student opportunities

Women in Engineering and Technology Day is Saturday, 4/4!
The New York Tech College of Engineering and Computing Sciences is hosting Women in Engineering and Technology Day for high school girls on Saturday, April 4th at our Long Island Campus (Old Westbury, NY). SEE FLYER

Apply to the Cornell Summer Pre-College Program! 
Cornell University’s precollege programs give high school students the chance to benefit from an Ivy League education before they apply to or attend college. LEARN MORE

College Now students, apply for the Model City program!
The Model City final event will be held on Friday, March 27, 2020 from 12pm–5pm in the Council Chambers, City Hall. Every year about 50 College Now students are given the unique opportunity to experience the ins and outs of local government and learn about the local legislative process.To learn more about the program, students can also visit http://collegenow.cuny.edu/model-city/.

GSTEM: High School Research Opportunity
The GSTEM Program at NYU’s Courant Institute will soon be accepting applications for Summer 2020. We offer high school students the opportunity to do independent research projects in the STEM fields.

Greetings from the Kelly Writers House! Apply by March 8!
We are thrilled to announce the 2020 Summer Workshop for Young Writers, a ten-day residential program for rising high school juniors and seniors which will take place from July 5-15, 2020. This is an opportunity for promising high school writers from diverse backgrounds to learn from our faculty, our staff, and from their fellow participants at the Kelly Writers House on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. Participants will live in one of Penn’s College Houses throughout the program and will have opportunities to explore Penn and Philadelphia when they’re not writing and reading.

We are now accepting applications for the next class of Pratt Young Scholars
Pratt Young Scholars is a need-based, three-year scholarship providing instruction in art and design with college preparation to motivated high school students. This Scholarship covers three years of studio instruction, all art materials for courses taken, Summer Scholars courses in July, a year-round college access program including SAT preparation, and one-on-one guidance throughout the college application and financial aid processes. This is a great opportunity for students to learn more about art and design, meet other students with similar interests, and prepare for college in a creative environment! If any students or their parents have questions, they are encouraged to call us at the number below. We will be pleased to answer their questions about the program. Apply online by March 2, 2020. For additional information and application instructions, visit www.pratt.edu/scholars.

Apply for the FREE Summer Arts Institute by 2/14!
Students who will be in grades 8-12 in Sept (currently in grades 7-11) are eligible for the renown intensive arts program to be held at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria.  It is a free arts program that will last for 4 weeks. During that time students who are on an intermediate or advanced level will be enrolled in programs of film, instrumental music, theater, dance, visual arts, and vocal music. Classes are taught by Department of education arts teachers, arts organizations and master great artists. They will also  build portfolios ,enhance their audition skills and discuss careers. Admission is based upon auditions, interviews and a portfolio presentation.  The program will take place in July, 2020. APPLY HERE MORE INFO   For more information, email summerarts@schools.nyc.gov or call 917 521-3713.

Apply for the ACLU Summer Program!
The ACLU National Advocacy Institute is the perfect place for young advocates who are eager to hone their advocacy skills and learn strategies for grassroots organizing. This week-long summer program, developed in partnership with the Close Up Foundation, (July 22-28, 2020) in Washington, DC, gives students the unique opportunity to explore important social justice and civil liberties issues directly from ACLU lawyers, experts, and community activists. SEE FLYER

Apply for the Riverside Church Career Day Scholarship
The Riverside Church Career Day committee for the first time is issuing a Career Day Scholarship. We encourage high school students (10th-12th grade) to complete a scholarship application. The following scholarships will be presented at Career Day on Saturday, March 14, 2020: Each Scholarship is for $500. We look forward to receiving your application. Please visit the Career Day website at trcnyc.org/career day MORE INFO

Apply for the Baruch 2020 Summer Liberal Arts Institute by April 17!
Summer 2020 College Credit Courses: Current 10 and 11 graders at your respective high school can apply to enroll in one of the following college credit bearing courses for FREE:

