Apply to be a 2024 Ulysses S. Grant Co-Director


We hope this message finds you well. We are thrilled to share a fantastic paid opportunity for the upcoming summer with you. The Ulysses S. Grant Foundation is currently seeking Co-Directors to join our dynamic team.

As a Co-Director, you will collaborate with experienced educators on the U.S. Grant Board to create an engaging summer program for highly motivated middle school students from New Haven public and parochial schools. Your role will involve leading a cohort of teachers of other talented Yale undergraduates. This opportunity allows you to become part of a program with a rich history spanning 70 years, committed to fostering equitable, enriching, and enjoyable academic experiences.

Having personally experienced the role of Co-Director, we can attest to the immense fulfillment this opportunity offers. Crafting U.S. Grant’s programming and curriculum, in partnership with an outstanding teaching team, has not only enhanced our teaching skills but has also deepened our understanding of pedagogy, learning, and leadership. Additionally, engaging with board members, community members, and students has broadened our knowledge and love for New Haven, extending beyond the confines of the Yale Bubble. And, let’s not forget the joy of teaching middle schoolers – an incredibly rewarding and enjoyable experience. To read more about this job, visit this link.

This is a paid position. Housing and meals will be provided. To apply, visit this link, download the template, and email your finalized application to The deadline is December 11th, although we encourage you to submit earlier if possible – we’ll be offering interviews and positions on a rolling basis!

You can visit our webpage if you have any further questions about the U.S. Grant Foundation or email us your questions directly at sincerely hope to see your application!


Chernice Mbogori and Dylan Carlson Sirvent León
U.S Grant Co-Directors 2023

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