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Make an impact and grow your leadership as a college student. Teach For America offers programs and paid internships for undergraduates throughout the year.

As an undergrad, you can join a powerful network of changemakers and help shape the future our country. TFA can help you take your leadership to the next level through unique professional development opportunities.

We offer paid internships for undergraduates from all majors and colleges across the country. Each opportunity prepares you for a career of impact, while giving you the chance to explore social issues affecting our nation.

  • Ignite Fellowship

    Make an immediate impact by leading small group learning experiences for students in a virtual setting with the support of veteran educators. As an Ignite Fellow, you’ll build meaningful relationships with youth, accelerate student learning,  and gain skills that propel forward your own leadership. This is a virtual, part-time, paid opportunity.   

    Learn more and apply by November 21, 2021.

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    Ambassadors champion the Teach For America brand. They invest their community in the cause of educational equity, and they inspire others to explore TFA. Learn more by emailing your campus recruiter or

Why You Should Get Involved Now

Challenge Educational Inequity

  • Make powerful change through hands-on experiences in your campus community or a TFA region
  • Participate in a variety of opportunities that intersect with inequity, including working with students and brainstorming solutions alongside community members

Elevate Your Leadership

  • Strengthen strategic thinking and communication skills
  • Learn how to leverage your skills on your campus

 Expand Your Personal Network

  • Network with students from across the country and TFA’s diverse network of nearly 62,000 leaders
  • Connect with influential leaders like Forbes’ 30 Under 30 honorees and social innovation CEOs
TFA’s CEO, Elisa Villanueva Beard, and Clemson University student, Nathan Baugh, at the commencement of the 2018 Accelerate Fellowship.

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