ieSProject TRUE — Citywide Ages: 11th graders Project TRUE interns work at either the Bronx, Central Park or Prospect Park Zoo while searheading their own research project to encompass experimental design, research methods and data analysis, with the help of Fordham University graduate students and Wildlife Conservation Society educators. Some weekend workdays are required, and unexcused absences will result in dismissal. (Teens can also pay to participate as part of a different Teen Intern program, or volunteer as a Discovery Guide.) A $599 stipend and MetroCard are provided.
NASA Summer Internships at Goddard Institute for Space Studies (5 Different Internships, Follow link to see opportunities)* 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.
SHAPE at Columbia Engineering - Summer Program Columbia Engineering Outreach Programs aim to provide greater accessibility to academic and professional opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, especially for traditionally underrepresented local stakeholders. Through community engagement, they enhance the quality of learning at all levels. Participants Must:
Be rising high school sophomores, juniors, or seniors
Live commuting-distance to the Columbia University campus or be able to make independent lodging arrangements
Demonstrate academic achievement and interest in STEM subjects
Department School for Youth (DSY) The Development School for Youth (DSY) is a leadership and development training program for young people between the ages of 16 and 21. The students attend weekly workshops led by senior executives from some of NYC’s leading corporations, cultural institutions, hedge funds and law firms. They also participate in workshops including: public speaking, how to interview and resume writing. Throughout the program, they work to develop their professional performance; and by participating in practicums such as street organizing, phone shifts and staffing events, they develop their leadership performance. **Note: Students who successfully graduate from DSY are placed in paid summer internships provided by sponsoring companies. To enrollcontactCalley Beckwith at 212-356-8437 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Internship Program (“SIP”) NYC School Construction Authority offers a Summer Internship Program (“SIP”) for 125 college-bound NYC public high school students. SIP is designed to provide students with exposure to a wide range of careers within the public and private sectors. This is accomplished through a paid, six-week internship at the SCA or with one of our business partners throughout New York City. They seek to provide interns with a diverse internship experience along with career mentoring. Assignments may include maintaining files, organizing documents, managing spreadsheets, conducting internet research, attending meetings, and drafting for students with AutoCAD/Revit proficiency. Students may attend limited supervised visits to construction sites.
Students recommended for SIP are expected to meet the following eligibility criteria: 1. Be a New York City public high school student; 2. Have an interest in one or more of the following career interest areas: architecture, engineering (civil, electrical, mechanical, structural and or environmental), construction management, business, information technology, real estate and or public administration; 3. Have a grade point average of 80 or higher; 4. Be available to work full time;and 5. Be able to provide original proof of authorization to work in the United States during the SIP registration process during the first week in June at the SCA: this includes original unexpired I-9documentation and original age appropriate working papers (for those born after July 6, 2002). FOR MORE INFORMATION: Check http://www.nycsca.org/Careers/Internship-Program#Summer-Internship-Program-78 CONTACT RUBY SAAKE, SENIOR MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST NYC SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION AUTHORITY 30-30 THOMSON AVENUE LONG ISLAND CITY, NY EMAIL- SCAINTERNSHIPS@NYCSCA.ORG
The New York County District Attorney’s High School Internship Program The New York County District Attorney’s High School Internship Program is a rigorous internship that provides students with an insider’s view of the criminal justice system. Each intern is assigned to a unit within the Office and helps Assistant District Attorneys and other staff members with their work. Interns also attend presentations and trips and participate in a mock trial competition. For nearly 30 years, the program’s interns have represented a variety of public, independent, and parochial schools from the diverse communities of Manhattan. We will be accepting applications in February from bright and promising students who are interested in serving their communities. Interns receive a $175 weekly stipend. Learn more: https://www.manhattanda.org/careers/internship-opportunities/high-school-internship/
Girls Who Code: Free Summer Immersion Program* Current female students in grades 10-11 are invited to apply for the Girls Who Code's Summer Immersion Program. In this free seven-week program, participants will build websites and games, and learn how to program robots. They will also learn computer science, get exposure to tech jobs, and join a supportive sisterhood of thousands of girls across the US. No prior tech experience necessary. Click here to apply.
