Category Archives: CUNY Sponsored Events

Nonprofit & government Jobs: CUNY Service Corps student application now open! Priority deadline Feb 22, 2020

Dear Student,

Good news – the CUNY Service Corps application is now open! To apply or for more information, please go to www.cuny.edu/servicecorps.

  • Do you want to get paid $15/ hour for serving your community and earning up to $3600 for the year?
  • Do you want to boost your resume and future salary with real world experience?
  • Do you meet Service Corps eligibility criteria such as being a full-time student with at least a 2.5 GPA?

Service Corps gives students like you the chance to improve New York City’s future by placing selected candidates in NYC nonprofits and government agencies, where you gain real-world experience while helping your community. We provide ongoing support and professional training every month to help you navigate the nonprofit and government workplace.

This is a one-year program that starts in August 2020 and runs through May 2021. Members work 10 hours per week, 12 weeks per semester for two semesters. Some students may also be able to earn college credit.

Projects Service Corps members have worked on include but not limited to:

  • Analyzing citywide data in order to identify the most pressing issues in particular communities
  • Helping New Yorkers with diabetes to navigate the healthcare system and gain adequate treatment
  • Advocating for tenant’s rights and providing eviction prevention services
  • Educating local communities regarding environmental issues and energy efficiency

Past placements have included:

9/11 Memorial & Museum, American Museum of Natural History, Center for Court Innovation, Federal Reserve Bank of NY, NYC DCAS, NYC Dept. of Transportation, New York Hall of Science, NYC City Council, Office of Manhattan Borough President, Teach for America, and more!

Priority deadline is February 22nd, 2020. Applications will be accepted until March 22nd, 2020. To hear directly from students who have participated in the Service Corps, view this reflections video (www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdI-HiOvDcI). If you have any questions about your eligibility or application, please contact us at servicecorps.citytech@gmail.com, 718-260-5846, or visit our office in the Welcome Center (L114).

Please note that the Service Corps is a one-year commitment and opportunity for CUNY students. Past or current Service Corps members may not reapply.

We look forward to hearing from you soon!

_______________________

CUNY Service Corps
New York City College of Technology

Professional Development Center
300 Jay Street, L114
Brooklyn, NY 11201

(718) 260-5846
servicecorps.citytech@gmail.com

www.cuny.edu/servicecorps

Graduate School Fair on 12/12/2019

Honors Scholars Program is hosting a graduate school fair this Thursday, December 12, 2019, from 9:30 am – 2 pm in Namm 119 and Namm, ground floor.

Over 30 colleges will be attending. Students who are considering graduate school are highly encouraged to attend. A good turnout helps to assure future participation by graduate programs.See details below

NYC DOB Scholars Program at CityTech

The DOB Scholars is a seminar, networking, and career development program for CUNY students interested in engineering (civil, mechanical or electrical), architecture, sustainability & energy, construction management, construction trades, inspection, law enforcement, public policy/government, and public safety. The program will consist of 10 seminars over the course of the spring semester from various units within the Department of Buildings.  Students will also receive detailed information on how to apply for upcoming paid summer internships.

The deadline for application is December 13th, by 11:59PM. The application is attached in this post, as well as a flier with details on the program and the exact program dates. Applications consist of several short answer questions, and the required attachment of a resume, all of which should be sent to architecTech@citech.cuny.edu.

NYC Department of Buildings will be on our campus holding an information session on Wednesday, December 4th, from 5-6pm.  Students are  encouraged to attend the information session and must register using the following link: https://dobscholars.eventbrite.com.

 

 

CUNY Service Corps Is Hiring

CUNY is hiring students like you to educate, engage, and mobilize people to complete the census. We are looking for driven, hard-working people who are enthusiastic and comfortable talking to their neighbors, friends, family, and other students. This is an opportunity to build your communication, teamwork, leadership, and problem solving skills. Census Corps students earn $15 per hour and work approximately 12 hours a week for between 5 to 7 months starting in the spring 2020 semester

Applications are due Thursday, November 14 at 5 PM

To be eligible for CUNY Census Corps, you must:

  • Be matriculated in a CUNY degree program in fall 2019 and plan to re-enroll in spring 2020
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (or higher) and ate least 12 college credits at the end of fall 2019
  • Have the required documentation to work in the United States
  • Be committed to working through June 2020
  • Be interested in serving as a CUNY ambassador in a setting that requires professional behavior

Apply here: https://cunysud.formstack.com/forms/censuscorps

Faculty Face-Off Design Series on 10/31/19, Happy Halloween

The long-awaited second coming of the Faculty Face-Off Design Series is here with a spooky battle royale illustration draw-off! Professor Neugeboren and Professor Woolley throw down on Thursday 10/31 at 12:45-2pm in P114. 

Students determine who reigns supreme by grading the professors. You can’t miss this Halloween treat! All are welcome, and in costume if you dare!

Repost: Dont forget to attend PPA Speaker Series on 10/17

Please join Giuliana Benedicity as she shares her experiences and challenges that contributed to her career and leadership growth.

Giuliana Benedicty is a leading project manager at Hunter Roberts with a solid reputation for working on public housing and higher education projects in the Bronx, Harlem and Washington Heights. She is respected by colleagues and clients alike for her easy going personality and ‘all-in’ work ethic. Benedicty co-founded the Greater Place to Work for Women (GPWW) committee at Hunter Roberts when she realized that professional women would benefit from an internal network. Her insistence that a women’s initiative fosters communication and sense of community within the workplace is evidence of her qualities as a leader and role
model. Learn more by joining her talk on October 17,2019.

UX Career Panel Discussion on 10/17/19

Join this career panel discussion with Googlers who work in a variety of UX roles. They will share their journey to Google, talk about their projects, and how best to prepare for internships and full-time jobs. The panelists will be talking about their roles in Design and Research as it relates to User Experience. Computer Science, and students in the Social Sciences welcome!

When: Thursday October 17, 2019
Where: 259 Adams St. Room P114
Time: 12pm to 1:30pm

Please RSVP @ https://goo.gle/2Mr5ger

Volunteers needed for City Tech P.L.A.N. Initiative Week ’19

City Tech’s first-ever P.L.A.N. Initiative Week is coming up.Volunteers are needed in the Namm/Library, Academic Complex, and Voorhees buildings, as well as for workshops being held in Namm 119 from Oct 21-Oct 24.

Interested students can fill out this google form:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScyWbgHOcBnj0lCYxR2hm2lF5fyNF6XRGxLiGup6fkfkoxt4g/viewform

**Please submit by Tuesday, October 15th, 5pm.**