Dwight Hall at Yale

Center for Public Service and Social Justice


Below is a growing list of opportunities on campus and within the community. Please note that this list is not yet comprehensive, and that students can reach out to Dwight Hall staff for opportunity inquiries.

If you are looking for post-graduation opportunities, the Yale OCS page has a comprehensive list of short-term opportunities in public service.

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Westly Foundation Prize Seeking Yalies from CA to Apply


We believe that small bets and a growth mindset lead to breakthrough discoveries. Since 2012, we have awarded cash prizes once a year to young innovators in California with novel solutions to community challenges. We’re looking for creative leaders who are early in their journey, and have not yet received major recognition or substantial outside investment, but have prototyped their solution and show great potential. Because we value inventive problem-solving, we place no restrictions on the... READ MORE

Cosma Foundation: Grant Writing and Sustainable International Development

International Affairs

Cosma is a holistic community based development agency; they work in a small rural community in Uganda and aim to improve quality of life through a number of initiatives, including sustainable agricultural practice, entrepreneurial and advanced university education, and mentoring/psychosocial support for children. We are currently looking for a Yale student who is interested in getting involved in the organization, specifically in the realm of grant writing. We are looking for a... READ MORE

The 2017 It Takes a Region Conference Call for Session Proposals

Health & Medicine
Hunger & Nutrition

The 2017 It Takes a Region Conference

Call for Session Proposals

NESAWG’s It Takes a Region Conference brings together practitioners, leaders, and advocates working to create a just and sustainable food system for all.

We’re looking for a few good session proposals, and yours may be one of them! Our conference is where we get to... READ MORE

PAVE New Haven AmeriCorps VISTA Positions at Dwight Hall: Education VISTA and Poverty Alleviation VISTA


Serve a year as an AmeriCorps VISTA member with PAVE New Haven!

PAVE (Projects Advancing Vitality and Equity) New Haven is an AmeriCorps VISTA project dedicated to furthering educational equity and financial empowerment in New Haven, CT. PAVE VISTA members serve at nonprofit organizations around New Haven to further these... READ MORE

DataHaven: Summer Research Assistant


Please view attached PDF for position description, qualifications, and how to apply.

DataHaven is a non‐profit 501(c)3 organization that directly supports hundreds of community, academic,  government, health care, and institutional organizations throughout Connecticut by collecting,  interpreting, and sharing high‐quality public information. As an organization with a 25‐year‐history of  public service, DataHaven is also a formal affiliate of the National Neighborhood Indicators ... READ MORE

Public Catalyst: Managing by Data Associate


View PDF for information on job description, qualifications, and how to apply. 

Public Catalyst is an innovative national organization established to partner with child welfare and human services stakeholders who want to improve outcomes for children and their families. Public Catalyst provides a range of services including short-term strategic analysis and crisis management; mediation and monitoring; planning and implementation support; and management and leadership coaching. Public... READ MORE

Campus Compact for Southern New England AmeriCorps VISTA Position

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
CCSNE AmeriCorps VISTA is a corps of 70 dedicated national service members hosted by higher education institutions throughout Southern New England to leverage university resources to improve educational outcomes for youth and students who live in poverty or who attend under-resourced schools. CCSNE VISTA members develop new programs, improve and expand existing ones, and recruit, train and support college student volunteers to engage with youth in intentional and impactful ways... READ MORE

Internship Program Intern at Wilbur Cross High School

Children & Youth

As an intern, you would be assisting the Internship Coordinator to better prepare students for the workplace, in addition to helping them obtain their own internship and other career-related experiences. You would be working mostly with sophomores and juniors, but also some freshmen and seniors.

Please view attachment fore complete details

Your duties would include many (or all) of the following:

- Helping... READ MORE

goNewHavengo Assistant Program Coordinator


To apply: Send your cover letter and resume as one PDF file to info@goNHgo.org with subject “Assistant Program Coordinator”

Job Title: Assistant Program Coordinator 

Start Date: Flexible. Late May/early June... READ MORE

Resistance Thursdays

We Won’t Go Back!



every Thursday

New Haven Peoples Center

37 Howe Street

6 to 7:30 pm

Come by to share

solidarity and an action

Bring a dish if... READ MORE