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Ranger Conservation Corps Internship (Throughout NYC) Age: Grade 9-12 Deadline: A.S.A.P The Ranger Conservation Corps is a great urban environmental internship for high school students who are interested in the natural world or environmental issues. Our Ranger Conservation Corps interns gain experience while working with the Urban Park Rangers on environmental restoration in natural areas in our flagship parks. Participants may go on exciting field trips including canoeing, overnight camping, and more. Interns receive community service hours, and the experience looks great on a college application! We offer two Ranger Conservation Corps sessions each year (in the fall and spring), and each session lasts approximately eight (8) weeks. The program occurs one day a week, on a school day afternoon for 2 to 2.5 hours.
New York Hall of Science- Science Career Trainee (Queens) Age: 14 Deadline: Fall hiring is now CLOSED. Check back in November for Winter hiring. The Science Career Ladder is an innovative education and employment program open to high school and college students. While in the program, students are trained to interact with hands-on exhibits, perform science demonstrations, and help facilitate educational programs and workshops. In the process, participants acquire communication skills, knowledge of science and the scientific process, and gain experience in teaching and communicating science. While working at NYSCI, participants also benefit from career workshops, networking opportunities, exposure to STEM careers, and opportunities for growth. General: • at least a year commitment • enrolled in a HS or College/University in NYC • at least 14 years of age • if under 18, must have working papers • photo ID • Social Security Card High School Students: • availability to work one weekend shift • availability to work holiday and/or schools out day • actively participate in Career Development/Networking opportunities
GO Project Volunteer Tutoring Age: 16+ (Please note: GO Project does not have volunteers under the age of 16 in the classroom. If you are under 16 and would like to get involved in GO, please email email@example.com) NEW volunteers are any volunteers who have not been a GO School committed or floater volunteer or a GO Getter Summer Intern in the past. PLEASE NOTE: Due to programmatic needs, we have a limited amount of spots for high school volunteers for GO School. Details will be provided on this upon your completed application, but please be aware that not all volunteer tutor spots are guaranteed.
NEW high school student volunteers must complete the following: 1. A personal statement explaining why you want to volunteer with the GO Project and what qualities make you a good candidate (max 750 words) 2. Attendance at an orientation 3. A completed background check form (to be provided by GO staff at orientation for 18+ volunteers).
Applications will be considered only after all required materials are received. All supplemental information can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to: GO Project, 50 Cooper Square, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10003, Attn: Charlotte Karol. PLEASE NOTE: HS volunteers are required to be the ones leading communication with our volunteer program. We ask that parents/guardians do not be the ones to directly reach out, but rather the interested volunteer themselves.
Her Justice Deadline: Fall- September 15th , Spring- December 15th Ages: Seniors only Her Justice stands with women living in poverty in New York City by recruiting and mentoring volunteer lawyers to provide free legal help to address individual and systemic legal barriers. Her Justice has three departments: legal, development and finance/operations. High School volunteer/interns may provide support to any of the departments so that Her Justice can fulfill its mission. This is a unique opportunity to experience the day-to-day operations and atmosphere of a not-for-profit. Interns can expect to develop concrete skills in using a variety of databases, creating and disseminating information through different communication channels, experience with standard office computer software, and overall professional growth. Responsibilities Specific tasks will vary depending on the needs of the organization at the time of the internship, but they may include:
Updating and maintaining directories of nonprofit partners, prospective partners and other organizations
Ensuring accuracy of contact information for private volunteer lawyers who have previously worked with Her Justice to assist a client, or hope to do so in the future
See our mission in action and get a taste of legal service work by observing our helpline (Thursdays)
Conduct telephonic interviews with former clients (Spanish a plus)
Assist with preparations for fundraising and cultivation events
Review online case files to ensure that case and contact information is accurate
Support the technological needs of staff by reviewing equipment inventory
Shadowing attorneys in family and/or supreme court, and assisting with the filing of court papers
Teen Internship Program (Hoboken, NJ) Deadline: October 4th, ask Ms. Savino for an application or apply directly at TRUE Mentors (The Jubilee Center) 601 Jackson St Hoboken, NJ 07030 Ages: Grades 10, 11, and 12 TRUE Mentors’ Internship Program* is a year-long college and career readiness program for teenagers in Hoboken. Each teen hired will be given training and paired with a mentor to work on a project in partnership with a local business. Teens are required to work 4 hours per week on the project at a local business. In partnership with local businesses, teens have worked on projects such as Marketing, Product Development, Business Planning, and Event Planning. Teens and mentors meet weekly on Wednesday nights to work on the project and participate in college and career workshops. In addition to the internship, teens are offered college and career readiness workshops, one on one help with college applications, help finding a job, visits to local colleges, and life skills training. Post-internship, teens are offered college and career readiness workshops, one on one help with college applications, help finding a job, visits to local colleges, and life skills training.
