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“Empower Schools is a place where we are constantly looking for innovations that can help our most underserved students.”
Erika Giampietro, Senior Advisor, Higher Education
Opportunities with Empower Schools
Position: Manager | Location: Louisiana (Flexible)
Preferred application deadline: October 15, 2021
Working directly with key Empower leaders, you will work to support innovative education efforts primarily in Louisiana. This effort will help drive sustainable and transformative progress within districts.
If public health conditions make travel possible then applicants must be willing to travel up to 30% of the time (primarily within Louisiana) to support the growth of our partnerships and provide on-the-ground support in communities across the state. As part of this role, you will receive coaching, mentorship, and guidance from experienced leaders inside and outside of our organization.
Position: Communications and Strategy Intern | Location: Remote, TX Preferred
Reporting directly to an Empower Schools Texas Manager and working closely with other members of the Empower team, you will play a key role in capturing and disseminating our work through various channels. You will draft communications for a broad audience of stakeholders to facilitate the spread of Empowerment Zone practices and Texas Partnerships, rural collaboratives, and early college and career pathways; and help refine our new communications strategy. In this role, you will have opportunities to broaden and enhance your skills, lead in the design and strategic messaging of key internal and external communications from Empower, and receive coaching and mentorship from experienced leaders
Position: Program Intern | Location: Remote, TX Preferred
Working closely with other members of the Empower team, interns at Empower Schools gain exposure to a broad range of our organization’s work. In this role, you will have opportunities to explore the world of
education policy and non-profit organizations, receive coaching and mentorship from experienced leaders, and enhance your skills. Given the wide range of work that you could be involved in you will have an opportunity to discuss your professional interests and desired areas of growth at the beginning of your internship.
Position: Associate | Location: Flexible, Austin TX, Dallas-Fort Worth TX, Denver CO, Boston MA (preferred)
As an Associate at Empower Schools, you will work closely with your teammates to build state-level movements to support opportunities to design and launch innovative solutions that can better meet the needs of students. Your support to cultivate partnerships, and to design, and implement projects will positively impact students who traditionally have been underserved. As part of this role, you will receive coaching, mentorship, and guidance from experienced leaders inside and outside of our organization. The location for this position is flexible and currently remote, but our preference is Austin, TX, Dallas- Fort Worth, TX, Boston, MA, or Denver, CO, where we have staff on the ground. If public health conditions make travel possible, applicants must be willing to travel up to 30% of the time.
We are always looking for talented people to join our team. Please contact us to learn more about working at Empower Schools.
Opportunities with our partners
Our Partners are always looking for talented leaders. Please contact us to learn more about opportunities with our Partner organizations.