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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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The Corps
Five cities where you can make a difference with City Year
December 1, 2022

Thinking about applying to serve with City Year, but not sure where? Well, lucky for you, City Year is serving…

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The Corps
What you can expect as a mid-year AmeriCorps member
November 16, 2022

AmeriCorps members starting in January add capacity to existing City Year teams and support even more students in reaching their…

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Benefits & Resources
Commonly asked questions about student loans
October 26, 2022

Helpful tips on how City Year AmeriCorps members can navigate student loan repayment during and after service.

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Benefits & Resources
Five ways to make self-care a daily habit
October 11, 2022

Self-care has been clinically proven to improve your health, happiness and habits. However, with hundreds of blogs and social media…

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Our Alumni
City Year helps prepare you for a social work career
October 3, 2022

Rebecca Charles served as an AmeriCorps member at City Year Philadelphia during the 2018-2019 school year. After her year of…

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The Corps
Adventure awaits wherever you serve with City Year
September 27, 2022

While working on her City Year application, Jessica Butay reached the question: Where would you like to apply to serve?…

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Our Alumni
City Year alums shine in the corporate world
September 13, 2022

Learn more about the benefits of service with City Year AmeriCorps, including preparation for a career, exclusive scholarships, the Segal…

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Benefits & Resources
Five career tools gained through City Year service
August 30, 2022

City Year can support AmeriCorps members develop skills they need to help prepare them for a career.

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Benefits & Resources
Five tips to start the school year strong
August 9, 2022

Prepare for the first day of school with these five tips that City Year AmeriCorps members use to start the…

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Our Alumni
City Year can prepare you for a career in marketing and geoinformation systems
August 1, 2022

Our corps members can find opportunities to gain professional skills in marketing & communications during their time at City Year….

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Our Alumni
City Year can help prepare you for medical school
July 20, 2022

Wondering how City Year can help prepare you for medical school? Check out this advice from a City Year alum…

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The Corps
How City Year AmeriCorps members and teachers can work together
July 12, 2022

For City Year AmeriCorps members to serve as student success coaches, it’s important for them to establish strong working relationships…

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