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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Post-Graduate Teaching

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/fellowships/postgradteaching.html

There are many opportunities available for future educators just finishing their bachelor or master's degrees. Listed below are fellowships that the Fellowships Office is already familiar with; contact us or check in regularly for additional opportunities.

Opportunities in the USA

AmeriCorps: AmeriCorps engages more than 75,000 Americans in intensive service each year at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country.
Deadlines vary.

Baltimore City Teaching Residency: Prepares exceptional teachers for students in the country's most disadvantaged communities, where too many children start school behind and struggle to catch up. Residents teach in one of the following subject areas--Biology, Chemistry, Early Childhood, English, Math, and Special Education.
Deadlines vary.

Blue Engine Teaching Fellowship: For one academic year, 3-4 Blue Engine Teaching Assistants support roughly 100 students enrolled in a single subject at a single New York school. Teaching Assistants spend an additional year supporting students at an urban public school.
Deadlines vary.

Boston Teacher Residency: Boston Teacher Residency (BTR) is a master’s program in education that recruits talented college graduates, career changers and community members and gives them the tools they need to make an immediate impact in the classrooms of the Boston Public Schools (BPS). Teacher Residents spend the full academic year in a BPS classroom, teaching alongside an experienced mentor and applying theory to practice through rigorous coursework. Their commitment earns them a master’s degree in education from UMass Boston, a Massachusetts Initial Teacher License and credit toward a dual license in Special Education.
Deadlines vary.

CalWest Educators Independent School Teacher Placement: CalWest Educators Placement is the leading recruitment firm specializing in the placement of educators and school leaders in independent and private schools throughout California and other western states. As a candidate with CalWest, you will have access to a team with many years experience guiding educators through the process of searching for a position.
Deadlines vary.

Chicago Teaching Residency: The Chicago Teacher Residency is a full-time, yearlong urban teacher training program that equips residents with the training, skills, and strategies that will empower their students to pursue their dreams.
The application submission period is October 1st-May 1st.

Citizen Schools National Teaching Fellowship: A paid AmeriCorps national service opportunity for individuals dedicated to directly impacting the futures of middle school students in low income communities across America. A two-year service commitment grants students months of extra learning that translates into college readiness, career opportunity and the ability to achieve their dreams.
Rolling deadline.

City on a Hill Corps Tutoring Program: The CoaHCORPS Tutorial Program is full-time tutoring program serving all City on a Hill students in grades 9-11 with daily literacy and numeracy tutorials. CORPS members commit to a year (Aug-Aug) of service at a City on a Hill school. Members meet the students at their entering achievement levels and work to advance them beyond grade level. As part of this program, City on a Hill provides a living stipend as well as health and dental benefits, not to mention the experience of a lifetime.
Rolling deadline.

City Year: City Year is an 11-month AmeriCorps program that works to bridge the gap in high-poverty communities between the support the students in the communities actually need, and what their schools are designed to provide.
The deadline for this award is September.

College of Education Graduate Teaching Fellowship: If you are a teacher newly licensed in Minnesota, the College of Education at Minnesota State Mankato invites you to become a part of its fellowship program in 10 partner districts (8 in Southern MN, 2 in the Metro). This program is sponsored by the Center for School-University Partnerships and is part of a broader initiative that seeks to connect schools and universities.
Deadlines vary.

Cotting School Fellowship Program: The Cotting School in Lexington, Massachusetts awards an annual fellowship to a recent graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in the field of education or special education. The individual will join Cotting for a two-year teaching and learning experience. This individual will have full-time teaching responsibility.
Deadlines vary.

Culver Academics One-Year Internship Program: The Intern program at the Culver Academies in Indiana currently offers a rich experience for recent college graduates who want to explore various career opportunities at an independent boarding school. This program provides apprenticeships through which individuals gain the knowledge and experience necessary to pursue successful careers in secondary independent schools as well as valuable work experience for dynamic and highly motivated young adults pursuing opportunities outside of the educational field.
Deadlines vary.

