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Web Resource List

This list is divided into three categories: Post-Graduate Experiences, Career & Job, and Graduate School.

Post Graduate Experiences Career & Job Graduate School

Accelerate Institute (Inner-City Teaching Corps)

Teach in Chicago for two year placement as a Corps member.

Ability Beyond Disability

Ability Beyond Disability has helped thousands of people with physical and mental disabilities to discover, build and celebrate their abilities.

American University Graduate School

International, Public Affairs/Administration

AIF Clinton Fellowship for Service

Serve with Indian non-governmental organizations for 10 months. Work on public health, education, and livelihood projects. Receive insurance and monthly stipend.

All Pointe Care, LLC

All Pointe Care offers a wide range of programs and services for individuals, families and children with varying levels of disabilities and needs.

Arizona State University College of Public Programs

Public Affairs/Administration

Amate House

Volunteers volunteer and live in Chicago working with youth for 10 months. Receive monthly stipend and living expenses are covered.

Allied Community Services

Our agency has been serving individuals with intellectual  and physical disabilities, and individuals with acquired brain injuries since the early 1960’s.

Boston College Graduate School of Social Work

Social Work

American Jewish World Service

Serve for 3-12 months in the Volunteer Corps addressing global issues. Volunteers pay for housing, visa, and health insurance.

APT Foundation

We provide outpatient and residential substance use disorder treatment, primary healthcare, outpatient mental health treatment, family counseling services, and adult education & vocational services to all- including women with children and those living with HIV/AIDS.

 

Boston Teacher Residency

Boston Teacher Residency (BTR) is a master’s program in education that recruits talented, committed individuals of all ages and gives them the tools they need to make an immediate impact in the classrooms of the Boston Public Schools (BPS).

AmeriCorps

Serve for 10-12 months in programs designed to meet critical needs of communities throughout the nation. Most volunteer receive stipend and AmeriCorps Education Award.

BHcare

For more than 30 years, BHcare – through its founding organizations, Birmingham Group Health Services and Harbor Health Services – has been providing hope and help for individuals, families and children affected by mental illness, domestic violence and substance abuse

Boston University Graduate Programs

Nonprofit management, Public Health

Amizade

Amizade Global Service Learning provides individuals or groups with a volunteer placement at a community organization in locations around the world. Amizade promotes service and global connections through service opportunities ranging from two weeks to six months.

Blue Engine

Work as a Teaching Assistant Fellow with Blue Engine! Fellows work in high schools in New York City to collaborate with teachers to prepare students for college.

Brandeis University Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Nonprofit management, Public Policy, International Policy

AYC: Ameson Year in China

AYC is designed for college educated, open-minded people seeking to expand their horizons and enhance their careers. AYC participants will be assigned to schools as English teachers in China for one-year.

Brain Injury Association of CT (BIAC)

BIAC is dedicated to supporting individuals with brain injury, their families, and caregivers while increasing the communitys understanding of brain injury and its prevention.

Brown University Centers for Environmental Studies and Public Policy

Environment, Public Policy

Blue Engine

Work as a Teaching Assistant Fellow with Blue Engine! Fellows work in high schools in New York City to collaborate with teachers to prepare students for college.

Center for Women & Enterprise

The Center for Women and Enterprise’s mission is to empower women to be self-sufficient through business and entrepreneurship. CWE trains and educates women to create their own business.

Carnegie Mellon University Heinz College of Public Policy and Management

Nonprofit management, Public Policy

Boston Teacher Residency

Boston Teacher Residency (BTR) is a master’s program in education that recruits talented, committed individuals of all ages and gives them the tools they need to make an immediate impact in the classrooms of the Boston Public Schools (BPS).

Central Area Health Education Center, Inc.

Central Area Health Education Center, Inc. focuses on health education, health careers exploration and health care services in order to achieve our mission of eliminating health disparities in central Connecticut.

City University of New York School of Law

Public interest Law

Boys Hope/Girls Hope

Serve children in need for one year as an Academic Success Corps Member to live and work with youth.

Channel 3 Kids Camp

Channel 3 Kids Camp offers an accessible and inclusive camping experience for youth from a variety of backgrounds.

Clark University International Development, Community, and Environment

Environment, Community Development

BUNAC

Volunteer or work abroad for 8 weeks to 12 month.

Community Health Resources

We are committed to providing hope to children, adults and families who struggle with mental health and substance abuse issues.

