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Teach For America

2010 Corps Member (Former Employee) Saint Louis, MO (US)

ProsTeach For America is a very worthwhile cause/calling/organization. The corps members are bright and positive and eager to make an impact in the communities where they teach.

ConsThere is a grueling induction process, sort of boot camp for teachers. Many consecutive nights with about 4 hours of sleep.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Memphis TFA alum

    7th Grade Math Teacher (Former Employee) Memphis, TN (US)

    I worked at Teach for America full-time for more than a year


    Pros: You will be a Jedi warrior if you survive this program. It is incredibly… Cons: My experience, as well as every other Memphis corps member I've every spoken to, will attest to the difficulty of this job. Imagine trying to… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Great way to enter the education sector.

    Pre-K Corps Member (Former Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    I worked at Teach for America full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Job security, teaching experience, professional development, insight into education policy,… Cons: Challenging work/life balance, high stress environment, TFA staff are resistant… Advice to Senior Management: Listen to Corps Member feedback on the importance of social… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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