Futures and Options Internship Program (various businesses in NYC) Age: Must be 16, currently in 11th or 12th grade Deadline: September 27th The Futures and Options Internship Program provides New York City students with critical work-readiness training and the opportunity to gain firsthand work experience as interns with a dynamic range of business partners. At the same time, the Internship Program introduces these business partners to a pipeline of promising, motivated and diverse young men and women who make meaningful contributions to their business, while training to become the leaders of tomorrow. * This is a paid internship* MedDOCS at Mount Sinai Age: Grades 9-12 Deadline: September 8th at Midnight MedDOCs is an after school opportunity for high school students interested in science and medicine, hosted at Mount Sinai Hospital. Through interactive activities, lectures, and mentorship from medical and graduate students, MedDOCs students learn about exciting topics in anatomy and physiology, including cardiology, pulmonology, and neurology. * Can lead to an internship next summer!* The program is held three times a year and lasts 7 -8 weeks, with three separate curricula: Fall session: The cardiovascular system Spring session #1: The pulmonary system Spring session #2: Neuroscience, neurology, and neurosurgery
Whitney Museum of Art- Youth Insight Art Program Open to: Grades 9-12. Applications Due: Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 11:59pm Youth Insights Artists programs bring teens together with contemporary artists, providing opportunities to work collaboratively, discuss art critically, and think creatively. YI Artists make art inspired by this exchange.
STUDENT HISTORIAN INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Location: New York Historical Society Due: September 15, 2019 Ages: Grade 10, 11, 12 Student Historian interns are high school-aged students who use the resources of New-York Historical to conduct exciting research and share their scholarship through creative digital projects. Interns meet with professional staff to learn about careers in the museum, library, and history fields; work collaboratively with fellow students to develop their public speaking and leadership skills; and engage in hands-on work to deepen their understanding of American history and art. The theme of the program is We the People: Democracy from Athens to America.
Interns with demonstrated financial need may be offered a stipend to participate. All applicants attending NYC high schools will be considered for this opportunity. Unpaid internships will be provided for all other accepted students, with the option to receive community service hours or school credit.
Field Biology Internship- Alley Pond (Queens) Age: Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors Deadline: September 13th, 2019 The internship programs introduce students to environmental field studies. Students learn how to conduct practical field research through examination of water, soil, and air quality, and biodiversity. Interns will gain experience in scientific inquiry and learn basic research techniques and species identification as we explore and observe the 635+ acres of Alley Pond Park. They can expect to gain a richer understanding of urban ecosystem health through the study of various biotic and abiotic factors in our local environment. Program varies by season. There are no pre-requisites classes for the internship. Having taken advanced Environmental Science or Biology classes before attending this internship is a bonus, but not required.
Brooklyn Museum- Museum Apprentice Program Age: Must be at least 14 years old Deadline: September 22, 2019 Get paid $15/ hour! In this paid internship, join other New York City teens to immerse yourself in art and art history, and learn about museum education while creating your own lessons for audiences of all ages. You will:
Meet curators and learn about our collections
Connect with education staff and get trained to teach from objects in our collections
Develop tours and teach camp groups over the summer
Learn about education programming in a museum setting
Build your communication, planning, and teaching skills
Strengthen your sense of teamwork, time management, and responsibility
During the 2019–20 school year:
Thursdays: 5–7 pm
Saturdays: 2 First Saturdays sessions, 4:45–9 pm
Sundays: 2 F.A.M. (Family Art Magic) workshops, 10 am–4 pm, and 2 Creativity Lab workshops, 3:30–6:30 pm
Weekends: family events and pop-up talks, to be determined
During summer 2020:
Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays: 10 am–4 pm
Futures & Options Career Essentials Program Ages: 9-12 Deadline: September 27, 2019 Students in the Career Essentials program attend one orientation and thirteen weekly two-hour workshops, each held in our office in the Financial District. Participants in the program learn how to professionally interview, present information to a group, behave in a professional environment, manage their time, and create an effective resume. Each student also participates in two career exploration field trips that give them a chance to learn about different industries and network with professionals who are willing to share career advice and insights from their own lives. Career Essentials affords students an opportunity to learn and form relationships with other students from all five boroughs. Students will receive a small stipend upon successfully completing the program.
