Teach for America

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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 an year)

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.

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    The best hard work I ever did

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    Former Employee - Operations Coordinator in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Operations Coordinator in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Teach for America full-time (less than an year)

    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.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Even as an intern, I felt that my opinion was valued in decision-making and the work I did made an impact on campus.

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    Former Employee - Campus Campaign Coordinator in Rochester, NY
    Former Employee - Campus Campaign Coordinator in Rochester, NY

    I worked at Teach for America as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    If you care about educational inequity, there's no better place to work -- they are mission-driven and ground everything you do, even as an intern, in their mission and vision.

    Cons

    As a CCC, it can be hard to see how your work helps advance the cause of the organization and a large chunk of time is spent on sometimes tedious data entry and management. It's important that you care about the broader mission to stay committed to these tasks.

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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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