Friday, March 22, 2019

Service Continues in Orlando for City Year Alumni

This January, a group of City Year alumni, including City Year’s national alumni advisory board co-chairs Nellie Tsai (San Jose/ Silicon Valley ’05, ’06) and Stef Vestal (Providence ’06, Washington, DC ’07) participated in the 13th-annual alumni service weekend in Orlando, Florida. While Orlando’s warm and sunny location was certainly a draw when deciding the location of this year’s trip, being of service remained the driving factor for the alumni.

Monday, March 4, 2019

How to Get the Most Out of Career Coaching and Mentor Like a Pro

Being a good mentor is about being a good listener, while getting the most out of coaching is about knowing what you want, says a second-year City Year AmeriCorps member. Sounds easy, right?

Friday, February 22, 2019

How I Used My Segal Education Award to Travel

City Year Boston alumna Brenna Eaton noticed many of her teammates used their Segal Education Award (valued at approximately $6,000) to pay back student loans, but she still had no idea what to use hers for. Then, she heard about a way she could use the award to travel and gain cultural experiences.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Asking These Seven Questions Can Help Build a Strong Mentoring Relationship

Becoming a mentor can be fulfilling and life-changing, but the experience can also bring up a lot of questions about the best way to build a strong, 1-on-1 relationship with a student. Here are a few things to ask yourself as you and your mentee get to know each other.

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Resolutions for 2019 – Deepen Relationships to Advance Your Career in the New Year

According to a recent survey, 85% of individuals found their most recent job via networking. Learn how you can leverage your City Year networks to advance your career in 2019!

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