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2018 Bloomberg Internship Program

As a summer Bloomberg intern, you are assigned to a team based on your skills and interests. Throughout the summer, you’ll gain experiences that will help launch your career. Bloomberg recognizes your individuality and works with you to identify the department that can benefit from your experiences, while helping to develop your professional and leadership skills.

Thurgood Marshall Summer Law Internship Program

The Thurgood Marshall Summer Law Internship Program places high-achieving inner-city high school students with legal employers for the summer. This Program is part of the New York City Bar’s continuing efforts to enhance the diversity of the legal profession. Applications & parental consent forms for summer 2018 are due on February 23, 2018.

Cooper Union Art Pre-College Program Spring 2018 Registration

The Cooper Union Art Pre-College Outreach Spring Program is a free program of studio courses, creative writing and art issues seminars for New York City area high school students interested in preparing a portfolio for college. Only High School Sophomores and Juniors are eligible for the Spring 2018 Program. Courses are held Saturdays from 9AM to 5PM Feburary 24–April 14, 2018. All materials are provided free of cost. Deadline to apply is February 10, 2018.

Precollege Classes at FIT

The Fashion Institute of Technology's Precollege Programs provide middle and high school students with experiential learning opportunities at NYC camps. Precollege Programs prepares students for the FIT admissions process, including creative arts portfolio development, and features the unique experience of being part of FIT's dynamic and diverse college campus. Visit their website for registration and info on upcoming workshops!

American Museum of Natural History Afterschool Program

Applications for session 4 are now open! Every year, the After School Program (ASP) offers courses to New York City high school students interested in the sciences. There are courses in anthropology, astrophysics, earth science, genetics, biodiversity, and more. All After School Program Exploratory and Science Research courses are offered free of charge!Visit their website for application and scheduling info.

Youth Communication Spring Writing Internship Deadline Feb 9th a summer writing workshop will be posted soon!

New York Historical Society Tech Scholars (9-12th girls) programs over Feb break, spring and summer

New York Historical Society Student Historian Summer Internship Program Application Posted 1/22 and closes in Feb

Ladders to Leaders: Paid summer internships ages 16+ and GPA 3.0

Thurgood Marshall Summer Law Internship Program: Must be 16 by June, Applications Due 2/23/18

The Opportunity Network is a unique six-year career development program for motivated and goal-driven high school students looking to:

  • Examine personal values, skills, and passions for college and career exploration;
  • Get exposure to over 25 career tracks;
  • Make personal connections with peers, professionals, and contacts in higher education;
  • Apply to four-year colleges or universities;
  • Build resumes through paid internships or special enrichment opportunities; and
  • Develop a lifelong network of support leading to finding a “best fit” college or university and rewarding careers.
Open to current 10th graders (eligibility requirements)
Information Here:

If you’re interested in meeting our staff, we will be holding two info sessions at our offices in downtown Manhattan.

When: Tuesday, January 23rd from 6-7:30pm and Thursday, January 25th from 4-5:30pm.

Mt Sinai Summer internship Program Applications due in April

Lenox Hill Hospital Summer internship program for students 15-17 application due Friday March 9th

ACLU Summer Advocacy Institute for students entering 11th/12th grade Application Due February 15, 2018

MOMA teen art classes available in spring and summer ages 13-19

Stella Adler Summer Shakespeare Program

Teen Programs at the Brooklyn Museum

Teen Programs (school year and summer) at the American Museum of Natural History

Bella Abzug Leadership Institute Summer Intensive Leadership Program Due March 30 2018
Open to ages 13-21!

Intrepid Air Sea and Space Museum

Manhattan District Attorney's Office high school summer internship program open to 10-12th graders
Applications will be accepted online only starting February 12, 2018 through March 12, 2018 at 11:59pm. Applicants will be required to attach the following:

VISIONS’ Intergenerational Program recruits and trains students, 14 years of age and over, to assist seniors who are visually impaired or blind. Working in pairs, the youth travel to the homes of seniors to visit, read, shop, run errands and/or escort them within the neighborhood. These friendly visits help to decrease the loneliness and isolation often experienced by homebound elders. Students may also be asked to assist with meal service where they escort, socialize and serve meals to the seniors at our community center, VISIONS’ at Selis Manor,  located at 135 W. 23rd St in NYC.  Students will also be participating in a variety of intergenerational activities, classes and training seminars.  

Volunteer Title: VISIONS’ Volunteer Service Assistant (V.S.A.)

Days and Hours: SCHOOL YEAR: Services are provided depending on the students' schedules

SUMMER: Services are provided between the hours of 10am-5pm, Monday through Friday.

Applicants must be able to attend orientation/training.

Specific Duties: Shop for or with clients, escort, reading, assist with computers, and “friendly visits.” Plus, provide assistance with intergenerational programs, classes, meal service, and participate in trainings at our community center, VISIONS’ at Selis Manor on West 23rd Street in NYC.

Program Incentives: Students receive a letter of recommendation, community service hours, metrocards if needed, a gift card of his/her choice, and certificate upon completion of program.

Requirements/Process Must be 14 and over.  Must be punctual, reliable, mature, and have good reading and verbal communication skills. Must be able and willing to travel throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx.  Must submit via fax or email (.doc format) a completed application for consideration.

For further information and/or an application contact:

Jose Gil, Senior Center Program Associate

VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

135 West 23rd Street

New York, NY 10011

(646) 486-4444 Ext.233

[email protected]

This program is made possible by NYC Department for the Aging (DFTA)

Marine Biology Internship Program:

Applied Research Innovations in Science and Engineering (ARISE) at NYU:

Columbia Engineering Summer High School Academic Program for Engineers (SHAPE):
Columbia Engineering Summer High School Academic Program for Engineers (SHAPE) is a selective summer program for rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. The program is geared toward local students who have demonstrated an interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Each 3-week session offers college-level courses in robotics, computer science, electrical and biomedical engineering, which are complemented by electives in research skills and entrepreneurship, labs, and college preparation workshops. 

Secondary School Field Research Program and Lamont-Doherty (Columbia University):

Summer STEM Program at Cooper Union (East Village):
Ages: 10th to 11th graders
Application due: Friday, March 2, 2018
Once 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 Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (Upper East Side):
This eight-week program gives motivated and self-directed students a chance to conduct their own research in a state-of-the-art lab under the guidance of a post-doc, and then publicly present their results. A stipend is awarded upon completion of the program.

All Star Code is a nonprofit computer science education organization focused on motivated Black and Latino young men. Few organizations prepare this underserved group for careers in the innovation economy. Our ultimate goal is to close the wealth, income and opportunity gaps.

HIRES is the High School Initiative in Remote Sensing of the Earth Systems Science and Technology:
HIRES is a program within the CREST CUNY Institute which offers high school students an opportunity to work closely with scientists in the field and in labs, collect and analyze data, present at conferences, and more! Its aim is to provide NYC high school student research experience especially in STEM.

NYC Science Research Mentoring Consortium has a ton more programs listed here:

Project TRUE is now accepting applications for summer 2018!

