2015-09-10

City Year #askcy

One week from today, you’ll have a chance to learn more about City Year directly from three of our current AmeriCorps members, during out #askcy Twitter chat. We hope to “see” you there. Until then, we’d like to introduce you to our panelists:  

 

Vanessa Jimenez City Year #askcy
 
Age: 23
University:: University of California, Santa Barbara
Hometown: Patterson, California

 

What are you most looking forward to this year?

I am looking forward to building connections with my students as they become leaders throughout the year. I am also excited to see my team succeed as they pursue personal and professional goals.

Tips for those interested in applying to City Year?

Make sure you put in the time to do research and prepare for the interview process. This will help you make connections and describe how previous experiences makes you the perfect candidate for City Year.

Three things you would bring to a deserted island with you?

An all-you-can-eat buffet that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

A water filter.

A multi-tool that has a hatchet on it.

Vanessa Jimenez City Year #askcy Vanessa Jimenez City Year #askcy  

 

Tram-Anh Nguyen City Year #askcy
 
Age: 24
University : Salve Regina University M.S. '14, B.A. '13
Hometown: Abington, Massachusetts

 

What are you most looking forward to this year?

Being able to watch and help my team transform into a working family

What are you thinking about doing after City Year?

Either staying with City Year as a staff member or pursuing a master's degree in higher ed administration.

Top pick as your Karaoke song?

"Forever" by Chris Brown

Tram-Anh City Year team photo
 

Derrek Studebaker City Year #askcy
 
Age: 18
High School: Weber High School
Hometown: North Ogden, Utah

 

Why did you join City Year?

I joined City Year because I believe in education as a pathway forward in people and society.

What are you most looking forward to this year?

I am looking forward to being able to make a student happier every day.

What are you thinking about doing after City Year?

I will be starting college where I will be studying aviation.

Favorite 90’s cartoon? Arthur.
Derrek Studebaker City Year #askcy working with students Derrek Studebaker City Year #askcy team photo

Join us Thursday, September 17. 8 p.m. Be there, or be square.

Not able to join us for the live event? Tweet us your questions now, and we’ll reply to them during the event!

 

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