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America Needs You

589 8th Avenue 5th Floor New York, New York 10018
589 8th Avenue New York New York 10018 US

America Needs You fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students. They do this by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development.


The Fellows Program is an intensive two-year program for high-achieving, low-income, first-generation college students. It offers students (Fellows) career development workshops, access to internships, and professional development grants. All Fellows are matched one-on-one with a successful and motivated professional “Mentor Coach” dedicated to their personal and professional growth. Mentor Coaches and Fellows work together to cultivate the Fellows’ strengths and interests, and direct them into successful careers.



  • Earn up to $2,000 in professional development grants

  • Access to summer internships at prestigious companies and organizations

  • Receive individualized support from a Mentor Coach

  • Obtain in-kind services and products such as free business attire and subsidized test preparation

  • Network with leading industry professionals


To volunteer with America Needs You, click here.

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