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Fantastic, Life Changing Development

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Current Employee - 2011 Corps Member
Current Employee - 2011 Corps Member

I have been working at Teach for America full-time

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

You will be pushed like you've never been pushed before. You'll grow more than you can imagine and you'll meet the best people in the world.

Cons

It is extraordinarily difficult work. Albeit rewarding.

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  1. I work in college recruitment for this educational non-profit

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    Current Employee - Recruitment Manager
    Current Employee - Recruitment Manager

    I have been working at Teach for America full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The people are intelligent, passionate and incredibly hard-working. Lots of autonomy and opportunities to innovate with little oversight from management.

    Cons

    Extreme lack of work-life balance. It's very common for people in my role to work 70-100 hours per week during our busy season, with no overtime pay.

  2. The best hard work I ever did

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    Former Employee - Operations Coordinator in Chicago, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Operations Coordinator in Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at Teach for America full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Community
    Sense of empowerment
    Professional Development
    Young staff
    Highly motivated employees make the work place feel really productive
    The people working for TFA are very intelligent. Its nice to work with other people in a team when you trust their intelligence and critical thinking abilities.

    Cons

    Some jobs have crazy hours
    Working with TFA kind of invades your life. It can be hard to separate home/social life and work life, luckily the people you are working with are pretty great.

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