Clemson College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences

Environment

Camphill Soltane

Work for 1 year at residential community for individuals with special needs. Receive monthly stipend, room, board, and medical insurance. May qualify for AmeriCorps Education Award.

Community Partner in Action

provides crucial services that help adults and youth live crime-free lives. A dynamic agency that continues to evolve to meet the changing needs of men, women, and youth involved in the criminal justice system.

Cleveland State University College of Urban Affairs

Community Development, Environment, Public Administration, Urban Studies

CHCI Public Policy Fellowship

Program for Latinos to work for 2 years in public policy placements. Monthly stipend for fellows.

Community Renewal Team, Inc.

CRTs programs include Head Start, Meals on Wheels, energy assistance, supportive housing and shelters, and many others.

Clinton School of Public Service

Master of Public Serivce with International Public Service project

Citizen Schools

Serve as after-school teacher using project-based curricula for middle school students in schools across the country for 10 weeks.

Community Residences Inc

Community Residences, Inc. (CRI) is a not-for-profit corporation developed to serve people with special needs in the State of Connecticut.

Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs and School of Social Work

International, Public Affairs/Administration, Social Work

City Hall Fellows

Work in city office for 1 year on municipal projects and engage in service. Receive stipend.

Conn. Dept. of Children & Families

DCF protects children who are being abused or neglected, strengthens families through support and advocacy, and builds on existing family and community strengths to help children who are facing emotional and behavioral challenges, including those committed to the Department by the juvenile justice system.

Duke University Programs in Environmental Studies and Public Policy

Environment, Public Policy

City on a Hill CORPS

Work as tutor and mentor for inner-city students for 1 year in the CoaHCORPS. Receive stipend and health benefits.

Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund Internship Program

Interns at CWEALF have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, including: Development & Fundraising, Legal Education, Public Policy & Advocacy, Research & Evaluation, Public Relations & Outreach, and Event Planning.

Fordham University International Political Economy and Development Program

International

City on a Hill Urban Teaching Fellow

Get trained and certified to teach in 1 year program in which fellows teach in an urban high school. Fellows agree to teach in urban high school for 2 years after fellowship. Receive stipend and health benefits.

EASTCONN

This nonprofit provides educational resources, serviecs, and training to Northeastern Connecticut. EASTCONN supports various initiatives such as Early Childhood Education, Adult Education, and Technology support.

George Mason School of Public Policy

Public Policy

City Year

Serve for one year in schools across the country with fellow Corps members. Receive modest stipend and education award.

Easter Seals

Focused on helping people with disabilities to gain greater independence. Locations are across the country and include full and part time positions, as well as some AmeriCorps opportunities also.

George Washington University School of Public Policy and Public Administration

Public Affairs/Administration, Public Policy

Congressional Hunger Center

Offers fellowships for 11 month program to fight hunger at local level across the country.

Environmental Career Opportunities

From environmental internships to renewable energy jobs, this is a great resource for students looking to apply to the environmental field.

Georgetown University Graduate Programs

International, Public Policy

Connecticut Campus Compact

Become an AmeriCorps VISTA member for this CT program. Corps members create sustainable programs on college campuses to make an impact on the local community.

Environmental Jobs Bulletin

A source for current jobs in energy, science, engineering, policy, and more. Career opportunities are located throughout the US.

Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Public Affairs/Adminstration

Conservancy of Southwest Florida

Work as intern or volunteer on environmental and conservation issues gaining valuable skills and training. Interns receive stipend.

Fund for the Public Interest

When it comes to building organizations and creating the groundswell of public support needed to overcome powerful special interest opposition, our effectiveness in professional, systematic grassroots action is unrivaled.

Indiana University School of Public & Environmental Affairs

Nonprofit management, Public Affairs/Administration

Council on International Educational Exchange

Teach abroad for 8-12 months in countries around the world to teach English. Fee for program and housing. Receive stipend for service.

GlobeMed

GlobeMed aims to strengthen the movement for global health equity by empowering students and communities to work together to improve the health of people living in poverty around the world.

Johns Hopkins Schools of Advanced International Studies and Public Health

International, Public Health

DC Teaching Fellows

Teach in Washington, D.C. as a fellow. Attend fast-track certification program and earn teacher salary.

Green Chimneys

Green Chimneys provides opportunities for children with emotional and behavioral challenges, while providing care for animals and nature, thereby promoting a philosophy of dignity and worth for all living things.

