Alumni Careers

Careers & Partnerships

We’re proud to partner with an array of change makers and partner organizations to provide our alumni with opportunities to pursue careers in education, public service, and other related fields.

Urban Teachers

Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD, & Dallas, TX

Urban Teachers + Jumpstart = Great Teachers

Urban Teachers strongly encourages Jumpstart alums to apply to Urban Teachers to launch their career in teaching. Urban Teachers offers a residency and a master’s  in partnership with Johns Hopkins University School of Education in Dallas/Fort Worth, Baltimore, and Washington, DC.  Jumpstart Corps members and alums are considered VIPs at Urban Teachers.  Because of your great Jumpstart experience, you get an accelerated selection process.

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Urban Teachers recruiters are happy to talk to you in person or by phone. Email with your location and we will connect you!

Teach for America


Teach For America works in partnership with communities to expand educational opportunity for children facing the challenges of poverty. Founded in 1990, Teach For America seeks the most promising leaders of this generation early in their careers who have demonstrated the values and leadership necessary to make systemic change. Our diverse, outstanding corps members make an initial two-year commitment to teach in high-need schools and have a profound impact on their students. Their classroom leadership becomes the foundation for long-term leadership.  Through these two years, corps members gain context, clarity, and conviction to lead a life of impact from any sector or field they choose. Beyond their two years, corps members become part of a network of over 50,000 leaders working together across sectors to shape the political, economic, and social future of our nation. For more information, visit

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For more information, please email Jennifer Monson at

Bright Horizons & Jumpstart Early Childhood Teaching Program

Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco/Bay Area, & Seattle

Jumpstart is proud to partner with Bright Horizons to bring our alumni an exclusive opportunity to extend their early childhood education experience by becoming full-time teachers. Alumni will have the opportunity to put the skills they have learned at Jumpstart to use from day one, turning their passion for working with children into a paid career. Check back in late 2017 for more information about the program, and application dates for 2018.

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Other Job Opportunities

Now Hiring: Bright Horizons

Tomorrow Needs YOU. Join Us! Your experience with Jumpstart demonstrates your passion for impacting the future, and Bright Horizons® invites you to consider how a career in early childhood could be

Now Hiring: Highland Academics Site Director

Jackson Heights, NY 82nd Street Academics is seeking a Site Director to ensure high quality programs by supervising staff, curriculum, outcomes, indicators, and finances of the programs at Highland Academics. This position

Now Hiring: Galileo Learning

Los Angeles, Orange County, SF Bay Area, and Chicagoland — Galileo Learning is hiring now for Summer Program Directors and instructors for their educational summer programs. Come experience their award winning

Now Hiring: Acelero

Nationwide — Acelero Learning provides early childhood education and family engagement services, all of which are focused on closing the Achievement Gap for thousands of Head Start children and families across the

Now Hiring: Literacy INC

East New York Reads is collaboration of 10 community-based organizations that share the goal of promoting the importance of reading for children birth to 8 years of age. Literacy Inc.

Now Hiring: Brooke Charter Schools

Brooke Charter Schools, a network of four high-performing public charter schools in Boston (and employer of several former Jumpstart Corps members!), is hiring for multiple positions in the 2018-2019 academic

Teach For America Corps

Teach For America is a diverse network of leaders who confront educational inequity through teaching, and work with unwavering commitment from every sector of society to create a nation free

Together, we can help all children build the key language and literacy skills they need to take on the world.

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