  • Business Fundamentals (BUS 1011 – 3 credits)
  • Critical Health Issues (HED 1911 – 3 credits)
  • Journalistic Writing (JRN 3050 – 4 credits)
  • Personal Finance (FIN 1601 – 3 credits)
  • Cultural Anthropology (ANT 1001 – 3 credits)
  • General Psychology (PSY 1001 – 3 credits)

Program Details: All summer courses will take place at Baruch College fromJuly 6 – August 8; Monday – Thursday; 9am-3pm
Students must be a current NYC public high school 10 or 11 grader
Have the following test scores: PSAT/SAT Verbal (Min. 480) OR  English Language Arts Regents (Min. 75), OR ACT English Score (Min. 20)
Students who use PSAT scores to qualify for admission into the program must have an overall GPA of 85
Note:Acceptance into the Baruch College Now program is contingent on students meeting the above program criteria as well as space availability in our courses. Online Application: www.baruch.cuny.edu/collegenow Deadline: April 17, 2019

Teen Resource Center Events

Arts N’ Chats: Join Teen Resource Center for a spring series of arts and crafts workshops! In this 15-week Arts N’ Chats program, we will explore and discuss topics such as: peer pressure, academic stress & expectations, body image, how to de-stress, and more! Arts N’ Chats meets weekly on Thursdays, from 4:30-6PM, from February 13th until May 21st, 2020. Seats are limited – sign up by Friday, February 7th, 2020! For more information or to ask a question, contact Christie Ghaw at cghaw@cbwchc.org or call (212) 226 – 2044.

Dr. Thomas Tam 2020 Scholarship Are you involved with your community? Get a scholarship for it! The Dr. Thomas Tam Teen Resource Center Scholarship is rewarding high school seniors with a $500 academic scholarship for use towards college tuition! Selection will be based on the applicant’s community involvement, which would be reflected through an essay and recommendation letter. To apply, visit bit.ly/drthomastam20 or find our physical application form at trc.cbwchc.org under ‘Get Involved’.

To submit a paper application, please visit our TRC office in person or mail the application to the Teen Resource Center at 125 Walker Street, 2/F, New York, NY 10013 – all material postmarked by March 6th will be considered. All recommendation letters must be emailed by the recommender directly to cghaw@cbwchc.org or mailed to the Teen Resource Center office. For questions, please email Christie Ghaw at cghaw@cbwchc.org. Be sure to apply by Friday, March 6th, 2019!

DCTV
Who: NYC Students, ages 14-18
Program Term: January 2020 – May 2020, Tuesdays [4pm-6pm]/Saturdays,10am-4pm, 87 Lafayette St, NYC Classes are FREE!
DCTV Youth Media Fellowship is a free media arts training program for NYC youth. Designed for beginner to advanced filmmakers (ages 14-18), our programs provide positive, creative outlets for young people to address issues affecting their lives and their communities.

 

We’re very excited to announce an upcoming Perry Outreach Program on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at the Hospital for Special Surgery!
The Perry Outreach Program is a free, one-day, hands-on experience for high school women who are interested in pursuing careers in medicine and engineering. Students will hear from women leaders in these fields and try it for themselves by performing mock orthopaedic surgeries and biomechanics experiments. Additional information can be found on our website. APPLY HERE

NYC Parks Ranger Conservation Corps Internship
The Ranger Conservation Corps is a great urban environmental internship for high school students who are interested in the natural world or environmental issues. EXPRESS INTEREST

BuzzFeed News seeks Teen Ambassadors
BuzzFeed News is seeking high school or first year college students with a gift for online storytelling for an exciting, paid opportunity to be a part of our election coverage. LEARN MORE

Summer internship with the School Construction Authority, apply by 3/6!
Each year, the NYC School Construction Authority offers a Summer Internship Program (“SIP”) for 125 college-bound NYC public high school students. SIP is designed to provide students with exposure to a wide range of careers within the public and private sectors. This is accomplished through a paid, six-week internship at the SCA or with one of our business partners throughout New York City. We seek to provide interns with a diverse internship experience along with career mentoring.  SEE FLYER 

Columbia University Science Honors Program (SHP)

The Columbia University Science Honors Program (SHP) is a highly selective program for students who have a strong interest in science and mathematics. Classes are held at Columbia from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Saturdays throughout the academic year. Applicants for the 2020-2021 school year must now be in the eleventh, tenth, or ninth grade and must apply online. The program is available only to students who attend high schools in New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut and who live within a 75-mile radius of the Columbia campus. APPLY HERE

The deadline for SHP receipt of the completed online application is 11:59 PM on February 28, 2020. The $50 fee payment, whether by credit card or check, must also be received by the SHP by February 28, 2020. No applications will be accepted after this date.

