Dwight Hall at Yale

Center for Public Service and Social Justice

Opportunities

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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Thorne Prize for Social Innovation in Health or Education

Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine
Paid
Open

The Thorne Prize for Social Innovation in Health or Education is a $25,000 cash prize awarded to the best student-led venture focused on social innovation in health or education. The prize will be awarded in the spring of each year to support a student or group of students beginning or continuing to develop a social enterprise or innovation focused on these two areas. The winner of the Thorne Prize receives  automatic acceptance into the Yale... READ MORE

The Smith College-Project Coach Fellowship

Children & Youth
Open

Deadline: January 30th

An innovative tuition-free master’s program that prepares aspiring coaches & teachers to work at the intersection of youth development and education in underserved inner-city schools.  

Teaching fellows complete their MAT degree in one year and graduate... READ MORE

CFP: Engaged Scholarship and Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference

Open

Harvard College will host the Engaged Scholarship and Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference(ESSJ) on Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Harvard Yard. The conference offers undergraduate students an opportunity to disseminate the findings from their research on critical social issues within their respective fields. We welcome proposals from students whose work have been supervised by faculty and focuses on diversity, equity, and social justice... READ MORE

2017 Point in Time Count Volunteers Needed

Homelessness & Housing
Unpaid
Open

Greater New Haven Opening Doors Needs Your Help!

On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 (inclement weather date is Wednesday, Jan 25th) from 6:00-11:00pm, the Greater New Haven Opening Doors will be leading community volunteers from across the region in The Annual Point-In-Time (PIT) Count of the region’s homeless. This count is very important! It provides needed data for federal and state funding used to house and maintain stable housing for our region’s... READ MORE

Generous U

Paid
Open

Deadline: March 17

GENEROUS U IS A NATIONAL CONTEST TO INCREASE AWARENESS AND INVOLVEMENT OF STUDENTS ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE AND IMPACT OF PHILANTHROPY AND PHILANTHROPIC VALUES. STUDENT GROUPS ARE INVITED TO COMPETE FOR THE $10,000 SILLERMAN PRIZE AND THE GENEROUS U TITLE. THE COMPETITION IS JUDGED BASED ON THE PROPOSALS AND VIDEOS SUBMITTED BY UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE PRIZE THROUGH THEIR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY.

Careers in K-12 Education

Employment & Job Training

Friday, January 20, 1pm-2pm, Hall of Graduate Studies, room 119

Hear recent alums and employers talk about various jobs in the field of Education. Gain a better understanding of what path/roles will fit you best. Panelists will also highlight the differences between working at Independent, Charter, Public and Private Schools.  All students are welcome to attend.

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Training: How to Reverse an Opioid Overdose

Health & Medicine
Unpaid
Open

In response to an increased demand, GHHRC is offering free Opoid Overdose Prevention Training each week on Thursday evenings at 7:00pm. This training is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S., and the majority of those deaths are from opioids like prescription painkillers and heroin... READ MORE

YEI Fellowship

Paid
Open

*APPLICATIONS DUE THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2017*

The YEI Fellowship is an 8-week intensive summer bootcamp for incubating ventures at YEI and bringing them ready to launch by the summer’s end. Approximately 10 teams are chosen each year in a highly competitive process.

Each accepted team receives:
•    $15,000 stipend
•    Mentors
•    Access to legal, accounting and marketing corporate partners
•    Introductions to venture capitalists
•    Pitching... READ MORE

Volunteer Summer Counselor for Camp PALS

Children & Youth
People with Disabilities
Unpaid
Open

PALS Programs is a nonprofit organization that provides summer camp opportunities for young adults with Down Syndrome and their peers in ten locations across the country.

We are in search of volunteer counselors to join us at our Camp PALS sessions this summer. 

  • Camp PALS offers sleep-away camps at 10 college campuses from Maine to California which run for one week each.
  • Volunteer counselors are paired one-to-one with a camper to provide an opportunity for... READ MORE

Yale Young Global Scholars Employment Application

Unpaid
Open

Due: Friday, January 13 - 5pm,

Yale Young Global Scholars will be filling over 150 instructional staff positions for the six sessions next summer (individuals can hold up to three non-concurrent positions). We are looking for Yale undergraduate and graduate students from all backgrounds to fill these positions.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Free housing & meals
  • Flexible... READ MORE

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