Accepted students will attend the program from 4:30 to 6:30 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays this spring from late October to January. The program is open to all high school students in New York City, but we consider it especially appropriate for underclassmen to prepare them for future internship opportunities. We have 100 total placements available for this fall.
Interns participate in 4 full-day MANDATORY Saturday workshops for science content, communication skills, and teaching skills at the beginning of the internship.
Saltz Interns complete 100 hours of visitor interaction and workshops over the course of one academic year running from October to May.
Interns work 4 hours each Saturday for 20 Saturdays throughout the academic year. Two shifts are available each Saturday: 9:30 - 1:30 and 1:00pm - 5:00pm. (80hours)
Interns attend 6 MANDATORY advisory sessions throughout the Academic Year from 4:30 - 6:30 on the following Fridays: November 30, January 18, February 8, March 8, April 5, May 10. (12hours)
Interns work 1-2 public events during the year. (8hours)
Interns receive a metrocard, and uniform while in the program and a stipend once the program has been completed.
Environmental Internship- Van Cortlandt Park (Bronx) * Applications for the 2018-2019 School Year Environmental Internship will be available in September.* Interested in the sciences and want to help improve your local ecosystem? Work alongside Friends of Van Cortlandt Park staff to positively impact Van Cortlandt Park while building your skills as a future scientist. As an intern you will learn about the local forest and stream ecology in the Bronx while also gaining valuable self-management skills and college preparedness through Riverdale Neighborhood House (RNH). Interns will be guided by mentors throughout the school year (October-May).Interns accepted into the program are required to attend alternating Fridays from 4:30-6:00pm at RNH, and weekly meetings in Van Cortlandt Park. Questions can be directed to email@example.com
New Museum Experimental Study Program Age: 15-19 Deadline: October 1, 2019 Every spring and fall, this free semester-long program offers fifteen participants the chance to learn about contemporary art, engage directly with artists, and participate in intimate, critical discussions about culture. Through close work with peers in interactive workshops, participants have the opportunity to collaborate with artists in residence at the New Museum. Each semester focuses on an R&D Seasons theme. Past themes have included VOICE, CHOREOGRAPHY, SPECULATION, PERSONA, LEGACY, DEMOCRACY, and BODY. The Museum encourages applications from prospective participants who are curious about contemporary art and enthusiastic about connecting with their peers.
Queens Teens at the Queens Museum Deadline: October 5, 2019 Age: Grades 9-12 Queens Teens offers local youth opportunities to gain exposure to a cultural institution, while developing their own creative interest and passion for the arts. The Teens become part of a close-knit peer network that fosters personal and professional growth. In this program youth learn about how contemporary art and social justice intersect. We make art, visit cultural events and institutions across NYC in order to learn about the power of cultural production to have a positive impact on society. The group usually meets Saturday afternoons (and other mutually agreed on times throughout the year) at the Queens Museum for artmaking, exhibition tours, skill-building workshops, and presentations by Museum staff. After showing good attendance and participation Queens Teens may receive the opportunity to work in Education with Family Art Workshops, public programs and events, helping Museum visitors navigate the galleries and sharing insights and knowledge about current exhibitions. Students can receive school community service credit for Saturday activities and a salary for weekend work assignments when invited.