High school students conduct summer long urban ecology field research projects under the mentorship of Fordham University students and WCS educators.

See for yourself what Project TRUE is all about on Instagram: @TRUEcologyNYC

Check out more information here:

Application can be found here:

This internship is for current JUNIORS ONLY.

Application Deadline is Feb 18th

Prospect Park Zoo Discovery Guide

Central Park Zoo Discovery Guides

Sonia and Celina Sotomayor High School Judicial Internship Program for current 11th graders Application deadline March 20, 2018

Power Play superstars Leadership Academy

Volunteer at 911 Museum! Must be 16

Arts Connection teen Programs

The Go Project Go Getter Summer Internship

International Center of Photography Teen Academy

ID Tech summer camps

Volunteer opportunities with Bike New York

Liberty Science Center Partners in Science Summer Program

NYU spring and summer programs

Cooper Hewitt Teen Programs

New York Hall of Science Science Career Ladder

The Ranger Conservation Corps

Future Latino Leaders Law Camp

Her Lead Fellowship Forum
A fellowship to provide leadership training to young women, empowering them to become the next generation of global trailblazers.
Application will open January 15, and close March 8. The 2018 Leadership Forum will take place June 26-29, 2018 in New York City.

Alley Pond Environmental Center Field Biology Internships

DOROT is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to alleviate social isolation and provide concrete services to older adults. Summer teen internship Program

Wave Hill High School Internships

New Victory Theater 42nd Street Apprentice Corps Summer applications due March 10

The Students of the Year campaign Students of the Year is a spirited seven-week fundraising endeavor that provides motivated high school students with professional coaching support, to create a strategic goal plan and raise funds in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s life-saving mission. Students compete – as individuals or in teams of up to three candidates – and the student team that raises the most money at the end of the competition earns the title Students of the Year as well as a $2,500 scholarship to the college or university of his/her choice. In addition, Citizenship Award(s) will also be given to student candidates who excel in leadership, community involvement and mission focus. 

Students must be nominated by their school, local communities, or LLS’s network to participate and will need to submit an application in order to be considered. Prominent NYC schools that have had students participate in the program include The Hewitt School, The Nightingale-Bamford School and The Bronx High School of Science.

This is an amazing opportunity for students to grow within their community, but time is running out! Make sure to nominate a student so they can submit their application by November 17th.

Casey Landman |

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society | 61 Broadway, Suite 400 | New York, NY 10006  

212.376.5146 | [email protected]

Seeds of Peace Camp brochure below

Bloomberg Summer Internship

You are a creative thinker who can simultaneously execute a variety of tasks. Everyone knows you as that highly organized person who always steps up to volunteer or take a leadership role. You understand that a well-executed project requires collaboration and teamwork. You are proactive and can work independently. You're professional and personable, intelligent and analytical. You have an appetite to not only to see the world, but to learn what makes it tick.

Does this sound like you? If so, you could be just the intern we’re looking for in our 2018 Bloomberg Internship Program.

You will need to be:
  • Currently enrolled in High School student or a recent High School graduate
  • Legally authorized to work in the US without visa sponsorship now or in the future
  • Available to work for the duration of 6 weeks from July 9th – August 17th, 2018

Apply! Please submit a resume and cover letter that explains why you are interested in Bloomberg and what skills you would like to develop through an internship opportunity.
If we think you're a good match we'll get in touch to let you know the next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do no


STEP is the Science and Technology Entry Program at NYUSOM that wishes to confront the lack of access to post-secondary education and career attainment in the STEM Fields which affects individuals and communities disproportionately along racial, gender, sexuality, ability and socioeconomic lines.

STEP at NYUSOM addresses this by:

·         Recruiting a diverse cohort (Students from different racial backgrounds)

·         Providing them with STEM classes (Wednesday classes and summer classes)

·         SAT Prep (Let’s Get Ready in the Spring semester)

·         Financial aid workshops

·         Academic, personal and career and college mentorship by a medical student (Fall semester).

Abidur Rahman

STEP Program Associate

Science & Technology Entry Program (STEP)

NYU School of Medicine

550 1st Avenue, MS G50 | New York, NY, 10016

[email protected] | (646)-501-4272

Apply now to STEP!

High Schools: Applications for Bank of America Student Leaders® Open October 30, 2017Application Deadline: February 2, 2017
Contact: Allison Oldehoff

Since its inception in 2005, the Bank of America Student Leaders® Program has recognized more than 2,500 exemplary high school juniors and seniors who have a passion for improving their communities. The program helps students gain a greater understanding of how nonprofits create impact in the community and helps develop them as the next generation of community leaders through two components: a summer eight-week paid internship with a nonprofit organization selected by the bank designed to provide opportunities for students to develop and apply leadership skills through hands-on work experience, while raising their awareness of community issues addressed by their Host Organization; a week-long, all-expense paid Student Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. from July 8-13, 2018, conducted in partnership with the Close Up Foundation, that introduces students to aspects of civic, social, and business leadership and provides them with knowledge and skills they will use throughout their life to create positive community change. Click here to apply.

Hunter and Baruch College NOW for the Fall semester
These are great if you:
- Are interested in taking some of the classes in college/major
- Earning free college credit (so you can take less classes later!)
- Taking on a more competitive courseload (which colleges like to see) 

Deadlines are June 23 2017 for Hunter

and June 30 2017 for Baruch

Summer programs with generous financial aid



Summer 2017 College Credit Courses:

Current 10th and 11th graders at your respective high school can apply to enroll in one of the following college credit bearing courses for FREE:

· Introduction to Business (3 Credits)

  • Journalistic Writing – (4 credits)
  • Cultural Anthropology (3 credits)
  • Critical Health Issues (3 credits)

Program Details:

· All courses will take place at Baruch College from July 5th - August 10th

· Courses will be from Monday through Thursday from 9am - 2pm


· Be a current NYC public high school 10th or 11th grader

· Have the following test scores: PSAT/SAT Verbal (Min. 480) OR English Language Arts Regents (Min. 75), OR ACT English Score (Min. 20) OR Overall 80+ English average

NoteAcceptance into the College Now program at Baruch College is contingent on students meeting the program criteria as well as space availability in our courses.



  1. Earn college credits in Physics, Epidemiology, Chemistry, Geology, OR Statistics. Further course descriptions are below.
  2. Each credit class will be connected with a non-credit Summer Enrichment Activity (SEA) in the morning that will be fun, exciting, and will compliment your credit class experience.

Need 80 average and 480 RW and 530 Math : a totally free site that helps you find summer and afterschool programsfor your high school students

Summer Youth Employment Program (Ages 14-24)

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 a variety of entry-level jobs. 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.

*Must receive working papers from guidance counselor in order to apply (BRING to guidance counselor: copy of birth certificate or passport, copy of social security card and a physical fitness form from doctor).

