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EnCorps STEM Teachers Program

About the organization

The EnCorps STEM Teachers Fellowship recruits, selects, develops and supports the best and brightest STEM professionals and military veterans, as an innovative, long-term solution to the shortage of high quality, impactful educators for under-resourced students in high needs schools.


Have you considered teaching as your next career? If you are an industry professional in the fields of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM), you can inspire the next generation of innovators. Transition to teaching middle or high school in the next 1-3 years. Students need role models like you with expertise and leadership in their field.

The EnCorps STEM Teaching Fellowship is a rigorous on-ramp to a teaching career — offering you the field experience, knowledge and connections to ensure you thrive. The Teaching Fellowship provides a guided pathway into teaching for STEM industry professionals that can be started while you are still working.

EnCorps is looking for passionate STEM industry professionals who want to make a difference in urban education and have at least 3 years of full time work or research experience in a science, technology, engineering or math related industry. (Please see our full eligibility criteria:

Apply online at by our WINTER DEADLINE: November 15, 2019


Qualified applicants for the EnCorps Fellowship must:

-Currently live in an area we serve (Greater San Francisco Bay Area, Greater Sacramento Area, Greater Los Angeles Area, Riverside, San Diego)
-Have at least 3 or more years of work or research experience as a STEM industry professional. (At least one year of STEM work experience must be within the last five years or two years within the last ten years. One year equals a minimum of 1000 clock hours and the experience may be full-time or part-time, paid or unpaid. Part-time work experience may be accumulated to equate to the required hours or years of work experience.)
-Be fully eligible to work in the United States (US Citizen, Permanent Resident, Work Visa)
-Possess a baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a GPA of 2.50 or higher (foreign degrees must be independently evaluated to determine equivalency)
-Not currently hold a California single subject teaching credential

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Find out more:

Visit our website at or check out our next EnCorps Live Q & A Session online at

Get in touch with Sue Pitts, Recruitment Coordinator, at [email protected] or 510-560-6605

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