 

Milano the New School for Management and Urban Policy

Nonprofit management, Urban Studies

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center

Serve as Professional Naturalist Fellow for 10 month period by educating a variety of audiences about the environment. Receive stipend.

Harbor Health Services, Inc.

The agency specializes in serving adults with severe and persistent mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders.

Montana State University Graduate School

Environment

Easter Seals

Focused on helping people with disabilities to gain greater independence. Locations are across the country and include full and part time positions, as well as some AmeriCorps opportunities also.

Horizons, Inc.

The mission of Horizons is to provide high quality residential, recreational, support and work programs for people who have developmental disabilities or who have other challenging social and emotional needs.

Monterey Institute of International Studies

International

Emerging Leaders Program at CDC

Intern with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for 2 years. Earn federal service salary.

Kennedy-Donovan Center, Inc.

For nearly forty years, KDC has improved the quality of life for thousands of individuals with developmental disabilities and similar needs, including children, families and adults.

New York University Wagner School of Public Service

Community development, Nonprofit management

Environmental Careers Program

Work for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for 2 years. Earn federal salary.

Klingberg Family Centers

The mission of Klingberg Family Centers is to help build healing relationships that empower children and families to reach their full potential.

Northeastern University College of Professional Studies

Nonprofit management

Environmental Defense Fund

Intern or serve as a fellow in environmental advocacy positions. Positions range from 2-12 months and are paid and unpaid.

Marrakech Inc.

Marrakech provides residential, employment, support, referral, and advocacy services to individuals with disabilities and people with similar service needs to assist them in exercising their human rights as citizens and contributing members of society.

Northeastern University School of Law

Public interest Law

Friends of the Orphans International Volunteer Program

Help the children and staff of orphanages in other countries for a 12 month period. Volunteers serve as childcare workers and social support staff. Pay for travel. Receive stipend, room, and board.

May Institute

May Institute is an award-winning nonprofit organization that provides educational, rehabilitative, and behavioral healthcare services to individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities, brain injury, mental illness, and behavioral health needs.

Ohio State University School of Public Affairs

Public Affairs/Administration

Ghana Health and Education Initiative

Volunteer for approximately 2 weeks for a Serve and Learn program working on education and health initiatives. Fundraising fee for program of $1800. Paid room and board.

New England Center for Children

We are a private, nonprofit autism education center dedicated to our mission: to transform the lives of children with autism worldwide through education, research, and technology.

Pepperdine University Program in Social Entrepreneurship

Community Development

Global Health Corps

Serve as a fellow in US or abroad for 1 year. Work in placements focused on a variety of health issues. Receive stipends to cover most costs.

New Opportunities Inc. of CT

New Opportunities mission is to improve the quality of life for economically disadvantaged individuals by providing the necessary resources to increase their standard of living, foster self-improvement, and maximize self-empowerment.

Portland State University College of Urban and Public Affairs

Community Development, Public Affairs/Administration, Urban Studies

Global Routes

Volunteer for 3-12 months in a developing country teaching English, participating in community service projects, or working in a medical internship. Fee for program.

Northeast Center for Youth & Families

With a comprehensive continuum of care, NCYFs services include foster care and residential programs, in-home therapy, expressive arts therapy, after school programming, and the Tri-County Schools for special-needs youth.

Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

International, Public Affairs/Administration

Global Service Corps

Volunteer for 2-13 weeks in Cambodia, Tanzania, or Thailand to support health, education, and community development initiatives. Fee for program covers food and lodging.

Perception Programs

Our goal is to provide a continuum of services to individuals with substance abuse or co-occurring mental health issues, individuals living with HIV/AIDS and those involved in the criminal justice system.

Rutgers School of Law- Newark

Public interest Law

Global Vision International (GVI)

Volunteer abroad for 1 week- 2 years by contributing to conservation initiatives and community projects. Fee for program.

South Bay Mental Health

South Bay is a community-based, behavioral healthcare center offering a continuum of services including Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling, Day Treatment and Partial Hospital Programs, and Early Intervention.

Rutgers School of Planning and Public Policy

Community Development, Public Policy

Global Volunteers

Spend 1-24 weeks in developing nation to help villages. Program fee covers food, lodging and materials.

