Helping Future Leaders

Discover Public-Service Oriented Careers.

Our Role

build4good, an initiative of New America, is a paid mentorship program that matches post-secondary students who are majoring in computer science, integrated digital media, UI/UX design, or other technology-related fields to mission-driven nonprofit organizations with technology-specific project needs. This mostly remote summer internship program aims to inspire a network of future leaders to develop socially minded technology, discover public service-oriented careers, and help nonprofits harness the power of technology for social good.
Cohort of Summer 2023 build4good

Our Impact Areas

Project Management

We build strong visual identities and lead project development.

Web Development

We develop accessible and responsive websites and software.

Data Visualization

We help visualize complex issues and gather invaluable data for communities in need.


Providing opportunities for higher ed students interested in gaining skills with organizations committed to mentoring and inspiring future leaders

Mission Driven Teams

Bringing together early career technologists and organizations to build for social good.

Technical Solutions

Connecting organizations interested in harnessing the power of technology with students who have the technical skills to solve and innovate with impact.

Our Application Process

1. apply

 Students complete an online application during  the Spring semester. 

2. Interview with us

 We will then invite you for an interview with our team.   If your experiences and interests are a match for the program, we will invite you for an interview with potential nonprofits. 

3. Match with a Nonprofit

 If a nonprofit selects you, they will extend you an offer and we will begin discussing your project for the summer! 

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