Career Resources

Teach For America Chicago-Northwest Indiana aims to be a premier leadership pipeline for our alumni. To support you as best as possible in this process, we work to share resources on how to best tackle transitioning to new careers and positions.


Getting Started on Job Hunting


Cover Letter 101

Your cover letter is a sales pitch that can help illuminate skills and experiences you cannot articulate on your resume, which will help you land an interview.  Here’s Teach For America’s Cover Letter 101.

Resume 101

But even before you even think about your cover letter, you need a strong resume to build upon! TFA has some sample resumes for you to help build yours out, as well as a resume toolkit with a list of great action verbs.

Boosting Your Professional Brand

Missed the boosting your professional brand series? Here it is by your very own Alumni Leadership team members Angela Baker and Kate San Juan!

Resume Ready


Preparing for Your

Professional Future

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Our National Teams have created supports that can be used across regions. Many of our Alumni are transient.  If you are looking to move regions, please reach out to in order to find who is the best person is to support you in our regions across the nation. Here’s a list of National TFA created resources: