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Are you a UChicago student who wants to have fun connecting with kids in a positive environment? Are you considering working in the education, non-profit, or social impact sector and want to know what it's like? Apply for our teacher and internship positions!

Debate It Forward offers UChicago students the opportunity to support our mission while building transferable skills in a supportive community of like-minded students. Whether you're new or experienced, we can't wait to hear from you!

"Working with DiF has been a great learning experience that has taught me important skills to have when working with a team, especially remotely.
My favorite part is the reflective meetings where the interns reflect on how well we’re managing the work and what we hope to gain from the experience"

-Gloria P.

Teachers

Current Application Dates: July 5-Sept 19

Teachers have the oppurtunity to make remote learning fun for kids ages 4-14 by teaching debate-based games. Whether you have experience working with children or you're looking forward to working with them for the first time, if you enjoy helping kids think, listen, and speak better while having fun, this job is for you. 

Teachers must be able to teach 2-3 classes a week and work at least 3-6 hours/week in the afternoon. In lieu of a cover letter, please describe your capabilities by completing this Google Form. We want to move fast, so if you apply earlier and have what we’re looking for, we’ll contact you for an interview. In other words, don’t wait for the deadline if you really want to be considered for this.

For more details and to apply, check out our Handshake posting
Internships

Current Application Dates: TBD

Interns have the opportunity to gain substantive work experience by working on one of our four teams: Program Development and Teaching Quality; Staff Recruitment, Hiring, and HR; Administration and Logistics; or Marking and Family Engagement. Roles are flexible and collaboration between teams is expected. 

Most interns work 5-10 hours/week, but we are happy to discuss additional hours if you're interested! In lieu of a cover letter, please describe your capabilities by completing this Google Form. We want to move fast, so if you apply earlier and have what we’re looking for, we’ll contact you for an interview. In other words, don’t wait for the deadline if you really want to be considered for this team

For more details and to apply, check out our Handshake posting. 

These internships are part of the University's Jeff Metcalf Intership Program.

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