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The Power of Community

Each year, volunteers dedicate hundreds of hours to making “breakthroughs” happen – from an afternoon practicing interview skills to a year of one-on-one college mentorship. Join the Breakthrough community and see what you can make possible!

Volunteer Opportunities

College & Career Coach: 12-month commitment

Conduct monthly Coach Talks with 1-2 students and guide them through their academic, financial, career, and wellness goals.

Admissions Interviewer: Various Dates

Meet prospective Breakthrough students and their families as you learn about their journeys and evaluate their candidacy for the program.

Roshan Chudhry

“With my mentees, I’ve seen how resilient they are and how determined they are, and how independent they are. I really admire my mentees for that because when I was in college [the] first year, I was none of those things! I make sure I tell them that. I’m proud of them.”

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Previous Volunteer Events

Mock Interviews

10th graders strengthened their job interview skills in preparation for their first summer internships.

Admissions Day

Volunteers met prospective Breakthrough students to help select an outstanding new cohort of scholars!

TED Talks

8th graders presented global solutions based on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to a panel for feedback on research skills.

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