Students who are interested in Education & Youth Development often identify as helpers. Curious about education and youth development careers inside or outside the classroom? In most positions, you may be in direct contact with people in teaching, training, counseling, or related roles, but some people are interested in other areas like policy or technology. Regardless, people are often attracted to this field for similar reasons - to make a difference in the lives of others.
Annual Hiring Timeline
Hiring timelines vary, but you can expect deadlines for bridge year programs teaching abroad, and graduate school programs to be in the fall or winter. Most other opportunities with education, nonprofit, and government organizations will be in the spring semester closer to your start date.
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Associate Counsel, Achievement First Public Charter Schools
Teghan is an Associate Counsel at Achievement First Public Charter Schools in Brooklyn, NY. With a background as a public defender and a passion for social justice, Teghan took on the role of legal counsel for a New York City charter school system to give guidance on compliance to laws involving labor and employment, contracts, safety, and many more
Major: Sociology (Bachelor), JD (Doctorate)
College: University of Virginia, University of Wisconsin (JD)