Summer Staff Opportunities

Institute Overview

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Institute Locations

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NATIONAL INSTITUTE ASSIGNMENTS

Operations Associates

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Applying for Institute Positions

Application FAQs

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Applicants are assigned to institutes based on their current location (for example, candidates living in New Orleans have historically been assigned to the Atlanta Institute because incoming New Orleans corps members attend the Atlanta Institute). In the online application, candidates are also asked to identify which institutes they are unable to attend due to schedule conflicts. Depending upon the number of applicants in each institute’s pool, our corps size, and other factors, we may assign
Applicants are assigned to institutes based on their current location (for example, candidates living in New Orleans have historically been assigned to the Atlanta Institute because incoming New Orleans corps members attend the Atlanta Institute). In the online application, candidates are also asked to identify which institutes they are unable to attend due to schedule conflicts. Depending upon...
Yes, you can apply for more than one institute position. The required activities for each position vary; therefore, you will need to apply to each position separately.
Yes, you can apply for more than one institute position. The required activities for each position vary; therefore, you will need to apply to each position separately.
The applicant activity is a mandatory part of all the summer institute roles. To learn more about the applicant activities, please review the entire job description for each role. The applicant activity information is located at the bottom of the job description. It will also be provided to you in an email you will receive once you have started your online application.
The applicant activity is a mandatory part of all the summer institute roles. To learn more about the applicant activities, please review the entire job description for each role. The applicant activity information is located at the bottom of the job description. It will also be provided to you in an email you will receive once you have started your online application.
Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to give individualized feedback on interviews.
Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to give individualized feedback on interviews.
Most staff members need to attend several weekend conferences in the spring to prepare for the institute. Also, they will likely need to participate in several training conference calls with pre-work.If you have further questions about these dates and whether they apply to the position(s) you are interested in, please contact your institute or talent recruitment representative.All staff members need to arrive before the start of Week 0 (the week prior to when corps members arrive for institute)
Most staff members need to attend several weekend conferences in the spring to prepare for the institute. Also, they will likely need to participate in several training conference calls with pre-work.If you have further questions about these dates and whether they apply to the position(s) you are interested in, please contact your institute or talent recruitment representative.All staff members...
The institute will cover travel costs to the institute up to a certain amount. More details about travel reimbursement will be available in the spring. Teach For America also covers shipping costs for instructional materials and computer supplies up to a certain amount. Details for shipping will be outlined during staff training in the spring.
The institute will cover travel costs to the institute up to a certain amount. More details about travel reimbursement will be available in the spring. Teach For America also covers shipping costs for instructional materials and computer supplies up to a certain amount. Details for shipping will be outlined during staff training in the spring.
In order to work at Teach For America's summer institute, international applicants must have an appropriate work visa that will allow them to legally work in the United States. Since summer institute positions are for such a short tenure, Teach For America will not sponsor individuals for work visas for such roles. Alternatively, an international student can apply for an Optional Practical Training (OPT) visa through their university. The applicant is fully responsible for applying for and secur
In order to work at Teach For America's summer institute, international applicants must have an appropriate work visa that will allow them to legally work in the United States. Since summer institute positions are for such a short tenure, Teach For America will not sponsor individuals for work visas for such roles. Alternatively, an international student can apply for an Optional Practical...
Yes, you can apply for both an institute staff position and a full-time position with Teach For America. Separate applications are required, and applicants will be considered separately for both positions. Should you receive offers for both positions, the senior managing director of institute and the manager for the full-time role can address the feasibility of taking both positions.
Yes, you can apply for both an institute staff position and a full-time position with Teach For America. Separate applications are required, and applicants will be considered separately for both positions. Should you receive offers for both positions, the senior managing director of institute and the manager for the full-time role can address the feasibility of taking both positions.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to hold a position on institute staff if you are an incoming corps member. It is of critical importance that our incoming corps members focus on their professional development as educators and on student achievement during the institute. Additionally, institute staff positions require work hours during the same hours that the incoming corps will be teaching and in sessions, so it is not logistically possible to do both at the same time.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to hold a position on institute staff if you are an incoming corps member. It is of critical importance that our incoming corps members focus on their professional development as educators and on student achievement during the institute. Additionally, institute staff positions require work hours during the same hours that the incoming corps will be teaching and...
You may still be a strong fit for the role even if you don't have every single one of the prior experiences we are looking for. Read the job description carefully to see which experiences are required, strongly preferred, or have no indication of preference. If you truly don't have the qualifications that are required, you might reconsider your application. For all other qualifications, it is likely that we are flexible and will look at your application and experiences holistically.
You may still be a strong fit for the role even if you don't have every single one of the prior experiences we are looking for. Read the job description carefully to see which experiences are required, strongly preferred, or have no indication of preference. If you truly don't have the qualifications that are required, you might reconsider your application. For all other qualifications, it is...