Program Dates: six weeks, July- August

Student Application Period: April- May 2016

Download application/instructions at this link:

Cost: FREE

  • April 1- Scholarship Deadline for Barnard College Pre-College Summer Programs. Clickhere for more. 
  • April 6- Paid Summer Internship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for 11th and 12th Grade Students. Click here for more.
  • April 8- Dartmouth Bound Summer Program from July 17-20. Click here for more.
  • April 14- Program Deadline for NYU Pre-College Summer Program. Click here for more. 
  • April 15- Apply for Summer Youth Employment Program. Click here for more.
  • April 15- Ladders for Leaders is a nationally recognized program that offers high school and college students the opportunity to participate in paid professional summer internships with leading corporations, non-profit organizations and government agencies in New York City. Click here for more.
  • April 29- Financial Aid Deadline for Cornell University Summer College for High School Students. Click here for more. 
  • May 1- Financial Aid Deadline for Ithaca College Summer College for High School Students. Click here for more. 
  • Ongoing Recruitment- CUNY College Now Programs. Click here for more.
  • Ongoing Recruitment- Hudson Guild- POWER UP (Providing Opportunities for Work Education & Recreation) provides academic support, employment experience, career counseling and placement, and case management with a social worker to youth ages 14-24. Click here for more.
  • Rolling Admissions- RECYouth is a multimedia extracurricular program where students learn video and audio production, photography, and graphic design. Click here for more. 
  • Ongoing Recruitment- NYC Parks Department Summer Lifeguard Job Opportunity. Clickhere for more.
  • Ongoing- THE LGBT CENTER YOUTH HSE PREP provides HSE preparation and support services to young people ages 18-21 for (LGBTQ Community) and their allies. Click here for more.
  • Ongoing- OPPORTUNITIES FOR A BETTER TOMORROW is currently recruiting for the following programs. Click on the links below for more information: Medical Administrative Assistant ProgramWeb Design Coding FundamentalsHigh School Equivalency and Job Training Program
  • Ongoing- Sophomore Skills is recruiting 10th graders looking to get a head start on SAT prep. Please email [email protected] for more information.
  • Ongoing- Youth Build Harlem offers FREE HSE Classes and Job Training offering trades in construction, health care and customer service for 17 to 24 year olds. For more email[email protected]
  • Ongoing- Manhattan Comprehensive Night and Day High School (MCNDHS) will be holding Open Houses for their Spring Semester Students and parents. Click here to register. 
  • Ongoing-  Brooklyn Educational Opportunity Center (BEOC) is offers academic and career training. Click here to begin the on-line application. 

Barnard Pre-College Programs

Live and Learn at Barnard College This Summer


Our summer programs are open to rising high school junior and senior girls.


Students take two courses of their choice over the span of four weeks. As part of the program, students both participate in admissions and career workshops and explore New York through class trips and excursions.  


For one week, students take one course of their choice in the morning.  Afternoons are free for students to explore what the city has to offer!


Students delve into gender issues, social change, and leadership in this intensive one week program. Comprised of morning lectures and afternoon workshops, students develop a deeper understanding of leadership through a feminist lens.


In this rigorous ten day program, students explore dance from all angles.  From dance theory and history classes to technique classes at the Alvin Ailey Extension School, students have the opportunity to delve into the dance world from every perspective.  As part of the program, students have the opportunity to observe performances of some of the world's best and perform their own work.


New for Summer 2015: one and four week courses in Environmental Science, Science and the Law, Psychology, Physics, and Neuroscience. To peruse these course offerings, please visit our Summer in the City page for 4-week course options and our Liberal Arts Intensive page for 1-week course options.


In just 11 days, students learn how to turn an idea into a promising business.  Students attend class, workshops, and site visits to build their entrepreneurial skills and gain a better understanding of the start-up world.


Acting, Architecture, Art History, Dance, Entrepreneurship, Environmental science, Filmmaking, History, Journalism, Law, Leadership Studies, Literature, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Science/STEM, Studio Arts, Theatre, Urban Studies, Web Development, Women and Gender Studies, Writing

More Information at:

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow Program

The DNA science camp is being offered at the Harlem, DNA Lab during Spring Break. This is only for NYC public high school students. Please direct any application questions to [email protected]

LGR is now accepting student applications for our Summer 2015 program!  

Please share this information with your interested incoming seniors.  More information, including the application link, is provided below.

Where: We will have sites throughout Manhattan, The Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn.  To learn more, please visit:

Applications to the following New York City sites are available below.


Brooklyn-City Tech:

Brooklyn-Medgar Evers:

Manhattan-City College:

Manhattan-Harlem Village Academy:



When:          Two Nights a Week – Mid June through Mid August

                  2 Saturday Diagnostic Tests

                  College Trip

                  Career Day

Participants:   Application acceptance is prioritized by those students who will be seniors in the fall of 2015, college bound and then those students who would not otherwise be

                     able to afford SAT preparation and college application assistance.

Info:               For more information, visit:

Contact:        Let’s Get Ready Office – 646.808.2768 / [email protected]


LGR uses a near-peer model to provide free SAT tutoring and college application assistance to students of lower income backgrounds, helping them to attain their dream of attending college. LGR mobilizes and trains college student volunteers to be the "Coaches," mentors, and role-models who provide both SAT instruction and college admissions guidance, as well as the encouragement and inspiration that students need to succeed. To date, LGR has served over 10,000 students at sites spanning from Philadelphia to Maine.

Let's Get Ready (LGR) is also in need of college students to serve as coaches for our Summer 2015 program!  We are looking for motivated, dependable and enthusiastic students to volunteer once a week as LGR coaches.

Coach Position Description:

LGR coaches work intensively with a group of 5-7 high school juniors one night a week from June until August and teach either Math or Critical Reading and Writing. We provide the training, materials, and curriculum.  This is a wonderful opportunity for those looking to get practical teaching experience and/or looking for a fulfilling service opportunity that makes a concrete difference in the lives of students in the surrounding community. Applicants must have scored at least a 600 in the subject that they would like to teach or have previous tutoring experience.

Where:   We have eight sites throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx.  For more information, please visit;  To apply, please complete the online application at:

When:    Two Nights a Week – June 18th through August 14th

Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program(11th & 12th graders)

The Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program represents an innovative approach to computer science education, pairing seven weeks of intensive instruction in robotics, web design, and mobile development with engaging, career-focused mentorship and exposure led by the industry's top female entrepreneurs and engineers.

Program Dates: July 7 - August 1, 2015

Student Application Period: (application not up yet- fill out form below to be notified).

Cost: FREE

Camp G.O.A.L.S. for Girls (8th and 9th grade)

Camp GOALS (Greater Opportunities Advancing Leadership and Science) for Girls is an application based, free six-week summer camp for current 8th and 9th grade girls from New York City schools.

Program dates: June 15- August 21

Application due: March 14, 2015

Download application/instructions at this link:

Cost: FREE

The Wooster Group Summer Institute (Ages 12-17)

Celebrated avant-garde theater company The Wooster Group hosts a free three-week summer performance workshop for teenagers every summer. Applicants must attend public school in NYC in order to be considered. Participants will mount a performance for family and friends the final week.

