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

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

Volunteer Tutoring Opportunity for PALS

When: Saturdays from noon - 2pm
Where: 111 Whalley Avenue (St. Luke’s Parish Church)
Announcement Description:
PALS Tutoring and Mentoring is committed to providing quality academic
support to local New Haven students in first through sixth grade. We are run
and staffed entirely by Yale... READ MORE

YHHAP's Abraham's Tent Seeks Interested Volunteers

YHHAP’s Abraham’s Tent is looking for interested
individuals to staff overnight shifts this spring. Abraham’s Tent is a
cooperative effort between Columbus House and congregations of faith in
greater New Haven. These congregations open their facilities to house up to
12 homeless people overnight for one week each during the winter months.
YHHAP works with the United Church on the Green... READ MORE

Dwight Hall Social Action Panel at New Haven Academy

Each year at New Haven Academy, seniors do independent Social Action
Projects: every senior identifies an issue he or she is passionate about,
designs a project based on research, and goes out into the community to
execute the project.
We’re inviting Dwight Hall students to speak on a panel and in small groups
with our seniors about the work they do in the community – the issues
... READ MORE

Careers, Life, and Yale Events

Careers in Medicine – A Candid View (4-530pm Tues, 10/10)

Want to find an alumni/ae mentor?  To explore, one-to-one, life after Yale? To find common ground while also learning from different viewpoints?  Wondering what it means to be a doctor? Or where the profession is headed? Or what medical career paths look like? Or how to separate hype from reality? Or who does well…and who doesn’t (and why or why not)? Or – if... READ MORE

Careers, Life, and Yale Events

Careers in Medicine – A Candid View (4-530pm Tues, 10/10)

Want to find an alumni/ae mentor?  To explore, one-to-one, life after Yale? To find common ground while also learning from different viewpoints?  Wondering what it means to be a doctor? Or where the profession is headed? Or what medical career paths look like? Or how to separate hype from reality? Or who does well…and who doesn’t (and why or why not)? Or – if... READ MORE