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Read a collection of stories and learn from the perspectives and experiences of our City Year Americorps members, students, partners and alumni.

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Benefits & Resources
Tips to ace job interviews from AmeriCorps mentors
January 26, 2021

The interview is a space for you to tell your prospective employer more about your background, experiences, and to express…

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Benefits & Resources
How City Year advisers can help with your applications
January 6, 2021

Service Year Advisors help prospective and confirmed corps members move from application to registration and are a valuable resource to…

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Our Alumni
Alumni Spotlight- December
December 21, 2020

Each month as part of our alumni newsletter, we hope to feature some of our amazing alumni and what they’ve…

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Benefits & Resources
5 things you should know before applying
December 16, 2020

Thinking about applying to serve with City Year AmeriCorps? Here are five key things you should consider first!

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Our Alumni
Life after City Year with Kristy
December 15, 2020

I applied for City Year senior year of college, knowing that I eventually wanted to go to graduate school to…

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The Corps
Meet Taco Bell’s Live Más Scholarship Winner, Clark Shimeall
December 11, 2020

City Year Boston offers a robust community-based experience that encourages you to grow professionally and personally. We offer many different resources to support our AmeriCorps members in their plans…

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Benefits & Resources
Networking outside my comfort zone
December 9, 2020

While my intentions are to pursue a career in education, this networking event pushed me to reflect on the wide…

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The Corps
Serving on a Budget: Eating Well on a City Year Stipend
December 4, 2020

Let’s be real. Living on a City Year stipend can be tough. Considering all the monthly fees for things such…

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Our Alumni
Celebrating Future Teachers of America Day!
November 20, 2020

Today City Year New Orleans celebrates Future Teachers of America Day! Every year, 20% of our AmeriCorps members become teachers…

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Our Alumni
Alumni Spotlight — Amber Cox
November 18, 2020

Amber Cox first learned about City Year when she was pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business management at The College of New Jersey. It…

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Benefits & Resources
How to use your Segal AmeriCorps Education award
October 15, 2020

Learn more about the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award, given to all City Year AmeriCorps alumni to help further their education.

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Our Alumni
Alumni spotlight—Lee Ann Rice
October 2, 2020

Lee Ann Rice  New York University  (Masters, Clinical Social Work) Cornell University (Bachelor of Arts, Art History and Education) Corps…

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