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Breakthrough Twin Cities

Founded in 2005, Breakthrough Twin Cities (BTC) prepares under-resourced students for college success and cultivates the next generation of educators. BTC is seeking a passionate, diverse group of talented undergraduate and high school students (juniors/seniors) to apply for our paid summer teaching fellowship, complete with training and classroom teaching experience. Teaching at Breakthrough is a lifestyle more than a job. By the end of this experience, you will definitely know if teaching is the right path for you!

The Breakthrough summer teaching fellowship offers...
  • An opportunity to teach rigorous academic courses in literature, science, writing, math, and electives with the support of an experienced instructional coach
  • Training in lesson planning, classroom management, and student-centered teaching
  • A chance to work with a fun, cohesive, diverse faculty comprised of other amazing students
  • Leadership opportunities related to special events, fields trips, and committees.
  • An experience that has been named a “Top Ten Internship” by the Princeton Review
  • Stipend of $2500 for two months of full-time work.


Internship dates: June 8, 2015 - August 7, 2015. No exceptions. No previous teaching experience required. 

The summer 2015 application is now available online.

Application Deadline: February 24th, 2015 (Interviews granted on a rolling basis)

Please check out the Breakthrough Twin Cities website and the flyer for more information!