Teach for America

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Teach for America Reviews

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    Challenging, rewarding experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Teach for America full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Supportive network, easy access to management

    Cons

    Experience you get in the depends on school placement, TFA corps members will sometimes confuse TFA experience with school-site challenges.

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Teach for America Interviews

Updated 24 Oct, 2014
Updated 24 Oct, 2014

Interview Experience

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    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Teach for America.

    Interview Details

    Teach for America recruiters are extremely invested. I ended up not pursuing further interviews past preliminary rounds, but had an incredible experience. If you can get in contact with a campus recruiter, they will genuinely fight for you to get the job. It stinks that you don't know what location you will be placed in, but otherwise recruiting was a really pleasant experience.

    Interview Questions
    • Being creative and providing a sincere interest in the mission of Teach for America is extremely important to the interviewer.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    I ended up changing my graduation date and no longer pursuing Teach for America in the process of this change.

    Declined Offer
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Teach for America Awards and Accolades

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100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2014
100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2013
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Additional Info

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Website www.teachforamerica.org
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1989
Type Non-profit Organisation
Industry Education
Revenue $10 to $25 million (CAD) per year
Competitors Unknown

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