Asking These Seven Questions Can Help Build a Strong Mentoring Relationship
Becoming a mentor can be fulfilling and life-changing, but the experience can also bring up a lot of questions about the best way to build a strong, 1-on-1 relationship with a student. Here are a few things to ask yourself as you and your mentee get to know each other.
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!
Service with City Year prepared me for challenges, adventure and joy in the Peace Corps
Preparing to serve abroad with the Peace Corps is difficult, but two years at City Year Philadelphia provided one AmeriCorps alumna with a strong foundation she continues to build on today.
My Gap Year: The Corner of Passion and Discovery
"Life in the city was full of adventurous discoveries, as was my gap year between high school and college. I was grateful to have time and energy to contribute to a cause greater than self, but even more excited by all there was to learn. The corps was imperative to me as a recent high school graduate. Inversely, I would come to find that recent high school graduates were imperative to the corps."
City Year Alumni Earn Graduate Degrees with Minimal Debt
“My service year taught me that I have a passion for working alongside students. Hopefully, one day, I will open up a nonprofit that builds leadership and civically minded high school students to empower and pursue their own dreams. Attending graduate school can be expensive. However, learning that City Year offers a scholarship is a big help.” City Year Los Angeles alum Braulio Acuria and six other City Year alumni speak to how their year or years of service with City Year helped to pave their path to grad school, both professionally and financially.