Join Our Staff.

Ready to change the world, one Kentucky teen at a time?

Join us! GSE hires staff annually for the 3-week program. We search for a diverse group of passionate people who care about what they do. GSE staff will have the opportunity to observe and learn from the speakers and materials presented throughout the program. GSE is an equal opportunity employer.
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OPEN POSITIONS

Instructional Coach

Instructional Coaches expand the intellectual and creative horizons of GSE entrepreneurs by providing leadership in ideation, product/service design and development, components of a business model and business pitches.

Instructional Coaches must be willing and able to use non-traditional and participatory methods, with minimal lecturing. They must relate well and communicate effectively with teens. They should be enthusiastic and flexible enough to keep pace with GSE’s intensive, ever-changing environment. Most importantly, the Instructional Coach must think like an entrepreneur. 

To learn more about the position, contact us at tasha@keenstart.org. Employment dates are 5/31/2021 - 6/27/2021

Team Leader

GSE is hiring up to five Team Leaders. 

Employment dates are 5/31/2021 - 6/27/2021.

Team Leaders work directly with the Instructional Coaches and Program Director to help guide the student teams through the process of their product/service design, development, and through the components of a business model.  

Team Leaders should be good at motivating students, spotting and addressing conflict early, and keeping teams on task. Upper level undergraduate students, graduate students and teachers make great Team Leaders.  

Prior knowledge of business models and business startups is a huge plus, but not required.

Mandatory training is provided. Dates - 5/31/2021 - 6/27/2021

Pay is based on experience and background. A room and all meals are provided at no cost. Team Leaders are expected to participate in a living-learning/working situation with students. However, Team Leaders are welcome to commute to campus/program activities if preferred.

Team leaders will accompany our entrepreneurs on field trips, site visits, recreational outings, and help manage the day to day activities of the GSE program.

Team Leader Application Form

Team Leader Reference Form

Resident Advisor

GSE is hiring up to eight Resident Advisors for Summer 2021. 

Employment dates are 5/31/2021 - 6/27/2021 Each Resident Adviser is responsible for supervising the residential life of approximately 12-18 high school age entrepreneurs. 

RAs will maintain an ongoing relationship with entrepreneurs, plan and supervise social activities, stimulate conversation and excitement among entrepreneurs, foster an atmosphere of cooperation and caring, and provide advice concerning personal and social adjustments to being away from home.

Resident Advisors are paid and will be provided a room and all meals. Every Resident Advisor is on-duty daily, including during weekends, with one day off per week. The most concentrated time for duty will be late afternoon, evenings and early morning. RAs are “on call” throughout the night. Each RA is required to attend mandatory training.

RAs will act as mentors and role models to our young entrepreneurs; professionalism is expected at all times. 

Resident Advisor Application Form

Resident Advisor Reference Form

Media Intern

GSE is hiring two Digital Media Interns for Summer 2021. Employment dates are 5/31/2021 - 6/27/2021. The Digital Media Intern helps create and publish digital content from the GSE Summer program. You will create and maintain an archive of digital images, videos, and other content. Responsibilities include:

1. Capture in photography and videography the students and staff during GSE.

2. Create digital projects from the media for online distribution.

3. Update social media accounts daily with current and relevant photos and videos from GSE activities and events.

4. Organize digital images for storage.

5. Be a creative, motivated, and passionate individual.

Mandatory training is provided. Dates - 5/31/2021 - 6/27/2021. Position is full time during the contract period, and the individual will be provided room and board on campus.

Media Intern Application Form

Media Intern Reference Form

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