Become a Fellow
Great change comes from great leaders. We're making a difference in urban education, one leader at a time.
Thank you for your interest in Education Pioneers. By completing this application, you are one step closer to joining our 2013-2014 Analyst Fellowship cohort.
The final round deadline is April 17, 2013. Candidates who advance to the next stage, the Quantitative Exercise, will receive an email notification of their application submission with a link to complete the exercise. Candidates will then have until 11:59 PM ET Sunday, April 21 to complete the exercise. We ask that candidates consider this timeline when submitting their application.
The application will take approximately 30 minutes to complete, it includes the submission of your cover letter, resume, undergraduate details (i.e. GPA, test scores) along with other basic information. There are no essay questions. While completing this application, please refrain from using the "back" button on the browser. Use the "Previous Page" button located at the bottom of each page to ensure you data is captured and transferred successfully.
To apply for the Education Pioneers Analyst Fellowship, you must meet our eligibility requirements. Please carefully read this information below and provide answers to the following questions.
If applicable, please provide the requested information for your graduate degree.
Please submit a copy of your most recent resume in PDF format. It is our strong preference that you submit a PDF (and not a Word doucment) of your resume.
In a cover letter of no more than one page, please answer the following questions:
How many years of full-time work experience have you had in the following sectors?
Please provide the following information about your current or most recent employer. Please answer these questions for a full-time role rather than a part-time or volunteer role or internship.
Education Pioneers offers project placements at more than 20 locations across the country. In this section, we request that you provide your geographic preferences.
Please indicate your top 3 geographic preferences and assign a percentage allocation to each of the choices. The percentages must add up to 100%.
If you are completely geographically flexible and would like to go where your skills are most needed, then please choose "National" as your first choice and leave preferences 2 and 3 blank. Please note that choosing "National" means that you are equally open to being placed in cities as far apart and different as Sacramento and New York City.
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“Education Pioneers got me into education at the right level and supported me to succeed.”
“The fellowship was the intersection of business, policy, and education. Hearing the term 'hybrid leader' was an 'aha!' moment.”
“By the end of the summer, some of my previous assumptions had changed.”
“I truly believe that public education should be seen as a civil rights issue.”
“I see education as the gateway to our opportunities in life.”
“It made me realize that I wasn't crazy after all to make this career switch and that, in fact, I was in really good company.”
“I can't even quantify the amount of value the fellowship gave me.”
“I felt like I had experienced thirty summer placements instead of just one.”
“My Education Pioneers experience showed me that I had plenty of company in my newly chosen career path.”
“The reward of working every day on behalf of historically underserved students to ensure that they have access to a quality education is far more important than making half a million dollars.”
“The Fellowship is not just a job and a few lines on the resume. It was a time to truly understand my calling and connect with others.”
“We're moving mountains. Everyone in our sector is unified and working together towards the same goals, and we're able make strides by constantly sharing knowledge.”