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The Reluctant Therapist

Elizabeth Barrett is a licensed marriage and family therapist who is concerned with our current approach to mental health in […]

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5 Ways Service Years Prepare You for Entrepreneurship

I frequently meet students looking to become social entrepreneurs after they graduate. They are seduced by the idea of freedom, […]

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Top 5 Sources of Inspiration

Where Do We Find Inspiration? At the Next Generation of Service, we pair students and recent graduates with peer guides […]

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How to Join AmeriCorps In 5 Steps

1. Set An Intention What do you want to get out of your AmeriCorps participation? Community service, professional experience and […]

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We connect students with service

and educate them about existing service opportunities. We also work with non-profits to carve out and create new long-term or stipend-supported volunteer options.

Stories of Service

Josh Schukman of Social Change Nation

Podcasts have become one of the fastest growing mediums for storytelling and are a great space for entrepreneurs to play. […]

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Neal Gottlieb of Three Twins Ice Cream

Ice cream, ice cream, I scream for ice cream, especially organic, “green” ice cream. Neal Gottlieb, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer […]

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Meet the Guide: Kaitlyn Bayley

Name: Kaitlyn Bayley Profession: Assistant Director of StrongPoints©, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC University: College of William & Mary (B.A. in […]

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Leading the Hard Conversations

NGS founder, Anna Lenhart, interviewed Breannah Alexander about women reVamped and doing a year of service. Breannah Alexander is the […]

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Student / University of San Diego

NGS is such a wonderful resource, with mentors who make an otherwise overwhelming process seem much more manageable and exciting. Their first-hand experience in these service programs allows for invaluable advice and encouragement. I greatly appreciate the one-on-one support that I have received!





Student / University of San Diego

My dream for several years now has been to join the Peace Corps after college. However, I didn’t actually know how to go about making my dream into a reality. The sessions have given me a lot of perspective and have helped me put my passion into a concrete plan and timeline.