Deerfield Academy: Deerfield is committed to the development of new teachers. Believing that an apprenticeship relationship and ongoing education are the best ways to develop the craft of teaching, Deerfield’s Teaching Fellows program is based on mentoring by veteran faculty members and obtaining a Master’s Degree in Teaching from the University of Pennsylvania over the course of two years.
Deadlines vary.

Eagle Rock School Public Allies Fellowship Program: The Public Allies fellowship program provides twelve individuals with an advanced year-long service and leadership development program focused on education and youth development at the nationally recognized Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center located in Estes Park, Colorado.
The deadlines for this award are February (early) and March (final).

Education Group Independent School Teacher Placement: This firm, founded in 1988 to assist independent schools with their faculty hiring, works in a distinct way. By getting to know a candidate, knowing the distinctive culture and needs of the schools, and screening to the specific requirements of the position, they are able to make referrals and good candidate/school matches. As a firm of educators, they believe this process is invaluable to producing win/win outcomes, and long lasting relationships.
Deadlines vary.

Education Pioneers Fellowship: Provides exceptional professionals with stepping stones into education leadership careers that solve problems outside the classroom so that teachers and students can succeed inside the classroom. The Summer Track is an intensive 10-week program, and the Career Track can begin throughout the year and include full-time jobs and fixed-term roles (usually 10+ months).
The deadline for the SummerTrack is December; the deadline for the Career Track varies.

Educator's Ally, Inc. Independent School Teacher Placement: Educator’s Ally provides personalized service to educators and school administrators. Member schools contact them for candidate referrals for a variety of teaching and administrative positions. Teaching positions range from pre-kindergarten through Grade 12. Most positions require experience, as well as a master’s degree, and they look for candidates with strong credentials who are dedicated to a career in independent school teaching.
Deadlines vary.

Free School Residential Internship Program: The Free School, a democratically run preK-8th grade independent school in the south end of Albany, NY, offers a comprehensive, yearlong residential internship program that includes valuable learning experiences both in and outside of school.
The deadline for this award is March.

GeoCorps: GeoCorps Diversity Internships are paid, short-term geoscience positions in some of the most beautiful natural areas in the world—America’s National Parks, National Forests, and BLM lands. The principal goal of the GeoCorps Diversity Internships is to stimulate interesting careers in geoscience research and education among groups underrepresented in geoscience professions.
The deadlines for these awards are February for spring/summer positions and July for fall/winter positions.

Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Awards: This program recognizes outstanding graduating college seniors who have demonstrated academic and extracurricular excellence in American history or American studies as well as a commitment to public service and community involvement.
The deadline for this award is March.

Greenwich Country Day School Co-Teacher Program: This co-teacher program in Greenwich, Connecticut employs 27 college graduates participating in a one or two year experience fostering exploration of the elementary and early childhood teaching profession. Participants explore all aspects of an elementary classroom. Additional responsibilities include either coaching athletic teams in grades 6-9 or working in the after school program in grades 1-3.
Deadlines vary.

Groton School Teacher-Intern Program: This program in Groton, Massachusetts serves recent college graduates interested in working under supervision to develop the varied skills required of secondary boarding school teachers. The program offers as wide an exposure as possible to all aspects of life at the School. The intern's responsibilities will include supervised teaching under the guidance of an experienced member of the department, observation of other classes, and teaching or assisting in at least one other class.
The deadline for this award is January.

Hotchkiss School One-Year Teaching Intern Program: This two-year program is designed to provide exceptionally promising young teachers an introduction to a career in education in a highly supportive environment. Designed for those who are new to teaching or have limited experience as teachers, the Teaching Fellows Program combines in-depth teaching and residential life experience, collaborative learning opportunities with fellows from other boarding schools, and University of Pennsylvania graduate coursework.
Deadlines vary.

Indianapolis Teaching Fellows: We prepare exceptional teachers for the students in our country’s most disadvantaged communities. The subject areas for the Indianapolis branch are Biology, Chemistry, Elementary, English, Math, Social Studies, Spanish as a Foreign Language, Special Education.
Deadlines vary.

