Become a paid intern for the Leon Foundation of Excellence.

The internship is on weekends only and lasts 6 months long.

Students will complete the Foundations of Excellence Program (described below).  Then they will provide their feedback and ideas on how to improve the program so all high school students. Their feedback will be used to create an excellent student-based leadership training and personal development program for high school students all across Denver.

Ready to make a difference?

Want to share your voice and opinions?

Enjoy solving problems and working on a team?

Been through life challenges and want to share your experience?


Applications Due: August 31st, 2019

Our team is now reviewing applications.

Foundations of Excellence:

At-risk students have everything they need to be successful.

They just don’t know it yet.

We work with teaching fellows, volunteers, mentors, and local schools to bring our Leadership Program  “Foundations of Excellence” to high school students. Through our semester-long program, students develop:

  • Leadership Skills
  • Empowered Mindset
  • Strengths & Weaknesses
  • Conflict Management
  • Story of Self
  • Study Habits
  • Career Path
  • Professionalism
  • Personal Finance Skills

See how we make a difference: Our Impact