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.

Overview Description

Stand witih Farmworkers in NYC

Immigrants & Refugees
Open

Join us for a solidarity action with migrant farmworker women and men who are
escalating the national boycott of Wendy’s by undertaking a 5-day “Freedom
Fast” from March 11-15 to demand an end to sexual violence in the fields. The
fast is led by farmworkers with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) who
have created the most successful human rights program in agriculture by
holding major... READ MORE

Volunteers Needed for Abe's Tent

When: 3/19 - 3/26 (second week of Spring Break) Last day to sign up 2/26
Where:
Announcement Description:
Volunteers needed from 3/19 - 3/26!!! SIGN UP by 2/26

Come hang out, eat snack, do homework and talk to local New Haven people!

Abraham’s Tent is a cooperative effort between Columbus House and
congregations of faith in greater New Haven. These congregations open their... READ MORE

Student Ambassador Recruitment

Announcement Description: Beauty is You, INC. is a non-profit organization
that focuses on empowering teens & women in the community.  We provide
support and education through different community events and workshops.  We
are currently looking for student ambassadors to run our college/university
program.  The program focuses on providing support to other students as well
as supporting our... READ MORE

“I Matter” Project seeks Part-Time Project Manager

Paid

“I Matter” Project seeks Part-Time Project Manager

The “I Matter” Project, a grassroots, art-based youth-empowerment program, is seeking a high-energy, super-organized, efficient, reliable individual for a part-time position as Project Manager. Must be meticulously detail-oriented with an innate ability to take initiative and complete tasks and projects to completion. Must also possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Part-time position may evolve into full-time... READ MORE

Climate and Public Health Internships

Interns Needed to Lead Projects
goNewHavengo alternative transportation coalition is looking for an intern to
coordinate the 2018 CarFree Challenge and also coordinate Live! Car Free
campaign.  goNewHavengo is introducing a new Live! Car Free! Campaign to
invite residents/students to consider adopting a car free lifestyle to
improve their health, save money, and better take care of the environment... READ MORE

Climate and Public Health Internships

Interns Needed to Lead Projects
goNewHavengo alternative transportation coalition is looking for an intern to
coordinate the 2018 CarFree Challenge and also coordinate Live! Car Free
campaign.  goNewHavengo is introducing a new Live! Car Free! Campaign to
invite residents/students to consider adopting a car free lifestyle to
improve their health, save money, and better take care of the environment... READ MORE

Join the Y2Y New Haven Team!

Interested in being a part of working to create Yale’s very own student led
shelter for youth experiencing homelessness or housing instability? The Y2Y
New Haven team has been working for the past year on the feasibility of this
project and are now looking to bring more students onto the project to help!
If this sounds like something that interests you, check out our application
to see what... READ MORE

Girls' Science Investigation - The Material World

Where: SPL (217 Prospect St)
Announcement Description: Are you a student or a scientist at Yale interested
in inspiring the next generation of female scientists?  Volunteer for Yale
Girls’ Science Investigations (GSI) to teach physics principles to local
middle school girls! Our third session will be held on Feb 17th from 8:30am-2:00pm
and is titled - The Material World - where the participants... READ MORE

InnovateHealth Yale Mentor Application

Health & Medicine

Interested in a mentor to help you apply for InnovateHealth upcoming $25,000 prizes? This Spring InnovateHealth Yale will award $50,000 to ventures working on innovations that address disparities in health and education:

The Thorne Prize for Social Innovation in Health or Education ($25,000) is awarded to the best student-led venture focused on social innovation in health or education. 

The Aetna Foundation Prize for Health Equity Innovation ($25,000) is awarded to the best... READ MORE

Volunteer for Junta!

The City of New Haven and Junta for Progressive Action (Junta) are working with families impacted by Hurricane Maria, who have relocated to New Haven from Puerto Rico and other Caribbean Islands.

Junta is in need of bi-lingual (Spanish and English) volunteers to help evacuees with the FEMA application process, 211 and referrals to other basic needs services. Support is needed preferably for two or more shifts. Volunteers will likely be... READ MORE