The Academies by HSA


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The Academies by HSA

The Academies was founded in 2015 with the purpose of offering high school students an opportunity to engage with pre-professional programs in Business, Coding, Government and Pre-Med. During the school year, The Academies offers Virtual Weekend Academies which take place over Saturday and Sunday. In the summer, we offer both Virtual and In-Person Academies, which run Monday through Friday. All programs take place from 12-4pm.
job description

Roles and Responsibilities

As an Instructor for The Academies, you will teach high school students on Zoom during weekends of your choice from 12-4pm. The curriculum is provided in advance, as well as a co-instructor depending on your level of teaching experience and class size. Pay begins at $16/hr and goes all the way up to $26/hr as you teach more hours for The Academies. There are also vast opportunities for performance-based bonuses and merit-based salary increases. In order to apply, you must feel comfortable teaching at least two of the following subject areas: Pre-Med: Human Anatomy and Systems of the Body, Pre-Med: Foundations of Chemistry and Biology, Business: Entrepreneurship, Business: Management, Government: Pre-Law, Government: American Politics, Coding: Introduction to Python, Coding: Introduction to Web Development
  • Preferred Years:

    All undergraduates

  • Preferred Skills / Experience:

    No teaching experience required

  • Summer Commitment:


  • Weekly Time Commitment (hours):

    8 hours

  • Application Deadline:



About Harvard Student Agencies

Founded in 1957, Harvard Student Agencies is a non-profit with 13 businesses operating across various industries. Its mission is to provide experiential, educational, and business opportunities to Harvard undergraduates. Students get the rare chance to manage businesses from retail, publishing, research, advertising, engineering, and more, all while making a tangible impact on the Harvard community. With more than 700 employees, HSA helps students defray the costs of education with competitive student wages, while creating and inspiring the next generation of business leaders.

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HSA Mission Statement

To educate, empower, and inspire Harvard College students with meaningful employment opportunities and hands-on business experience.

HSA Mission Statement

To educate, empower, and inspire Harvard College students with meaningful employment opportunities and hands-on business experience.