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Careers In Teaching

Questions & Answers About Careers In Teaching

Does it cost money to join?

  • No, everything in the program is free of charge.

How much time does it take to participate in Careers In Teaching? What will I be required to do as a member?

  • You decide which programs to take advantage of. We want you to meet individually with your Counselor Advocate approximately once a month. Each semester we will offer a variety of different workshops and suggest that you plan with your Counselor the ones that are best suited for you.  For most students, the commitment is 10-15 hours a semester.

How long can I be in the program?

  • Until you graduate and/or transfer to another college.

Am I eligible for Careers In Teaching

  • To qualify you must be a full-time Lehman  student, a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident and meet the following criteria:
  • Be a first generation college student (neither parent has a bachelor’s degree)
  • Have a limited income (according to federal guidelines)

How do I apply?

Applications for Careers In Teaching are available on our website or can be picked up in Carman Hlal, Rm. 176. Bring a completed copy to our office and ask to see a Counselor Advocate. An appointment will be set up at a mutually convenient time to talk about the program.