Yale Undegraduate Career Services

Yale Alumni Community Service Fellowships

For more than twenty years, the Yale Alumni Community Service Fellowship program has placed students in paid eight-week, community service positions in cities across the U.S. The program provides students with the opportunity to spend a summer developing a working understanding of non-profits, aiding others in need and interacting with Yale alumni from all walks of life.

Program Dates: June 2 - July 25, 2014

Application Requirements

Current undergraduates who are not in their final year of study are eligible to apply. Participants are expected to work full time for the entire eight weeks of the fellowship. Students may apply for up to three positions.

Program Requirements

All participants are required to attend a pre-departure meeting and the sponsor luncheon in April, and a debriefing session when they return to Yale in the fall. At the completion of the fellowship, participants will be responsible for writing a project report, highlighting their experience over the summer.

Application Process

To apply you must first view the UCS Internship Program Tutorial. You must complete the entire tutorial to access the registration form.

Applicants will apply through Yale UCS Symplicity. Internships will be viewable in Yale UCS Symplicity on December 13, 2013. 
To search for the Yale Alumni Community Service Fellowships in Symplicity, type "YACSF" in the keyword search.

Application Deadline: February 3, 2014

Required Documents:

  • Résumé
  • Cover letter

Expenses

Housing

Housing is provided for participants who reside with a Yale host family.  

Meals

Participants are responsible for providing their own meals.

Transportation

Participants are responsible for meeting their own travel and transportation needs. Depending on your proximity to work, you may share a ride, walk, use public transportation, or even bring a bike.

Funding

For Summer 2014, a $2,800 stipend will be awarded to each participant upon successful completion of program requirements.