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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Matriculate Recruitment Associate

Paid
Open

 Recruitment Associate

Location: New York, NY

About Matriculate: Matriculate’s mission is to support high-achieving, low and moderate-income high school students to make the leap to best-fit colleges. Our vision is that one day all the best students in America will have access to and be supported in the best colleges for them—regardless of their socio-economic status or background—which will give them a unique opportunity to... READ MORE

LEAP Communications Coordinator

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Employment & Job Training
Paid
Open

 For 29 years, LEAP has worked with children, teenagers, and young adults in New Haven, Connecticut in some of the lowest income urban neighborhoods in America. As the largest youth agency in our city, we provide free academic supports, social enrichment, and leadership development, but we do so in a unique way. We give older students (ages 16-24) the training, education, and resources they need to work as counselors and leaders-in-training to our younger students (ages 7-15). In doing so,... READ MORE

Research Associates Program

Crisis Support
Homelessness & Housing
Human Rights
Paid
Open

The Partnership for Strong Communities Research Associates Program engages Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) freelance writers and researchers to produce policy and research materials on housing, community development, and homelessness in Connecticut. This opportunity offers the benefit of both competitive compensation and opportunities to publish in local and statewide news outlets and journals, as well as the Partnership’s website.

What types of content do... READ MORE

Program Associate of Study Buddies Connect at the Association to Benefit Children

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Paid
Open

The Association to Benefit Children’s (ABC) Study Buddies Connect program is accepting
applications for a Program Associate. This position is full-time (40 hours per week) starting in
August/September of 2021 with a hybrid remote and on-site (Manhattan) arrangement.

About ABC: Since 1986, ABC has been dedicated to bringing joy and warmth to disadvantaged
children and their families through compassionate, sustainable, comprehensive, and integrated
services,... READ MORE

New Haven Climate Project and Organizing Interns Needed

Environment
Open

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
Closed

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

Paid
Open

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
Open

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
Paid
Open

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. 

Time... READ MORE