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Teaching Job and Relevant Experience Links

In order to be competitive for teaching positions, it is important that you have experience working with students, ideally of the ages you’re trying to work with. Possibilities include working as a camp counselor, tutor, interning with an education focused nonprofit, or teaching in any number of settings (private schools, museums, science centers, etc.). Below are links to specific opportunities as well as relevant employment resources for students pursuing careers in teaching. This list is meant to provide you with both specific opportunities to apply too as well as hints for locating opportunities of potential interest. Speak to a Career Center Staff Member for assistance locating additional opportunities.

Relevant Experience Links

General information

Teacher.org has general information about the education field. Selected resources include detailed information of requirements to become a certified teacher on a state by state basis, career profiles for jobs within the field, job outlook reports, and salary information.

Education Internships on Facts on File

Click “Facts on File: Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center”, then “Resources” (at the top of the page), then “Internships and Summer Jobs”, and then click “Education” (underneath the “Browse Directory” on right). If off campus, please contact the Career Center for the password.

Education related internships, multiple locations

To create an account: select ‘sign up for free' at the top right hand corner. It will then prompt you to enter your name, school email address and password. Select 'sign me up! Once logged in, select 'Search Internships' and use the search fields: keyword/major, location, or company name.

Internships with Non-Profit organizations

Search via the “Internships” link. Then select “Children and Youth” or “Education and Academia” under the “Area of Focus” tab.

Education related internships on Liberal Arts Career Network

Click “forgot password” and enter your email address. Search “Education” underneath the job function.

Summer camp jobs through the American Camp Association

Click “Browse Job Openings”.

Full Time Job Links

Full time teaching jobs posted through the National Association of Independent Schools Career Center

Teach for America program. Check HireU to apply.

New York Teaching Fellows program. Check HireU to apply.

New York State Teaching Jobs

Various full time opportunities. Liberal Arts Career Network. Contact the Career Center for username and password.

Click Student Full-time jobs with Non-Profit organizations

School Spring

Carney Sandoe - Full time private school teaching placement agency. Check HireU to apply.