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. The next application deadline is November 17, 2017.  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 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 from this injustice. The next two application deadlines are December 1, 2017 and January 26, 2018.

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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: 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

Now Hiring: Read Alliance

Location: New York, NY The mission of Read Alliance is to improve the educational trajectory of at-risk early elementary students through one-to-one tutoring in foundational reading skills. Read Alliance is looking

Now Hiring: AchieveMission

Location: Part-time, remote positions in Boston, New York, or Washington, DC AchieveMission helps visionary CEOs and leadership teams, at non-profits, build the innovative and high-performing social purpose organizations needed

Now Hiring: Peekadoodle

Location: San Francisco, CA & Danville, CA If you love kids, Peekadoodle would love to hear from you. They are always on the lookout for experienced, talented, caring, community-oriented

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

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