Inner-City Teaching Corps Ryan Fellowship: The Ryan Fellowship is a one-year, paid fellowship providing aspiring principals with the opportunity to step back and develop a high-impact strategy and plan for creating a high-achieving urban school in the year prior to their first year as a principal.
Deadlines vary.

Inspired Teaching Certificate Program: The Program is a state-accredited, 24-month teacher preparation program that prepares, supports, and certifies highly qualified individuals to become teachers in the District of Columbia. The Program prepares educators in the areas of Early Childhood and Elementary Education.
The deadlines for this award are December, February, and March.

Kenan-Lewis Internship: They invite recent college graduates interested in working in an independent boarding school environment to apply for a Kenan-Lewis Internship at Woodberry Forest School, a boarding school for 400 boys in grades 9 through 12 located on 1200 scenic acres in Madison County, Virginia. The internship program helps interns develop the skills required of boarding school teachers while introducing them to all aspects of school life.
The deadline for this award is January.

KIPP DC Capitol Teaching Residency: CTR is an intensive year-long teacher training program based in the highest performing charter schools in Washington, DC. This highly selective program focuses on the areas of Math and Science, Special Education, and Early Childhood.
The deadlines for this award are October, November, January, February, and March.

Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship: The KSTF is awarded based on the potential to develop the content knowledge needed for teaching, the potential to develop exemplary teaching practices, and the potential to develop the qualities of a teacher leader. KSTF Fellows receive stipends, funding for professional development, grants for teaching materials, and leadership and mentoring opportunities.
The deadline for this award is November.

James Madison Memorial Fellowship: The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers $24,000 James Madison Graduate Fellowships to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level.
The deadline for this award is March.

Louisiana Teaching Fellows: We prepare exceptional teachers for the students who need them most – those in our country’s most disadvantaged communities, where too many children start school behind and struggle to catch up. Candidates cannot be eligible for certification in any state. The subject areas are Biology, Chemistry, Early Childhood, Elementary, English, Math, Physics, Science, Spanish as a Foreign Language, and Special Education.
Deadlines vary.

MATCH Corps: Match Corps is a one-year urban education fellowship focused on tutoring and mentoring Boston students with the goal of success in college and beyond. Most students will be the first in their families to go to college.
Rolling deadline.

Math for America: The Math for America Fellowship is a highly selective, five-year program where recent college graduates and mid-career professionals make a commitment to teach mathematics in public secondary schools. The Fellowship includes one year earning a master’s degree in education and four years teaching math and participating in MƒA corps activities and professional development. MƒA Fellows are mathematically sophisticated individuals who are new to teaching and use their talents to make a difference in students’ lives.
Deadlines vary.

Mentoring at Punahou: Punahou School in Honolulu offers a new teacher mentoring program in grades 9 – 12. This yearlong program is designed to give support, training and experience to college graduates who are considering teaching as a career. Applications are reviewed in all departments.
Positions are posted until filled.

Mississippi Teaching Corps: Modeled after the Peace Corps, the Mississippi Teacher Corps (MTC) is a two-year program that trains non-education majors to teach in high-poverty public schools in Mississippi. For two years participants live and teach in rural and urban Mississippi communities. While teaching each participant earns a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Mississippi and receives training and support from MTC.
The deadline for this award is March.

Musician Corps - Music National Service: MusicianCorps is a program of Center for Music National Service (MNS), a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco that promotes music for public benefit and social impact. MusicianCorps trains and places musicians as teachers, mentors and care workers in public schools, children's and veterans hospitals and other settings where music can reach, teach and heal.
Deadlines vary.

Nashville Teaching Fellows: We prepare exceptional teachers for the students who need them most – those in our country’s most disadvantaged communities, where too many children start school behind and struggle to catch up.The subject areas for this program are English as a Second Language and Middle School. 
Deadlines vary.

