Students must meet the following eligibility requirements to be able to apply for the program:
Once students meet the program’s criteria, follow these steps to guide you successfully through the application process:
Attend an information session to learn the program requirements and gain an extra point on application.
Complete online application between December and March. Follow-up with recommenders (high school guidance counselor, past or current supervisor, advisor, professor, etc.) to complete online recommendation letter before March.
If invited, attend group interview in April (attend individual interview if required).
Create/Update resume and letter of intention. Attend welcome meeting to create database profile, as well as, to search and apply for positions.
Attend CUNY Research Foundation on-boarding session to submit work authorization documents and learn timesheet submission process.
Participate in the Matching Fair Preparation Workshop to prepare for the Matching Fair. Attend the Matching Fairs in June and interview with community partners.
Select and rank the top eight community partners you would like for placement site.
Complete 14-hours of training in late August and in early September.
Confirm work schedule of 12-hours with placement site and start date.
RSVP to complete service project and complete monthly workshops; attend schedule touchpoint.