Summer Discovery

Summer Discovery offers summer jobs, domestically and internationally, for college students to serve as supervisors/mentors for high school students

Seton Hall University Nonprofit Management Program

Nonprofit management

Green Corps

Work in Field School for Environmental Organizing for one year in a paid training program to work with environmental groups.

Teach Kentucky

The mission of Teach Kentucky is to recruit and attract highly-motivated young people to teach in our public schools, thus enhancing the quality of education for our students and enhancing our civic life by retaining these young teachers in Kentucky.

Southern Connecticut State University Graduate Programs

Public Health, Social Work,

Greenforce

Volunteer on expeditions to a variety of countries focusing on environmental, educational, and medical activities. Programs range from 1 week-1 year. Program fee pays for housing and food.

The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

The Bridge was established in 1973 and serves individuals who are at risk of being excluded from mainstream society including emotionally and behaviorally challenged children, adolescents, transition age youth and their families; and adults with major mental health challenges and/or developmental disabilities.

Stanford Law School

Public interest Law

Greenlining Institute

Work on issues such as health policy and community development in intern or fellow positions.

United Community & Family Services

 For more than 130 years, United Community & Family Services has been providing healthcare and community services to Norwich and the surrounding areas.

Syracuse University Public and Nonprofit Management

Nonprofit management

Habitat for Humanity International

Serve in International Volunteer Program for 6-48 months in countries working on housing projects. Volunteers may pay for housing or food, fees depend on program.

Village for Families and Children

We are the Village–a vibrant community-based organization that provides behavioral health care and social services to over 6,200 children and families in the Greater Hartford Region each year.

Teach Kentucky

The mission of Teach Kentucky is to recruit and attract highly-motivated young people to teach in our public schools, thus enhancing the quality of education for our students and enhancing our civic life by retaining these young teachers in Kentucky.

Heifer International

Volunteer in US learning centers to run educational program to promote issues of world hunger. Receive stipend and housing.

Wheeler Clinic

Wheeler Clinic is an independent, not-for-profit, community-based organization that provides a comprehensive continuum of mental health and substance abuse recovery services, special education, early childhood, community justice, foster care, employee assistance, and prevention and wellness programs.

Texas A&M School of Government & Public Service

International, Public Affairs/Administration

Institute for Womens Policy Research

Work on research projects focused on issues related to the policy needs of women. Internships and fellowships are available with stipends.

Women’s Center of Southeast Connecticut

We provide services to victims of sexual assault and domestic violence, including advocacy services in New London .  We provide crisis intervention, support groups and housing.

UC Berkeley Boalt School of Law

Public interest Law

Island Fellows

Island Fellows work on community identified project areas including education, marine conservation, community planning, elder care and public health, non-profit management, sustainable agriculture, technology support, and economic development.

YAI Network

The mission of the YAI Network is to create hope and opportunity for people with developmental and learning disabilities and their families.

 

UC Berkeley Programs in Public Health and Public Policy

Public Health, Public Policy

Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Volunteer serve domestic or abroad for 1-2 years in a variety of fields. Living expenses are covered. Volunteers must fundraise.

UMass Amherst Center for Public Policy & Administration

Public Affairs/Administration, Public Health, Public Policy,

Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest

Volunteers serve for 1 year in the Northwest US on various projects. Living expenses are covered and corps members receive monthly stipend and AmeriCorps Education Award.

University at Albany SUNY

Nonprofit management

Learning Enterprises

Volunteer across the globe teaching English for about 6 weeks. Program provides food and lodging. Volunteers pay for airfare and orientation.

University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and School of Social Service Administration

Public Policy, Social Work

Lutheran Volunteer Corps

Lutheran Volunteer Corps (LVC) unites full-time stipended Volunteers with financial supporters, non-profit organizations and ministries to work for peace with justice across the nation for a one-year period. LVC Volunteers provide direct service, community organizing, indirect service, advocacy and public policy.

University of Connecticut Graduate Programs

Public Affairs/Administration, Public Health, Social Work

Manna Project International

Volunteer for 1 week-13 months as a volunteer or Program Director to work on community projects with fellow volunteers. Volunteers must fundraise to pay for program.

University of Delaware Urban Affairs & Public Policy Program

Community Development, Public Policy

MATCH Corps

Work for one year with groups of students in Boston providing academic support and building relationships. Corps members receive housing and stipend.

University of Denver School of International Studies

International

Mercy Volunteer Corps

Volunteer for one to two years in education, health care, and social services fields in U.S. and South America. Volunteers receive housing and living stipend.