Noble & Greenough School Teaching Fellow Program: Each year Nobles hires five to seven Teaching Fellows who are beginning their teaching careers and who desire an opportunity to both teach independently and be closely mentored. We select Fellows to work in a variety of departments ranging from English, History, Math, Classics and languages (Spanish, French, Latin, and Japanese) to Administrative Fellows in admissions and diversity initiatives.
Deadlines vary; positions are posted early February to early summer.

NYC Teaching Fellows: The New York City Teaching Fellows program is preparing a critical mass of exceptional teachers committed to a better future for the NYC students who need them most. Fellows in the 2015 program will train to teach math, science, special education, special education with a bilingual extension, special education with a math extension, elementary bilingual, English, and English as a Second Language.
Deadlines vary.

Obama Foundation Fellowship: This program will be a diverse set of community-minded rising stars who alter the civic engagement landscape. By engaging their fellow citizens to work together in new and meaningful ways, Obama Foundation Fellows will model how any individual can become an active citizen in their community. 2017 marks the inaugural application cycle.
The deadline for this award is October.

Phillips Academy Andover Teaching Fellowship Program: During a one-year teaching fellowship, the recent college graduate (bachelor's or master's level) is introduced to a professional career through a program of guided classroom work, professional seminars, and exposure to the theories and methods of experienced faculty.
Deadlines vary; openings will be posted in December.

Phillips Exeter Academy One-Year Internship Program: Phillips Exeter Academy seeks to support the academic and career development of doctoral students, and promote diversity and lively intellectual exchange on its campus by offering a Dissertation Year Fellowship that will support PhD candidates in the completion stage of their dissertation.
Positions posted until filled.

Prince George's County Teaching Fellows: The Resident Teacher Program is an Alternative route to Certification for talented individuals who have not been teacher trained, but have a strong desire to work with our young people.
The deadline for this award is February.

Progressive Education Lab: PEL is a two year fellowship (a training year followed by an internship) designed to give young people who wish to become teachers an understanding of the fundamentals of progressive theory while learning from their experiences at four different progressive schools. PEL's mission is to prepare new teachers to become powerful educators and agents of change in the profession.
Deadlines vary.

Southern Teachers Agency Independent School Teacher Placement: Southern Teachers Agency helps candidates find jobs at PK-12 college-prepatory, private/independent schools around the South. Schools list thousands of jobs with STA each year as they search for a wide variety of candidates: teachers, heads of school, administrators, coaches, dorm supervisors, counselors, and many more.
There is no deadline for this service.

St. Andrew's School One-Year Teaching Intern Program: St. Andrew’s School in Middletown, Delaware is dedicated to inspiring and cultivating the next generation of great independent school teachers and leaders. Their Teaching Intern Program provides young teachers with the opportunity to work intensively in all aspects of boarding school life under the mentorship of the Headmaster and distinguished faculty.
Rolling deadline.

Town School for Boys New Teacher Institute: Each year there are 15 interns on a two-year rotation. In the lower school (kindergarten through fourth grade), there is an intern and a head teacher in each self-contained classroom. The upper school is compartmentalized, with interns working in humanities and science. The art intern works in grades 1-8. New Teacher Institute interns are chosen from a large and competitive pool of applicants from around the country.
Deadlines vary.

Uncommon Schools: Uncommon Schools starts and manages outstanding urban charter public schools that close the achievement gap and prepare low-income students to graduate from college.
Deadlines vary.

University Child Development School Resident Program: UCDS, located in Seattle, offers a one-year Resident Program ideal for recent graduates who value education and children and thrive when learning by doing. Residents team with mentor teachers in elementary classrooms. The Program is a teaching experience with throughtful mentorship and professional development opportunities.
Deadlines vary.

Washington, DC Teaching Fellows: As a TNTP program, we prepare exceptional teachers for the students who need them most--those in out country's most disadvantaged communities, where too many children start school behind and struggle to catch up. Subject areas in DC are Early Childhood, Elementary, Math, Science, Spanish as a Foreign Language, and Special Education.
Deadlines vary.

