Teach for America
3.8 of 5 342 reviews
www.teachforamerica.org New York, NY 150 to 499 Employees

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It is a very challenging and eye-opening experience.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsYou get to open your eyes to the difficulties and tragedies of the American education system.

ConsThe education system seems to set you up for failure as a teacher.

Advice to Senior ManagementTo be a positive and motivating outlet to each and every corps member.

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

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    One of the more challenging/exhausting/rewarding experiences you will ever embark on.

    Teacher (Current Employee)

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


    Pros: It's hard. Everyday is different. Intellectually stimulating. Nice to be part of similarly aged group of people… Cons: It's hard. It's exhausting. You bring work home a lot.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Fantastic, Life Changing Development

    2011 Corps Member (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Teach for America full-time


    Pros: You will be pushed like you've never been pushed before. You'll grow more… Cons: It is extraordinarily difficult work. Albeit rewarding. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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