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Make a lasting impact in our students’ lives

When you support TEAK, not only are you helping our students succeed in high school and college – you are making a lasting impact in their lives and supporting them as they embark on their future academic and professional tracks.


Sign up for our upcoming Speed Networking Event, July 10th, 6:30-8:00 PM and help TEAK college interns learn more about various professions.
Click here to sign up and get more details.


TEAK is privately funded by generous contributions like yours. Your donation helps support every facet of the program and is vital to the success of the organization. All contributions, no matter the size, make a difference.


Mentors are an integral part of TEAK students’ lives. They offer insight, advice, and encouragement to students throughout their time at TEAK and beyond.

Contact info

Vanessa Greer at (212) 288-6678 x120 or [email protected]

Become a TEAK Mentor to a Fellow

Our popular Mentor Program connects each 7th grade student with a volunteer adult mentor who serves as a positive role model, advocate, and friend for the duration of their time at TEAK — a two-year commitment that can leave a lasting impression.

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Become a Professional Coach to a College Scholar

We’re currently looking for successful professionals from various industries to be professional coaches to our rising college juniors! The aim of the Professional Coaching Initiative is to pair each student with an experienced individual to help increase their networks, navigate potential career paths, and assess post-graduate job decisions.

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Help us help our students! Throughout the year, volunteers assist TEAK students with their academic and professional development by sharing keen insights on everything from campus culture to interview best practices.



Individual and Corporate Volunteers

Whether you’re an individual looking for an opportunity to give back or a corporation with a large or small group of employees looking for an engagement activity, TEAK has many ways to get involved by volunteering.


Wyndy Wilder Sloan at (212) 288-6678 x107 or

[email protected]

Become a Tutor to a Fellow

TEAK’s one-on-one tutoring program addresses academic challenges and helps Fellows work toward subject and skill proficiency, future college admissions, and the transition to college-level work.

Contact info

Andrew Barber at (212) 288-6678 x113 or

[email protected]

Hire an Intern

Internship experiences are vital to a well-rounded education and provide students with the opportunity to learn and grow in fast-paced, real-world environments.

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Summer of Service Program

During the summer after 10th grade TEAK Fellows complete an in-depth, six-week internship at a non-profit organization or government agency. The Summer of Service Program provides organizations with over 175 hours of service while students gain experience in the professional world.

High School Internship Program

The High School Internship Program at TEAK was developed to challenge barriers of professional access and offer internship opportunities to Fellows at institutions where they can earn money for the following school year.

Professional Advancement Internship Program & Job Bank

TEAK provides students attending colleges with professional development opportunities through internship experiences and workshops. The goal of the internship is for every intern to learn more about a career field they are interested in pursuing while being a valuable resource to their host company.

Start A Campaign

We welcome others to start campaigns to benefit TEAK. Whether it’s participating in a marathon, setting up a local community event, a Mitzvah project, or other creative fundraising ideas, we would love to hear your ideas. Please contact Tara Reed for more information. 


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