Lehigh University Pre College Program
Premiering Summer 2020, we’re pleased to offer Lehigh University Summer Academy, a three-week pre-college residential program for rising 6th-11th grade students. To learn more about the program and to nominate students, visit summeracademy.lehigh.edu. If you have questions about the Summer Academy, please feel free to contact Kristin Weinstein, Managing Director, at 610.758.0655 or kweinstein@lehigh.edu.

K-12 Students Can Apply Now for Exciting Spring Break STEM Enrichment Programs! Deadline is 2/10!
This spring break, STEM is taking over the city! Kindergarten through grade 12 students can apply now to attend exciting enrichment and experiential learning programs with STEM Matters NYC. A wide range of programs are offered at the NYC Department of Education’s Genovesi Environmental Study Center and NYC Center for Aerospace and Applied Mathematics; the Bronx Zoo; Central Park Zoo; Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum; Museum of the City of New York; New York Aquarium; New York Botanical Garden; New-York Historical Society; Prospect Park Zoo; Queens Botanical Garden; Queens County Farm Museum; Queens Zoo; Solar One; Staten Island MakerSpace; Staten Island Zoo; and Wave Hill. Students will meet and work with field experts in programs that feature real-world learning experiences.

Don’t miss out, spots are limited and the application deadline is Monday, February 10. Preference is given to students who attend Title I schools. Download our flyer, learn more, and apply now. For questions, contact STEMMattersNYC@schools.nyc.gov.

 

Excellent Summer Writing Programs recommended by our NEST+m ELA teachers!

Department of Education Summer Arts Institute – deadline extended to 2/8!
LEARN MOREAPPLY
Questions? summerarts@schools.nyc.gov or call (917) 521-3713

Summer internship with Manhattan District Attorney’s Office for High School students

Interns will be assigned to a unit within the Office and will help Assistant District Attorneys and other staff members with their work. Interns also attend presentations and trips and participate in a mock trial competition.

For nearly 30 years, the program’s interns have represented a variety of public, independent, and parochial schools from the diverse communities of Manhattan. We will be accepting applications in February from bright and promising students who are interested in serving their communities. Interns receive a $175 weekly stipend.

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)
  • Applicants must commit to attending the entire program from  July 6, 2020 through August 7, 2020, Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (students will not be permitted to start after July 6 or leave before August 7)

Application Requirements

The application opens February 10, 2020. The deadline to apply is March 9, 2020 at 5:00pm (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants will be required to 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
  • A letter of recommendation – may be uploaded by the student or emailed by the recommender to HighSchoolInternship@dany.nyc.gov

Summer opportunities at University of Delaware for high school students
At UD we have many programs for high school students at various levels, with various interests. Some give students experience working in a particular field, others allow them to earn college credit, while a few cover SAT/ACT prep. In our Edge summer college program, students can earn credits taking college classes while staying on campus for a few weeks over the summer. You can find our full list of pre-college programs here.

 

Futures & Options Opportunities for High School Students!

Career Essentials, an afterschool work-readiness and career exploration program for high school students (February – June). Students who successfully complete Career Essentials will be better prepared to apply for our Summer Internship Program! Interested students can APPLY ONLINE HERE. The deadline is January 31st!

