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Want to be a great, not a good, teacher? Urban Teachers may be just what you’re seeking.

Want to make a lifetime impact on students in underserved communities?The next deadline for Urban Teachers is Monday Feb 25th!
Who We Are
Urban Teachers is transforming the way people are prepared for a career in teaching. Through hands-on training, coaching, and peer supports, we give our teachers the skills needed to improve outcomes for students in high-need communities in Baltimore, DC, and Dallas/Fort Worth. By doing so, our teachers are changing the lives of the students, families, and communities they serve, as well as their own. 

What You Need To Know
The next application deadline for Urban Teachers is Monday, February 25th; apply here today! The application should only take about 20-30 minutes to complete!

Applying is not committing, so if you’re interested in this program, we recommend applying by the 25th. Why? Because the sooner you apply, the more likely you are to receive your first choice of city placement (Baltimore, D.C., or Dallas/Fort Worth). AND the sooner you’ll hear back from our admissions team: Wouldn’t it be nice to have a guaranteed job by the time March Madness rolls around?
If you have any questions about the Urban Teachers program, the application process, or anything at all, please don’t hesitate to email the Northeast recruiter, Torin Peterson, at torin.peterson@urbanteachers.org, or you can schedule a call with Torin here.

We very much look forward to receiving your application by February 25th!

Urban Teachers – Virtual Info Sessions

We prepare teachers to be highly effective educators who are committed to equity and inclusivity, and empower every child through learning. At Urban Teachers, we believe access to a quality education gives young people the tools to become forces of change in their communities. Have questions about our program before you join? Here’s the place to get your answers, and other resources to help you along. At this info session, you’ll learn facts about our graduate program, cities we serve, and what it’s like to teach. Attend as many of these as you would like, because we are growing rapidly, and there is always something new to learn. SIGN UP ON HANDSHAKE TO ATTEND HERE.

Monday, February 11th 2019 – 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tuesday, February 12th 2019 – 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

HOT Education Jobs & Internships in Handshake

There are lots of Handshake EDUCATION jobs and internships with pending deadlines coming up in teaching and administrative positions. Apply early and don’t wait for the deadlines as many of them are rolling even though they have deadlines listed in Handshake. Click on the list HERE.

Hot Jobs/Internships on Handshake – Education

Urban Teachers Residency – Due 1/28 @ 11:55pm

Program Overview
Urban Teachers is a four-year teacher training and certification program that works to close the achievement gap in schools by improving teacher quality and preparing a pipeline of high-performing career teachers. Educators who complete the Urban Teachers program are among the most expert and results-oriented in the nation because we provide the best teacher preparation available.

Teacher- Denver Fellow Residency (2019-2020) at Denver Public School– Due 1/29 @ 10:00am

Program Overview

The Denver Fellow Residency is a prestigious program designed for those interested in becoming teachers. It offers an opportunity to get a Colorado Initial Teacher Licensure and a Master of Arts in Teaching while working in Denver Public Schools. Fellow Residents spend the first year of the program working with small groups of students while being supported by an experienced teacher. They then move into teaching full sized classes in the second year.
During both years of the fellowship, Fellow Residents enroll as graduate students at Relay. Relay graduate students begin coursework the summer before the school year begins. Once the school year starts, graduate students attend in-person sessions one evening and one afternoon per week. While Residents attend classes in-person each month, approximately 40% of the Relay program is completed online. They receive professional development and coaching from the Relay faculty, and will receive their teacher license at the end of the first year of the program. At the successful conclusion of the two-year residency, Fellow Residents will earn their Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT).
The Graduate Assistant for Residential Community and Inclusion at Mount Holyoke – Due 1/30 @ 1:55am
Program Overview
The Graduate Assistant for Residential Community and Inclusion is a 30 hour a week position responsible for developing and implementing initiatives in the residence halls and cultural centers on campus. This position will support the diversity and inclusion work on campus through assisting with the MoZone program, working with affinity based Living Learning Communities, supporting cultural houses, and providing administrative support for various Student Life functions. This position will serve in an on call rotation for one week a month, responding to student crisis and concerns as needed. The person fulfilling this role will be supervised by the Associate Dean of Students for Community and Inclusion that oversees Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Student Life and will also have dual reporting to the Assistant Dean of Students & Director of Residential Life.

Mixed Methods Research Consultant, RPSG atNew York City: Department of Education  – Due 1/30 @ 10:50am

Office Description:
Research-based educational policy and data transparency play an important role within the NYC DOE. The Research and Policy Support Group (RPSG) is at the center of this effort by ensuring that policymakers have access to sound and timely research, analytics, and program evaluations. As part of this role, RPSG conducts its own research and program evaluations as well as serves as a bridge between the DOE and external research parties.

Summer 2019 Teaching Fellow at Breakthrough Collaborative – Due 2/22 @ 2:55am

Program Overview:
Breakthrough is looking for accomplished undergraduates to join our classrooms this summer. We seek undergraduates from all academic backgrounds – both those planning careers in education and those who are considering it for the first time. Breakthrough teaching fellows have a deep commitment to social justice and passion for working with our inspiring students. Our teaching fellows must be committed to personal growth and comfortable working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
As a Breakthrough teaching fellow, you’ll join a supportive community where you’ll receive extensive training, continuous support, and the opportunity to lead a classroom. Throughout the summer, you will assume leadership roles and practice creativity, flexibility, and problem-solving. Under the guidance of experienced educators, you will work alongside other teaching fellows to plan and teach classes, manage a classroom, advise students, lead field trips, and develop as a teacher and leader. A summer at Breakthrough will help prepare you for a career in education and grow professional skills that will help you stand apart in other professions.

