Become a Summer Teaching Fellow

Breakthrough San Juan Capistrano’s Summer Teaching Fellowship is a life-changing experience for both students and teachers. Teaching fellows receive firsthand experience creating and implementing lesson plans, as well as eight days of teacher training and on-going professional development and support from Breakthrough Directors and Mentor Teachers.

The Princeton Review has ranked Breakthrough as a Top Ten summer internship and Breakthrough Collaborative partners with many prestigious teaching programs such as Teach for America, Urban Teacher Center, and MATCH Teacher Residency.

For our online application process, visit our national website at

Please contact Executive Director Alex Serna for more information and questions at, 949-661-0108 ext. 1322.