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A beautifully wrapped package with a rotten apple inside

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Current Employee - Corps Member  in  Miami, FL
Current Employee - Corps Member in Miami, FL

I have been working at Teach for America full-time for more than a year

Pros

- good resume builder
- good work experience

Cons

-Cult like organizations with closed minded opinions

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be more diverse

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Other Reviews for Teach for America

  1.  

    Immensely challenging, yet rewarding.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Educator  in  Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Educator in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at Teach for America full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Looks great on resume. An awesome opportunity for community service and to work towards solving the national crisis that is the achievement gap. Teach for America will make you a better, more hardworking person.

    Cons

    Requires a lot of perpetual, self-motivation. Takes a lot to be consistent and to decide not to give up. You might not have enough support at your school and you will frequently question your effectiveness.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ensure that all corps members are as supported as possible in their schools.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Life changing training and experience to tackle any of life's challenges

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Teacher  in  Las Vegas, NV
    Former Employee - Teacher in Las Vegas, NV

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

    Pros

    - Incredible mission driven team
    - As good of training as you can expect to teach
    - Support is as strong as you want it to be

    Cons

    - Work-life balance is hard to maintain

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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