Program dates: July 6 - July 25, 2015

Application due: March 21, 2015

Download application/instructions at this link:

Cost: FREE

The Boys Club of New York (Ages 6 and up)

If you've got a son, these camps are for you. The nonprofit runs day camps Monday, July 6 - August 14 2015 at its clubhouses in Harlem, Flushing and theEast Village. Boys engage in a variety of activities, including sports, visual and performing arts, city outings and weekly trips to BCNY’s campus in Martinsville, New Jersey.

Program dates: July 6 -August 14, 2015

Application due: Sometime this spring (check website below for updates)

Cost: The fee is $25.00 for one member, $35.00 for a family

Download application/instructions at this link:

YMCA Camps (Ages 4 and up)

With sleepaway camps and day camps located in all five boroughs, the Y provides youth with supervised activities that teach core values, conflict resolution and leadership skills. There are myriad opportunities to focus on sports from soccer to swimming to martial arts, crafts, science and more. Registration for all YMCA camps is currently underway, so be sure to get in touch with the outpost nearest you to see what's on offer. While these camps are well priced, between $250-$350 a week for the day camps, depending on location, financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Program dates: Vary, depending on camp J

Application due: Contact camp you would like to go to directly

Cost: Typically between $250-$350, a week for the day camps, depending on location, financial aid is available for those who qualify.

Download application/instructions at this link:

NYU STEP Summer Programs (MS and HS)

STEP: The Science & Technology Entry Program at New York University (NYU) is an innovative pre-college enrichment program for talented middle and high school students in New York City. Our goal is to encourage and increase the presence of historically under-represented groups in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM careers) and licensed professions.

**Must meet eligibility requirements to apply:

Program dates: July 2015 – July 2015

Application due: Are no longer accepting applications for the Summer 2015 program. Please check back in early August for the Fall 2015/Spring 2016 application.

Cost: $350

Please direct all admissions questions to Anna Ortega Chavolla at  [email protected]

Contact the STEP/BEST office at 212-998-5680

Stanford Youth Orchestra (Ages 14-18)

Young musicians from around the world participate in a three-week orchestral and academic summer program led by Stanford instructors from the Department of Music and the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics. Participants also attend workshops that bring together music, science, technology and culture and are closely mentored by members of the Stanford Symphony Orchestra and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.  

Program dates: July 12 – August 1, 2015

Application due: April 1, 2015

*In addition to application requirements, there is also an audition

Cost: $25 Admission fee. $5675 for the residential program and $2800 for the non-residential program

Application form:

Application Requirements:

Weill Cornell Youth Scholars Program (11th grade)

Students participate in a rigorous academic curriculum including lectures on physiology and anatomy, participation in anatomy labs, engagement in problem based learning exercises, interaction with medical students and physicians, and investigating many other facets of medicine. In addition, students participate in a college preparatory curriculum.

Program dates: July 6 –July 27, 2015

Application due: April 13, 2015

Cost: FREE

Download application at:

Contact: please contact chapter's coordinator at [email protected]:

Summer STEM Program at the Cooper Union (10th and 11th graders)

Albert Nerken School of Engineering at the Cooper Union offers an intense 6 week program that gives students an experience in hands-on engineering design and problem-solving. Offers projects from robots and digital fabrication to biomedical and genetic engineering. Students also attend workshops on oral presentation skills, technical writing, career counseling, and college admissions.  

Program dates: July 6 - August 13, 2015

Application due: March 16, 2015

Cost: Application fee is $50, total cost is $3,100

Download application at:

*Must create an account for Cooper Union beforehand  

Global Works Summer Service Adventures (9th to 12th Grade)

Global Works takes students to visit 3-5 different communities in one of 17 countries which include China, Fiji Islands, France, Nicaragua and many more. Each country has a different program one is able to participate in such as cultural exchange, language immersion, and a specific focus. Students can earn up to 70 community service hours.

Program dates: June 30 - August 2, 2015

Application due: Not specified. Contact Global Works  

Cost: Depends on country. Prices range between $3,000 - $7,500  

More information available at:

Apply at:

Phillips Academy Andover Summer Session (8th - 12th grade)

Intense 5 week academic enrichment program at Andover, Massachusetts. Students spend 3 hours per day in class for 6 days a week and are given 3.5 hours of homework each night. Students have time to enjoy the campus when not in class and may participate in activities.

Program dates: June 29 - August 2, 2015

Application due: No due date, but classes are usually filled by late March

Cost: $8,600 due before May 1st. $1,500 non refundable deposit due within two weeks of acceptance

For more information go to:

Download application at:

Columbia University Summer Program (HS)
Students elect one curricular option per session which may range from digital filmmaking to constitutional law. Students are free to participate in various activities when not in class.

Program dates: Depends on class

Application due: Depends on class

Cost: $80 application fee. $4,506.00 per session


Boston University Summer Term High School Programs

Travel to Boston and stay on the campus or commute to Boston University where students may choose between 3 main programs: High School Honors (10th and 11th graders), and Research Internship in Science & Engineering (11th graders). Students choose a specific class to participate in and partake in different activities based on the program.

Program dates: High School Honors and Research Internship start in the middle-end of July and continue into the beginning of August.

Application due: High School Honors application is due April 20 for financial aid help, regular deadline is May 15, 2015

Cost: $50 application fee (non-refundable). HSH - $1,000+ Research Internship - 4,000+

Download application for HSH at:

Download application for Research Internship at:

Alfred University Summer Programs for Teens

Students take a course at Alfred University in Alfred, NY. Some courses offered are Astronomy, Robotics Engineering, Swimming, and Creative Writing. The e programs provide opportunities to learn more about a subject and enhance your skills on it. Students may participate in out-of-class activities while they stay at the campus.

Program dates: Most start in the end of June or beginning of July. Astronomy and Robotics Engineering start at the end of July. Each program lasts 5 days except for Theatre which lasts 12 days.  

Application due: April 2015

Cost: $100 deposit is required. Most cost $895. Theatre costs $1,955.  Swimming costs $895

For more information and to download the application, visit:

Fordham University Pre-College Summer Program (11th grade)

Students with a GPA of 3.0+ commute to Fordham University and take college level courses, which they will receive, credit for. Students may choose 1 of 25 offered courses which include human function and dysfunction, structures of computer science, and texts and contexts: Shakespeare’s fictions.

Program dates: June 30-August 4, 2015

Application due: June 12, 2015

Cost: $75 registration fee. Tuition is $825

See list of courses at:

More information at and application at:

Stanford University Summer Institute (Ages 14-17)

Students commute and engage in a 3-4 week intensive study single-subject courses with instructors and peers. Courses range from biotechnology to creative.

Program dates: Students have 3 choices. June 21-July 10, July 13-August 1, and July 13-August 8.

