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We partner with competitive graduate schools and employers representing a variety of disciplines. Explore the special benefits they offer corps members and alumni.

Grad School Partners

Grad schools across the country value the unparalleled leadership, experience, and commitment you gain in the classroom as a corps member. Our partners offer benefits, from deferrals to fee waivers to scholarships, to position you to continue impacting educational equity throughout your career.

Business and Finance

“McKinsey is data driven, human driven, and absolutely tenacious. I learned those skills in the classroom.”

Tim Colter

Engagement Manager, McKinsey & Company

Houston Corps Member 2008


“I learned to captivate an audience and manage a large number of students with varying needs. This improved my court performance and helped me manage my caseload. I now have a network of justice-minded professionals who frequently lend me support.”

Aisha Dennis

Attorney, Federal Public Defender of the Northern District of Texas

Metro Atlanta Corps Member 2008


“As a teacher, you are hit with a lot of tasks and have to organize them really well because you are also teaching. Moving into an office environment, I felt I could do anything.”

Aviva Rosman

Chief Operating Officer, BallotReady

Chicago–Northwest Indiana Corps Member 2010

Public Affairs and Policy

Health and Medicine

“My teaching experience inspired me to work toward equity through the lens of medicine. Like I did in the corps, I plan to work in under-served and low-resource areas where physicians are needed most.”

Lilian Ho

Pediatric Resident, Seattle Children’s Hospital

Bay Area Corps Member 2007

Employer Partners

TFA engages annually with more than 3,000 employers who actively pursue our alumni. These partners know that TFA alumni are well-positioned to lead from every field and continue to advocate for opportunity throughout their lives.

Employer partners can offer a variety of benefits, including internships, deferrals, and networking opportunities. Our partnerships expand across many sectors and career paths. They currently include: McKinsey, Google, Deloitte, Bain, Posse, Reach the World, Parthenon-EY, CityYear, Breakthrough Collaborative, KIPP, Uncommon Schools, and One Goal.