CUNY Service Corps – Puerto Rico Application

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The State of New York is mobilizing students from both CUNY and SUNY to travel to Puerto Rico this summer and work with non-profit organizations already rebuilding on the ground. The Service Corps is looking for motivated, hard-working students to be a part of this service community. If selected as a participating student, you will:

  • Work with skilled trade professionals performing building and construction tasks to help rebuild communities and neighborhoods in Puerto Rico
  • Earn a stipend
  • Earn academic credit
  • Build workplace and community service skills

What: CUNY Service Corps – Puerto Rico Application

Deadline: The deadline for submitting an application for CUNY Service Corps – Puerto Rico is May 13, 2018

 

CUNY Service Corps PR 2018

 

Learn more information and apply online HERE:
https://cunysud.formstack.com/forms/sc_puerto_rico_app

 

CUNY Service Corps – Puerto Rico – Eligibility:

To be eligible for CUNY Service Corps – Puerto Rico, you must:

  • Be matriculated in a degree program at a CUNY college at time of application
  • Be currently enrolled in Spring 2018
  • Be planning to enroll in Fall 2018
  • Be in good academic standing at your college and have a GPA of at least 2.5
  • Have earned at least 24 college credits by end of Spring 2018 (18 credits for community college students)
  • Have the required documentation for domestic travel
  • Be Committed: CUNY Service Corps – Puerto Rico is a two to six week commitment
  • Be willing to perform construction related tasks (under the supervision of a trained professional)
  • Be interested in serving as a CUNY ambassador in a setting that requires professional behavior

The deadline for submitting an application for CUNY Service Corps – Puerto Rico is May 13, 2018

All travel, food, and lodging expenses paid.

 

Reference Needed: Before you fill out the application, please be sure that you have the name and accurate contact information (email) of someone who has agreed to serve as a reference for you. This must be a professional contact, such as a professor, work supervisor, volunteer coordinator, or advisor, who can tell us why you would make a good candidate for this special initiative.

 

Important Dates – TENTATIVE

  • Group Interviews: Week of May 21, 2018
  • Notification of Acceptance: May 25, 2018
  • Orientation/Pre-service training: Week of May 28, 2018

APPLY ONLINE HERE:
https://cunysud.formstack.com/forms/sc_puerto_rico_app