Yale Undegraduate Career Services

Yale Alumni Community Service Fellowships

For more than twenty years, the Yale Alumni Community Service Fellowship program has placed students in paid eight-week, community service positions in cities across the U.S. The program provides students with the opportunity to spend a summer developing a working understanding of non-profits, aiding others in need and interacting with Yale alumni from all walks of life.

Program Dates: May 30 - July 22, 2016

Application Requirements

Current undergraduates who are not in their final year of study are eligible to apply. Participants are expected to work full time for the entire eight weeks of the fellowship.

Program Requirements

All participants are required to attend a pre-departure meeting and a debriefing session when they return to Yale in the fall. At the completion of the fellowship, participants will be responsible for writing a project report, highlighting their experience over the summer.

Application Process

To apply you must first view the Office of Career Strategy Internship Program Tutorial located in the Document Library of Yale Career Link, powered by Symplicity. You must complete the entire tutorial to access the registration form.

Applicants will apply through Yale Career Link, powered by Symplicity. Internships will be viewable in Yale Career Link, powered by Symplicity on December 14, 2015. 
To search for the Yale Alumni Community Service Fellowships in Yale Career Link, powered by Symplicity, type "YACSF" in the keyword search.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 9:30am EST.

Required Documents:

  • Résumé
  • Cover letter



In most cases, housing is provided for participants who reside with a Yale host family. For complete details, carefully review the job description of each opportunity of interest.


Participants are responsible for providing their own meals.


Participants are responsible for meeting their own travel and transportation needs. Depending on your proximity to work, you may share a ride, walk, use public transportation, or even bring a bike.


A $2800 stipend will be awarded to each participant selected for the program.