for gifted students from kindergarten through high school. We rely on dynamic and creative individuals to foster the intellectual, social, and emotional growth of gifted children.

For more information about proposing a course for the 2020 Summer Season, please visit

Summer Academy at Vanderbilt for the Young (SAVY)

Summer Academy at Vanderbilt for the Young (SAVY), a program for students in grades K-7, is seeking qualified undergraduate and graduate students interested in joining Summer SAVY 2020 as a teaching assistant for SAVY summer classes. Opportunities are available for single month employment or for the duration of the program. All positions are full-time and compensation is competitive.

All individuals interested in the teaching assistant position must complete the PTY Employment Interest Form and submit a current resume/CV. Submissions are reviewed on a rolling basis until all spots have been filled.

SAVY is no longer accepting statements of interest for summer 2020. Please check back for information regarding available positions for future fall, spring, or summer SAVY programs. 

For questions about available or future positions at SAVY, please contact Emilie Hall.

Vanderbilt Summer Academy (VSA)

Our VSA residential programs will not be taking place during Summer 2021. Please check back Fall 2021 for information about VSA Summer 2022 positions.

For questions about available summer positions at VSA, please contact Mark Shivers.