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214 Reviews
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City Year President Michael Brown
Michael Brown
109 Ratings

    Excellent Program

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    Former Contractor - City Year Corps Member in Miami, FL
    Former Contractor - City Year Corps Member in Miami, FL

    I worked at City Year as a contractor (less than a year)


    Amazing opportunity for learning, work with a purpose, abundant networking opportunities, if you love kids and teaching (and I mean LOVE) then this is the gig for you.


    Limited number of days off, slightly disorganized, hectic work schedule, insane hours, stipend is hard to (safely) live off of, and you're expected to be moving at 300 mph at all times.

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    Would recommend some flexibility with time-off polices, but I know that the government mandates make that hard to do.

    Neutral Outlook
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City Year Interviews

Updated Feb 19, 2015
Updated Feb 19, 2015

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    City Year Corps Member Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at City Year.

    Interview Details

    Interview wasn't terribly difficult. A lot of the questions they ask are floating around on the internet, and I had done my research and had prepared answers for a lot of the questions I was asked. The interview was over the phone, and lasted 30 minutes max. The interview was pretty one-sided though, as the interviewer just asks the questions and records your answers, so I would recommend asking questions at the end of the interview to make it a little more personal and a little more of a conversation.

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Top Intern Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009
Top Entry Level Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009
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Headquarters Boston, MA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1988
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Education
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

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