Careers for Change-Makers

Reinventing public education requires an entrepreneurial spirit. The ability to find clarity in the noise. To attempt new approaches, grounded in educator insight and driven by data. To adapt in the moment, with an eye toward long-term transformation.


Raise Your Hand Texas Austin team in the Capitol

Our team is lean, nimble, and multi-disciplinary.

We support each other however we can, wherever we can contribute our greatest value – shifting from working independently to leading teams and projects to filling in the gaps.

This is not a place for the faint of heart.

Cutting through misinformation and misperception to champion empowering and research-based approaches is hard work.

Raise Your Hand Texas Building

Still interested?

If audacious challenges, vigorous debates, and the opportunity to make a meaningful impact for all Texas students sound appealing, consider applying for a role with Raise Your Hand Texas.

Job Openings:

  • CLOSED: Social Media and Content Manager / Social Media and Content Strategist: Job Description 
    • The Social Media and Content Manager / Social Media Content Strategist is passionate about social media, writing, and content creation and is ready to be the voice for the 5.4 million students in public education on our digital platforms. The successful candidate is a passionate and effective storyteller and strategic thinker who’s collaborative in approach and tenacious about deadlines and details. Strong writing and communication skills, as well as managing proactive and reactive social media engagement and communications campaigns, are at the center of this position, serving in fulfillment of Raise Your Hands’ strategic priorities across policy, advocacy, and legislative engagement – because there is so much at stake in Texas public education right now.
  • CLOSED: Digital Communications Intern for the Fall of 2024! (Starting as soon as August!): Job Description 
    • This is a paid in-office position
    • Must be able to work in Austin and come in to the office part of the time
    • Interest in Public Education!
    • Great opportunity to work with an amazing team!
    • Potential to extend through Spring Semester

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