Application due: Regular application is due March 13, extended deadline is April 9

Cost: Depend on dates attending. Range from $5,000-$8,000

See list of courses at:

Apply at:

Stanford University Summer College (Ages 16-19)

Students build a schedule comprised of challenging college-level courses, and credit earned is documented on a Stanford University transcript. Students may take up to 5 courses out of the 125 courses offered for 8 weeks.

Program dates: June 20 - August 23, 2015

Application due: No due date for residential students, but it is suggested that you apply as soon as possible.

Cost: $75 application fee. $12,000+ (cost of tuition changes based on number of units student enrolls in)

See list of courses at:

Instructions on how to apply at:

City College of New York College Now Summer Architecture Program

Students enroll in courses that earn college credit and provide academic enrichment, giving students the foundation for academic success. Students have the opportunity to experience the richness of CCNY by enjoying access to their facilities and by participating in academic, social, and cultural events. Students meet from 9am-4pm on Monday through Thursday and participate in a series of exercises that incorporate issues of critical thinking, aesthetics, structural integrity, and the inherent properties of material, and are able to visit sites of architectural interest. Students receive 6 elective credits. Metrocards and lunch vouchers are provided

Program date: June 30-August 7

Application due: Not specified, but one should apply before April 1st when the Fall application opens

Cost: FREE

Instructions on how to apply at:

City College of New York College Now Summer Mock Trial  

Political science-based program. Students meet from 10:30am-3:30pm and are prepared for a mock trial tournament. Students are registered for a 3 credit course; Political Science 126 (Introduction to the American Legal Process) which takes place in the morning. Afternoons consist of preparation for the tournament. Students broken up into 4 teams of 6.

Program date: June 30-August 7

Application due: Not specified, but one should apply before April 1st when the Fall application opens

Cost: FREE

Instructions on how to apply at:

Engineering Awareness Program for High School Students at Manhattan College (10th and 11th grade)

10-day program that focuses on science, engineering, and SAT preparation. Students become informed on engineering through guest speakers, experiments in mechanical, civil, electrical, environmental, and computer engineering, class lectures, and the college admission process. Program also explores engineering the law, medical, business, and education fields.

Program dates: July 7-10, July 13-July 16, July 20-July 21 (These are the 10 days, not options for sessions)

Application due: April 25, 2015

Cost: FREE

Download the application at:

WPI Frontiers Program (10th and 11th grade)

On-campus, residential, research, and learning experience at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. There are 2 sessions to choose from. Session I offers students a chance to pick 1 science workshop and 1 humanities and arts workshop. Session II offers students to participate in a robotics, global sustainability, women’s leadership, or engineering exploration program.

Program date: Session I runs from July 5-July 17, 2015. Session II runs from July 19- July 3, 2015 1. Students may participate in both sessions.

Application due: April 30

Cost: $50 application fee. Session I tuition is $2,595. Session II tuition is 4,495

Instructions to apply and application at:

Marist College Summer Pre-College

Summer program offers students different topics such as criminal justice and game design to study for 13 days. Students participate in several class sessions each day mixed with time to study, local excursions, day-long fieldtrips and, of course, recreation. Students live Marist’s dorms for the days of the program and are granted 3 college credits.

Program dates:  Session 1 June 28 - July 11, 2015

 Session 2 July 12 – July 25. 2015

Application due: Not specified. Spots are first come first serve

Cost: $3,200

See list of courses and get information on them at:

Instructions for application at:

Adelphi University Summer Pre-College Program (10th and 11th grade)

Students take a course in one of the following offered at Adelphi University. Students are granted 3 college credits. 6 courses are offered including introduction to nursing and theatre.

Program dates: July 20 - August 2

Application due: May 15

Cost: $2,950. $150 deposit is due upon acceptance into a course

See list of courses at:

Apply at:

Barnard Summer in the City Program (10th and 11th grade)

Students choose 2 classes, 1 for the morning and 1 for the afternoon, to partake in for 4 weeks.

Program dates: June 21 - July 18,2015

Application due: June 5, 2015

Cost: $4,150

See list of courses at:

Application instructions at:

St. Joseph’s College Summer Institute (MS and HS)

Summer institute offers its students 3 one week sessions. Students may apply for 1 or for all 3. Each session offers it students a set of courses that pair an elective with a major. Each course has been created to be hands-on and project-based. Majors offered include veterinary science, studio art, and psychology and electives offered include digital photography and an acting workshop.

Program dates: Session 1: July 7 - July 11

Session 2: July 14 - July 18

Session 3: July 21 - July 25

Application due: June 1

Cost:   One week - $475                         

          Two weeks - $800

          Three weeks - $975

There is a $250 non-refundable deposit upon acceptance

See list of courses and get information on each course at:

Instructions on applying at:

Green Mountain College, Vermont Summer Academy (8th -11th grade)

Students choose one major and one elective  to participate in. Majors include culinary arts, studio arts, and writer’s workshop. Electives include college essay writing, pastry baking, and responsible consumerism. Each course lasts 2 weeks.

Program date: Session 1: July 13 - July 26

                          Session 2: July 27 - August 9

Application due: June 1

Cost: $250 non-refundable deposit. One two-week session costs $2295, 2 two-week sessions costs $3995

See list of courses at:

Instructions on applying at:

NYIT Exploring Architecture Program (11 and 12 graders)

Earn 3 college credits at NYIT’s School of the Architecture and Design. Students learn about architecture and design for 4 weeks. There are morning lectures, reading seminars, walking tours, office visits, and exhibition visits. Afternoon studio sessions challenge students with an intensive introduction to the fundamentals of design while building skills in architectural drawing, modeling, and presentation. Credits earned may be applied toward an NYIT degree.

Program date: July 6 - August 2. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

Application due: June 13

Cost: 1,860 (first 15 students to register and pay in full will get $100 back)

For more information visit:

Syracuse University Summer College (10th and 11th graders)

Syracuse University offers a variety of opportunities for high school students where they may participate in one 6 week, 3 week, and 2 week program. Most 6 week program participants receive 6 credits, however most 2-3 week programs don’t receive credit. Students have 4 hour classes per weekday. There are 22 courses to choose from including Introduction to Film, Graphic Design, and Law and Legal Communication

Program date: 6 week programs are from June 3 - August 8. 2 and 3 week programs start anytime in July and end in in the middle-end of July or beginning of August.

Application due: May 15

Cost: Either $60 or $80 application fee depending on how one registers.  6 week programs range from $5,000 - $8,000 and 2-3 week programs range from $1,000 to $3,000.

For more information visit:

Apply at:

University of Vermont Summer Academy (10th and 11th graders)

Summer Academy is a four-week program where students participate two weeks at the campus and then 2 weeks online. Students participate in workshops in time management, study skills, test taking. Over 20 courses are offered and range from robotics to vegetable farming. The university plans many trips for its participants such as going to a concert at a farm and going to the beach. Students earn 3 credits for the course they participate in.

Program date: Session I - June 30 - July 25

Session II - July 14 - August 8

Application due: Not Specified

Cost: $3,084. $200 non-refundable deposit.

