Spring Corps Round-Up

There are many upcoming deadlines for service opportunities! Peruse the list below to find a program that is a good fit for you. 

green1Green Corps 

Green Corps is looking for college graduates who are ready to take on the biggest environmental challenges of our day. We need more organizers – people who understand the power of public support and know how to mobilize it.

Apply by February 7 

foodcorpsFood Corps

Have you been looking for ways to put your energy towards something meaningful? To address your community’s health in concrete ways? To address issues of food justice by getting your hands dirty? You would be joining three current Wesleyan service members, Ruthie Lazenby ’10 serving her second year in Woodbridge, CT, Noa Borkan ’12 in Springdale, Arkansas, and Stephanie Loui ’14, who is serving in O’ahu, Hawai’i. 

Apply by March 31

GcOMrJVy_400x400Change Corps

Change Corps is a paid, one-year, full-immersion training program in grassroots organizing. When Change Corps organizers complete their training, they’ll know how to organize people to get change unstuck on the issues they’re passionate about and will have an opportunity to become part of a wave of new organizers who will keep pushing and prodding our country forward for years to come.

Apply by January 24

ventureforamericaVenture for America 

Venture for America is a two-year fellowship program for enterprising recent college grads to launch their careers as entrepreneurs. After five weeks of training, VFA Fellows spend two years as full-time, salaried employees at startups in emerging U.S. cities, getting hands-on experience and learning how to build businesses.

Apply by February 1

Ambassador Corps

The Ambassador Corps program is the leading social enterprise internship program. A select group of the top undergraduate university students from across the US are chosen to do an 8 to 10 week international summer internships with a social enterprise. The program is an entry point to a purpose-driven international career where participants receive tangible work experience with a social enterprise.

Apply by March 31

uniteforsightGlobal Impact Corps

Join Unite For Sight’s Global Impact Corps for a hands-on, immersive and unique global health experience. A transformative volunteer abroad experience for students and professionals, Unite For Sight is renowned as the highest quality global health immersion and volunteer abroad program worldwide. Unite For Sight prides itself on offering the best global health experience for our volunteers, coupled with the highest quality healthcare delivery programs with our local doctor partners. 

Application deadlines vary for short and long-term trips. 


Jennifer Roach is the Civic Engagement Fellow in Allbritton for the academic year 2015-2016. She is a recent Wesleyan alumni, class of 2014. Since graduating, she has moved to Hartford to continue developing Summer of Solutions Hartford, an urban farming internship program she worked on during her time at Wesleyan.