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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2022 Dwight Hall Summer Fellows, Apply Now!

Paid
Open
The 2022 Summer Fellows Application is now live! Apply Now!
 

This year, we will have only one fellowship deadline, designed to meet the needs of students and community partners.

  • Application Deadline: Monday, April 4th
  • Decisions Notifications: Friday, April 22nd
Since 1968, the Dwight Hall Summer Fellows has... 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

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

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

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

2021 Dwight Hall Urban Fellows

Open
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

Coordinated Access Network (CAN) Housing Coordinator - United Way of Greater New Haven

Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Education & Literacy
Employment & Job Training
Homelessness & Housing
Human Rights
Open

Who We Are Looking For

Do you enjoy managing data, organizing information, and facilitating effective communications between community organizations? Are you the type of person who takes pride in getting the details right and is excited to support a team to reach the goal of ending homelessness in greater New Haven? Are you passionate about using your organizational talents as a force for good in our community?

United Way is... READ MORE

Summer 2021 Douglas Project Fellowship - Accepting Applications

Prison Reform & Reentry
Open

The Frederick Douglass Project for Justice is a non-profit whose mission is to facilitates structured meetings and respectful conversations between members of free society and prisoners, so that they can learn from each other, form powerful human connections, and transform both their own lives and society at large. 

Douglass Project Fellows will work in diverse teams to support the general operations of the organization, including the Prison Visitation Program.