America Needs You (ANY) engages young professionals as mentors for first-generation college students.

Image The ANY Experience has contributed to my personal development, ability to learn about others, and potential to make an impact in my community. I've learned so much from working with Fellows, they have taught me to be a better leader, to be more vulnerable, and to question that status quo. Danielle Truitt, NY Mentor Coach

Become a Mentor Coach

Become a Mentor Coach and work alongside a first-generation college student at workshops throughout their sophomore and junior years. As a Mentor Coach, you will:

  • Cultivate your Fellow’s strengths
  • Help them secure internships and overcome obstacles
  • Build your own leadership skills
  • Grow your network
  • Find mentorship and community amongst hundreds of other Mentor Coaches

Apply to be a Mentor Coach

Saturday Career Coach

Join during a Saturday virtual workshop from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM (in your respective time zone) to provide valuable insight into your industry by sharing your knowledge and unique experience as a professional. You will help first-generation college students explore career paths and hone their skills.

Career Coach roles can be one-time or recurring – it’s up to you! During workshops, you will engage in the content, share in breakout sessions, and provide support to Fellows. Sign up here. Please ensure you complete the Career Coach form and check off the dates you’re interested in attending.

Career Roundtable Career Coach

Career Roundtables are opportunities to engage in national professional development discussions with a small group of Fellows. Volunteers will share their experiences and answer relevant questions according to the month’s topic.