At the University of Chicago Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, we want students to have access to academic and cultural resources, but to also have opportunities independent of the classroom and student life. Thus, the following is a list of opportunities where students can go to search for funding, enrich their summers or find work after graduation.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

City Year Chicago

A year of service is challenging, but also rewarding and fulfilling. While there is no typical corps member background, all corps members must have the ability to work on a team, be a leader, develop leadership skills and be ready to commit 10 months to full-time service.

Who We Are Looking For:

Our corps members must also meet certain eligibility requirements.
To participate, you must:
  • Have a college degree or have attended some college, have a high school diploma or GED
  • Be able to dedicate 10 months to full-time service
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 24
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident alien
  • Have served no more than 3 terms in another AmeriCorps, NCCC or VISTA program
  • Agree to a background or security check
Previous experiences with service, tutoring, mentoring and leadership help strengthen candidacy.
City Year is available to all, without regard to race, color, origin, gender, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, or religion.

Before You Apply:

Before applying, City Year encourages you to:

Application Information:

Apply by:   Notified after:  
September 30 October 21
November 15 December 16
February 15 March 16
April 30 May 30 

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