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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Summer 2021 Community Organizing Fellowship

Paid
Open

Six community organizing groups from across the country, together with the Alliance for a Just Society, and Yale professor Daniel Martinez-HoSang,  are collaborating to host organizing fellowships for Yale College students in the summer of 2021. The fellowships build on a... READ MORE

Spring 2021 Capital Semester on Leadership + the American Presidency in Washington, DC:

Employment & Job Training
Unpaid
Open

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) hosts Washington, DC – based and virtual Academic Internship Programs for undergraduate students each summer, fall and spring. TFAS students leave Washington with 250+ hours of professional experience, an expanded network of contacts, and a greater understanding of the variety of career opportunities.

There are five program... READ MORE

YPEI Graduate Professional Development Fellow

Education & Literacy
Prison Reform & Reentry
Racial Inequality
Paid
Open
For more information or to apply, go to www.yaleteachingopps.org and search for “prison education” (you will need to log in with valid netid). Opportunity is listed under Department “Graduate School of Arts & Sciences” as “XX083: Professional Development Fellow” and is a paid PTAI opportunity.
 
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New Haven Civic Innovation Prize

The New Haven Civic Innovation Prize is a $10,000 cash prize awarded to the best student-led venture, project, or policy focused on benefitting the city of New Haven. In late 2019, Mayor Elicker’s transition team conducted a series of public meetings, surveys, and stakeholder conversations to inform the city’s priorities, gathering input from hundreds of New Haven community members. The New Haven Civic Innovation Prize aims to catalyze student-led innovations that address, and are informed... READ MORE

Spring & Summer Internships at Urban Resources Initiative (URI)

Employment & Job Training
Environment
Paid

The Urban Resources Initiative (URI) is looking to fill several paid internship positions with its spring tree planting and summer Greenspace programs. Interns will have an opportunity to learn about urban ecology and community forestry, connect with the New Haven community, and improve local environments in a fast-paced, hands-on setting. Interns of all experience levels are welcome – we ask only that you bring a commitment to community and willingness to... READ MORE

Coordinated Access Network (CAN) Coordinator

Education & Literacy
Employment & Job Training
Paid
We Love What Makes You Unique
Your perspective fuels our mission-driven work at United Way of Greater New Haven. We are
committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience.
 
Who We Are Looking For
 
Are you passionate about using your organizational talents as a force for good in our
community? Are you the type of person who has an attention to... READ MORE

Community Garden Summer 2020 Internship

Employment & Job Training
Environment
Unpaid

New Haven Farms/New Haven Land Trust is seeking interns to work in its community gardens over the summer! 

General responsibilities include assisting the Community Garden Manager in undertaking community outreach efforts, spearheading building projects, and planning and coordinating educational and volunteer events in the gardens. The intern will also work with the Community Garden Manager and the Garden Education Coordinator to manage the Growing Entrepreneurs... READ MORE

Student Organizations Consultant

Employment & Job Training
Paid

Do you love learning about what is going on around campus? Are you interested in supporting other student leaders at Yale? Apply to become a Student Organizations Consultant!

SOCs work for the Office of Student Affairs as the liaison to 30-40 student organizations. SOCs often work remotely and have the flexibility to develop their own projects that support undergraduate organizations at Yale. Consultants... READ MORE

Living Transitional Justice: Integrated Community Learning Program, Hawai’i

Open

Living Transitional Justice: Integrated Community Learning Program

Cohort Model (1 Year, February 2020- January 2021)

Location: New Haven, Connecticut, Honolulu, Hawai’i

Program Travel Dates: June 2020... READ MORE

FOCUS Pre-Orientation Leader

FOCUS on New Haven is looking for leaders and support crew members for its 2020 program! Through 2 days of NHV exploration and 4 full days of volunteering at local non-profits, a daily guest speaker series, and guided discussions, FOCUS encourages students to think critically about ways in which they understand and have an impact on the city Yale calls home.

We’re looking for leaders and support crew members who have interest in or experience with community... READ MORE