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Alumni and Leadership After City Year eNewsletter - December 2014


The Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester offers a  30% Scholarship to City Year Scholars. We offer Master’s and Doctoral programs in Teaching & Curriculum, Counseling & Human Development, and Educational Leadership. Check out our website for more information:


The Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies is proud to announce that in addition to the existing 10 master's programs and 1 bachelor's program, we're now opening up our City Year give a year tuition discount to the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program.

Mount Holyoke College, Master of Arts in Teaching program, is excited to announce our new program in Special Education.  Education students or current teachers interested should visit our website


Teach For America is proud to recruit City Year corps members to serve as full-time, salaried ($24,000-$51,000/year) Pre-K-12thgrade public school teachers in 50 regions across the country. TFA corps members commit to teaching at least two years in a low-income community while earning state certification and an optional Master’s degree. The next deadline for TFA is December 5th. Last year, over 100 City Year corps members joined TFA! Questions? Reach out to Lindy at

Mentor with CollegeSpring!  CollegeSpring hires current college students for paid spring semester and summer mentoring positions in California and New York. Mentors support small groups of high school juniors as SAT tutors and serve as near-peer role models for the college admissions process. Sign up to learn about upcoming deadlines! 



Join the Brown University Master of Arts in Teaching Program for an Information Session on December 6, 2014. Please visit this link for additional information and to RSVP.


Children's Corps is recruiting individuals who are passionate and motivated to work with children and their families involved in the child welfare system! Corps members commit for a minimum of 2 years and work in full-time salaried positions while receiving comprehensive training and on-going support.  The application for the 2015 Class will be available on our website on December 19th. Learn more here:


The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs prepares leaders for local to global public service. Interested in a master’s degree or PhD in public administration, international affairs, or international development? Visit and take advantage of the City Year give a year partnership.

The Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire is now accepting applications for January and May start dates! Looking to earn your master’s while working and broadening your knowledge, skillset, and marketability?  Our low-residency master’s in Community Development Policy and Practice can be completed in just 14 months with up to 25% tuition scholarships through give a year!


Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College welcomes you to join them online to learn more about the application process.  Please join them for a Live Application Process webinar or chat session, or prior recorded webinars specifically geared toward your program of interest.  RSVP for an upcoming session or view a recorded session here.


Interested in teaching in urban communities in California or Memphis, TN?

The Aspire Teacher Residency (ATR) is a teacher training program offered by Aspire Public Schools. Aspire Teacher Residents co-teach alongside a trained Mentor Teacher while earning their teaching credential and MA in Curriculum and Instruction, then are hired to teach at an Aspire school in California or Memphis, TN.  Applications for the 2015/16 program are due December 5, 2014
Learn more here.

City Year’s give a year Partner, Willamette University MBA was recently ranked among the best business schools by Businessweek this month. Willamette MBA also remains 1 of only 2 MBA programs in the world that is dually accredited for both business and public administration, offering a unique opportunity to combine education and practice in business, government and not-for-profit management. Join us for an upcoming webinar on December 10th featuring several faculty members from the program, or email us for more information!

With a total financial package worth up to $58,000, the Applied Community and Economic Development Fellows Program offers exceptional value to City Year alumni.   Fellows earn master's degrees in sociology, political science, applied economics, or (new!) kinesiology and recreation.  The curriculum is interdisciplinary, relevant, and challenging.  Start your application today!


The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2015 Global MBA class.  For more information, please visit: 



We are training a generation of great teachers who believe that change starts in the classroom.

We prepare exceptional teachers for the students who need them most – those in our country’s most disadvantaged communities, where too many children start school behind and struggle to catch up. TNTP Teaching Fellows is a rigorous alternative certification program that recruits and trains talented career changers and recent college graduates to be outstanding teachers in high-need schools across the country. Our next application deadline is December 10th—apply here: