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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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.

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN Millenium Fellowship

International Affairs
Open

The Millennium Fellowship is a semester-long leadership development program that happens on your campus. The United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are here to elevate your leadership. Access to world class training, connections, and recognition is just an application away.

The program will take place on selected campuses worldwide from August 2021 to December 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and eligible students will proceed to... READ MORE

Connecticut Veterans Legal Center: Legal Aid Pre-Law Fellowship

Veterans & Veterans' Families
Paid
Open

The Connecticut Veterans Legal Center (CVLC) is offering an ambitious upcoming or recent college graduate or current part-time law student the unique opportunity to engage in meaningful legal and non-profit work through our Pre-Law Fellowship position. This is a full-time position with competitive pay and benefits.

CVLC is a national leader providing critical legal services to disabled veterans in a medical-legal partnership with the VA. Our... READ MORE

Beyond the Pond: A Partnership Between World Fellow Hamish Falconer and Dwight Hall

Children & Youth
Open
Interested in Tutoring Students in the UK?
Beyond the Pond offers a cross-cultural mentorship experience connecting Yale undergraduates with UK high school age students in need of building upon interpersonal and college readiness skills.
 
Please fill out the student interest form or contact Hamish Falconer at... READ MORE

Scholarship and Social Justice Conference: Submit Your Research Proposals!

Open

Every spring, the Center for Public Service & Engaged Scholarship at Harvard College has the pleasure of hosting the Scholarship and Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference. We are happy to announce that the 2021 Scholarship and Social Justice Undergraduate Research Conference will be held on April 8th  & 9th, 2021.  We are soliciting proposals from undergraduates who are conducting independent research.  This is an opportunity for... READ MORE

Summer 2021 Community Organizing Fellowship

Paid
Open

Six community organizing groups from across the country, together with the Alliance for a Just Society, and Yale professor Daniel Martinez-HoSang,  are collaborating to host organizing fellowships for Yale College students in the summer of 2021. The fellowships build on a... READ MORE