Opportunities abroad

Abaarso School Teaching Fellowships: Abaarso School is looking for individuals interested in training the top secondary school students in a deeply underprivileged section of the world. This new boarding school, based in the Horn of Africa, focuses on math, science and English. Teaching fellows spend approximately 20 hours per week in the classroom, plus significant work outside of class. Many Abaarso fellows also assume management roles, and all are expected to lead extra-curricular activities by coaching sports teams, running student clubs, or leading work-time activities. 
The deadline for this award is rolling.

Cultural Ambassadors - North American Language and Culture Assistants: The North American Language and Culture Assistants Program is an initiative of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain to provide North American students who are native speakers of English or French, of any major but with some proficiency Spanish, with the opportunity to assist teachers in the English or French programs in elementary, secondary or language schools in Spain. Students will spend a full academic year in Spain, typically from the beginning of October through May 31. Participants in the program will receive a monthly stipend and medical coverage.
Deadlines vary.

The EDGE Educational Academy: The EDGE is a premier after-school enrichment center in Taiwan, catering to international students needing assistance in English, math, science, SATs and more. EDGE teachers also coach scholastic teams, organize academic competitions such as spelling bees and math competitions, and assist with college applications. The EDGE prides itself on their curriculum- focusing on creativity, originality, and analytic thought- and on the quality of their teachers. The EDGE's goal is to help students excel in their coursework, attain their desired grades, provide opportunities to achieve and reach their full potential.
Deadlines vary.

English Open Doors: Full-time English Open Doors volunteers make a lasting impact on the lives of their students, motivating them to improve their English and participate in cross-cultural exchange. English Open Doors Volunteers teach alongside a Chilean co-teacher in either public or semi-private schools. Volunteers are placed throughout Chile, and work with students ranging from 5th to 12th grade.
The deadlines for this award are November, December, and April.

English Program in Korea (EPIK): EPIK affiliated to the Korean Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, was established in 1995 to improve the English speaking abilities of students and teachers in Korea, to develop cultural exchanges and reform English teaching methodologies in Korea.
The deadline for this award is February and August.

Foundation for Scholarly Exchange (Fulbright Taiwan): English Teacher Training & Research Awards: The Foundation for Scholarly Exchange: Fulbright Taiwan, offers up to three grants for English Teacher Training and Research. These grants provide qualified TEFL teachers or professors with the opportunity to spend one year as Academic Advisors of the Fulbright English Teaching Assistants (ETA) program. Advisors work with the American ETAs and their counterpart Taiwanese Local English Teachers (LETs).
The deadline for this award is February.

Hellenic American Education Foundation (HAEF) Teaching Fellowship/Fulbright Greece: Up to 12 grants are available to recent graduates to serve as Teaching Fellows at the Hellenic American Educational Foundation (HAEF) and act as young ambassadors, strengthening the ties between the Foundation and the United States, and providing a cross-cultural educational experience. The role of grantees includes infusing their culture, enthusiasm, ideas, language and knowledge into the school’s community.
The deadline for this award is October.

Interac: Interac is Japan's leading private provider of Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs). Our highly motivated and qualified teachers serve thousands of schools and boards of education throughout every region of Japan, working with children from kindergarten to high school.
The deadlines for this award are December and May.

International School Services (ISS) Independent School Teacher Placement: For over 50 years ISS has brought the very best educators together with the very best schools, pairing over 20,000 candidates and 300 schools in more than 150 countries worldwide. Now more than ever, ISS makes securing a highly sought international teaching career easier, smarter and more affordable.
There is no deadline for this service.

Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET): The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program is sponsored by the Japanese government. JET places native English speakers in classrooms across Japan. The workers live in Japan for up to a year and serve as a language assistant to Japanese students.
Deadlines vary.

Nanubhai Teaching Fellowship: We bring native English speakers to boarding schools in rural India. Fellows provide additional practice in speaking English to help students build both skill and confidence, which makes them more competitive with their urban peers in the Indian job market.
Positions posted until filled.

