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?

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Real Talk: How to Live on the City Year Stipend

Ever think about what it’s like to live on a stipend? In this Q&A, one AmeriCorps member gets real about budgeting and shares the money saving tips and tricks that helped him get through his year of service.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Five Great Reasons to Live and Work in Detroit

Once called the “Motor City,” now aptly renamed “America’s Comeback City,” Detroit is on the rise and proving to be an amazing place to live and work. City Year Detroit is now recruiting AmeriCorps members to serve in the 2019-2020 school year, and if you haven’t considered Detroit, here are the top five reasons why you should think about serving in this famed Midwestern city.

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.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Six Things That Make Boston a Great Place to Live

Boston is one of the fastest-growing metro areas in the Northeast, rapidly excelling in the tech, medical and academic fields. From its rich history to its reputation as one of the most prominent sports cities in the country, there is something for everyone in the city of Boston. If you’ve never considered moving to Boston, read on to learn why you should think about serving with City Year in this quintessential New England city.