The Summer Internship Program, a paid mentored internship program, with work-readiness training and career exploration activities
Summer 2020: Final Deadline March 20; interns attend orientations in May-June, then work 25-30 hours per week between July 6 and August 14. SEE FLYER •  APPLY HERE

Urban Leadership Fellows Internship Program, a paid summer internship program for graduating seniors with an interest in finance, law, public policy, or business and who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Interns work 40 hours per week between late June – mid-August. The priority application deadline is January 24th and the final deadline to apply is February 28th, 2020. APPLY HERE

Baruch Step Program: Spring 2020 Saturday Programs Information
Deadline to submit all completed applications: January 15, 2020 (rolling admissions until Jan. 22nd)
After this date, applicants may be accepted based on seat availability.
Please note we do not provide metrocards or lunch.

High School Academy Program: Application Link- https://tinyurl.com/Spring2020High

This program runs for 10 sessions (5 hour days) on Saturdays from February 1, 2020 to April 25, 2020:  9am-2pm
All participants are required to attend the full day program consisting of three periods: math, science and workshop electives.
Math: Geometry Review  | Alg2/Trig Review   | Real World Math
Science:   Living Environment Review  | Chemistry Review | Introduction to Psychology
Workshops: College Readiness | Internship Readiness | College Transition

Middle School Program  Application Link- https://tinyurl.com/Spring2020MS

This program runs for 10 sessions (3 hour days) on Saturdays from February 1, 2020 to April 25, 2020:  9am-12pm
Math and Science Exploration through Art is an integrative class that will use drawing and sketching to study anatomy, mathematical principles, and human health disorders and pathologies.

Kaplan Scholars Program  Application Link- https://tinyurl.com/Spring2020KS
This is an 8-week Kaplan Test Prep program designed for juniors to prepare for the May/June 2020 SAT Reasoning Exam. This program has a $200 fee.

Questions? Email  BaruchSTEP@gmail.com with any questions.

Scene 1, a free theater ensemble program for high school students is set to kick off soon, January 30th 2020.

Students from all walks of life are welcome to attend this theater ensemble, no matter their skill level. This class meets on Thursdays from 4 to 6 pm in midtown Manhattan. SEE FLYER

Exciting Opportunity at the Child Mind Institute
Leeann Trimarchi, a current extern at Child Mind Institute’s ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center and a fourth year doctoral student at Fordham University, is recruiting participants for her dissertation study! The goal of the study is to learn more about the experiences of children with a diagnosis of ADHD. Please review the flyer for additional information regarding the study details or contact Leeann directly at ltrimarchi1@fordham.edu or (908) 872 7307 with any questions.

Columbia University Science Honors Program – application deadline is 2/28/2020! MORE INFO

GO Project is excited to announce that the application for the GO Getter High School Summer Internship is now live for summer 2020! 
The application, including supplemental materials, can be submitted entirely through Google forms and is linked here. SEE FLYER The GO Project summer internship is an opportunity for high school students to learn and develop leadership skills while working with GO Project students in academic and/or enrichment classes. During the 5-week GO Summer program, interns will be supporting instruction in one of our K -4th grade classrooms under the guidance of a Head Teacher or Enrichment Teacher.

Free Theater Program for High School Students
Scene 1, our free theater ensemble program for high school students is set to kick off soon, January 30th 2020. Students from all walks of life are welcome to attend this theater ensemble, no matter their skill level. This class meets on Thursdays from 4 to 6 pm in midtown Manhattan.
SEE FLYER

Apply for the Harlem Y Bai Scholarship by January 15!
In the spring of 2020, the Harlem Y will award approximately 50 scholarships to deserving New York City Youth at the 50th Annual National Salute to Achievers in Industry (bai) Gala on March 26, 2020. APPLY HERE; The deadline is January 15, 2020.

BlueStamp Engineering Camp
Join BlueStamp Engineering this summer at our hands-on engineering camp where high school students design and create technology projects, that they get to keep, from scratch! Past projects include omnidirectional robots, smart gardens, CNC drawing machines, and self-driving cars! Each student selects and builds their own individual projects and develops a personal online portfolio that details their journey. No experience required, programs are 4.5 hours/day for 2-6 weeks.
Blue Stamp Engineering Application: https://bluestamp.campmanagement.com/p/request_for_info_m.php?action=rfi
More info: https://bluestampengineering.com/