Princeton in Africa: Princeton in Africa develops young leaders committed to Africa’s advancement by offering yearlong fellowship opportunities with a variety of organizations that work across the African continent. Prior experience in Africa is not a prerequisite. The fellowship covers on-the-ground expenses (including housing and living stipend), group medical and evacuation insurance, pre-departure orientation for all Fellows, and PiAf program support and operating costs.
The deadline for this award is November.

Princeton in Asia: Princeton in Asia is a year-long fellowship committed to fostering mutual appreciation and cultural understanding by connecting service-minded graduates and partner organizations in Asia through immersive work experiences that transform perspectives and cultivate long-lasting friendships. PiA offers service-oriented posts in the fields of education, international development (NGOs), journalism and business, with a majority of fellows working as English teachers at universities and high schools.
The deadline for this award is November.

Princeton in Latin America: Princeton in Latin America is an independent nonprofit organization based in Princeton. It offers service experiences in Latin America and the Caribbean to match outstanding recent college graduates who are interested in year-long service fellowship opportunities with partner NGO and multilateral organizations that are engaged in socially responsible development projects throughout the region. For nearly all posts, working knowledge of the target language (Spanish, Portuguese or French) is necessary, although a handful of English-teaching positions are sometimes available, especially for those with formal ESL (English as a Second Language) certification.
The deadline for this award is November.

Search Associates International School Internship Program: Intern positions are available for graduating seniors and recent college graduates who wish to spend an academic year working in an international school. Intern candidates may have teaching certification/qualifications and some teaching experience, but are not required to do so. Internships are paid positions with the same benefits given to teaching candidates, such as housing, round trip airfare and more.
There is no deadline for this service.

Teach and Learn with Georgia: Volunteer teachers will stay in Georgia for at least one year and experience once in a lifetime opportunities, such as getting familiarized with amazing Georgian customs and traditions by living with local families, experiencing unique Georgian folklore and cuisine by socializing with local communities, and learning the Georgian language, one of the 14 existing alphabets in the world, should they wish to do so.
The deadline for this program is July.

Teach For China: The fellowship begins with Summer Institute, which provides the critical foundation of teaching skills and cultural context that you will need to succeed with your students over the next two years. Throughout the two-year Fellowship, you will work with a team of Teach For China Fellows in a high-needs school in one of our placement regions. A Teach For China Program Manager who will help you design lesson plans, monitor your classroom performance, and track student achievement. You will also take part in regular Professional Development Conferences with the Training and Support team to build leadership and teaching skills that will contribute to your success with students and your development as a leader.
Deadlines vary.

Teach Thailand Corps: TTC places American graduates in underserved Thai schools as English language teachers. TTC will provide housing, a monthly stipend, domestic work-related travel, and work permit and visa. Teach Thailand Corps has learned from and adapted elements of the Peace Corps philosophy of service and learning.
The deadlines for this program are December and March.

Teaching Assistantship Program in France (TAPIF): The Teaching Assistantship Program in France provides the opportunity to teach English in France for 7 months. Contracts are available for elementary or secondary schools. Proficiency in French is required. All teaching contracts last from October 1st through April 30th.
The deadline for this award is January.

The American University in Cairo Presidential Internship Program: Established in 1981, the Presidential Internship Program at The American University in Cairo (AUC) provides recent university graduates with the opportunity to work at the highest levels of an international university, experience life in Cairo and learn Arabic.
The deadline for this award is January.

WorldTeach: WorldTeach has placed thousands of volunteer educators in communities throughout Asia, Latin America, Africa, Eastern Europe and the Pacific. Volunteers are placed in schools and host communities that specifically request WorldTeach volunteers and would otherwise be unable to afford or located qualified teachers. Volunteers receive training, language preparation, and field support, empowering them to make an impact that will last long after they leave.
Deadlines vary by host country.

For more award opportunities, please visit the Office of University Fellowships in Morris Hall 265.