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Math Camp by BEAM

 
Beam-logohttps://www.beammath.org
55 Exchange Place, Suite 603, New York, NY 10005
(888) 264-2793 | info@beammath.org
 
The BEAM Discovery program is a 5-week camp focused on mathematics and problem-solving. In addition to the classes, they will build community with other students and the staff, as well as enjoying activities such as online board games, new languages, and virtual zoo tours.
 
BEAM is completely free and they will get you the things you need to join them. If they run online, this includes a computer, a care package with activity supplies and other technology, and a gift card for meals. BEAM can also provide support with the internet if you don’t have access or it doesn’t work well.
 
Schedule
All BEAM summer programs for 2021 will be online. Class and activity times are spread out between 9 am and 5 pm, with breaks throughout the day to help avoid screen fatigue.
 
Eligibility
BEAM targets audiences that identify as low-income students who don’t have the local resources to learn math to their full potential. Most BEAM students are financially eligible for free/reduced-price lunch at school. They occasionally accept students who have higher income if they demonstrate exceptional mathematical potential and attend a school that cannot meet their academic needs. BEAM Discovery summer camps are available for 6th and 7th graders.
 
Learn about other programs for older students. For 8th graders visit beammath.org/8th-grade-focus. For high schoolers visit beammath.org/high-school-programming
 
How to apply
Submit a completed application at beammath.org/apply
 
For additional information, please visit beammath.org/beam-nyc-eligibility
 

ESPAÑOL/SPANISH
 
El programa BEAM Discovery es un campamento de 5 semanas enfocado en matemáticas y solución de problemas. Además de las clases, el programa promueve la comunidad entre estudiantes e instructores, además de la participación en actividades como juegos de mesa en línea, aprendizaje de nuevos idiomas, y recorridos virtuales del zoológico.
 
BEAM es completamente gratuito y proporcionará los materiales necesarios. Si el programa está abierto en línea, el niño recibirá una computadora, un paquete de atención con materiales para actividades, otra tecnología, y una tarjeta de regalo para comidas. BEAM también puede también puede brindar soporte con Internet si el participante no tiene acceso o su servicio no funciona bien.
 
Calendario
Todos los programas de verano de BEAM para 2021 estarán en línea. Los horarios de clases y actividades se distribuyen entre las 9 a.m. Y las 5 p.m. con descansos a lo largo del día para ayudar a evitar la fatiga de pantalla.
 
Elegibilidad
BEAM sirve principalmente a estudiantes de bajos ingresos que no cuentan con recursos locales para aprender matemáticas al máximo potencial. La mayoría de los estudiantes aceptados por BEAM reúnen los requisitos económicos para recibir almuerzos gratis o a precio reducido en la escuela. BEAM tambien acepta estudiantes con ingresos medianos si demuestran un potencial matemático excepcional y asisten a una escuela que no puede satisfacer sus necesidades académicas. El programa de verano BEAM Discovery está disponible para niños en sexto y séptimo grado.
 
Para programas disponibles para niños en octavo grado visita beammath.org/8th-grade-focus. Programa para muchachos en la secundaria disponible en beammath.org/high-school-programming
 
Cómo presentar la solicitud
Envíe una solicitud completa en beammath.org/apply
 
Para obtener información adicional, visite beammath.org/beam-nyc-eligibility

 
Updated on April 23, 2021
 
Author: Lea Jean-Francois, Barnard College.


Outdoor Leadership Academy by Concrete Safaris

 
concrete_safaris_logoconcretesafaris.org/outdoor-leadership-academy
158 East 115th Street, Suite 144, New York, NY 10029
(646) 869-1503 | info@concretesafaris.org
 
Concrete Safaris is an organization that prepares young people to lead healthy lives and shape their environment through outdoor education, play, exploration, and community engagement.
 
The Outdoor Leadership Academy is an internship program designed to train teenagers and young adults from 14 to 24 years on environmental health literacy, first aid, community engagement, and the development of soft and hard professional skills. For instance, participants will have the chance to visit companies virtually to practice interviewing, improve their resumes, and learn about the world of work.
 
The stipend for this internship is $700 for up to 12 hours/week of experiential education over 5 weeks.
 
Eligibility
► Live in New York City.
► Be at least 14 years old by the start of the program.
 