For more information visit:

Apply at:

Expanded Horizons College Prep at Henry Street University(11th graders)

Six-week program which prepares participants for the college application process. Participants attend SAT or ACT prep classes and attend 5 college tours. Instructors will also help participants create a college list and write college essays.

Program Date: July 7 - August 14

Application due: May 9

Cost: FREE

For more information email: [email protected]

PowerPlay Summer Leadership Academy (9th and 10th graders)

Powerplay NYC is an organization that creates opportunities for girls in sports, health, and education. The program is 6 weeks long that combines introductory sports and fitness with college prep, personal and professional development, educational activities, and field trips.

Program Date: July - August 15, Monday - Friday

Application due: Not specified

Cost: FREE

For more information email: [email protected]



· 8 week internship in a related career field of interest: marketing,  

·    legal, arts, nonprofit, media, veterinary, and technological

·    companies

· $1,250 stipend

· $300 clothing stipend

· MetroCard for internship period

Who is eligible:

Current Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors in High School


You can find the TCC application here:!appy

Notes about the application:

· We ONLY ACCEPT ELECTRONIC VERSIONS of the application. You cannot resume a partially completed application form, so please download and read the pdf form attached here so that you are prepared to answer the questions. Prior to starting the Online version of the application you should have already prepared:

o Responses stating your interest in the TCC program

o Your objectives and expectations of an internship through TCC, and how these relate to your future goals

o A schedule of your summer availability.

o A list of activities, extra-curricular, interests, skills, volunteer work.

o Two references

Scholarship and standard applications are now open for Camp

Neuro New York 2015!

Students may learn more and apply by visiting the following link:

This 1-week summer day camp is open to high school students (including 2014 graduates) ages 15 years and older (as of the start of the camp) interested in exploring careers in medicine.

NYC Parks Experience Summer Day Camp (Ages 6-13)

The NYC Parks Experience Summer Day Camp program is an exciting chance for children to have a fun-filled summer! Your child will engage in sports, fitness, and outdoor adventure and take part in many of New York City’s rich cultural and educational opportunities. Campers will hike through local parks, learn to play sports, travel to museums, engage in environmental education and participate in a wide variety of structured activities.

Program dates: July 7- end of August (7 weeks), 9a-5p

Application due: This spring (check website below for updates)

Cost: $500 for 7 weeks

Download application/instructions at this link:

Application due: Now- March!

Cost: Ranges $625-675/session *financial aid available

Download application/instructions at this link:

NYU STEP Summer Programs (MS and HS)

STEP: The Science & Technology Entry Program at New York University (NYU) is an innovative pre-college enrichment program for talented middle and high school students in New York City. Our goal is to encourage and increase the presence of historically under-represented groups in science, technology, engineering, math (STEM careers) and licensed professions.

**Must meet eligibility requirements to apply:

Program dates: Not listed yet (check above website)

Application due: Application not posted yet

Cost: $350

Please direct all admissions questions to Anna Ortega Chavolla at  [email protected]

SPRING BREAK -FIVE-DAY DNA SCIENCE CAMP - Application deadline is**Friday, March 20, 2015

Open to students in grades 9, 10, 11 & 12

Program meets during Spring Break, Monday, April 6 – Friday, April 10, 2015

Students who are interested in molecular genetics, modern biotechnology and want to learn more about DNA should be encouraged to apply for DNA Science Camp. Students in grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 who have successfully completed Living Environment are eligible to apply now to attend DNA Science Camp during Spring Break at the Harlem DNA Lab. This camp is FREE for NYC public school students. Click here<> for more information and to apply.

2015 NYC Summer Youth Employment Program at DYCD are available (SYEP) is open to NYC residents between the ages of 14-24. The deadline to submit applications is April 10, 2015.  Paid summer employment for up to six weeks in July and August. If you have any questions call the DYCD Youth Hotline 800-246-4646

NYC Parks Department - hiring lifeguards, if you are 16 years old by the end of June. Have at least 20/30 vision in one eye and 20/40 in the other eye. Can swim 50 yards in 35 seconds, with proper form. Parks’ beaches are open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, and the pools are open from late June through Labor Day. Lifeguards work 48 hours each week and first-year lifeguards will earn a minimum of $13.57 an hour, for a weekly salary of over $650.00.

The Ranger Conservation Corps (RCC) is an urban environmental internship for high school students. RCC participants work on environmental restoration in Forever Wild sites located in our flagship parks. There are two RCC sessions each year (fall and spring), and each session lasts 8 to 10 weeks. The program occurs one day a week, on a school day afternoon for 2 to 2.5 hours. RCC is a great program for students who are interested in the natural world or environmental issues. It is an excellent opportunity to gain experience while working with the Urban Park Rangers. Participants may go on exciting field trips including canoeing, overnight camping and more. RCC participants receive community service hours, and the experience looks great on a college application Interested students are encouraged to fill out an application below and submit it to the address listed. For more information, call 311 (or 212-NEW-YORK outside of NYC) and ask for the Urban Park Rangers.

BCNY’s Teen Center - Our Teen Department is dedicated to young men aged 13-21 and is overseen by staff who specialize in young adult services; they create a culture of long-term support and encouragement to help boys achieve success after high school. BCNY’s Teen Center launched a Teen Guidance Model this year, which aims to help Teens reach their maximum potential through individualized meetings and goal setting exercises with BCNY staff. All members aged 13-21 will receive the additional social and emotional resources they need, while maximizing their access and use of BCNY’s current leadership, academic support, visual and performing arts, physical and mental health, and, sports and recreation programs, to make a successful transition to adulthood.

DYCY and Mental Health Association of NYC host a workshop Serving LGBTQ Youth: Beyond the Basics - Workshop Date: Wednesday, April 29, 1015 10am—1pm - We will move beyond the basics of working with LGBTQ youth and explore such topics as the stages of coming out, how homophobia and transphobia hurt all youth, and becoming a strong transgender/transqueer ally. We will draw on case studies, video, and role play and you will have the opportunity to practice conversations and build skills for engaging LGBTQ youth and their families. Time will be allotted to discuss real-life scenarios and challenges; please bring examples from your work or youth situations that have you stumped. To register for event click here.

Hudson Guild - POWER UP (Providing Opportunities for Work Education & Recreation) provides academic support, employment experience, career counseling and placement, and case management with a social worker to youth ages 14-24. We ensure youth have access to the necessary individual guidance, resources, and pertinent information to become self-sufficient. Program components include College and Work Readiness workshops, academic tutoring, SAT prep, college tours, community service projects, internships, cooking classes and movie nights.

The Khan Academy was started as a way to tutor students remotely using videos to explain things your child has learned in class but may need extra help in understanding. It consists of 1700+ (and growing) videos on YouTube covering everything from basic arithmetic to advanced calculus, chemistry and biology, along with a series of exercises that allow students to practice and assess their knowledge at their own pace. The Khan Academy’s mission is to provide a free world-class education to anyone, anywhere. For more information, go to:

Summer Discovery

Full disclosure— we have partnership with Summer Discovery. We’re big fans because they take such good care of our students who decide its right for them. But plenty of our students choose to spend their summers doing other things. And just as you have to find the right fit in a college, you also need to find the right summer program for you.