University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs

International, Public Affairs/Administration

National Health Corps

AmeriCorps program focused on reducing disparities, providing health education, and developing future leaders in health care and policy in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Chicago and northern Florida.

University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Urban Planning

Community Development, Urban Studies

New Sector Residency in Social Enterprise (RISE)

Residents work in Boston or San Francisco at nonprofit organizations for a year contributing to capacity building projects. Residents receive stipend, health care, and AmeriCorps education award.

University of Maryland School of Law

Public interest Law

New York City Urban Fellows

Work at an agency in New York City focusing on public policy for 9 months. Attend workshops to understand the structure of the NYC government and meet policy makers. Receive stipend and health insurance.

University of Maryland School of Public Policy

Public Policy

Peace Corps

Volunteer and live overseas for 27 months across the globe. Work in program areas such as education, community development, health, environment, and business and communications technology. Volunteers receive some loan deferment, transition funds, free travel, and a monthly stipend.

University of Michigan Graduate Programs

Environment, Public Health, Social Work

Philly Fellows

Work in a non-profit agency in a variety of fields for 1 year in Philadelphia. Receive housing, stipend, health insurance, and education award.

University of North Carolina Graduate Programs

Community Development, Public Affairs/Administration, Public Health

Public Allies

Allies serve for 10-months in paid apprenticeships at local nonprofits with a diverse group of peers.

University of Pittsburgh Graduate Programs

International, Public Affairs/Administration, Public Health, Public Policy,

Public Health Associate Program

Work for Center for Disease Control for 2 years in paid position. Assignments are focused on public health service.

University of South Florida Graduate School

Environment, Public Administration, Public Health, Urban Studies

Red Cloud Volunteers

Volunteer in one of three schools on reservation for 1 year. Receive room, board, health insurance, and travel stipend.

University of Southern California School of Policy, Planning, and Development

Community Development, Public Affairs/Administration, Public Policy

Student Conservation Association

Serve in Conservation Corps for 3-10 months working on environmental issues across the country; Paid room and board and weekly subsistence stipend.

University of Washington School of Public Health and School of Social Work

Public Health, Social Work

Teach for America

Work as a teacher for two years in one of 39 urban and rural regions across the country. Receive training and support to help you lead your students. AmeriCorps members receive education award, loan forbearance, and salary.

Urban Teacher Center

UTC is a four-year, alternative teacher preparation program that operates in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, Maryland.  Each cohort participates in an intensive year-long residency, followed by a three-year teaching commitment in a high-need urban elementary, middle or high school.

Teach for China

Teach low-income children in China for 2 years. Receive stipend, accommodations, and medical insurance.

Vanderbilt Peabody College Department of Human and Organizational Development

Community Development

Teach Overseas

Teach Overseas provides students with the opportunity to engage in a summer-long or year-long teaching position around the world. Candidates raise support to teach and receive support and training from Teach Overseas, a Christian non-profit organization.

Washington University in St. Louis School of Social Work

Social Work

The Haitian Project

Teach in Haiti for one academic year at a Catholic boarding school for grades 7-13. Volunteers work to strengthen community. Receive monthly stipend, housing, health insurance reimbursement. Need to fundraise for project.

World Learning SIT Graduate Institute

Earn your Masters degree at SIT with hands on work in a global community. Pay tuition.

Unite for Sight

Volunteer in Global Impact Corps working on global health initiatives.

Yale Law School

Public interest Law

University of Georgia Marine Education Center

Marine Education Interns work for a year after graduation on marine education projects. Receive hourly salary and housing

Urban Teacher Center

UTC is a four-year, alternative teacher preparation program that operates in the Washington, DC and Baltimore, Maryland.  Each cohort participates in an intensive year-long residency, followed by a three-year teaching commitment in a high-need urban elementary, middle or high school.

Volunteers for Peace, Inc.

Volunteers work with programs internationally on a variety of projects to promote citizen diplomacy. Pay $300 registration fee plus transportation, some programs have additional fees.

Volunteer World

A a one-stop resource for volunteer abroad opportunities.

Working Boys Center

Teach in Ecuador for 1-2 years. Volunteers must speak Spanish. Room and board are covered, but volunteers must pay for health insurance and travel.

WorldTeach

Teach abroad for 6-12 months and live with host community. Receive living allowance and pay volunteer commitment to cover training, medical insurance, and travel.