My City Year Experience Took Me to New Heights
City Year alumnus Terrell Garrett (Washington, D.C. ’11) explains how City Year brought him to new heights through professional development support and eye-opening experiences throughout his service. Read about Terrell’s professional development from City Year to becoming the Director of Teacher Support at OneGoal, an organization that supports students through the college application process and beyond.
How to Use Your Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
You’ve put in a year of dedication and long days serving as a tutor, mentor and role model to make a difference in the lives of your students. Now that you’re looking ahead to new goals and challenges, remember that a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award can help you get there.
Women in Tech: Meet City Year’s First Female Chief Information Officer
Ellen Gulachenski, City Year’s chief information officer, is not one to turn down a challenge. Whether it’s taking over a failed project or building new skills, Ellen approaches every challenge as a learning opportunity—an attitude that has served her well in the male-dominated tech industry. In honor of Girls in ICT Day, we caught up with Ellen to hear how she became City Year’s CIO and what keeps her interested in technology.
Make National Service the Star of Your Resume
Your City Year service experience will distinguish you from other candidates. The approach you bring to service – thoughtfulness, planning and preparing, focus on results – is the same mindset required when updating your resume. Here are some tips from our Career Services team that will help elevate your service experience to be the star of your resume.
Five Reasons Why L.A. is a Great Place to Live
From great weather year-round to being one of the most diverse cities in the United States, there’s lots of reasons to love Los Angeles. Read on to learn why we think L.A. is an amazing place to live and work.