How to Apply
► Youth will be selected through the citywide SYEP lottery and will participate in virtual and in-person learning opportunities.
► Start your application by visiting the 2021 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Application Portal at
https://application.nycsyep.com
► 14-15-year-olds, select Concrete Safaris Inc. as your Provider
► 16-24-year-olds, select El Barrio’s Operation Fightback as your Provider
► Deadline to apply is April 23rd, 2021.
 
Program Start and End Date
The program will run from July – August, 2021 for 14-15 years-old. The duration of the program is 6 weeks.
 
Learn more at concretesafaris.org/outdoor-leadership-academy
 
Updated on April 19, 2021
 


Center for Excellence High School Summer Programs at Mount Sinai

 
MS_Icahn_RGB_Hrztlicahn.mssm.edu/about/diversity/ceye/programs/summer
(212) 241-7655
ceye@mssm.edu
 
Mt. Sinai is offering two free virtual summer courses, and you can apply to both of them with the same application.
 
Summer program dates: July 6- August 13, 2021 (3-4 hours/day between 9am-3pm, 5 days/week).
Application due date: Sunday, April 4, 2021.
 
Eligibility
► Demonstrated interest in biomedical sciences and research.
► Must attend NYC public school or charter school.
► Currently in 9th, 10th, or 11th grade.
► Must be an under-represented minority and/or economically disadvantaged.
If the child is not eligible on an economic or representation basis, the child can also qualify by income. Learn more by visiting icahn.mssm.edu/about/diversity/ceye/programs/summer.
 
*Students are eligible to apply regardless of immigration status*
 
Requirements
► Submit a completed application by April 4, 2021.
► Please note you can apply to both courses at the same time with this application, but will only be accepted to one course if accepted.
► Full attendance for the duration of the 6-week program.
 
For additional information, please visit icahn.mssm.edu/about/diversity/ceye/programs/summer or send an email to ceye@mssm.edu.
 
Updated on March 10, 2021
 


Saltz Internship Program by the American Museum of Natural History

 
AMNH-logoamnh.org/learn-teach/teens/saltz-internship-program
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 14yrs 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 has been canceled through June 2021. We encourage you to look at our website in late spring for updates on the Saltz Internship Program.

 
Eligibility
► 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?
 
Application Closed! If you would like to be added to the internship mailing list click here. Find more details about the internship at amnh.org/learn-teach/teens/saltz-internship-program
 


New York District Attorney’s High School Internship Program

 
dany-badgemanhattanda.org/careers/internship-opportunities/high-school-internship
HighSchoolInternship@dany.nyc.gov
 
The New York District Attorney Internship Program is a robust internship that offers students residing hands-on experience with the Criminal Justice System. Interns help Assistant District Attorneys and other staff members in their work, attend presentations and trips, and also participate in a mock trial. Each participant will be paired with a staff member within the Office who will provide guidance and support. Learn more by visiting manhattanda.org/careers/internship-opportunities/high-school-internship
 
Eligibility
— Applicants must live in Manhattan or attend school in Manhattan (no exceptions will be made)
— Applicants must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors in high school at the time they apply (current freshmen may not apply)
 
Dates and Compensation
–Applicants must commit to attending one of the two available 4-week internship programs
—Virtual Session 1: July 6-30, 2021
—Virtual Session 2: August 2-27, 2021
–Interns will participate virtually Monday – Thursday with optional sessions on Friday
–The internship is virtual and may not offer compensation, contact highschoolinternship@dany.nyc.gov for more info.
 
How to Apply
The application opens February 12, 2021. The deadline to apply is March 15, 2021, at 5:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants must attach the following:
— A one-page resume
— A 300-word essay discussing why you want to intern at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office or describing your interest in criminal justice
–Start the application at manhattanda.org/careers/internship-opportunities/high-school-internship and click on Apply here“.
— Inquire about the dates to expect acceptance to the program by contacting HighSchoolInternship@dany.nyc.gov
 
Updated on March 3, 2021
 


NASA Internships

 
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Website
 
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center offers hundreds of internship opportunities each year across four campuses located at:
Greenbelt, Maryland
Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia
Goddard Institute For Space Studies, New York City
Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility, Fairmont, West Virginia
 
Eligibility
–U.S. citizenship
–GPA: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
–High school students: at least 16 years of age and a current sophomore, junior or senior
–Undergraduate or graduate students: at the time the opportunity begins, must be accepted/enrolled full-time in an accredited U.S. college or university.
 