THE HNBF FUTURE LATINO LEADERS SUMMER LAW INSTITUTE The Future Latino Leaders Summer Law Institute is designed to provide Latino high school students like you with the opportunity to learn more about the legal profession. This year, the Law Institute will take place from July 13-15th VIRTUALLY. All participants will stay on the George Washington University Foggy Bottom Campus and be chaperoned by adult law school students and HNBF staff. Throughout the week, students will engage in workshops on leadership and receive legal instruction in preparation for the Mock Trial. Students will have the opportunity to meet with lawyers, judges, and officials of the United States government and learn about their career paths. More information:https://apply.hnbf.org
Youth Leadership Institute (YLI) YLI is a free, five-day, overnight, college empowerment conference for Latino high school juniors held at two top universities across the US. This highly selective program is designed to give young leaders the practical tools they need to successfully apply to top universities, have full access to scholarship and financial aid opportunities, and set a course for academic and career success. Attendees will enhance their leadership abilities and expand their professional networks by participating in college and career workshops, living on a college campus, and interacting with college students and professionals who serve as their mentors. How to Apply:
NYC Ladders for Leaders The NYC Ladders for Leaders program, a component of the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), provides professional internships to NYC youth between the ages of 16 to 22. This competitive process differs from the traditional SYEP model in that it requires applicants to submit an application to one of several community-based organizations (CBO) serving the five boroughs. Applications are evaluated based on academic performance, response to an essay question, and resume. Once participants have been selected, they are engaged in 30-hours of pre-employment training designed to teach essential workplace readiness skills and business etiquette. Interviews for summer internships are scheduled by our partnering CBO’s in a variety of industries from the public and private sectors. Final selections for the six-week internship are made by our partnering employers. Brochure HERE **Program suspended for Summer 2020**
West Side YMCA Teen Career Connection — Upper West Side* Ages: 10th to 12th graders Created 17 years ago because of the difficulty teenagers have finding summer jobs, the Career Connection spends two weeks teaching interns skills like conflict resolution, dressing for success and public speaking. The rest of the program is spent mentoring students through six weeks of work at multiple locations, followed by a Portfolio Night where each presents about their experiences. Interns receive a $2,250 stipend, $300 clothing stipend, and two monthly MetroCards.
AG Discovery AgDiscovery is a FREE outreach program to help students explore careers in animal science, veterinary medicine, agribusiness, plant pathology, and much more. This 2-4 week program allows participants to live on a college campus and learn about agricultural science from university professors, practicing veterinarians, industry representatives, and professionals working for the U.S. government. Students who participate in AgDiscovery will gain experience through hands-on labs, workshops, field trips, and other group and team building activities.
Meet GPA requirements listed in each course description
Identify as an Underrepresented Minority (African American, Latino, Native American, or Alaskan American) or meet state-determined economic criteria below
Any additional requirements stated in individual course descriptions
Your family can document economic eligibility by providing proof of receipt of one of the following:
Reduced or free lunch in school (the preferred option)
Family Assistance Program Aid
Safety Net Assistance through the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance or a county Department of Social Services
Family day-care payments through the New York State Office of Children and Family Services Assistance, or a county Department of Social Services
Student ward of the state or county status
Single-parent family status, meeting income requirements below
Summer STEM Program at The Cooper Union — East Village Ages: 10th to 11th graders known as the Summer Research Internship, the renamed, expanded program offers qualified students six weeks of hands-on engineering, design and problem-solving alongside faculty and teaching assistants from the departments of civil, chemical, electrical, and mechanical engineering. There is a tuition charge of $3,250 plus a $50 application fee but need-based scholarships of up to 100% are available.