Mind the Gap Winter 2020 applications, in partnership with SAGE, are now open!
This special Mind the Gap (MTG) iteration is a FREE program that brings together LGBTQ youth (ages 14-22) and elders (ages 60+) to share their stories and create a performance inspired by each other’s lives. MORE INFO

Apply for MIT’s Summer Program by 2/1/2020!
The application for two of MIT’s FREE programs for high school juniors (MITES and MOSTEC) is now open at summerapp.mit.edu!
Our mission at the MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs (OEOP) is to diversify the science and engineering community. The deadline for students to apply is February 1, 2020 at 11:59 pm (EST). Visit https://summerapp.mit.edu/

Apply to the Columbia Engineering SHAPE Program!
Applications are now open for the Summer High School Academic Program for Engineers (SHAPE) at Columbia’s Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science!
Info session, January 4th – Find details and RSVP here.
Webinar, January 29th – Find details and RSVP here.
MORE INFO

Boston University’s Academy of Media Production
Program Dates: July 6 – 31, 2020
Program Info & Application Materials: bu.edu/amp MORE INFO
Questions? Contact the program at buamp@bu.edu

Apply for Pratt Young Scholars program by 3/2!
Students entering 10th grade in the 2020-21 school year are eligible to apply if they:

  • attend a New York City public school;
  • demonstrate an interest in art and design;
  • are academically prepared, highly motivated
  • and have demonstrated persistence; commit to attending classes on Wednesdays
    after school and Saturdays for three years (no exceptions), as well as July summer programs; and meet the income eligibility guidelines.

Apply online by March 2, 2020

Now in its third year, Sound Thinking NYC (STNYC) is now accepting applications for the summer of 2020! Apply now!
STNYC is a free three-week Summer Intensive for high school students to learn music production and build leadership skills. STNYC especially is designed to open doors for young women interested in exploring how to turn their passion for music into a possible career in the music industry.

Scholarship Plus is a college scholarship program founded in 2010 to provide financial assistance and strong undergraduate support to hardworking, low-income New York City high school graduates. 

Scholarship Plus offers students a college scholarship of up to $8,000 a year PLUS individualized support. The scholarship may be used to pay tuition, room and board, fees and other educational expenses.
Applicants must be current high school seniors (graduating in spring 2020) who attend public, parochial or private schools in New York City and who have demonstrated:

  • Outstanding academic achievement (85% or higher GPA)
  • Significant financial need (family income of 60K or below)
  • Success in overcoming adversity
  • A commitment to community service
  • Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States
  • Preference will be given to students whose parents have not graduated from American four-year colleges or universities.

MORE INFO  Applications must be submitted online by January 27, 2020.

Check out the Stanford Pre-College Summer Institutes MORE INFO

Wingspan Conservatory Summer Program is low cost or tuition-free for students in grades 6-12! LEARN MORE

NYC Youth Leadership Councils volunteer opportunities for Upper Grade students
Each YLC is a space to team up with others, share ideas, create solutions, and put those solutions into action with the support from City agencies, schools, and community organizations.  Find a YLC and apply now.

Baruch STEP Spring 2020 Saturday Programs Information for MG and UG students!

Deadline to submit all completed applications: January 15, 2020. After this date, applicants may be accepted based on seat availability. Please note we do not provide metrocards or lunch.

High School Academy Program: Application Link- https://tinyurl.com/Spring2020High
This program runs for 10 sessions (5 hour days) on Saturdays from February 1, 2020 to April 25, 2020:  9am-2pm

All participants are required to attend the full day program consisting of three periods: math, science and workshop electives.
Math: Geometry Review  | Alg2/Trig Review |  Real World Math
Science:   Living Environment Review  | Chemistry Review | Introduction to Psychology
Workshops: College Readiness | Internship Readiness | College Transition

Kaplan Scholars Program  Application Link – https://tinyurl.com/Spring2020KS
This is an 8-week Kaplan Test Prep program designed for juniors to prepare for the May/June 2020 SAT Reasoning Exam. This program has a $200 fee.

Students and parents can contact us at BaruchSTEP@gmail.com with any questions.