How to Apply
To apply for NASA internships visit NASA’s OSSI site at https://intern.nasa.gov. Deadline for Summer 2021 is March 5. Deadline for Fall 2021 is July 9.
 
For additional information sent an email to GSFC-Education@mail.nasa.gov.
 


The Met Summer Internships

 
Summer Internships for Undergraduate and Graduate Students
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.
 
Eligibility
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 collegeprograms@metmuseum.org.
 
Dates and Compensation
► June 7–August 13, 2021.
► 5 days, 35 hours per week.
► $17 per hour, plus $1,500 toward housing/travel to New York City (less applicable taxes and deductions).
 
How to Apply
Apply using the online application. Deadline: January 27, 2021, 11:59 pm (ET)
Notification: by the end of April 2021. Find more details about the application form at https://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-met/internships/undergraduate-and-graduate-students/summer.
 
Find more detailed instructions at https://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-met/internships/undergraduate-and-graduate-students/summer.
 


HOPP Summer Student Program

 
HOPP Summer Student Program
417 East 68th Street, Floor 6New York, NY 10065

(646) 888-2013
HOPPSummerProgram@mskcc.org

 
The Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program (HOPP) at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center provides high school students with hands-on experience in laboratory techniques. Students conduct independent research projects and attend enriching training sessions and tours designed to support their interest in the clinical side of translational research and fuel their curiosity for science.
 
Eligibility
Completion of at least the 9th grade by June 2021
•Must be 14 or older by June 28, 2021
•A genuine interest in science and laboratory research
•3.5 GPA in science subjects
•Two letters of recommendation
•Eight-week commitment to the program
 
How to Apply
Visit sam.mskcc.org, start the application and submit required documentation. Applications close on February 5, 2021!
 
Application Documentation
• Resumé
• Copy of school transcript (unofficial is acceptable)
• Signed 8 week commitment letter by parent and student
• 2 letters of recommendation (at least 1 must be from a scientific or mathematic advisor/teacher). Letters must speak of student’s previous scientific experience in lab and knowledge of biological
concepts, as well as his or her commitment to education and discovery.
 
Find more information on the HOPP Summer Student Program Informational Brochure. For any questions, please reach out to the HOPP Summer Student Program at HOPPSummerProgram@mskcc.org or (646) 888-2013.
 
Access Frequently Asked Questions here.


 

Future and Options Internships & Workshops

 
FO_logowww.futuresandoptions.org
120 Broadway, Suite 1019, New York, NY 10271
(212) 601-0002 | info@futuresandoptions.org
 
The Career Essentials Workshops by Future and Options helps high school students (16 year old or older) learn and hone their communication, presentation, and workplace etiquette skills. 13 workshops will be offered in a remote format in late February.
 
How to Apply
The deadline to apply is January 29th, 2021. Start your Career Essentials Program Application. as soon as possible. Please contact Meghan Becker at mbecker@futuresandoptions.org if you have any questions.
 
Application Response
Once your application is submitted, Future and Options will contact you to arrange a virtual group interview. Students will be selected after this interview.
 
Program Start Date
The workshops will start during the week of February 22nd.
 
Internships Opportunities
Internship applications will be released later in the year. Please contact Shakina Kirton at skirton@futuresandoptions.org or call (212) 601-0002 with any questions.
 
Find more information visit https://www.futuresandoptions.org/fao/what_we_do/how_to_apply.
 


Fresh Air Fund

 
fresh-air-fund-removebg-previewFresh Air Fund Website
633 3rd Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10017
1-800-367-0003
freshair@freshair.org

 
Fresh Air Fund offers outdoor summer programs for children to help them earn, grow, and thrive in New York City and beyond.
 
Each year, thousands of children experience outdoor summer adventures through visits with volunteer host families and at The Fund’s sleepaway camps in New York’s Mid-Hudson Valley. Fresh Air children also participate in academic enrichment and leadership programs throughout the school year.
 
Programs
Summer: fresh air everywhere, summer spaces, teen programs, family wellness
Host family program: friendly towns program
Sleepaway camp: learn about camps, sign up for camp, work at camp
Enrichment and leadership programs: academic enrichment programs, leadership programs
Sharpe reservation: learn about sharpe reservation
 



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