Teens have the chance to develop their computational interests or learn valuable lifelong skills for a developing career. NYC Parks offers programs for many young New Yorkers.
Click on the programs below to find out about locations, registration, schedules, and programming.
► RecYouth Teen Digital Media
► Garden Kitchen Lab
► TechOpps Media Certification
If you would like to find more information about youth and teen programs, or discuss programs for your child, please email email@example.com or call (212) 360-2791.
Updated on May 17, 2021
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.
► 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*
► 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Updated on March 10, 2021
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
— 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 email@example.com 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’s Goddard Space Flight Center Website
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center offers hundreds of internship opportunities each year across four campuses located at:
—Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia
—Goddard Institute For Space Studies, New York City
—Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility, Fairmont, West Virginia
–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.
Summer Internships for Undergraduate and Graduate Students
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 firstname.lastname@example.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
417 East 68th Street, Floor 6New York, NY 10065
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.
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!
• 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.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
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.
Internship applications will be released later in the year. Please contact Shakina Kirton at email@example.com or call (212) 601-0002 with any questions.
Find more information visit https://www.futuresandoptions.org/fao/what_we_do/how_to_apply.