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Summer Youth Employment Program
The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is the nation’s largest youth employment program, connecting NYC youth between the ages of 14 and 21 with career exploration opportunities and paid work experience each summer.
Participants can earn money based on their attendance and participation. SYEP lasts six weeks from July to August. All applications to internships programs opened March 1st, 2022 and the deadline is May 6, 2022. Click on for the application page.
SYEP Younger Youth (14-15 years old): Activities will take place for 12.5 hours a week for six weeks in July and August and participants will receive up to a $700 stipend based on their attendance and participation.
SYEP Older Youth (16-21 years old): Youth will earn the New York State minimum wage of $15.00 an hour and may work up to 25 hours per week for six weeks in July and August.
— Young people 14-21 can explore various career paths through various paid-summer jobs throughout NYC.
— Must reside within the five boroughs of New York City.
— Be legally allowed to work in the United States.
How to Apply
To apply to the program you can do one of the following:
— Visit the website and follow the links to fill out the application online or download a paper copy. Application deadline is May 6, 2022
— Paper applications can also be obtained from one of the community based organizations or providers operating the program. A complete list of authorized SYEP providers can be found on Application deadline is May 6, 2022
— Youth can be selected to the program via two options, through a lottery or direct recruitment by an SYEP provider to specialized programming.
— If selected by the lottery you will be contacted via the email address and/or phone number.
— Participants are paid weekly with a debit card or with Direct Deposit to a bank account of their choice.
Find more information at
El Programa de Empleo Juvenil de Verano (SYEP) es el programa de empleo juvenil más grande del país, que conecta a los jóvenes de NYC entre las edades de 16 y 21 años con oportunidades de exploración de carreras y experiencia laboral remunerada cada verano.
Los participantes pueden ganar un estipendio de hasta $700 semanal que se pagará semanalmente según la asistencia y participación de los jóvenes. Las actividades de SYEP son de 12,5 horas a la semana durante seis semanas, desde julio a agosto. Las solicitudes se abrieron el 1 de marzo de 2022 y la fecha límite es el 22 de abril de 2022. Haz clic en para acceder a la página de la solicitud.
— Jóvenes de 16 a 21 años pueden explorar varias carreras a través de varios trabajos de verano pagados en toda la ciudad de Nueva York.
— Debe residir dentro de los cinco distritos de la ciudad de Nueva York.
— Estar legalmente autorizado para trabajar en los Estados Unidos.
Cómo Aplicar
Presenta una solicitud. Para presentar una solicitud al programa, puede realizar una de las siguientes acciones:
— Visita el sitio web y sigue los enlaces para completar la solicitud en línea o descargar una copia impresa.
— Las solicitudes en papel también se pueden obtener en organizaciones comunitarias o proveedores del programa. Encuentra una lista completa de proveedores de SYEP autorizados en
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Updated on March 3, 2022

Saltz Internship Program by the American Museum of Natural History
200 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024-5102
(212) 769-5100

The Saltz Internship Program is an education and employment program for high school students 14 years old and up. Interns facilitate science conversations using artifacts, specimens, models, and scientific tools on mobile stations throughout the museum and at dioramas and displays in museum halls with museum visitors.
Interns receive a $900 stipend for the duration of the summer internship (July-August), Metrocards, tickets to visit special exhibitions at the museum, opportunities to attend career and college workshops, and more.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Saltz Internship Program currently is on pause for 2022 sessions. We encourage you to look at the website in Fall 2022 for updates on the Saltz Internship Program.

► Live in New York City and/or Attend High School in New York City.
► Be at least 14 years old by the start of the program and be a current Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior.
How to Apply
Submit an Online Application and Short Answer Responses via the application link (available later in Summer 2021). Each Answer should be 1 paragraph of 5-6 sentences
► How will this internship benefit your school and/or career pathway?
► Describe something unique that you bring to a team and how it would benefit you as an intern at the AMNH.
► What have you found most challenging about the sciences you’ve studied in school?
► Outside of school, what science topic(s) have captured your attention most recently? Why?
► Reflect on a challenging obstacle that you have faced. What have you learned from that experience?
Applications are closed! If you would like to be added to the internship mailing list click here. Find more details about the internship at
Updated on March 10, 2021.

The Met Summer Internships
Apply Online
Frequently Asked Questions
The Met offers undergraduate and graduate students paid internships that would help them gain professional experience and explore museum careers in the arts. In the internship, students have the opportunity to learn about public engagement practices and develop or lead tours with the public.
Open to current
► Undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors
► Recent undergraduate graduates from a bachelor’s or associate’s program
► Master’s-level graduate students
► First- and second-year PhD students. Those who will have qualified as Ph.D. candidates by the time the internship starts are not eligible, but should apply to The Met’s Fellowship Program.
Note: Individuals must have completed their undergraduate or master’s degrees no more than one year prior to the application deadline. Current first-year students are not eligible to apply for this internship, but may apply for a part-time internship.
If you are unsure about your eligibility, contact
Dates and Compensation
► July 6 – August 12, 2022.
Full time: five days, thirty-five hours per week.
Compensation: $17 per hour, plus $1,500 toward housing/travel to New York City (less applicable taxes and deductions).
► Met interns commit to being fully present and onsite for the duration of the internship. They are not permitted to take courses or hold additional jobs or internships that coincide with their scheduled Met internship work hours.
How to Apply
Applications have closed for 2022! Please check back in Fall 2022 for 2023 programming.. Apply using the online application. Deadline: January 19, 2022, 5:00 pm (ET)
Notification: by the end of April 2022.
More information
Find more detailed instructions at
Updated on March 10, 2022.

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