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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Community Impact Manager, Knowledge Management - United Way of Greater New Haven

Paid
Open

Who We Are Looking For

Are you a dot-connector” of information, ideas, and people? Can you identify trends, stories, and opportunities in the community? Do you get excited at the idea of helping community partners and team members track program data to tease out and tell the story of program impact? Are you always looking for ways to improve how a project team designs and implements its work?... READ MORE

Community Impact Manager, Financial Sustainability - United Way of Greater New Haven

Paid
Open

Who We Are Looking For

Are you a passionate advocate for building equitable economic change in our community? Do you come alive listening and learning from community members, and looking for opportunities to help households thrive? Are you someone who sees the urgency in ensuring access to the most basic needs of food and housing? Are you always looking for ways to improve your work and grow your impact? If you answered yes to the questions above,... 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

Staff Accountant - United Way of Greater New Haven

Employment & Job Training
Paid
Open

Who We Are Looking For

Do you enjoy accounting and being part of a mission-driven team? Do you work well in a fast- paced environment in which you are involved with a variety of financial tasks? Do you find satisfaction in setting up finance processes to make the department and organization work more efficiently? Do you enjoy working with colleagues from all departments and being an integral part of making an organization work? If you answered yes... READ MORE

Lazarus Fellow at Yale Sustainable Food Program (YSFP)

Arts & Culture
Environment
Paid
Open

The Lazarus Fellowship is a two-year, full-time salaried staff position with benefits.  The Fellow is a key member of the YSFP team, running our Harvest program, communications, Chewing the Fat, and much more.  It’s a flexible training position with opportunities to hone particular skills and create contacts and credibility in different parts of the food system.  The position is designed for food-and-agriculture interested folx who are just graduating, or are one or two years out of... 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.

Nursing Home Phone Volunteers!

Seniors
Open

Dorot B’Yachad is an intergenerational storytelling initiative between Yale’s Jewish community and the Towers, a Jewish retirement home in New Haven, with the goal of building intergenerational connections and sharing stories during the COVID-19 quarantine. We’re matching up Jewish Yale students to interview some extraordinary residents at the Towers about their lives, their stories, and their reflections during this unprecedented moment in history. This is a small way, as a Yale Jewish... READ MORE

Teach NHPS middle schoolers with the U.S. Grant Foundation!

Children & Youth
Paid
Open

US Grant is a summer program for New Haven youth administered by Yale student-teachers under the guidance of veteran educators. Undergraduates design five-week project-based curricula based on their own academic interests for a representative group of New Haven middle schoolers. This is a paid position which includes substantial professional development opportunity. For more information, visit our website, come to our info sessions, and/or contact ... READ MORE

Read to Grow Volunteers for 2021 Spring Semester!

Children & Youth
Open

Help compile literacy packets for this local organization that is committed to building literacy from birth. These packets are given to the families of every baby born in 15 hospitals around the State of Connecticut! 

Read to Grow is looking for two (2) volunteers to compile packets weekly, on Mondays this semester from 12:00-2:00pm, beginning Monday, March 1st. Each volunteer will receive training when they arrive, and will, of course, be expected to follow all COVID-related... READ MORE

2021 Summer Internship at the Acceleration Project

Women's Rights
Open

The Acceleration Project (TAP) is a female-founded, female-led business advisory firm offering strategic and tactical guidance to high potential small businesses. TAP is a 501c(3), supported by grants and donations in order to serve our clients at a cost well below market.

We are looking for summer interns to help us in all aspects of our business such as: Research, PR, Social Media, Technology, CRM platforms, Video editing, Development, and Grants.