WCATY instructors work closely with program directors and curriculum specialists to design rigorous and innovative courses specifically for gifted and talented students. If you are interested in becoming a WCATY instructor, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. WCATY hires instructors for year-round opportunities, so feel free to contact WCATY at any time.

 Summer Program Instructor Applications


UW- Madison Student Workers (Hourly)

In order to successfully run its programs, WCATY heavily relies on the skills of UW-Madison students other over the summer as well as during the school year. WCATY is currently searching for students to fill a couple different positions; data analyst, graphic designer, editor, and general program assistant. Please click on the links below to read a little more about the positions and learn about the application Process.

Student Employment Application Process

Student Application Form


Educational Assistants

Educational Assistants for WCATY programs support their instructor and students so that the instructional program is well prepared and learners have a quality educational experience. For more information about each program's position, please read the application.

  Summer Applications due: April 28, 2017

ALP Educational Assistant Application (Three Week, High School)

STEP Educational Assistant Application (Two Week, Middle School)

YSSP Educational Assistant Application (One Week, Elementary School)

GEM Educational Assistant Application (One Week, Early Elementary School)

PACE Mentor Application (One Week, Middle School)


Residential Assistants

Residential Assistants for WCATY summer programs are responsible for student recreation outside of the classroom. For more information about the position, please read the position descriptions below.

Applications due: April 28, 2017 

Residential Assistant Application

Head Residential Assistant Application

Residential Facilitator Application