Location: Various college campuses both in America and abroad.

Description: Discovery programs introduce students to the college experience in an environment that is intellectually stimulating, culturally and socially enriching, and fun. Students choose from over 300 courses (with really great teachers) at 13 different locations, with internships in 4 exciting cities. At Discovery programs, students are treated with the respect they deserve, increasing self-esteem, confidence, and independence. Most classes are small and feature interactive, experiential learning. Students choose from a variety of enrichment and/or college credit classes on each campus, designed to expand their horizons and sharpen their skills. Summer Discovery also offers Language and Cultural Immersion in Italy and England, as well as Jr. Discovery, a more structured program for middle school students.

Program Length: Two to six weeks

Program Type: Residential

Program Cost: Varies


Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth

Location: Baltimore, MD Description: Students choose CTY for a number of reasons. Most need a greater or different kind of intellectual challenge from what they get at home. They look forward to the chance to meet other very bright young people who share their means seeing a future and rallying people to join you in reaching it, often without step-by-step instructions.” Maybe you’re looking for a way to share your love of reading with other kids on campus, so you start a science fiction book club. Or your softball team wants to get sweatshirts but it’s not in the budget, so you organize a fundraiser. That’s leadership. The reason leadership matters to colleges are because students who make an impact in high school are the same people who make an impact in college. Leadership programs can be a great opportunity to dive into areas like communications, legislation, and public policy. But remember, leadership is more than just a box to check off.

Global Youth Village

Location: Blue Ridge Mountains, VA.

Description: For two hours each morning, students participate in small group leadership training. Through dialogue, team-building challenges, and simulations, youth explore topics including global warming, community health, bullying, gender issues, war & peace, human rights and more. Afternoons are spent exploring sports, hiking and stream walks, yoga, dance, public speaking, arts, and Arabic, Spanish, and Chinese language. Special events include: mountaintop day hikes, picnics, community service, debate night, cultural sharing, talent shows, cabin nights, guest musical performers, garden tours, and bonfires. There is an optional 5 day extension in Washington D.C.

Program Length: Two weeks

Program Type: Residential

Program Cost: $1550 (U.S. students); $3550 (international students; includes D.C. extension)


Junior Statesmen of America

Location: Various college campuses

Description: JSA offers two different programs that focus on a variety of political, communications, and economics topics. Summer programs integrate college-level academics with a mix of engaging enrichment activities designed to build students’ skills, emphasizing leadership, confidence, and preparedness to take on challenges no matter what college, career, or life path they choose.

Program Length: Two weeks (Summer School) and three days (Summer Institute)

Program Type: Residential

Program Cost: $275-$595 (Summer Institute) and $4950-$5250 (Summer School); scholarships available


Washington Internship Experience

Location: Washington, D.C.

Description: The Civil War Institute Summer Conference includes lectures, battlefield tours, breakout sessions, and other special activities. This year's conference focuses on the War in 1865.

Program Length: 4 days

Program Type: Residential

Program Cost: Scholarships available to cover all costs except transportation.


Notre Dame Introduction to Engineering

Location: Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN.

Description: The College of Engineering introduces students to the world of opportunities available across engineering disciplines. These introductory courses provide a chance to interact with professionals in the field and discover the many paths students can take with an engineering degree. The program is guided by the interests and questions of student participants and incorporates everything from informal classroom lectures to lab tours and conversations with experts in the field.

Program Length: Two weeks

Program Type: Residential

Program Cost: $1,850


Department of the Navy Engineering Apprenticeship Program

Location: Multiple locations

Description: The Apprenticeship Program places academically talented high school students with interest and ability in science and mathematics as apprentices in naval laboratories. Students work with scientists and engineers who act as mentors, offering students a unique and positive experience in their fields of interest. This program is offered to over 250 high school students at 25 participating naval labs nationwide.

Program Length: Eight weeks

Program Type: Commuter

Program Cost: Free +$3,300 stipend


Middlebury Monterey Language Academy

Location: Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT.

Description: The Academy provides a community where students live with a diverse group of peers – all of whom are simultaneously eating, sleeping, hearing, and absorbing a new culture. The language communities are open to everyone from beginners to fluent speakers and emphasize a pedagogy of learning and repeating language rather than forced memorization. Classes and communities are available in Spanish, French, German, Chinese, and Arabic.

Program Length: Four weeks

Program Type: Residential

Program Cost: $5,995


Edu-Culture Immersion

Location: France and Spain

Description: The Edu-Culture Immersion program offers students a traditional dormitory and classroom experience accompanied by a homestay with a local family. Students take part in small classes and engage with French and Spanish teens through the Language Partner Program, followed by a nine-day homestay with a local family in which students speak only the language of study. Programs are offered in France and both Northern and Southern Spain and provide both language and cultural immersion opportunities.

Program Length: Four weeks

Program Type: Residential (on-campus and homestay)

Program Cost: $7,995


School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Location: Chicago, IL.

Description: School of the Art Institute strives to help students master a variety of mediums so that they will have the freedom to move and explore throughout different disciplines, take risks, experiment, and find the right solution for each individual problem. The school boasts an interdisciplinary philosophy, enthusiastic faculty, and the third largest collection of art in the world to serve as inspiration for students.

Program Length: Three two-week sessions and one four-week session

Program Type: Residential, but not required

Program Cost: $3462 (two weeks), $6924 (four weeks). Scholarships are available.


School of the Museum of Fine Arts

Location: Boston, MA.

Description: SMFA offers a rigorous summer program for high school students interested in the visual arts. The core of the curriculum is centered on an interdisciplinary approach, combining studio work with critique and discussion. Students build a solid foundation of artistry, conceptualization, and technical skills. Attendees from a variety of backgrounds and countries spend four weeks on SMFA's campus, utilizing the studios, working with expert faculty and graduate mentors, building their portfolios, and exploring the Museum of Fine Arts and Boston's cultural and historic landmarks. Graduates of the program can earn up to four college credits towards undergraduate study at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts.

Program Length: Four weeks

Program Type: Residential or commuter

Alvin Ailey summer internships

Bronx Leaf summer teen writers conference

Free teen art classes at MOMA

Youth Service Opportunities Project: Day, overnight, and weeklong volunteer opportunities to help the homeless.

