How to Shine as a City Year Applicant
How can you convey the depth and uniqueness of your whole self in one online application? I’ve got a few tips for you and the first is the most important!
Five Things We Love About Living in Buffalo
In the fall of 2018, we launched our 29th US site! City Year Buffalo is now recruiting AmeriCorps members to serve in the 2019-2020 school year, and if you’ve never considered moving to The City of Light, read on to learn why you should think about joining the City Year Buffalo team.
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.
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!
Tim Chen is Fired Up to Serve and Pursue His Passion for Education
Ever since a Social Justice Project at his high school, Tim knew he wanted to make a difference in young people’s lives. He was eager to get into the classroom after college, and now he can’t wait to immerse himself in a school and begin learning from his students and his surroundings. Learn about how Tim discovered his passion for education, and why he turned to City Year as a way for him to start on his goal of helping close the education gap.