Tuesday, January 29, 2019

A City Year is More Than Just a Gap Year

"One of the biggest things I learned from my experience is that doing a gap year with City Year isn't what some people think of when they imagine what a gap year is like. It’s different than traveling or doing part-time work. City Year is full-time and you will work harder than you ever have before.” Alumna Claire Dempsey (City Year New York '13) shares her journey from high school to City Year to college. Claire Dempsey (City Year New York '13) shares her journey from high school to City Year to college.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

The Magic of Mentorship with City Year

City Year Baton Rouge Senior AmeriCorps member Marquis Robinson used his own life experience to be an impactful male mentor for his students. He learned through his own experiences the difference having a mentor makes. Read on to learn how he strives to be that person for his students.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

6 Accounts to Follow to Connect with the City Year Community

Chances are you’ve come to our blog to learn more about City Year. Take a look at these six social media accounts which provide more insight into what being a City Year AmeriCorps member is like.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Resolutions for 2019 – Deepen Relationships to Advance Your Career in the New Year

According to a recent survey, 85% of individuals found their most recent job via networking. Learn how you can leverage your City Year networks to advance your career in 2019!

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Top Ten Things You Should Know About City Year (before you apply!)

At City Year, our work is informed by our values and our passion to help students reach their full potential inside and outside the classroom. If you're thinking about applying to City Year, we’re excited that you might be a part of that 30-year tradition. But before you get going on your application, we want to help you feel prepared for the long haul. Here are some things we think you should know!