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.

Overview Description

Newman Civic Fellowship

Unpaid
Open

Each year, Dwight Hall and Yale University selects one student to nominate for this recognition, and we need your help in identifying the best candidate.  The fellowship is a one-year experience for students in which fellows have the opportunity to receive a minimum $1,000 scholarship, access to in-person and virtual learning opportunities, networking events, and mentoring. The student nomination process is only open for one week and closes Sunday, February 19th... READ MORE

Beacon: Tutors and Teachers Needed

Children & Youth
Unpaid
Open

Beacon Self Directed Learning is an alternative to school for kids 10-18 and are looking for volunteers to tutors and teach small, fun, weekly classes.  We have many kinds of kids at Beaconbut they fall into two broad groups:  life long homeschoolers and kids who have needed to come out of school.  Beacon offers classes, tutors, mentoring and a social space and relies heavily on volunteers.

On Tuesdays and Thursdays we offer classes to kids ages 12-18... READ MORE

Inaugural Dwight Hall Social Innovation Lab Call for Proposals

Animals
Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Education & Literacy
Employment & Job Training
Environment
Health & Medicine
Homelessness & Housing
Human Rights
Hunger & Nutrition
Immigrants & Refugees
International Affairs
LGBTQ Rights
People with Disabilities
Prison Reform & Reentry
Racial Inequality
Seniors
Veterans & Veterans' Families
Victims' Rights
Women's Rights
Paid
Closed

To apply, please complete the full application

The Social Innovation Lab (“Lab”) seeks to create a community of innovative social action at Yale University.  We invite all students into our shared space for events, trainings, co-working, or conversation, and to join our movement to change the world through deeper understanding and resourceful action.

For students... READ MORE

2017 Dwight Hall Summer Fellows

Animals
Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Education & Literacy
Employment & Job Training
Environment
Health & Medicine
Homelessness & Housing
Human Rights
Hunger & Nutrition
Immigrants & Refugees
International Affairs
LGBTQ Rights
People with Disabilities
Prison Reform & Reentry
Racial Inequality
Seniors
Veterans & Veterans' Families
Victims' Rights
Women's Rights
Paid
Open

Complete responsibilities and payment information can be found in the program description.

To apply, please complete the application.

Since 1968, the Dwight Hall Summer Fellowship has offered the unique opportunity for students to dedicate themselves to creating real social... READ MORE

Science StoryTellers Sought

Children & Youth
Unpaid
Open

Due Monday, December 19th

Women in Science at Yale, the Center for Teaching and Learning, and the Provost’s Office are looking for undergraduate, graduate student and post-doc storytellers to step onto the ... READ MORE

Science Fair Mentors for local middle school students

Children & Youth
Unpaid
Open

The 6th-7th graders at the Worthington Hooker School are working on projects for this year’s upcoming science fair, and we are looking for Yalies interested in working with the students and helping to advise them during the process. The time is 2:00-3:00 on any day (or days) Monday-Thursday. Mentors can choose days that fit with their own schedules. Worthington Hooker is located at 691 Whitney Avenue, just a short ride away on the Blue Line shuttle. For more information please... READ MORE

Yale Angel Tree Gift Drive

Children & Youth
Closed
Yale Angel Tree Gift Drive
 
 
Are you feeling the holiday spirit? And would you like to make sure that a child in New Haven has a happy holiday season? If so, shop for a gift for a child in New Haven by participating in this year’s Angel Tree! 
 
This holiday season, SoCo is partnering with Yale for the Kids to help provide gifts for children in New Haven who otherwise would not be receiving gifts during the holidays. You... READ MORE

Yale Science Olympiad is looking for volunteers

Yale Science Olympiad is looking for volunteers to help out with the invitational with judging, proctoring, and more! Please fill out this form if you’re interested and let us know if you have any questions!

... READ MORE

Apply to become a Fellow at the Coro New York Leadership Center

Open

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Apply to English 467, Advanced Journalism with Bob Woodward

Unpaid
Closed

Dear Friends,

Bob Woodward, who is teaching English 467, Advanced Journalism, this spring, has specifically asked me to reach out on his behalf to Yale community members who may help him recruit a diverse pool of applicants — a goal not only for his class, but for the journalism profession that his class’s alumni frequently enter. I am sending along last year’s syllabus (attached) to student journalists, a few professors, cultural-house deans, and IAC members, in the... READ MORE

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