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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New Haven Climate Project and Organizing Interns Needed


New HAven Leon SCP is seeking interns to work on climate change projects including New Haven Climate Movement, related to energy, transportation, climate education, City and State policy, and climate justice. More info at newhavenleon.org and newhavenclimatemovement.org

Swab Your Cheek and Save a Life! Join the Be The Match Registry® through the Mandi Schwartz Marrow Donor Registration Drive at Yale

Health & Medicine
Join anytime!

Swab Your Cheek and Save a Life!
Join the Be The Match Registry® through
the Mandi Schwartz Marrow Donor Registration Drive at Yale

Part of the “Get in the Game. Save a Life.” Program

In 12 years of annual drives we have added more than 7,700 potential marrow or blood stem cell donors to the Be The Match Registry and helped save at least 74 lives! In 2021, we are hosting a “virtual” drive.

Here is how you can help... READ MORE

Assistant Director, Yale Prison Education Initiative at Dwight Hall at Yale

Prison Reform & Reentry

The Yale Prison Education Initiative (YPEI) is a signature program of Dwight Hall at Yale, an independent 501(c)(3) and Yale’s Center for Public Service and Social Justice. Founded in 2016 and a member of the Bard Prison Initiative’s Consortium for the Liberal Arts in Prison, YPEI has become a national leader in the field of higher education in prison by extending access to Yale liberal arts courses and programming and a rich network of academic resources to... READ MORE

Yale Coalition of Allyship Advocates


Interested in unpacking and addressing the complicated legacy of Yale’s history? Passionate about facilitating conversations about important topics related to diversity, equity, and inclusion? Engaged in various aspects of campus life related to these themes already? If any of this sounds like you, please consider applying to be a Student Coordinator for Yale’s newest peer education group: Coalition of Allyship Advocates, an organization that provides all Yale College students... READ MORE

Help CT's Black Business Alliance with Social Media and Blog Posts

Employment & Job Training

Volunteer with Connecticut’s Black Business Alliance to help them create social media posts, draft LinkedIn articles, manage a social media calendar and/or write blog posts! This would be an ongoing, remote volunteer opportunity. The Black Business Alliance seeks to empower, guide, promote, enhance, collaborate and grow small and medium-sized black and minority businesses throughout Connecticut and Nationally by addressing the gap in business access to funding, educational... READ MORE

Disability Peer Mentor Program Applications Now Open!

Children & Youth

The Disability Peer Mentor Program, now in its fifth year, is accepting applications for 2021-2022 Peer Mentors! We’re looking for students who have experience with disability — including but not limited to physical disability, chronic illness, learning disability, mental illness, temporary disability, vision impairment or blindness, and hearing loss or d/Deafness — and who feel comfortable guiding others who may be having similar experience during their time at Yale. 


Fair Haven Virtual Tutoring Program

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

Fair Haven Elementary is starting an after school tutoring program for its students and is looking for passionate and committed tutors!! The program will run from January to May and will involve helping with homework and general tutoring. It’s a wonderful opportunity to serve the New Haven community (virtually) AND you get to work with lots of kiddos! It’s a win-win!!!

The program runs through the end of the semester, Tuesdays-Thursdays from 4-5pm.... READ MORE

Public School Interns Applications Open Now!

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Join anytime!

Students in the Public School Internship Program serve in a critical role as liaisons between a New Haven public school and the Yale community by making a two-year commitment to one institution, learning the needs of the community and directing resources from Yale and Dwight Hall in support. In contrast to much volunteering that often begins with the volunteers deciding what to provide, PSIs ask what schools need and think creatively about how the Yale community can support them. 


2021 Dwight Hall Urban Fellows

Dwight Hall Urban Fellows 
Build relationships. Gain experience. Serve your community. 
Initiated in 1994, Dwight Hall Urban Fellows is an academic-year program in which Yale University undergraduates work with community professionals to implement real solutions in the social sector. Placements seek to uncover and counter urban challenges through neighborhood empowerment, community-building, and economic development. The program is designed to... READ MORE

20-21 Dwight Hall Urban Fellows


The application for Dwight Hall Fellows Application is now live! Apply Now!

Application Deadline: Sunday, March 28th

This year, the Urban Fellows application is designed to support students already working within the community, as well as students that are eager to be connected to community organizations.

Students that are already working... READ MORE