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Continue Changing Lives & Livelihoods at Clark University Where Financial Aid Starts at $27,000

This article is sponsored by Clark University which offers a minimum 40% tuition remission award valued at nearly $27,000 per student in 2014. Clark is currently recruiting for its master’s degree programs in the Graduate School of Management (GSOM) and the International Development, Community, and Environment (IDCE) Department.

If you are looking for a place to grow the skills and tools you will need to continue to be a force for social change after your AmeriCorps service, Clark University’s graduate programs are the perfect option to consider. Like AmeriCorps, Clark’s mission is to develop dynamic leaders who make a positive impact on the lives—and livelihoods—of people in the U.S. and abroad.

All AmeriCorps alumni who are admitted to the graduate programs highlighted below are automatically offered a minimum 40% tuition remission award – this year, that value was nearly $27,000 per student. For talented students, the offer is frequently raised even higher, up to a full tuition remission. Read more.

Thinking of Grad School? Find a School In One of Our Free Virtual Grad School Fairs!

Interested in graduate schools that offer financial incentives worth as much as $40,000? Join AmeriCorps Alums’ upcoming Virtual Graduate School Fairs on 
Friday, September 26th from 1PM to 4PM EDT, and Tuesday, September 30th from 6PM to 8:30PM EDT. These events are FREE for corps members and alums. Spaces are limited, so register today!

You will be able to connect one-on-one with more than 25 graduate schools ranging from public policy, international studies, social justice, business, education and more. This event is virtual, so all you need is a computer and an internet connection. On the day of the event, simply login and "get in line" to chat with representatives from the schools in attendance. To learn more, see participating schools, and to register, please click here for the event on Friday, September 26th from 1PM to 4PM EDT, or click here for the event on Tuesday, September 30th from 6PM to 8:30PM EDT.

What Role Can Alums Play in Closing the Achievement Gap?

Join Citizen Schools Co-Founder and former CEO Eric Schwarz and Jessica Graham, Cisco Community Relations and a Citizen Schools AmeriCorps alum, for a conversation on education, after-school programming, and citizen engagement. Eric has written an engaging new book, The Opportunity Equation, and will be talking about his time as a social entrepreneur and the landscape of education in the 21st century with a special focus on the role that citizen volunteers can play in advancing equity and closing the achievement gap. Hope you can join us from 12-1 PM EST on October 2, 2014.

Over 40 Employers Increased Support for AmeriCorps Alumni.  Was Your Employer One of Them?

AmeriCorps Alums recently helped launch two initiatives to support you in landing your first job after AmeriCorps and advancing your career years after service. We named 25 AmeriCorps Alums National Service Corporate Champions who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to national service and its alumni in one or more of these areas: thought leadership, investment in national service programs, and/or hiring and mentoring alums (click here to see the full list of champions!). President Obama also announced Employers of Service, a new initiative that AmeriCorps Alums has been working towards for over two year to encourage employers to recruit, hire, and advance AmeriCorps Alums at their companies. Read more to find out which companies are hiring alums.

Important Links and Resources

Register for our FREE Virtual Career Fairs (9/26 or 9/30)
Meet 20 Alum Career Role Models
Want to Be a Social Innovator? Learn how from an Alum!
Miss Our Webinar on Translating AmeriCorps Onto Your Resume
Listen Here.

Clark University
Virtual Grad School Fair
The Opportunity Equation
Employers of Service
Important Links and Resources


Nat'l Recruitment Specialist
Urban Teacher Center
California AND Texas

Sr. Director of Gift Planning
Univ. of Cincinnati Foundation
Cincinnati, OH

Donor Engagement Officer
Bellevue, WA

Nat'l Housing Corporation Administrator
Volunteers of America
Alexandria, VA

Teach For America Corps Member
Teach For America

Director of Public Services
Free Geek
Portland, OR

Grants Manager
Alliance for Children's Rights
Los Angeles, CA

Hospice Social Worker- MSW
Fairview Health Services
Minneapolis, MN

Sr. Director, Communications
Leadership for Educational Equity
Flexible, but NYC preferred

Program Officer
Washington D.C.


Looking to purchase or re-finance a home? Check out our Quicken Loans partnership! Quicken Loans is offering up to $1,750 in incentives for members of AmeriCorps Alums. Find out more here.

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