Thursday, December 27, 2012

Teach for American Deadline Approaching - Jan 11th!

From Teach for America:


Join the movement that fellow Bearcats like Alan Hagerty, Mario Shaw, Michael Linger, and Kaitlin Dauner, among others joined last year. Only 1 in 12 students from low-income communities will graduate from college. You can be a part of a movement to change this. Join fellow Bearcats – from all academic majors – in the fight to ensure ALL students have the opportunity to attend the University of Cincinnati.

Teach For America enlists and trains a diverse corps of leaders who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong advocates in the effort to expand educational opportunity. Our teachers use their numerous skills and experiences from their varied work, leadership, and academic backgrounds to effect change in their classroom and help break the cycle of inequity that prevents students from fulfilling their potential. This opportunity is
full salary ($30,000 – 50,000),has health benefits, offers transitional grants, AmeriCorps education grants and student loan forbearance.

Sign up here, to ask questions, learn more, or apply. The next application deadline is January 11 at 11:59pm ET. {Resume, letter of intent, and online application is all that’s required by Jan 11th!}

Must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree by June 2013
Cumulative GPA at or above 2.5
Be a U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident
For a full list of qualities we look for in candidates, please go here:
If you have questions, email UC alumnus, Sonya Forg at, or campus coordinator, Jody McGraw,

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