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Career Partnership with Rocketship Education



 City Year is proud to partner with the Rocketship Education so our alumni can continue to lead on transformational change on pressing social problems. This partnership reflects the shared visions and values of both organizations, and their belief that young people can keep students on track to graduate from high school and pursue post-secondary education. City Year strengthens an applicant’s competitiveness and chances for being selected for the Rocketship Relay Residency or Rocketship Intern Program.




Rocketship Education is a network of elementary charter schools working to eliminate the achievement gap in the Bay Area, Milwaukee, Nashville and DC. For our schools in the Bay Area, we are offering an alternative entrance into the classroom. Our Rocketship Intern program is the fast track to the classroom, offering the chance to have your own classroom next year while earning a full salary and benefits and joining a cohort to earn you California teaching credential through one of our credentialing partners.

The City Year experience is a strong indicator of future success at Rocketship Education and serving a year with City Year strengthens an applicant’s application and chances for being selected as a Rocketship intern. Click Here to learn more about the Rocketship experience.



Benefits offered by the Rocketship Intern Program:

  • California teaching credential through one of our partner programs

  • Full salary and benefits

  • Personalized coaching from a School Leader, network Professional Development and network developed curriculum


To Apply

  • Click here to access Rocketship's job opportunities and apply online.
  • Start date is in mid-July. Exact start date TBD. Please compare start to your corps graduation date to limit conflicts.
  • City Year AmeriCorps members and alumni should highlight their City Year experience on their resume as part of application materials and contact the recruiter from Rocketship Education at to identify your City Year affiliation after submission of your application. 

    To Contact Rocketship Education


    Please note that all admissions decisions are made by Rocketship Education. AmeriCorps members and alumni interested in the program must complete the full application process.