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CUNY Service Corps at City College

Office of Student Engagement

CUNY Service Corps at City College

*Only students from HOSTOS, JJC, LGCC, NYC TECH, QUEENS will be able to participate in the CUNY Service Corps Program. If you are a student who does not go to one of the 5 host colleges (HOSTOS, JJC, LGCC,  NYC TECH, QUEENS), you can only apply to be part of the CUNY Cultural Corps.  All CUNY Students from all colleges are eligible to participate in the CUNY Cultural Corps. 

The Service Corps gives students the chance to play a role in improving New York City’s future — while gaining real-work experience and getting paid. As a Service Corps student, you will become a member of a prestigious University community practicing service and building skills.  You will have the opportunity to participate in interesting projects, which include the following:

  • Providing administrative support to hospital Vice Presidents
  • Helping senior citizens to use technology effectively
  • Designing promotional flyers to attract youth to a job training program
  • Teaching children about animals in a zoo
  • Promoting financial literacy among adults
  • Researching energy efficiency


Important Program Facts

  • Service Corps placements last twenty-four weeks over two semesters; members work 12 hours per week and are paid $15 per hour.