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.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Alumnus: “City Year was my trampoline – it took me to new heights.”

City Year alumnus Terrell Garrett (Washington, D.C. ’11) explains how City Year brought him to new heights through professional development support and his eye-opening experiences during his year of service. Read about Terrell’s path to becoming the Director of Teacher Support at OneGoal, an organization that supports students through the college application process and beyond.

Monday, January 29, 2018

Leverage Your City Year Skills at These Education Nonprofits

From lesson planning, to tracking student progress and interacting with school administration, our alumni say their year’s worth of classroom experience was especially useful before entering the education sector. For alumni entering the education sector, here are four nonprofit organizations where City Year alumni can continue to #makebetterhappen for students nationwide.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Seven Cities Where You Can Make A Difference To Students

Serving with City Year is a tremendously rewarding and challenging experience. We understand it’s a major decision, and with every major decision, there are many factors to consider – including location. No matter where you serve, you’ll work alongside amazing staff, students and teachers. Here are seven cities where we (and our school partners) have a need for extraordinary young people like you to serve and mentor students.