The Forest Project

Spend an unforgettable summer working as part of a small crew protecting and improving Wave Hill’s woodlands, enjoying the outdoors, learning about restoration ecology and making friends, all while getting paid and earning college credit.

The Forest Project is open to current 10th, Y1, Y2s. Applicants must be atleast 16 years old by June 15th, 2020. The seven-week program meets Mondays through Fridays from June 29th – August 21st, 2020. Interns work in small, supervised crews to help restore woodland areas at Wave Hill. Interns who complete their first summer of the Forest Project are offered the opportunity to return for a second summer.

The application deadline for this program is March 15th, 2020.

For more information and the online application please go to


Volunteer at the office of Councilwoman Carlina Rivera (Y1s-Y2s) at the District Office

Councilmember Carlina Rivera represents the 2nd Council District which includes the diverse neighborhoods of the East Village, Flatiron, Gramercy Park, Rose Hill, Kips Bay, Murray Hill and the Lower East Side. She is dedicated to many issues, including affordability, open space, climate resiliency, education equality, and small business survival.

Administrative Intern [maximum of 10 hours a week, mainly afternoon from 4PM to 6PM] – Students who apply should be highly organized and detail-oriented with an interest in New York City politics and government operations.  Students will be expected to assist with filing and organizing official documents in the office.

Outreach Intern [maximum of 10 hours a week, mainly evening hours after 6PM)] – Students will be expected to represent the office at community events and meetings. Spanish and/or Cantonese or Mandarin fluency (speech/writing skills) preferred. Selected applicants will gain valuable work experience in government operations, office management, and community outreach.

This is an unpaid internship.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter, describing your interest of either in the position and any relevant life or work experience and a current writing sample. Resumes are a plus! Please send to and Please write [CM Rivera High School Intern Spring 2020] in the subject line. Students are encouraged to submit applications as early as possible, as decisions are made on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

If you have any questions please reach out to, who is copied above.

SPRING STEM – 1 week programs and Internships at STEM Matters NYC Camp

Deadline February 10 : SPRING STEM – 1 week programs and Internships at STEM Matters NYC Camp   info at 

Students in grades 9-12 can apply now to participate in exciting STEM enrichment programs offered this spring break at the NYC Department of Education’s Genovesi Environmental Study Center and New-York Historical Society. Programs feature a computer science and historical inquiry program as well as high school internships. All participants receive a daily metro card.Have fun, new experiences this spring break! Don’t miss out, spots are limited and the application deadline is Monday, February 10.  Download our flyerlearn more, and apply now. For questions, contact

STEM Matters NYC camp offered during spring break, April 13-17, 2020. If selected, the student must attend all days of the program. STEM Matters NYC camp programs are free and students receive MetroCards for transportation if needed; busing is not provided. STEM Matters NYC programs do not provide meals.

The application deadline is Monday, February 10, 2020. Please contact with any questions.

Apply at

The Summer Neuroscience Program (SNP)

Taking place at The Rockefeller University for two weeks in August to participate in a free course about the brain. Go here for more info/app: We will offer a challenging and lively class aimed at introducing students to neuroscience. Metrocards and food will be provided throughout the program. We seek motivated, mature, and inquisitive students, irrespective of previous scholastic achievement or interest level in science. We’re not necessarily looking for “straight A” students; we’re looking for distinctive, curious students—whether they’re shy or outgoing. Applicants will be screened and a subset will be contacted by the SNP directors to arrange an interview. - Students: How to get Nominated: Interested students should approach a teacher or mentor to nominate them for the program. Note that you must also fill out the student application in addition to getting nominated. Links to the application form and nomination form above.

Please contact us at with any concerns or if you do not have someone to nominate you.

DEADLINE: March 23rd

Teen Career Connection(TCC): TTC at the West Side YMCA

This is an eight week program, which consists of two weeks of job readiness training and six weeks of the internship. Participants are placed in their industry of choice and are paired to a mentor for the entirety of the program. Participants also receive two monthly metro cards, a $300 clothing stipend and a $1,500 “working” stipend

For more information,  visit their website:

DEADLINE: March 12

March 19 – 23 (Group Interviews)*
March 26 – April 6 (Individual Interviews)*
June 6 or 8- Parent Orientation
June 25 -July 6 Training Week
July 9 – August 17 (Internship Placement)**
September 9 (Portfolio Event)**

Go Getter Summer Internship

The GO Project shapes the futures of low-income New York City public school children by providing critical academic, social and emotional support starting in the early elementary years. The internship provides high school students with a hands-on sense for the work GO does in the community and allows them to engage in meaningful professional development sessions that will center on broader issues which encompass GO’s mission and purpose: educational equity, diversity, leadership, and making a difference. We aim to have a diverse group of students from the community and appreciate your support in spreading the word. A lot will be expected of the interns; they will be assigned weekly readings, participating actively in all professional development discussions, contributing weekly to a blog, co-facilitating a professional development session with their peers, and completing a culminating project. The various components will ensure that the internship is impactful beyond the 5-weeks. Participants will walk away understanding GO’s role in the broader community and the larger societal issues that GO addresses through its work info and app here:  

DEADLINE: May 14th

contact Charlotte Karol

 50 Cooper Square, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10003

P: 781-588-9374 · D: 347-377-2318 · F: 646-837-6042

Sonia and Celina Sotomayor Judicial Internship Program

(“SCS JIP”)  The SCS JIP is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit established in 2014 that places diverse, underprivileged high school and law school students in state and federal judicial internships during the summer.  The mission of the SCS JIP is to increase diversity in the legal profession by educating and empowering diverse students from underserved New York City communities.  

