• Announcement: CUNY Service Corps student application is now open for the Fall 2018- Spring 2019 program

    December 15, 2017 | Homepage, News

    The CUNY Service Corps is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 program year. The Service Corps gives students like you the chance to play a role in improving New York City’s future — while gaining real work experience and getting paid. As a Service Corps student, you will become a member of a prestigious University […]

  • Student Spotlight – Lucero Luna, Lehman College, Girls Who Code

    February 5, 2016 | Homepage, News

    In her own words:  I work for Girls Who Code, a non-profit organization that encourages and inspires girls to pursue a career in computer science and coding. I work as a teacher in various after-school programs, M.S. 244, Global Technology Preparatory, and Girls Bronx Preparatory. In the midst of the fast-growing need for developers and engineers, […]

  • CUNY Service Corps Director Rachel Stephenson’s TEDxCUNY Talk

    February 3, 2016 | Homepage, News

    Watch Rachel Stephenson’s November 20th talk about the danger of grieving in silence and the importance of talking openly about loss. Rachel lost her mother when she was five, and the talk explores the aftermath of her sudden death, and how she and her father grieved very differently.     Check out the video and her Facebook fan page and blog.  

  • The CUNY Service Corps celebrates 2nd year; receives new funding for summer opportunities

    June 1, 2015 | News

    The CUNY Service Corps ended its second year with a university-wide celebration event as well as exciting news about scholarship opportunities for Service Corps members, thanks to a new grant from the Jewish Foundation for Education of Women. On May 1, the Second Annual Service Conference gathered Service Corps members from all eight partner colleges […]

  • City College selected as NEW partner college

    January 9, 2015 | Members, News

    We are happy to announce that City College has been selected as our new partner college. Outreach and recruitment for a new cohort at City College is beginning this month.  Stay tuned for updates regarding information sessions.  If you have questions about CUNY Service Corps at City College please contact: Gareth Williams, Acting Campus Manager City […]

  • Student Spotlight – Karla Escobar, Kingsborough Community College, POTS (Part of the Solution)

    December 30, 2014 | Members, News

    In her own words:  I work at POTS (Part of the Solution) located in the Bronx. With POTS I’m becoming a part of the solution by helping the organization translate information from English to Spanish. This helps the Spanish-speaking community access POTS services in their own language. My main task involves helping with media development […]

  • Student Spotlight – Dayna Denham, Lehman College, Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center

    November 21, 2014 | Members, News

    In her own words:  My site is The Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center located in Brooklyn, NY.  I am a Medical and Allied Health tutor at my site. Here, I help students with mathematics, science, and medical terminology.   In addition to  this, I help students improve their study skills and note-taking skills. On Fridays, I […]

  • Student Spotlight – Efemena Akins , Lehman College, P.O.T.S. (Part of The Solution)

    November 21, 2014 | Members, News

    In her own words:  I work at POTS (Part of the Solution) located in the Bronx. At POTS, I support the Shower/Mail/Clothing program where I help give out clothing to the people who need it including men, women and children.  I also help out with the holiday events like Christmas, Halloween, and Thanksgiving dinners. At […]

  • Pre-Service Training for 2014-15 Service Corps Students is Underway

    August 28, 2014 | Members, News

    This week students from our 8 participating colleges have been immersed in pre-service training, which they are required to complete before their service placements begin in the fall.  Congratulations to our Service Corps members for fully engaging during these important training sessions and preparing to successfully serve in New York City this year.

  • Pre-Service Training for 2014-15 Service Corps Students is Underway

    August 28, 2014 | News, Uncategorized

    This week students from our 8 participating colleges have been immersed in pre-service training, which they are required to complete before their service placements begin in the fall.  Congratulations to our Service Corps members for fully engaging during these important training sessions and preparing to successfully serve in New York City this year.     […]