Baruch College Now STEM Research Academy

Online Application: www.tinyurl.com/BaruchSTEM
Article: Early Research Experiences: Why Students Should Seek Out Opportunities As Early As High School

Columbia University’s SHAPE Engineering Summer Program application opens on 12/16!
SHAPE is a selective summer program for rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors geared toward local students who have demonstrated an interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). MORE INFO

AP Students, want to work creating content for Fiveable?
We’re looking for students like you to join our content creation community. Seriously, we’re hiring in every AP subject. All 38 of ’em. Our job board now has 400+ projects on it, ready to be worked on over break. You can pick up as many jobs as you would like and these are paid opportunities! Content creators get to join our exclusive Slack team channel, which we also use to source immediate feedback for new features, content, and more. Oh, and you’ll also get a lifetime Fiveable Plus membership. Interested in joining us? APPLY HERE

We’re now accepting applications for the Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes for students in grades 8-11!
This three-week residential program is designed for academically talented and motivated students in grades 8 through 11. Each course provides an in-depth, interactive exploration of a single subject, allowing students to enrich their academic interests while meeting other students who share their passions and abilities. The Early Admissions deadline is January 29. Join fellow scholars for a taste of the Stanford experience and challenge yourself with advanced content not typically found in the high school curriculum. MORE INFO

Volunteer Opportunity: Afterschool Homework Helper at the Brooklyn Public Library
Afterschool Homework Help is a volunteer-based community program that BPL offers though out its numerous branches.  The program takes place Monday-Friday afternoon and on Saturday mornings. ASHH volunteers: assist students (grades 1-8) with their homework, help reinforce the concepts they’ve learned in school, and help them build the skills they need to succeed. MORE INFO

The Expanded Horizons College Success Program at Henry Street Settlement is recruiting 9th and 10th grade students for the 2019 – 2020 school year!
Interested students should email ehorizonshss@gmail.com for instructions and details for registration/orientation on December 6th! High School support and college readiness workshops with an emphasis on identity, social justice and community service. Program includes:

  • A year-long SAT prep program (11th Grade Only)
  • Individualized guidance through the college and entire financial aid process INCLUDING a 4-year renewable scholarship from Henry Street.
  • Academic support and coaching throughout high school and college
  • College tours (overnight and day trips)
  • Career exploration workshops and events
  • Assistance with identifying Internship/summer opportunities
  • Cultural/fun trips to movies, museums, skating, bowling, etc.

Expanded Horizons College Success Program is located at 301 Henry Street, 4th Floor. Visit https://www.henrystreet.org/

Banyan College Scholarship for South Asian Americans
This scholarship, which will be awarded for up to 5 students annually, is for high school seniors of South Asian origin or descent in New York City who are from low-income families. The aim of the scholarship is to help support the college education of highly motivated and deserving students who have a passion for learning. MORE INFO

Kids on Stage is a comprehensive instrumental program that provides middle-school music students access to the professional performance process from the first audition to the final note. The experience culminates onstage at Carnegie Hall alongside The New York Pops musicians at our annual Birthday Gala in April. Kids on Stage is open to all New York City music students currently enrolled in grades 6, 7, or 8, and there is no fee to apply or participate in this program. If selected, students will be invited to audition in February 2020. MORE INFO

FREE SPRING SAT PREP for 10th & 11th Grade students! Appendix Guidelines for Student Eligibility)

Deadline is Sunday, December 15th!APPLY HEREThe State Pre-College Enrichment Program hosted by the Office of Diversity & Multicultural Affairs is offering a FREE SPRING SAT PREP Course on Saturdays from January 11th to April 25th (9am – 11am) Course is open to 10th & 11th Graders.
Late submissions will not be accepted. To apply, applicants must be New York State Residents and Self-identify as: Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American/ Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander) or meet the economic eligibility guidelines outlined by the state (

All Star Code Summer Intensive
All Star Code is a leading national organization educating boys and young men of color in computer science, exposing them to tech entrepreneurship, and providing them with the tools for success in the tech industry. APPLY HERE

Scene 1: Free, innovative theatre program for high school students!
Scene 1, has students work together as an ensemble with seasoned professionals through acting, movement, and writing to create their own original work. MORE INFO