Paid Internships and Volunteer Opportunities

Curator: Alexander Adames
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TypeName of InternshipDescriptionDeadlineURLGr.
TypeName of InternshipDescriptionDeadlineURLGr.
Database NYC Service Search engine for internship/volunteer opportunities N/A ALL 
Internship Summer Youth Employment Program "SYEP Provides six weeks of entry-level work experience in a variety of jobs at community-based organizations, government agencies and private sector businesses." May 10, 2013 ALL 
Opportunity Manhattan District Attorney’s Office Internship The New York County District Attorney’s Office invites high school students entering their junior and senior year to apply for the 2013 Summer Internship Program. The Summer Internship Program is an intensive six-week program for high school students who live in Manhattan and have a strong interest in learning about the law. This year, the program will begin on July 8, 2013 and conclude on August 16, 2013. April 26, 2013 10-11 
Opportunity United Nations Association of the United States of America Internship Program Visit the link for details on various internship opportunities Varies Varies 
Opportunity Museum of Jewish Heritage General Internship "The Museum has general internships available to high school and university students that provide exposure to the programs and services provided by the Museum. Offered on a rolling basis according to departmental need, students can expect to volunteer in a broad range of capacities in support of the various functions of the Museum." Rolling ALL 
Opportunity Global Youth Connect "Intern responsibilities typically include a combination of administrative and substantive duties and will provide support to the on-going development of GYC’s programs (see our website for details on our current programs). Interns may also be asked to help develop and implement fundraising strategies in support of our programs, including: proposal writing, research on funding prospects, assistance with direct mail campaigns, special events, etc. Other projects that interns can become involved with may include helping GYC to expand its outreach to young people interested in human rights activism, assist us in documenting the stories of young human rights defenders, researching information for a human rights action guidebook, etc. " Rolling ALL 
Opportunity Cooper Union Summer Research Internship Program "The School of Engineering's Research Internship Program provides a great opportunity for high school students to tackle research problems in a college setting. Interns work in teams comprising of both high school sophomores and juniors on applied research projects under the constant guidance of Cooper Union undergraduate teaching assistants. Each project is supervised and mentored by Cooper Union faculty and covers fields such as civil, chemical, electrical, mechanical, biomedical and environmental engineering; mathematics, chemistry, and astronomy." March 8, 2013 10-11 
Opportunity College Now Summer Research Program "The New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF) and College Now Summer Research Program is a six-week summer research internship program for public high school students. The goal of the program is to give these students an introduction to scientific research under the guidance of CUNY research faculty and enhance in scientific reading, writing and communication. This summer program is sponsored by CUNY College Now, the Office of the Chancellor, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research." December 14, 2012 10-11 
Opportunity New York City Department of Parks & RecreationInternship Program "Parks & Recreation offers a variety of internships in various departments within the Agency. For more information on available positions, please explore the categories below or contact the Internship Coordinator at (212) 360-8212." Rolling ALL 
Paid Internship Young Ambassadors Program "The Smithsonian Latino Center's Young Ambassadors Program (YAP) fosters the next generation of Latino leaders in the arts, sciences, and humanities via the Smithsonian Institution and its resources. YAP a college preparatory and leadership program encourages graduating high school seniors to explore a wide range of academic and career opportunities through the lens of the Latino experience." Stipend: $2,000 April 12, 2013 12  
Paid Internship Garden Apprentice Program "The Garden Apprentice Program (GAP) at Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a great way for teens to learn about urban agriculture and the environment while working in one of the most exciting public gardens in the world! Apprentices can work their way up the four-tier program, potentially earning a paid position as Senior Apprentice. If you enjoy getting your hands dirty and want to work with other teens, GAP may be for you. You are the future—help make it greener! Apprentices make a nine-month commitment to GAP, from March to November, which includes spring training, summer programming, and a weekly commitment throughout the academic year. See the tier descriptions for more information and application links. For more information, please email" Stipend: $200-$500 Will be available fall 2013 9-11 
Paid Internship American Museum of Natural History: Saltz Internship "The Saltz Internship Program is based on the Museum's Saltz Expedition Centers--interactive centers that bring to life the scientific concepts of the Museum's Halls. Key to the success of these Centers is a corps of talented and engaging interns who encourage visitors to "think like scientists." Varies. Multiple sessions throughout the year. ALL (must be 16 years old by June 1st) 
Paid Internship New York Historical Society Summer Internship "The Student Historian High School Internship Program is designed for students in grades 10, 11, and 12 in the tri-state area. The Student Historian program is a comprehensive internship and youth development program that provides students with vocational and academic training, public speaking and leadership skills, and an increased understanding of American art and history. Through object- and inquiry-based learning, students broaden their academic perspective, increase their confidence in professional settings, and enhance their knowledge of fulfilling careers in the museum world." May 17th, 2013 @5PM 10-12 
Paid Internship Forest Project Summer Collaborative "Spend an unforgettable summer working as part of a small crew protecting and improving Wave Hill’s woodlands, enjoying the outdoors and making friends. Take a free, college-level course in environmental science or basic mapping at CUNY’s Lehman College and earn credit." March 17, 2013 10-12 
Paid Internship Museum of Jewish Heritage High School Apprenticeship Program "The High School Apprenticeship Program offers New York City public high school students a challenging program of study and work designed to give them a behind-the-scenes look at what it is like to work in the Museum and explore Jewish heritage and their own. After an extensive spring training, Apprentices work full-time during the summer in different Museum departments; lead tours, and are introduced to the curatorial, educational, administrative, and operational sides of the Museum. Apprentices are paid for their participation in the program. Students of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply." November 30, 2012 ALL 
