Breakthrough Central Texas- Program and Advising Fellow Positions Available

Breakthrough Central Texas

Breakthrough Central Texas is an Austin based non-profit that provides academic support and advising to students who would be the first-generation in their families to earn a college degree. Breakthrough is currently hiring recent college graduates to start this September for our Program and Advising Fellow role. We are seeking folx who have a passion for education equity and are looking to increase their skill set. All Majors Welcome! We ask that interested candidates submit their application by July 25th.


Program and Advising Fellow: – See Full Position Description & Application Here


  • A full-time, in-person role where Fellows work within their assigned middle school, high school, or college team to support their caseload of about 50-70 students.
  •  Fellows provide 1:1 advising, academic support, and mentorship, while also co-leading programs Breakthrough puts on for students and families.
  • Fellows will join committees, work across departments and teams to ensure their students receive the full breadth of services Breakthrough offers.
  •  All Breakthrough Program and Advising Fellows are also AmeriCorps Members and receive all benefits associated.

 This is a chance for graduates to engage in a paid service term and meaningfully give back to the community. This is also a great opportunity for anyone looking to break into the non-profit and education fields. Below are some of our compensation and benefits. 


Compensation & Benefits


Here are some of the benefits of working at Breakthrough:

  • Working directly with middle, high school, or college students
  • Support them via mentorship & programming to achieve their goals of getting into & completing college
  • Obtain health insurance
  • Defer payment on student loans
  • Living stipend starts at $27,520 for the year
  • Earn an education award to use toward college tuition or student loan debt ($6k+)
  • Explore new career options without any risk
  • Receive training on new marketable skills
  • Expand your professional and personal networks

Graduates are encouraged to reach out to Alicia Ford via text with any questions or to set up an interview: 512-574-3356. If you would be interested in connecting, I would welcome the opportunity!

Deadline: Sept. 1, 2023, midnight