Education & Social Justice Panel w/Four Innovators in Education Access, 10/29 @ 12:30p in CCI

Join us on Monday, October 29 at 12:30-1:30 PM in CCI’s Adirondack House, ADK Library.

Match Education, SAGA Innovations, Uncommon Schools, and Urban Teachers will be hosting an informal Q&A for juniors, seniors, and any interested students to learn more about our organizations and available positions after graduation. We’ll also discuss how our organizations work to eliminate educational inequities and close the U.S. achievement gap. If that sounds appealing to you, we hope to see you there!



Hot EDUCATION Jobs & Internships in Handshake: Deadlines Week of May 8-11



Summer Law Institute Intern at Legal Outreach, Inc. – due 5/8

Legal Outreach in New York City prepares young people from under-resourced communities to compete at high academic levels by using intensive legal and educational programs as tools for fostering vision, developing skills, enhancing confidence, and facilitating the pursuit of higher education.


Admissions Consultant at Capstone Educational Group Limited – due 5/9

Join Capstone’s offices in China or Hong Kong to provide guidance to students applying to top universities and boarding schools.


Climb to College & Career Intern at Branches, Inc. – due 5/10

Consider applying to this paid internship in the education and college access programming field in Miami, FL.


Resident and Planning Director at George Washington University’s Summer Program – due 5/10

Work at GW’s Pre-College summer program in Washington, DC.


Trip Leader at Teen Treks – due 5/10

Teen Treks is looking for enthusiastic bike trip leaders possessing good sense, tireless energy, and a great enthusiasm for travel.


Education Residency at Phoenix Charter Academy – due 5/10

Phoenix Education Residents will support our students’ academic and socio-emotional growth while engaging in professional development to propel their careers in urban education forward.


Dudley Promise Corps Member at Boston Teacher Residency – due 5/11

Dudley Promise Corps provides students with the extra academic and social-emotional support needed to ensure they are on track for college and career success, while simultaneously developing corps members as engaged civic leaders committed to social justice.


The Father Flye Fellowship at St. Andrew’s Sewanee School – due 5/11 

This one-year fellowship offers aspiring independent school educators experience in the classroom, on the athletic field, and in residential life.

2018 Summer Internship (2 Openings) at The Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF)

This position is a unique opportunity for college students and recent graduates interested in an internship with a nonprofit leader in the forward-­‐thinking field of Education for Sustainability (EfS).


Hot SOCIAL IMPACT Jobs & Internships in Handshake: Deadlines Week of May 8-15

Social Impact


Summer Sustainability Intern at the Children’s Environmental Literacy Foundation

CELF tackles climate change by preparing K-12 students to become future problem-solvers.


Research Associate at Regulatory Strategies Group, California Environmental Associates

Work at CEA’s Regulatory and Government Affairs Group, to help clients develop, negotiate, and implement regulatory compliance programs; research and respond to policy and rule changes; and design and executive proactive engagement strategies with agencies and elected officials.


Intern at Eikosphere – due 5/8

Apply to work in a small interdisciplinary consulting group to the UCI (Universidad para la Cooperation International)-UNESCO on a Biosphere Preserve in the heart of Costa Rica’s tropical forests.


Live Foods Culture Intern at Quincy Animal Care Center, New England Aquarium – due 5/8

The Culture Aquarist Intern position will assist staff in the Aquarium’s mission to Live Blue through sustainability at the New England Aquarium’s offsite holding facility in Quincy, MA.


Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Intern at Social Science Research Council – due 5/8

The SSRC is an independent, international nonprofit devoted to the advancement of interdisciplinary research in the social sciences.


Summer Camp Counselor at KEYS Service Corps AmeriCorps – due 5/10

KEYS Service Corps, AmeriCorps members are placed at a variety of community-based organizations throughout Allegheny County to help out at summer day camps with youth.


Climb to College & Career Intern at Branches, Inc. – due 5/10

Consider applying to this paid internship in the education and college access programming field in Miami, FL.


Various Positions at Environmental Protection Agency – due 5/11

Apply to work at the EPA this summer in Raleigh, North Carolina.


Great Lakes Conservation Corps Crew Member at Superior Watershed Partnership – due 5/11

Become an environmental steward in the gorgeous Upper Peninsula of Michigan, gaining knowledge of various conservation techniques and skills.


Communication and Marketing Internship at Meals on Wheels America – due 5/11

Support this nonprofit’s efforts to address senior isolation and hunger, working full-time in Arlington, VA and learning about communications and marketing.


Program Coordinator at Armed Services Arts Partnership – due 5/11

The Armed Services Arts Partnership aims to reintegrate veterans, service membrs, and military families into their communities through the arts.


Planning for Resiliency Internship at Historic New England – due 5/13

At this internship at Historic New England, you would assess the status of preparedness for Historic New England’s museum properties for climate change, and developing a strategic framework to address needs for resilience against it.


Summer Internships at Business Council for International Understanding – due 5/14

At the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU), you will obtain experience with working with the private sector, governments and international organizations.


Events Associate at The Dershowitz Group – due 5/14

The Dershowitz Group, a bipartisan boutique public affairs and strategic communications firm, is seeking a motivated and talented events associate.


Fall Internship at The Obama Foundation – due 5/14

Gain experience with diverse models of leadership, working closely with a mentor at the organization.


Mid-Atlantic Fishery Observer at A.I.S., Inc – due 5/15

Work at sea collecting and recording data and biological samples for the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) aboard commercial fishing vessels.