Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Balancing Service with Self Care

Being passionate about your work, especially that of a City Year AmeriCorps member, leaves little time for yourself. Research shows that taking care of your health and well-being are important, and it allows you to bring your best self into work every day by making you more productive, boosting your immune system and more. Click to read our self-care tips.

Monday, February 12, 2018

4 Tips for Making the Best First Impression Through your Job Application

At City Year, we understand the importance of a solid first impression. When applying for jobs, filling out job applications and submitting your cover letter and resume usually mean that your first impression is made before you even get to meet future employers in person. There are many small steps you can take to make a big difference, transforming your first impression from a good one to a great one! Here are a few tips from the members of City Year’s Talent Acquisition team that will help you do that with confidence.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Living on a Stipend: Quick, Healthy and Affordable Meals

After working a long day, cooking a complex meal with many ingredients is sometimes the last thing you want to do. From breakfast to dinner here are some quick, delicious and nourishing recipes that are sure to keep your stomachs full without leaving your wallets empty.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Celebrate Black History Month with Your Students

We love celebrating Black History Month with our students. It’s a great opportunity for us to introduce them to a variety of Black leaders—past and present—who’ve helped shaped our communities, our country and our world. To prepare your lesson plan, here are a handful of our favorite resources and activities to share with students this month.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Making the Leap to Consulting After City Year

A gap year with City Year can open your eyes to new career opportunities. Read how Rachel Hess, City Year Washington D.C. '17, leveraged her time at City Year to make the leap from social work to consulting as a Business Analyst at Deloitte Consulting LLP.