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HQ (Year-Round)

The Governor’s Institutes of Vermont is currently accepting applications for three year-round staff openings. Resumes will be reviewed until all positions are filled.

Programs Manager

GIV is hiring its first-ever Programs Manager to nourish and grow our expanding network of services for young learners and institutions who serve them.  The right candidate for this position will be a dynamic professional with outstanding team leadership skills, a demonstrated track record of developing, implementing and continually improving programs, and an unshakeable commitment to helping young people access transformative accelerated learning that grows their skills, confidence and aspirational achievement.

All positions average 32-35 hours/week and provide salary, PTO, holidays, gym and pool membership, retirement benefits, flexible benefits, and seasonal opportunities to work virtually or schedule unpaid leave.  GIV is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to  Please, no phone calls.


Summer Staff

Each GIV Institute hires faculty, staff and residential assistants whose backgrounds match the subject of that Institute.  If you are interested in being considered for a position at an Institute that matches your background, please contact the Director of that Institute. If you are interested in being considered for a Director position, please contact GIV Executive Director Karen Taylor Mitchell. If you are interested in working for multiple institutes, or aren’t sure, get yourself listed in the GIV Talent Pool by filling out your information so you’ll be on our list of potential hires. Most hiring takes place in March, April and May.

Looking to Start a New Institute?

GIV is always interested in proposals for new Institutes and topical strands. To begin the discussion, email a paragraph about your proposed Institute to GIV Executive Director Karen Taylor Mitchell.

High School Interns 

Calling GIV alumni!  Are you still in high school?  Looking for a job that lets you talk to lots of people or use your video and social media skills?  We often have paid internships available on a rolling basis for graduates eager to help promote GIV.  If interested, contact