Paid Internship Museum for African Art's Youth Ambassadors Program Explore the roles of a citizen journalist, digital artist, and educator. Stipend: $900 April 30, 2013 10-11 
Paid Internship Children's Museum Summer Staff Internship "Summer Junior Staff Interns assist educators with guided tours for visiting camp groups and take part in professional development workshops, fairs and college workshops." June 17, 2013 10-12 
Paid Internship Central Park Conservancy Summer Internship Program "Interns support the horticulture, visitor services and public programs departments." April 30, 2013 ALL (must be 16 years old by June 1st) 
Paid Internship Woodland Ecology Research Mentorship "Wave Hill’s Woodland Ecology Research Mentorship Program offers a unique opportunity to experience a whole new type of learning adventure! This new, 14-month program enables motivated New York City high school students to take two, free, college courses and conduct important field research with working scientists―all while getting paid!" April 7, 2013. 10-12 
Paid Internship Futures and Options Get an internship in your field of interest. Rolling 10-12 
Paid Internship Brooklyn Museum: Museum Apprentice Program "For high school students interested in learning and teaching young visitors about the Museum." October 11, 2013 ALL 
Program Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science (MITES) "MIT's Office of Engineering Outreach Programs (OEOP) in the School of Engineering (SOE) runs seven core programs for middle and high school students. In 1975, the SOE launched the Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science (MITES) Program to address the low numbers of minority students pursuing advanced technical degrees." January 24, 2013 11 
Program American Museum of Natural History: After-School Program "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. Each course makes use of the Museum's unique resources through hall visits, lab and collections tours, talks and lectures by scientists, and hands-on activities." Varies. Multiple sessions throughout the year. 9-12 
Program Smith Summer Science and Engineering Program "The Smith Summer Science and Engineering Program (SSEP) is a four-week residential program for exceptional young women with strong interests in science, engineering and medicine." NA NA 
Program Physics of Atomic Nuclei Program "PAN is an outreach program at two world leading nuclear physics laboratories: Nuclear Science Laboratory located on the campus of the University of Notre Dame and the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory located on the campus of Michigan State University. The program introduces participants to the fundamentals of the extremely small domain of atomic nuclei and its connection to the extremely large domain of astrophysics and cosmology." April 5, 2013 NA 
Program AIM (Academically Interested Minds) "AIM (Academically Interested Minds) is a five-week residential pre-college summer program which began in 1984 and has continued to thrive over the years. The program is designed to augment Kettering University's efforts to reach a greater number of multicultural students who have a strong interest in the areas of engineering, math, science and business. There is no cost to the student." NA 11 
Program American Museum of Natural History's Summer Science Institute "Participants in the Summer Science Institute will learn about the wide range of scientific disciplines both on display in the exhibit halls and under investigation in our laboratories. Students will have the opportunity to meet scientists, attend exclusive behind-the-scenes tours of our collections, and take part in interactive hands-on explorations." June 9, 2013 9-11 
Program Bridge Program in Math and Science "The Bridge Program in Math and Science at Sewanee is a three-week residential experience for twenty rising high school seniors. Selection of students will be based on academic performance and their potential to contribute to and enrich campus diversity. Sewanee's facilities include state-of-the-art equipment, computerized classrooms, and a 10,000 acre campus that provides ample opportunity for research and recreation. The mathematics experience is an introductory calculus class. The science is research-oriented and culminates with a multimedia group presentation." March 15, 2013 11 
Program ASPIRE NYC "Often, the issues of the lack of Asian-Americans and women in the leadership sphere deservedly receive a lot of attention from both the media and the general populace. But have you ever thought about putting these two problems together and focusing in on a narrower, yet ever-important population? What can we do about Asian-American women?...Come to ASPIRE to discuss these issues with fellow aspiring Asian American female leaders of tomorrow's society. Not only will we have thought-provoking and stimulating conversations about these issues, we will also go through leadership training 101, with short exercises in public speaking and networking, etc." NA (Contact ALL (must be 15-17 years old) 
Program Stony Brook University's Simmons Summer Research Program "Youth About Business enables high school students from all backgrounds to experience the world of business in a stimulating and interactive environment and gain access to positive role models in the world of business and finance. As a result, YAB’s students escape the cycle of "hopelessness" that occurs far too often in communities across America." January 15, 2013 11 
Volunteer American Museum of Natural History Volunteer "Volunteers work individually or in groups, performing a variety of duties throughout the Museum. The Museum is open to the public seven days a week, and volunteers are utilized at all times. All the "behind the scenes" volunteer positions, including the science departments, are only available Monday-Friday during normal business hours. Our volunteers are from diverse backgrounds and reflect the population of the city. There are two volunteer categories: Volunteers who work with the Public and Volunteers who work behind-the-scenes as Research and Departmental Volunteers." Rolling ALL (must be 16 years old by June 1st) 
Volunteer Brooklyn Botanic Garden Volunteer Opportunities "Brooklyn Botanic Garden Volunteers contribute many hours in almost every department throughout the Garden. New volunteers are interviewed and placed according to the Garden's needs. As these needs change, other opportunities for volunteering can become available. " Rolling ALL 
Volunteer Global Youth Connect "Are you interested in getting actively involved with GYC’s work? We are currently looking for volunteers to assist us virtually. We are especially interested in volunteers that have any of the following skills: Clerical/secretarial skills Web design/maintenance French, Arabic, Khmer, Kinyarwanda, Nepali language translation skills" Rolling ALL 
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