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Friday, May 16, 2014

Graduating Seniors: Positions with City Year

DID YOU KNOW...that only 1/2 the students who start high school in big American cities graduate in 4 years? Learn how YOU can change this statistic.

As you look to secure that next step in your professional career, consider City Year. This 11-month position is designed for graduates from a variety of disciplines to kick start virtually any career path while doing something incredibly meaningful.

City Year unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them the skills and opportunities to change the world. In communities across the United States and through two international affiliates, these diverse young leaders help get students back on track to graduation by working to improve their attendance, behavior and course performance.

To ensure consideration for the Philadelphia location, apply by May 19th at cityyear.org/applynow. Approximately 20 positions remain.  Recruitment Manager Dawn Jackowski
(djackowski@cityyear.org) would also be happy to talk with you about the position.