Futures and Options Internship Program (various businesses in NYC) Age: Must be 16, currently in 11th or 12th grade Deadline: September 7th 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 9th 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 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: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 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.
District Attorney’s Office of Richmond County (Staten Island) Deadline: September 14th Internships with our office are a tremendous opportunity to explore your career interests and gain invaluable experience as you continue your high school, college, or graduate school career. We offer internships in all of our Bureaus and Units on an as-needed basis. Intern schedules are flexible, with different Bureaus and Units having different day and time requirements.
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.
Sadie Nash Sisterhood Academy Grade: 9-12 Deadline: September 20th Sadie Nash Leadership Project was founded in 2001 to promote leadership and activism among young women. The program is designed to strengthen, empower, and equip young women as agents for change in their lives and in the world. By increasing the participation of women in social, political, and economic decision-making, Sadie Nash Leadership Project seeks to question and redefine the nature of leadership and to promote perspectives and practices that are cooperative, accountable, ethical, and effective.
Sisterhood Academy is a year-long, after-school program for high school-aged young women. Classes meet from October to May, centering community building and intensive leadership development through intellectual and personal growth. Our classes provide a safe, enriching, and creative experience where participants can challenge their own learning as well as explore and honor their own boundaries and self-care. We also support young women in their college processes and provide greatly needed networking opportunities. Participants receive a stipend at the end of the year based on their attendance.
DOROT School Year Internship (Manhattan) 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)
Student Conservation Association Age: 15-19 As a member of a School Year Community Program you can: Volunteer on weekends throughout the school year in the city where you live or receive a stipend/wage to complete service in your community Build trails, restore river and lakefront environments, and conserve habitats Explore green jobs and career opportunities that exist in your region Learn about your environment through field trips and weekend camping excursions Give back to your community through service projects SCA School Year Community Programs offer both volunteer and paid service opportunities. Volunteer programs occur on weekends while some paid service programs require evening and weekend participation. Contact a local SCA oﬃce for more information on programs happening in your community.
Brooklyn Museum- Museum Apprentice Program Age: Must be at least 14 years old Deadline: September 23 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
Get paid $13 per hour until December 2018, then $15 per hour starting January 2019. Returning Apprentices will be paid $14 per hour until December 2018, then $16 per hour starting January 2019. Work up to 222 hours for the year!
Field Biology Internship- Alley Pond (Queens) Age:Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors. Deadline: September 24th 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.
Queens Teens at the Queens Museum Deadline: September 29 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. 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: A.S.A.P 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
The Met High School Internship Age: 10th and 11th grade Deadline: October 26th 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. Accepted intern and family reception: Saturday, January 5, 2019, 1–3 pm (interns should be accompanied by one parent or guardian); Bootcamp: Saturday, January 19, 9 am–5 pm Departmental placement: 40 hours total. Approximately 2 to 4 hours per week from January 21 to June 14. 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 25, February 15, March 15, and April 12, 4:30–6:30 pm Mid-semester check-in: Saturday, April 13, 1–5 pm Teens Take The Met: Friday, May 31, 5–8 pm Final event planning meeting: Friday, June 7, 4:30–6:30 pm Final event and celebration: Friday, June 14, 5:30–7:30 pm Environmental Internship- Van Cortlandt Park (Bronx) 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
.Noguchi Museum (Long Island City) Deadline: October 31, 2018 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 the Museum to their peers. 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 learn about each other and reflect on their lives, developing the values of the Board. Participants will also have the opportunity to engage the local community, visit other museums, and meet with teen programs around the city. TAB interns will be paid a $500 stipend for the school year, receiving $250 after both the midpoint and end of the program. TAB meets every Wednesday from 4:30–6:30 pm, November through May. Applications for the next cohort will be posted in September 2018.
Weill Cornell Medical Center H-PREP Program Deadline: October 31, 2018 Age: 10th & 11th grade students 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.
NASA (Harlem/ Morningside Heights) NASA Internships are educational hands-on opportunities that provide unique NASA-related research and operational experiences for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students as well as educators. These internships integrate participants with career professionals emphasizing mentor-directed, degree-related, real-time world task completion. During the internship participants engage in scientific or engineering research, development, and operations activities. In addition, there are non-technical internship opportunities to engage in professional activities which support NASA business and administrative processes. Through these internships, participants leverage NASA's unique mission activities and mentorship to enhance and increase their professional capabilities and clarify their long-term career goals.
New Museum Experimental Study Program Age: 15-19 *February 2019 Spring Application Opens* 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.
Museum of Jewish Heritage High School Apprenticeship Program Deadline: November 9, 2018 Grade: 9-12 The High School Apprenticeship Program offers New York City public high school students a challenging program of study and work designed to give them a behind-the-scenes look at what it is like to work in the Museum and explore Jewish heritage and their own. After an extensive spring training, Apprentices work full-time during the summer in different Museum departments; lead tours, and are introduced to the curatorial, educational, administrative, and operational sides of the Museum. Apprentices are paid for their participation in the program. Students of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.