DOROT School Year Internship (Manhattan) Deadline: Rolling basis, apply ASAP Teen Interns: • Visit seniors in their home for companionship. • Teach seniors how to use a computer, iPad, iShuffle, and other types of technology. • Play chess, cards, scrabble, and other games with seniors. • Assist with office work at DOROT. Time Commitment: • 1 day a week (Monday — Thursday) • 2 hours a day (after school — no later than 4:00–6:00pm) • 1 semester (minimum of 10 times at DOROT)
Fast Track Internship Ages: Grades 10, 11, 12 Deadline: October 2, 2019 The Fast Track program is a rigorous 9-month program that exposes inner-city high school students to the financial services industry and meets at Goldman Sachs. Beginning October 16th 2019 & ending in June 2020. Students meet with mentors twice a month and focus on developing skills in two key areas: financial aptitude and career/personal development. If you are interested in BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, ECONOMICS, FINANCE, ACCOUNTING, MATH, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, REAL ESTATE or BANKING as a CAREER choice and hoping for a career on WALL STREET or in CORPORATE AMERICA, PLEASE APPLY!!!! FOR STUDENT ATHLETES! VERY IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ: If you are a student athlete and have sports obligations such as Football, Soccer, Track & Field, Basketball, Lacrosse, etc., during the FASTTRACK Wednesday sessions; you are being advised to think about this very seriously. We encourage Sports if it gets you to your desired goal and education with positive outcomes, but this year we WILL NOT allow sports programs and late afternoon games to interfere with important sessions. Many of you in the past few years, have not been able to manage both successfully. Getting to FAST Track at 7:15pm or 7:45pm after a game does not serve you well, since FASTTRACK ends at 8pm. YOU have to know if you can handle both seriously.
LAB Jumpstart Ages: 16 and older Application Deadline: Opens October 14, Close on December 20th 2019 The spring after-school sessions (March 3rd-June 18th) provide initial small-group training to students, starting with fundamental laboratory skills and practices, progressing into technical tools and research skills relevant to current laboratory research being conducted at The Rockefeller University. This instruction is facilitated by dedicated scientists and educators, as well as several guest scientist contributors. After-school sessions meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30pm-7:00pm. Dinner is served at the start of each session.
The Met High School Internship Age: 10th and 11th grade Deadline: October 25th 2019 The Met High School Internship Program offers paid opportunities for students in grade 10 or 11 on the application deadline date who either reside in or attend a high school or home school in New York. The High School Internship Program allows you to connect with arts, museum, and creative professionals as you develop professional skills, network, and gain work experience during the academic year. Mandatory program dates:
Accepted intern and family reception: Saturday, January 4, 2020, 1–3 pm (interns should be accompanied by one parent or guardian);
Bootcamp: Saturday, January 18, 9 am–5 pm
Departmental placement: 40 hours total. Approximately 2 to 4 hours per week from January 21 to June 12. Exact schedule will be arranged based on the availability of the intern and the departmental placement supervisor. (You will enter information about your availability on the application.)
Career Labs: Attend at least three of four Fridays, January 31, February 28, March 27, and April 24, 4:30–6:30 pm
Mid-semester check-in: Saturday, April 18, 1–5 pm
Teens Take The Met: Friday, May 29, 5–8 pm
Final event planning meeting: Friday, June 5, 4:30–6:30 pm
Final event and celebration: Friday, June 12, 5:30–7:30 pm
Noguchi Museum (Long Island City) Deadline: Thursday, October 31, 2019 The Noguchi Museum’s Teen Advisory Board [TAB] is an after-school paid internship for high school students. Each year, TAB interns advise the Museum on how to better serve teen audiences and plan projects that promote dialogue and inclusivity at the Museum.
TAB interns become immersed in the Museum and the work of Isamu Noguchi through tours, activities, and behind-the-scenes conversations with Museum staff. Through experiences with art, participants reflect on their lives and the cultural values of our society to develop the vision of the Board. Previous TAB cohorts have created projects such as community art installations, curated exhibitions, teen nights at the Museum, and published books.
TAB interns are paid a $500 stipend for the school year, receiving $250 at both the midpoint and end of the program. TAB meets every Thursday from 4:30–6:30 pm, November through May. During the 2019-20 school year, TAB meetings begin on November 14, 2019, and conclude on May 14, 2020.
Weill Cornell Medical Center H-PREP Program Ages: 10th & 11th Grade Deadline: October 31st, 2019 The Health Professions Recruitment and Exposure Program (HPREP) was developed in 1989 by the Weill Cornell chapter of the SNMA. It is now a national program addressing the issues of declining enrollment rates of underrepresented minorities, specifically in medicine and generally in the health professions. The program exposes high school sophomores and juniors to science-related activities. HPREP also teaches students about specific career fields and the steps needed to become a physician or other health care provider.
During the ten-week program, 10th and 11th grade high school students are exposed to physicians and health care professional from minority groups. These professionals give lectures on a broad range of topics and, in addition, the students participate in small group workshops led by medical students. The participants are also required to submit a short research paper on a pre-approved subject at the conclusion of the program.