In or before college or as a college graduate
For service opportunities - a network of local, state, and national service programs that engage Americans in intensive service to meet the nation’s critical needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment.
Benefit: Varies by program. Gain knowledge, skills, and satisfaction of helping others. Typically can expect to earn money towards college or towards college loans, modest living allowance, healthcare and other benefits.
Application deadlines vary by program.
NOTE: Deadlines are announced annually and should be verified. Your university may have earlier internal deadline.