Why We Love NYC
Known as the “City that Never Sleeps,” there is always something new to see and explore right at your fingertips in New York City. From iconic attractions like Central Park, the Empire State Building and the Metropolitan Museum of Art and dozens of cuisines and famous dishes to try, New York City has something for everyone. Read on to learn why you should consider serving with City Year for the 2019-2020 school year in one of the greatest cities in the world.
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.
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.
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.