What’s Happening in Ed Studies

Post-Grad Employment

  1. New! Due Feb 29: Higher Education Policy Analyst, The Education Trust 
  2. New! Due March 5: Teach through the Yale-China Fellowship
  3. New! Due March 8: Woodbridge Fellowships, Education Studies & Poorvu Center
  4. New! Due March 11: Alaska Fellows Program (2024-2025)
  5. New! Rolling: NHPS Teacher Residencies & Increasing Educator Diversity Grant
  6. Rolling: Full-Time Program Administrator Needed, Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration at Yale 
  7. Due Feb 26: Apply for the Seedlings Teaching Fellowship at Calvin Hill Daycare

Higher Education Policy Analyst, The Education Trust 

The Education Trust is committed to advancing policies and practices to dismantle the racial and economic barriers embedded in the U.S. education system. Through our research and advocacy, Ed Trust improves equity in education from preschool through college, engages diverse communities dedicated to equity and justice, and increases political and public will to build an education system where all students will thrive. The Washington, D.C. office is currently seeking a full-time Policy Analyst to join the higher education team

Responsibilities and objectives for this role include:

  • Conducting research and data analysis (both quantitative and qualitative), bill or policy analysis, and literature reviews related to education, remedying disparities in opportunity to learn, and improving student outcomes
  • Executing projects that identify and/or elevate promising policies to advance educational equity
  • Sharing and elevating findings publicly with various audiences–including the media, advocates, and policymakers — that inform and align with Ed Trust’s policy priorities of eliminating educational disparities and enhancing student outcomes
  • Building and cultivating external partnerships with policymakers, researchers and advocates to advance and refine policy priorities
  • Producing reports, briefs, blogs, and other resources to further inform policymakers, educators, journalists, and other public audiences of Ed Trust’s agenda

 The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience: (1) At least a bachelor’s degree in education, public policy/administration, or a related field, (2) Familiarity with education policy and/or developing policy recommendations based in data and research, and (3) Some experience working in policy is a plus, including experience in a policy internship

New hire offers typically fall between the minimum and mid-point of this range: $56,160 – $70,200. Offers will be commensurate with skills, experience, and internal equity. Individuals are welcome to reach out to Sayda Martinez-Alvarado (YES ’23) with any questions at smartinezalvarado@edtrust.orgApplications are due Thursday, February 29th. 

Teach Through the Yale-China Fellowship

The Yale-China Fellowship is a unique opportunity for Yale graduates to spend two years teaching English language or writing in mainland China or Hong Kong. It is a transformative two years for both the Yale-China Fellows and the Chinese students and community members they interact with. Fellows gain an in-depth understanding of themselves, China, and Chinese language and culture, while building important professional skills and networks for future careers in various fields. Learn more and apply at yalechina.org/ycf or email education@yalechina.org. The final application deadline is March 5, 2023, and the final information session is February 21st at noon. RSVP to education@yalechina.org.

Woodbridge Fellowships, Yale Education Studies & Poorvu Center

Established in 2005 by President Richard C. Levin, the Woodbridge Fellowship introduces recent Yale College graduates to the work and administration of Yale. The fellowship provides valuable professional experience for potential careers in higher education and non-profit organizations, particularly for recent graduates belonging to minority communities currently underrepresented in university administration. Fellowships are full-time paid positions in the offices of university leaders, who take active interest in fellows’ professional development. 

In 2024-2025, there are 10 open placements, including Yale Education Studies and The Office of Educational Opportunity/Poorvu Center. Learn more here, and consider attending the Yale Education Studies Woodbridge Fellowship Info Session (February 21st from 4:30-5:30 PM in HQ 121). Applications are due March 8, 2024. 

Alaska Fellows Program (2024-2025)

Do you or someone you know want to make a positive difference in Alaska? What to grow both professionally and personally?  Looking to find your path in your homestate or looking to experience Alaska for the first time?  The Alaska Fellows Program might be a perfect next step! 

AFP is a fall-to-spring residential fellowship program that nurtures the next generation of Alaska-based leaders by pairing talented young people with strong communities and professional mentors. AFP has locations in four different communities within Alaska – Sitka, Juneau, Anchorage, and Fairbanks.

Fellows work with a vetted nonprofit or public-sector organization to make tangible professional contributions, join a tight-knit residential fellowship cohort, and engage deeply with Alaska communities.  

We are excited to again work with many of our returning hosts as well as those who are hosting a fellow for the first time this year.  New hosts includeAlaskaTravel Industry AssociationRenewable Energy Alaska Project (REAP), and Coalition for Education Equity of Alaska, We also have several hosts rejoining us after a short absence – Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (ANDSVA)UAF Center for Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship, and Cook Inlet Housing AuthorityApply today!

NHPS Teacher Residencies & Increasing Educator Diversity Grant

Are you interested in teaching in New Haven Public Schools (NHPS) in the 2024-2025 academic year? NHPS will provide Black, Indigenous, and all other People of Color (BIPOC) with funding support to participate in a Teacher Residency Program through the Alliance District Increasing Educator Diversity Grant. The district is partnering with 6 CT Residency Programs (Connecticut Teacher Residency Program, Relay Graduate School of Education, Sacred Heart University, Southern Connecticut State University, Quinnipiac University, and UCONN). To learn more, fill out a Residency Program Interest Form or contact sarah.diggs@nhboe.net.

Full-Time Program Administrator Needed, Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration at Yale

The Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration (RITM) at Yale is seeking a full-time Program Administrator to provide oversight for a wide variety of ongoing programming and initiatives. In addition to overseeing ongoing programming and coordinating logistics related to RITM events, the Program Administrator will oversee and develop academic initiatives that emphasize the importance of questions of race and related topics within the humanities and arts across the university and with public partners. Projects include but may not be limited to professional development workshops for faculty and graduate students, working groups, dissertation writing groups, visiting fellows’ program, course innovation support, speaker series, public engagement endeavors, and conferences. Link to full posting here

Seedlings Teaching Fellowship at Calvin Hill Daycare

This program is for individuals with a dedicated interest in child development, early childhood education, and clinical evaluations and interventions with young children and their families. Seedlings fellows have had some classroom experience and/or a degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development. They are passionate about and interested in issues of childcare, early childhood education and advocacy on behalf of young children. Under the supervision of their mentor, they gradually assume all the responsibilities of a teacher over the course of the year. 

The fellowships begin in August 2024 and end in July 2025.  Fellows have full health coverage provided through the Yale Health Plan. Health Plan application forms must be submitted in August. Fellows receive a one-year stipend of $31,500. Checks are issued twice a month beginning in the middle of September. Applications are due by Monday, February 26, 2024. Visit our website at www.calvinhilldaycare.org for more information. 

Extended Description:  Fellowship Program Description 2024-25[42].docx

Application:  Calvin Hill Fellowship Application 2024-25[14].docx 

Reference Form:  Calvin HIll Fellowship Reference Form 2024-25[96].docx

By Stephanie Glover
Stephanie Glover Senior Administrative Assistant