Application date: ongoing

Rubin Museum:

Rubin Teens: once a week (2 hour) after school program to explore Asian arts and art institutions

Application date: Fall (September)

Teen Art Labs: summer internship exploring Asian arts and art institutions

Application date: late spring

Brooklyn Museum: a bunch of teen opportunities with various application dates (June- October, January). Some pay stipends

American Museum of Natural History

Volunteer (must be 16 and make a 1 year commitment)

New York Cares Teen Service Team

Do Fall, Spring, and Summer Internship for High School students and many volunteer projects to get involved with

Bella Abzug Leadership Institute: Summer debate and leadership training for girls

Brooklyn Botanical Gardens Garden Apprentice Program: 9 month Urban Agriculture and Environmental Program. Application due in early December, program runs from March-November

Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum Leadership Institute for Today and Tomorrow: Program 11th graders (apply in spring of 10th grade)

Learning Curve MS summer experience for HS students interested in STEM, Tech, etc

Manhattan District Attorney’s Office summer internship for HS students Pays weekly stipend (10th-12th)

Harlem Youth Court Application

The Harlem Youth Court is now accepting applications for their next cohort. Youth ages 14—18 years old who reside in New York City can apply to become Youth Court Members. Application Deadline: Monday, March 31, 2015

Youth Court members participate in an informative and fun eight week summer training program where they learn about restorative justice and how the justice system in NYC works. Teens learn to perform the functions of the Youth Court by practicing the roles of judges, jurors, community advocate, and youth advocate. Once trained, Youth Court members will hear actual low-level juvenile delinquency matters referred from courts, prosecutors, and schools.

Members earn a stipend during their term of service. For more information, click here.

Prospect Park Zoo Discovery Guides (school year and summer)

Central Park Zoo Summer Teen Discovery Guide Program

Sonia and Celina Sotomayor High School Judicial Internship program (summer)

PowerPlay NYC, a nonprofit that empowers girls through sports, I'm writing again to let you know that the application period for our 2015-2016 SuperSTARS Leadership Academy is now open. The Leadership Academy is a 6 week long, girls-only summer program that combines introductory sports and fitness with college prep, personal and professional development, and fun, educational activities and field trips. This summer program is targeted towards rising 10th and 11th graders (but open to rising 9th-12th) and supplemented through the 2015-2016 academic year with workshops, youth-mentorship and service-learning opportunities. Scholarships are provided for all accepted participants to cover all program costs. The deadline for submission is April 15

Weekend opportunities to volunteer at 911 Museum [email protected]

Educational Video Center Youth Documentary workshops fall and spring

Summer TRAC

NYLF summer medicine program ($) app deadline feb

Cooper Union summer STEM (expensive, fee waivers) deadline March 11

Tim Haney, Education Volunteer Manager at Bike New York. To help out with one of these classes, we ask that new volunteers attend a casual, one hour training session to learn about Bike New York and our method of teaching. Then they are prepared to teach any of the aforementioned classes. Simply make a volunteer profile and sign up for a Bike Education Training Session.

We have a couple upcoming trainings this month, but there will be more held every couple weeks throughout the summer. Feel free to call me at 212-870-2083 if you have any questions..

Student Scholarships and Programs
(listed by deadline)

Student Scholarships:

  • Ongoing- Micro Scholarships- students earn money for participating in high school activities. Click here for more. 
  • Ongoing- offers two types of scholarships: Campaign Scholarships and Seasonal Scholarships. Click here for more. 
  • May 1- Wyzant Tutoring gives away several scholarships totaling $15,000 each year. Click here for more. 
  • May 1-NYSACAC members can nominate students for $1,000 scholarship. Click here to nominate a student. 
  • May 1- The Nordstrom Scholarship awards 80 scholarships of $10,000 over 4 years. Clickhere for application. 
  • May 3- College Planning Day for Juniors at Barnard College. Students and counselors can register here.
  • May 18- The Juanita James Memorial Scholarship Fund is open to students who reside in the Bronx housing projects. Click here for application.
  • May 20- Build a Better School Contest Submission Deadline. Click here for more.
  • May 22- I’m First! Scholarship Application. Click here for more.
  • August 15- Deadline for NYS STEM Incentive Program. The NYS STEM Incentive Program provides a full SUNY or CUNY tuition scholarship for the top 10 percent of students in each New York State high school if they pursue a STEM degree in an associates or bachelor degree program and agree to work in a STEM field in New York State for 5 years after graduation.Click here for application and here for the webinar.
  • August 31- American Red Cross "Leaders Save Lives" Scholarship program. Click here for more. 

Student Programs:

  • Ongoing- Campos Free Drop-In Tutoring for homework help, Regent’s exam prep, or SAT prep. Click here for more. 
  • Ongoing Recruitment- CUNY College Now Programs. Click here for more.
  • Ongoing Recruitment- CUNY Start, a program teaching academic skills preparation for individuals planning to attend CUNY colleges, is recruiting students for Fall 2015. CUNY Start offers intensive instruction and college advisement in reading, writing and math on either a full-time or part-time basis. For more information, click here, and contact the campus the student plans to attend.
  • Ongoing Recruitment RECYouth is a multimedia extracurricular program where students learn video and audio production, photography, and graphic design. Click here for more. 
  • Ongoing Recruitment- Hudson Guild- POWER UP (Providing Opportunities for Work Education & Recreation) provides academic support, employment experience, career counseling and placement, and case management with a social worker to youth ages 14-24. Click here for more.
  • Ongoing Recruitment- Fedcap Career Design School- all Career Design School training programs serve persons with functional limitations and significant barriers to employment. Click here for more. 
  • Ongoing Recruitment- NY Exploring provides students with an opportunity to explore a variety of career interests. Click here to see a list of upcoming events (note: workshops cost $24). 
  • Ongoing Recruitment- New Victory 2015 Summer Education offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity for 2nd through 12th grade students to see live performances for free. Clickhere for more. 
  • Ongoing Recruitment- NYC Parks Department Summer Lifeguard Job Opportunity. Clickhere for more.
  • Ongoing Recruitment (through June)- The News Literacy Project (NLP) teaches young people to evaluate the credibility of news and information in the digital age. Click here for more. 
  • Ongoing Recruitment- IOBY (In Our Backyards) connects donors and volunteers to environmental projects in their neighborhoods through a web platform. Click here for more.
  • Ongoing Recruitment- Grace Institute works with women ages 18-64 and offers free five month Business Skills and Patient Services Representative training programs with job placement assistance. Click here for more.
  • May 1- (Nomination deadline) The Green Summer School Program, a 4 week summer program in Germany. Click here for more. 
  • May 1- Sadie Nash Leadership Project: Summer Institute for young women, 6 week program will run from July 6 to August 14th. Participants will receive stipends for their participation. Click here for more.  
  • May 5, 7, 12, or 14- Green Jobs Information Sessions. Click here for more. 
  • May 6- The Boy's Club of New York 12th Annual Independent Boarding School Fair. Click here for more.
  • May 7, 14 and 28- CUNY Start @ BMCC - a FREE 8-week program for students who are looking to reduce, or eliminate remedial needs in mathematics. Click here for more. 
  • May 8-9- NewsHive Digital Media Creation Event for Youth at CUNY Journalism School. Click here for more.
  • May 9- Kaplan Test Prep is offering free New PSAT Practice Test at various locations around all 5 boroughs of NYC. Click here to register.
  • May 15- (Application deadline) NYU's Free One Week College Prep Program (July 26- Aug 1). Click here for application. 
  • June 3-  (Application Deadline) St. Francis College: Free Summer Science Academy (July 7-24). Click here for more.