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Only 2 Weeks Left! Service Corps Non-profit and Gov’t Jobs: Final Deadline March 22, 2020

Dear Student,

Only 2 weeks left! Apply to the CUNY Service Corps today if you have not done so yet! Here is how one alumnus explained its impact on his life:

“The Service Corps laid a foundation for my professional career. I was placed as an intern at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. I had a good experience with the internship and learning from my field of study. My supervisor provided a letter of recommendation at the end of the program which helped kick-start my getting into the workforce while job-hunting.The program made me grow professionally as well as personally and motivated me to do more for the community everyday.”

NIRMAL M., 2014-15  Service Corps member, Construction Mangement Corps Member placed with the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation

Today: Associate Project Manager, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA-CPM)

To apply or for more information, please go to

  • 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!

The Final Deadline is March 22nd, 2020, which is only 2 weeks away! To hear directly from students who have participated in the Service Corps, view this reflections video ( If you have any questions about your eligibility or application, please contact us at, 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

Colloquium Series 2020

NYC Men Teach (NYCMT) is a partnership between the Office of the Mayor, the New York City Department of Education, and CUNY that aims to improve the diversity of the New York teaching workforce. Please let your promising students who may potentially be interested in a teaching career, know about this colloquium series, which will include session topics on resume writing, LinkedIn, and personal branding. The link to register is embedded in the attached flier.

As you likely know City Tech offers three degrees leading to teaching careers, a BS in Mathematics Education, a BSEd in Career and Technical Teacher Education and a BSEd in Technology Teacher Education. Students in these majors are eligible to apply for the NYC Men Teach program (fall 2020 application link – which provides academic, social and financial supports (monthly MetroCards, etc.) and other opportunities for professional development and support.

Launching Your College Career on Thursday 02/20

Launching Your College Career
Thursday 2/20
Namm 523A
Free pizza lunch!
Learn how to survive and thrive at City Tech.
Students will hear Peer Mentors talk about how to acclimate to college life and start off strong. Everything from navigating the campus to understanding W grades, and so much more will be covered. 
 We are happy to provide attendance verification for professors who wish to offer this workshop as extra credit. Please email
Flyer is attached. Please let us know if you have any questions.
Thank you!
Najma, Travis, TingTing, Anjie, Tevin, Evelyn, and Sabrina
–Your Spring 2020 Peer Mentors
The Student Success Workshops are supported by First Year Programs and Student Life & Development.

NYC DOB- Women in Engineering Roundtable 03/21/20

This spring, the NYC Department of Buildings will host its first ever Women in Engineering Roundtable for female engineering students interested in future careers in a number of different engineering tracks(civil/structural, mechanical, and sustainability engineering). This event will be an in-depth resume-building experience.

On Tuesday, March 31st, at DOB headquarters, from 4pm to 6pm, we’ll be offering female engineering students the opportunity to receive mentoring sessions with our licensed engineers and to hear from our professionals about possible career paths within the premiere construction regulation agency in NYC.

Additionally, students will have the opportunity to learn about college aide positions, upcoming full-time positions, and future internships. Participating students will also receive a tour of the agency, a catered networking dinner, and, for the first 40 registrants, resume review/professional development assistance directly from our experience professionals.

To secure your seat, please register through the Eventbrite link below. Seating is limited, so please register as soon as you can:

APPLY NOW: 2020-2021 CUNY Cultural Corps Internship Program – NOW OPEN

Are you an Artist or are interested in Arts Administration and would love to work behind the scenes at a Museum? Are you into finance but also have an interest in dance? Are you a music major but would also like to explore doing research for a non-profit Cultural Institution? Are you not sure what to do with your major and need some experience on your resume?

Whatever the reason, Cultural Corps has something in store for you!

To apply, click here to fill out an application. Apply to become part of the CUNY Cultural Corps 2020-21 Academic Year Internship! If you have participated in CUNY Service Corps before, you can still apply to CUNY Cultural Corps. However, CUNY Cultural Corps alumni may NOT apply.

Before contacting us, go to our website for more information and eligibility. If you still have questions, email us at Application deadline is March 22nd, 2020.