Now more than ever…

Whether or not you were involved in service during your time here at BC, there are opportunities after graduation that allow you to explore more deeply your interest in service and justice issues. Over the years, hundreds of BC graduates have pursued full-time service through a variety of programs. Explore your passions, learn new skills, build community, and make a difference for and with others.

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  • One-on-One Advising
    If you are wondering what full-time service is all about, we are here to help. It’s never too early or too late to consider your options. Contact Kate Daly to set up a time to chat.
  • Catholic Volunteer Network
    The Catholic Volunteer Network (CVN) offers a database of programs with full-time opportunities, as well as additional resources for potential volunteers.  Many programs are still accepting applications well into the spring (2020).
  • Americorps
    Americorps is a network of service organizations created to meet the needs of the underserved in the United States.
  • Virtual Post Graduate Service Fairs
    There are two opportunities to connect with over 30 organizations this January from 5 - 7pm EST.
    Attend one or both events to learn about opportunities and explore programs based on your areas of interest
    Pre-registration, using the links below, is strongly recommended
    March 10
    April 17
    Sponsored by Catholic Volunteer Network

  • Resume Writing
    The Career Center offers 15 minutes drop-in sessions, Monday-Friday, 12-4 p.m., if you would like someone to review your resume. You can also view sample resumes from BC students.
  • Funding Opportunities
    W. Seavey Joyce, S.J. Grant: BC seniors who would like to pursue full-time domestic faith-based service but who have concerns about finances can apply for this funding opportunity. Applications due March 16, 2022.

    "The Seavey Joyce grant was really helpful in my being able to follow my passion and do a year of service without as much stress." -2020 W. Seavey Joyce Grant recipient


If you are a student with questions about any of the events above, or if you are part of an organization interested in attending the Post Graduate Service Fair, please contact us.

 

Considering a year of full time service?

More events coming soon.

Date Topic Location
TBD Post Grad Service: Healthcare & Pre-Health Programs TBD
TBD The Mystery of Post Grad Service: What is Post Grad Service? Is it right for you? What questions should you be asking progams and yourself? Join a panel discussion. TBD
Wednesday, October 25th at 4:00 p.m.  Post Grad Service Fair: Connect with over 30 post graduate service organizations with domestic and international opportunities.

Heights Room

Email kate.daily@bc.edu to register


TBD
Post Grad Service Reception TBD
     

Contact kate.daly@bc.edu for more information.

Below is a list of organizations that offer full-time, supported, post graduate volunteer opportunities. Many of these organizations will visit Boston College for the Post-Grad Volunteer Fair that takes place each Fall.

Class of 2021 Full-Time Volunteers

Emma Alai
Change a Heart

Michael Ciccarello
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest

William Conners
AmeriCorps VISTA

Matthew Haugh
Cristo Rey New York High School

Patrick Halm
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest

Theresa Fallon
Christ House

Emma Reynolds
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest

Anne Spielberger
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest

Theodore O'Brien
Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Hannah Burke
Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Suzanna Diehl
Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship

David O'Neill
Teaching Assistant Program in France

Larissa Foy
College Advising Corps

Benjamin Hagaman
Jesuit Volunteer Corps - Phoenix Arizona

Julia Sughrue
Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Katherine Montas
Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Emma Kane
AmeriCorps New American Integration Program

Micaela Duffy
City Year

Audrey Flaherty
Jesuit Volunteer Corps / AmeriCorps

Angel Yi
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest

Carmen Hamm
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest

Molly Longson
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest

Morgan Lamb
Jesuit Volunteer Corps

If there is a post-grad volunteer program that you are interested but do not see on this list please contact the VSLC for more information. If you are a recent graduate and would like to add your information to this list, please contact kate.daly@bc.edu.

Post-Grad Service Alumni Reflections

Insights from the Career Center Blog

During These Difficult and Uncertain Times, How Can We Help?  Link to article
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many students have seen their summer opportunities canceled or postponed. While there are still many
May 04, 2020
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Reflections on Post-Graduate Service: Maureen Regan ’13, M.S.N. ’17  Link to article
Maureen (M.E.) Regan, BA ’13, was a Rostro de Cristo volunteer in the Arbolito neighborhood of Durán, Ecuador from 2013-2014. 
February 28, 2020
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Can I Afford to do a Year of Service?  Link to article
During my senior year of college, I was thrilled to be offered a position working for Advocates for Children of
October 30, 2019
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