STEM Teaching Fellowship in New York

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: EnCorps, Inc.

Explore becoming a science, technology, engineering or math teacher in an under-resourced New York City public school. EnCorps, in partnership with the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), supports career-changing STEM professionals ready to explore transitioning to STEM teaching. Please note that to qualify for the EnCorps STEM Teachers Program, applicants must not currently have a NY teaching credential / license / certification in the core subject they intend to teach.

About the EnCorps STEM Teachers Program

The EnCorps STEM Teachers Program recruits career-changing STEM professionals interested in teaching in a NY under-resourced community. Once accepted into the program you are known as an EnCorps Fellow and will work with your dedicated Program Coordinator to develop an individualized plan to enter the teaching profession within one year or two to three years.

As an EnCorps Fellow you will:


  • Receive 1:1 planning and support from your Program Coordinator to navigate the teacher credentialing process
  • Volunteer guest teach for two hours per week for 10 consecutive weeks in one of EnCorps’ high-needs partner schools
  • Receive a $500 guest teacher stipend and an up to $150 travel stipend once your guest teaching is completed
  • Gain access to online learning resources, workshops and attend EnCorps’ annual Learning Summit
  • Join a community of career-changing STEM professionals who believe in educational equity
  • Make a tangible difference in a student’s life by giving them an equitable, high-quality STEM education


To be eligible for the EnCorps STEM Teachers Program, you will:

  • Have a bachelor's degree in the STEM subject you want to teach
  • Have at least 1 year of hands-on STEM industry work experience or have an advanced degree in a STEM field*
  • A financial plan to participate in unpaid Guest Teaching for two hours per week for 10 consecutive weeks. ($500 stipend and up to $150 travel stipend provided upon completion)

For more specific eligibility and FAQ’s, please see https://encorps.org/teach/#eligibility

*Looking for backgrounds in: Accounting, finance, banking, mathematics, statistics, data analyst, computer programmer, IT, coding, product manager, engineering (civil, mechanical, ALL), healthcare, scientific research, biotech, lab work, etc.

EnCorps Mission and Vision

MISSION: EnCorps advocates for STEM educational equity. Anchored in our belief that traditionally underrepresented students belong in STEM, we prepare STEM role models to educate and inspire students who lack equitable access to a high-quality science, technology, engineering and math education.


VISION: We see a future where students from under-resourced schools have the education and confidence to choose a STEM career so they may thrive in an increasingly complex and diverse world.


Ready to Explore Becoming a STEM Teacher: https://www.encorps.org/teach/apply

Not ready to teach? Volunteer!

Become a volunteer, virtual math tutor with the EnCorps STEMx Tutors Program. You will virtually tutor math to a middle school student for one hour, twice a week with the individualized support of your dedicated EnCorps Program Coordinator.

Volunteer Today: https://encorps.org/tutor

Apply to Become a Scientist-in-Residence

The Scientist-in-Residence (SiR) program matches scientists with NYC public school teachers to bring scientific inquiry to life in the classroom. By combining their content and pedagogical expertise, each scientist-teacher pair will develop and implement a year-long project that prepares students to engage in authentic research and spark their interest in STEM learning.

About EnCorps: EnCorps Inc., a Los Angeles-based nonprofit with operations in Californias as well the greater Denver, Colorado and New York City areas, advocates for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) educational equity for students in under-resourced communities. The EnCorps STEM Teachers Program recruits, selects and supports STEM professionals, military veterans, and those who possess an advanced degree in a STEM field to transition to teaching as an innovative, long-term solution to the STEM teacher shortage. The EnCorps STEMx Tutors Program matches middle school students at under-resourced schools, currently under-performing in math, with volunteer STEM professionals. Learn more: https://encorps.org/


About The Global STEM Alliance

The Global STEM Alliance (GSA), a subsidiary of the New York Academy of Sciences, is dedicated to preparing today’s youth for tomorrow’s STEM careers. With a focus on personal narratives, mentorship, and real-world learning, the GSA is equipping students with the skills and role models necessary to prepare them for life and work.

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CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Computers & Technology
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Computers & Technology, Education & Literacy

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New York, NY 90278

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