Thursday, April 11, 2019

Make National Service the Star of Your Resume

Your City Year service experience will distinguish you from other candidates. The approach you bring to service – thoughtfulness, planning and preparing, focus on results – is the same mindset required when updating your resume. Here are some tips from our Career Services team that will help elevate your service experience to be the star of your resume.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Five Reasons Why L.A. is a Great Place to Live

From great weather year-round to being one of the most diverse cities in the United States, there’s lots of reasons to love Los Angeles. Read on to learn why we think L.A. is an amazing place to live and work.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Service Continues in Orlando for City Year Alumni

This January, a group of City Year alumni, including City Year’s national alumni advisory board co-chairs Nellie Tsai (San Jose/ Silicon Valley ’05, ’06) and Stef Vestal (Providence ’06, Washington, DC ’07) participated in the 13th-annual alumni service weekend in Orlando, Florida. While Orlando’s warm and sunny location was certainly a draw when deciding the location of this year’s trip, being of service remained the driving factor for the alumni.

Monday, March 4, 2019

How to Get the Most Out of Career Coaching and Mentor Like a Pro

Being a good mentor is about being a good listener, while getting the most out of coaching is about knowing what you want, says a second-year City Year AmeriCorps member. Sounds easy, right?

Friday, February 22, 2019

How I Used My Segal Education Award to Travel

City Year Boston alumna Brenna Eaton noticed many of her teammates used their Segal Education Award (valued at approximately $6,000) to pay back student loans, but she still had no idea what to use hers for. Then, she heard about a way she could use the award to travel and gain cultural experiences.