Selection Process

Selection Process

The selection process is highly competitive and differs from traditional hiring processes. More than 3,000 people applied to The Broad Residency in 2013.

2013-2014 Selection Process Details and Timeline

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    STEP 1: Submit Resume Online

    We are accepting and reviewing resumes on a rolling basis through February 7, 2014. Submit resume online beginning September 3, 2013. Applicants are encouraged to submit far in advance of the final deadline. Selected candidates advance to the application stage.

    Submit Resume

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    STEP 2: Submit an Application

    The application consists of employment history, an essay question, and a recorded video response that provide more details about the candidate's interest and skill set. Once a candidate receives an invitation to apply, the application will be due within 3 weeks.  Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Selected candidates are advanced to the 1st Round Interview.

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    STEP 3: 1st Round Interview

    Candidates advanced to the 1st Round will take part in phone or Skype interviews. Selected candidates advance to the 2nd Round Interview.

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    STEP 4: 2nd Round Interview

    Candidates attend one full day of interviews with The Broad Residency staff and alumni. The day includes panel interviews and group activities to assess skills and aptitude to be a leader in K-12 education. Candidates will also confirm geographic preferences and meet current Residents. Full day interviews occur in Chicago and Los Angeles. The Broad Residency provides all travel and lodging.

    Candidates will interview on one of the following dates:

    • Jan 31 - Feb 1, 2014: Los Angeles 1
    • Feb 21 - 22, 2014: Chicago
    • Mar 14 - 15, 2014: Los Angeles 2
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    STEP 5: Final Interview

    The final interview is conducted by the hiring organization.  It is an opportunity for candidates to meet with the organization to mutually assess fit. These interviews occur between April and May 2014 and the organization makes the final hiring decision.

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    STEP 6: Begin The Broad Residency

    In July, Broad Residents gather for the first session (Orientation) to meet and network with their Residency class. The hiring organization determines exact start dates, which generally will occur between July and August 2014.


    The Broad Residency is a unique opportunity for you to immediately impact the education of America’s students. Submit your resume today.