Additional Details Regarding the SCS JIP High School Division’s Summer Schedule: For more info and application go to
Prior to beginning their four to five week internships, SCS JIP interns attend a comprehensive orientation covering chambers etiquette, the New York City, State, and Federal court structure, and professional development tips and advice.  As part of their work with their federal or state judge from Monday through Thursday, high school interns conduct chambers work such as doing online research, writing assignments like fact summaries and deposition digests, and observe court proceedings.  On Fridays, the interns attend educational and professional development workshops at the Thurgood Marshall Courthouse and off-site locations.  In addition, the high school interns receive a complimentary pre-funded Metrocard for the entirety of their internship, an online SAT preparatory course, and a student stipend.  The Friday programming, lunches, complimentary Metrocards, stipend, and SAT courses are made possible by our partnerships with the MTA, Kaplan, professional bar associations, law firms, and individual donors.

Monday, November 25, 2019 – High School Division Application Opens.

Click Here for the Application. Deadline Feb 14

American Museum of Natural History HS Summer Internship

Consider becoming a Saltz Intern and learn to use equipment and technologies to guide visitors of all ages in investigations of artifacts, specimens, and the laws of physics. Use pieces of a telescope to explore how scientists view astronomical bodies in the Hall of the Universe, or discover how a snake’s vision is similar to Infrared cameras. In the Hall of Ocean Life, dive into the tiny but powerful work of plankton, or pass around some poisonous sea creatures and their victims. Training is provided for science content and communication skills. Participating in the Saltz Internship Program is an opportunity for you to meet Museum personnel, explore scientific content, learn valuable skills for working with and teaching learners of all ages, and have an impact on the experiences of thousands of Museum visitors. Anyone interested in applying can use the link: for more information and for the link to the online application.

Saltz Internship applicants MUST:

  • Live or attend high school in New York City.;
  • Be 15-18 years old;
  • Submission of Online Application and Short Answer responses via application link located on website; Each Answer should be 1 paragraph of 4 – 5 sentences; How do you feel you would personally benefit from participating in this science internship?; What science topic do you find most interesting? Why?; How will this experience at the Museum help you further your academic and career goals?

Apply at:

DEADLINE: March 18

Internship at National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)

MoMath<> is the only museum in the United States dedicated to math. Its engaging, hands-on exhibits draw visitors of all ages and illuminate the patterns that shape the world around us. Since it opened its doors in 2012, MoMath has been providing enlightening and enjoyable experiences for visitors of all ages. It is located in Manhattan, on the north end of Madison Square Park.

* The interns’ main duties will be to share their love of mathematics by interacting with visitors on the floor of the Museum, explaining the mathematical concepts behind the exhibits, and helping visitors to get the most out of their MoMath experience.
* They may also assist on occasion with the business and administrative aspects of running the Museum.
* Interns will work one weekend day per week from September to June, with flexibility to occasionally make scheduling changes as needed (e.g., during exam weeks).
* Intern positions are unpaid.

Complete the application form and send it to

Interested students must provide three letters of recommendation, an essay (150-500 words), and school transcript.

Deadline is December 24th 


Children’s Village Internship

Children’s Village has a range of opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in accredited academic programs requiring practice-based internships All interns work closely with CV professional staff, under the direction of specialists in their field.

The Children’s Village offers internships in the following areas:

Social Work

The Children’s Village offers both BSW and MSW field placements through many schools in Westchester County and New York City that are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education including Columbia University, Fordham University, Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, Silver School of Social Work at New York University, Lehman College and Mercy College. The participants are selected in the late spring for the Social Work Intern Program. The internship is from September to May. Interested students should contact Regis G. McDonald, LCSW, Senior Vice President for Programs & Policy at

Therapeutic Recreation

The Recreational services Department offers a fieldwork internship opportunity to students from accredited college Therapeutic Recreation programs. The experience meets all standards set by the National Council on Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC). Interested students should forward a letter of interest, resume and two references to Bill Garrison, CTRS at


We work directly with students to create unpaid internships in departments such as Psychology, Education, Information Technology, Admissions, Agency Records, Human Resources, Runaway Shelter, Adoption and Foster Care and Greenburgh 11 Elementary and Middle Special Education school. Our internships are located in Manhattan, Bronx, and Westchester and Orange Counties. Interested students should forward your resume and a letter outlining what you hope to achieve from an internship (time frame, full/part time availability, area of interest) and any other details that will be helpful for us to find an appropriate placement. Applicants should contact .

For more information on how to volunteer at The Children’s Village, click here.