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City Year Overview

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Boston, MA
1001 to 5000 employees
1988
Nonprofit Organization
Education
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Unknown
City Year is an education-focused organization founded in 1988 dedicated to helping students and schools succeed. City Year partners with public schools in 26 urban, high poverty communities across the U.S. and through international affiliates in the U.K. and Johannesburg, South ... Read more

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    I have been working at City Year full-time

    Pros

    Unique experience working with students inside the classroom

    Cons

    Living on stipend is very difficult

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City Year Interviews

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    I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at City Year.

    Interview

    Questions about working together, and education interest, how you have assisted in projects before. Very direct in their questions. Very good experience overall. Opportunity for skype, in-person interviews. What does City Year mean to you.

    Interview Questions

    • What is the longest commitment you've made?   1 Answer
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City Year Awards & Accolades

  • 4 Star Rating (Out of 4 Stars) ( ), Charity Navigator, 2014
  • Top Intern Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009
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