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


2020 Census Jobs – must be 18yrs old

The US Census Bureau is thus currently hiring for Field and Office positions to support 2020 Census efforts.  The Field positions available are both full and part time with flexible hours, while the Office positions are full time on a 9 to 5 weekday schedule, with some possibility for evening hours. The basic qualifications are to be over 18 and a US Citizen.  We are eager to fill these positions with qualified candidates to work in their own communities. The pay rate in the 5 boroughs ranges from $20- 27.50/hr. While these positions are temporary in nature, they are an excellent way to earn extra income and help the community. To apply simply go to

Mohawk Day Camp (summer job)

Mohawk Day Camp has summer job openings for high school juniors, seniors, and college students. We are looking for camp counselors as well as swim staff. There are also many assistant positions available in our camp programs: arts and crafts, mountain biking, pioneering, cooking, sports, robotics, drama, dance, tennis, photography, ceramics, and more.

 To apply:

The America Needs You (ANY) Fellows Program

The America Needs You (ANY) Fellows Program is an intensive two-year program for high-achieving, low-income, first-generation college students.  The program has four components:

  1. Intensive Career Development: ANY follows a best in class curriculum focused on professional skills, career exploration, college completion, and personal growth. The program provides up to 28 full-day workshops over the course of two years.
  2. One-on-One Mentorship: Each student (Fellow) is matched one-on-one with a mentor (Mentor Coach), who attends full-day workshops with the Fellow, resulting in up to 220 hours of mentoring over the two-year program. Mentor Coaches provide industry insight and connections as well as help Fellows set goals and stay on track academically and professionally.
  3. Robust Networks: Fellows interact with thousands of diverse professionals through workshops, Career Days (on-site employer visits), and internship/job opportunities at companies. These opportunities allow Fellows to grow their professional, academic and social networks.
  4. Holistic Support: ANY supports Fellows in overcoming personal and academic challenges, such as transfer support for Fellows enrolled in community college. The program also provides up to $2,000 in grants and in-kind contributions over the two years, including business attire.

Review eligibility requirements and apply to the Fellows Program.

ARTS Interns Program

ARTS Intern places undergraduates from diverse cultural backgrounds in paid summer internships at museums and cultural institutions.
Since its inception in 1999, the program has provided an exciting opportunity for college undergraduates to learn about museum professions, through internships in museums and cultural institutions.
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Programs and Internships @Studio in a School

Studio works exclusively with the visual arts:  drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, sculpting, and photography. This commitment to programs solely in the visual arts has enabled the organization to develop a unique expertise in the field of arts education.

Studio offers: 

Studio Intensives

Teen Apprenticeship Program

Through this apprenticeship, students will:

  • learn the fundamentals of art
  • learn how to instruct young children in basic art lessons
  • develop good work habits and learn about the expectations of the workplace
  • be considered for a paid job during the summer
  • be eligible to receive 1 elective credit or art credit towards graduation

For more information, visit 

The New Victory Theatre Summer Apprenticeship Program

Apprentices take on a wide variety of responsibilities within the daily operations of The New 42nd Street and its projects. In addition to providing hands-on involvement in the business of running a nonprofit performing arts organization, these paid employment opportunities also include weekly seminars and workshops on such topics as professionalism, interview skills and resume writing. All applicants must be enrolled in school and must complete the NEW 42ND STREET Apprentice Application, as well as submit a resume and cover letter/personal statement.

Additional Information:

Phone: 646-223-3095



New York County District Attorney’s Office’s High School Summer Internship Program

The New York County District Attorney’s High School Internship Program is a rigorous six-week internship that provides students with an insider’s view of the criminal justice system. For 27 years, the program’s interns have represented a variety of public, private and parochial schools from the diverse communities of Manhattan. We are currently accepting applications from bright and promising students who are interested in serving their communities. Interns are paid a $150 weekly stipend.


Additional Information:

Contact: Jennifer Carino or Denise Liriano, Community Partnerships Unit.

Phone: (212) 335-9082



Brooklyn Botanical 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 them four-tier program, potentially earning a paid position as Senior Apprentice. For more information visit or email

Central Park Conservancy Summer Internship

This full-time, paid internship offers high school students the opportunity to support the Conservancy’s horticulture, visitor services, and public programs departments. Interns work five days a week with individual schedules varying depending on the position (some include weekends). Every Friday all interns work together as a group to complete special projects in Central Park, or to go on trips to other parks and environmental organizations. Applicants must be 16 years old by June 1st.

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