Summer Health Internship Program (SHIP) Who should Apply: High school sophomores, juniors, seniors & college freshmen in good standing and on track for promotion in June.Programming includes:
Six-week internship placements in hospitals and community-based health centers and organizations
Weekly didactic sessions with health professionals and field trips
Exposure to health careers and community health issues
Student must be between 16-22 years of age at start of program
Student must attend school or live in Manhattan or Staten Island
Student must be a United States Citizen or have Permanent Resident Status
Student must be interested in a career in the health field
Summer Youth Employment Program* At least 14 years old by 2022 The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with paid summer employment for up to six weeks in July and August. Participants work in entry-level jobs in a variety of industries including:
Arts and Recreation, Educational Services, Financial Services, Healthcare/Medical, Hospitality/Tourism, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Marketing/Public Relations, Media/Entertainment, Real Estate/Property, Retail
SYEP also provides workshops on job readiness, career exploration, financial literacy, and opportunities to continue education and social growth. Programs are located in community-based organizations in all five boroughs of New York City. Youth can apply for the program online or at a community-based organization during the application period. Participants are selected by lottery for the program.
Forest Project at Wave Hill —Bronx Ages: 10th to 12th graders This rigorous, five-day a week, two month physical and academic internship teaches kids about ecology in an urban setting via interns building and maintaining woodland trails, removing invasive plant species, shoring up eroded slopes and helping restore disturbed woodland toward a more balanced state. $2275 for first-year interns, $2375 for second-years.
Stella Adler Free Summer Acting Program The centerpiece of the Outreach Division, this program currently interviews close to 100 high school students annually and selects 18 to train in a free year-long program, with a possible second year by invitation. Students train in voice, movement, improv and acting in a conservatory environment. They are led by the Studio’s world-class faculty, and engage daily with students of the full-time conservatory programs as well as alumni and international guest artists. While Adler Youth students are trained with the same intensity and integrity as conservatory students, this program is not concerned with creating professional actors, but rather empowering strong, confident, thoughtful human beings. To request an interview for “Adler Youth” please email Program Director Melissa Mickens at email@example.com
Global Impact Initiative Gii’s Virtual Mentorship Program focuses on providing students and young adults, especially the underserved with mentors who can help them develop and clarify their academic and career goals. This free program consists of bi-monthly 30-minute online mentoring sessions for a duration of 3 months. The mentor and mentee will determine session times and dates that work with their respective schedules. These virtual meetings can focus on career development, workforce tips, college applications, study habits, or other topics of the mentee's choosing. Gii will supplement the program with optional workshops to help the students in developing their resumes, conducting effective interviews, and preparing for their college applications. To apply: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/shp/apply.html
ARISE ARISE is a free summer research program in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) disciplines. We believe anyone with curiosity in a vital area such as computer or data science, wireless technologies, smart cities, biomedical or chemical engineering, sustainability (and more!) should have a chance to explore it. Selected students will: • Conduct authentic research while being mentored by a graduate student and/or faculty member in one of 30+ active labs • Investigate a range of questions in engineering, data science and life science and make practical, substantive contributions to the lab’s objectives • Get an introduction to essential principles that prepare students for college and in-demand careers as well as in areas like scientific ethics, contemporary issues in scientific inquiry, data collection and analysis, research practices, and lab safety • Receive training in speaking and presentation skills, and guidance on preparing for the college application process Application Due: March 1st, 2021 To apply: https://engineering.nyu.edu/academics/programs/k12-stem-education/nyc-based-programs/arise
Columbia University Science Honors Program This program, now in its sixty-third year, offers enrichment courses in science and mathematics on Saturday mornings throughout the school year to 700 students who have been selected from approximately 750 high schools in the metropolitan New York area. Next year's SHP will have openings for 400 new students. Applicants must now be in the 11th, 10th, or 9th grade and should have a strong interest and exceptional ability in science and mathematics. Application Due: March 1st, 2021 To apply: https://engineering.nyu.edu/academics/programs/k12-stem-education/nyc-based-programs/arise Albert Nerken School of Engineering Summer Internship Who: HS Sophmores & Juniors What: The Albert Nerken School of Engineering at the Cooper Union has been preparing high school students to pursue undergraduate careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields for over 25 years. Deadline March 16th How: http://cooper.edu/engineering/summer-stem/application-deadlines
Google Summer Program Who: Graduating HS seniors What: is invested in increasing the enrollment and retention of computer science students. With this in mind, we're hosting our eighth annualComputer Science Summer Institute (CSSI), a three-week introduction to computer science for graduating high school seniors with a passion for technology -especially students from historically underrepresented groups in the field. How:http://www.google.com/edu/resources/programs/computer-science-summer-institute-cssi/