Download application here or email the DLI Director (jlevesque@bostonpublicschools.org) for a copy. Application deadline is Friday, January 29, 4:00pm.

Application requires a resume, academic transcript, attendance record, essays, and two rounds of interviews.  The application process is designed to mirror the professional world so students gain a valuable and educational experience, regardless of the outcome.

2021 Application Timeframe

  • January
    • Applications launch 
    • Information sessions
      • Friday Jan 15 (10:40am) and Wednesday Jan 20 (4:00pm) via Zoom
      • Email jlevesque@bostonpublicschools.org for Zoom link.
      • Attendance is optional.
    • Applications due Friday, Jan 29, 4:00pm
  • February
    • First round interviews: Feb 1 - Feb 12
    • Second round interviews: Mar 3 - positions filled
  • March
    • Offers extended: March, on a rolling basis
    • Deadline to accept/decline offer: 48 hours following offer
  • May
    • Mandatory training and orientation
  • June - August
    • First day of employment: Monday, June 28
    • Weekly site visits to organizations, either in-person or via Zoom
    • Last day of employment: Friday, August 13
    • *If student has a major conflict with employment dates, flexibility is possible on a case-by-case basis. Speak to the DLI Director in advance.