SUMMER Programs & Paid/NonPaid Internships

Google Summer Program

Who: Graduating HS seniors

What: is invested in increasing the enrollment and retention of computer science students. With this in mind, we're hosting our eighth annualComputer Science Summer Institute (CSSI), a three-week introduction to computer science for graduating high school seniors with a passion for technology -especially students from historically underrepresented groups in the field. 

Deadline March 5th 2015 



High School Initiative in Remote Sensing of the Earth Systems Science & Engineering (HIRES) program

Who: NYC HS Students

What: is designed to provide NYC high school students from underserved and underrepresented communities with experiential learning and research experience in STEM. HIRES is a 7-week program funded by the Pinkerton foundation and run by the CUNY CREST Institute which offers students an opportunity to work closely with scientists in the field and in labs, collect and analyze data, and present at a summer research symposium

How: Email  Miguel Cordero via [email protected]  to register


The Latino College Expo is holding its Annual Leadership Summit and College Fair on March 14, 2015.
Who: 9-11th Grade
What:The Expo, which is open to high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors and their families, provides a full day of activities aimed at inspiring students and equipping them with the tools and information necessary to attain college success. The Leadership Summit begins at 8:00am and is comprised of workshops on such topics as college access, the college application process, financial aid, scholarships, college sports, visual and performing arts, and leadership.  



The Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program 

Who: 10th & 11th Grade Girls 

What: embeds 20 rising high school juniors and seniors inside a technology company or university setting from 9:00am - 4:00pm each day. Here, young women get hands-on experience in computing concepts, programming fundamentals, mobile phone development, robotics, and web development and design. Project-based curricular modules allow participants to build products and develop innovative solutions designed to inspire an interest in and encourage their pursuit of computer science. 

Deadline: February 12th 2015


NYC Great Young Women's Leadership Initiative

Who: 9th grade girls

What: The Office of Equity and Access is pleased to announce the launch of NYC Great! A Young Women's Leadership Initiative. NYC Great! (Girls Reaching Every Apex Together) is desig
ned to provide experiences that support the development of leadership and communication skills in young women who are currently attending high school. The program will begin with young women in the 9th grade, attending high schools serving community school districts 7-12 in the Bronx. Deadline, Feb 27th 2015
How: Contact  Leslie Ann Dunn via email [email protected] or call  212-374-6689.


Summer STEM Camp
Who:  9-11th grade
What: is designed to spark and cultivate interest in the many academic disciplines which make up science, technology, engineering and mathematics. A hands-on, design-based program, Naval Academy Summer STEM will challenge students to think scientifically, problem-solve creatively, and work cooperatively in teams.

The United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar
Who: HS Students
What: is a fast-paced, six-day experience for high achievers who have completed their junior year in high school. Summer Seminar teaches students about life at the Naval Academy, where academics, athletics, and professional training play equally important roles in developing our nation's leaders.  Deadline: March 31st 2015

VEAP - Students volunteer to support the Central Park Conservancy's

Who: HS Students 

What: Visitor Experience staff in one of four areas: visitor center (3 positions), gift shop (1 position), recreation center (1 position), discovery guide (1 position). See the Position Descriptions document for details and requirements for each position. This program provides the opportunity to learn about the history and management of Central Park, improve public speaking and interpersonal skills, and gain first-hand experience in visitor services in a Park that receives over 40 million visitors a year.

Schedule. Applications due February 28th



The Teen Reviewers and Critics (TRaC) Program

 Who: HS Students 

What: is a free after-school opportunity for teens to explore the arts in NYC. Participants spend ten weeks attending cutting-edge theater, dance and music performances; visiting artist studios, galleries, and museums; mastering NYC's subway system; learning the art of discussion and critical writing; curating works of art; producing media content; and so much more! Students and teachers can access the online application and read more information here.   Deadline: June 13th 2015



Thurgood Marshall Summer Law Internship Program

Who: HS Students 

What:  is an intensive program which places high-achieving inner-city high school students with legal employers for the summer, and provides them with additional programming before, during, and after the summer designed to help them prepare for a legal career.



The Out-of-School Youth Program (OSY)

Who: 16-21

What: is a year-long program for low-income youth between the ages of 16 and 21 who are not working and not in school. OSY provides services to help youth upgrade their job skills and find permanent work.

How:  For more information, visit:  or call DYCD Youth Connect at 1-800-246-4646.


YouthBridge IT Prep

What:Want an exciting career in Information Technology? Are you between the ages of 18 and 25? Our new program may be for you!YouthBridge IT Prep is a five-week, no-cost program that will prepare you to enroll in the IT-ReadyA+/Network+ Certification training at Per Scholas, a leading organization in training and job placement for the Information Technology industry.



The Emma Bowen Foundation National PAID Internship Program  

Who: HS Senior 

What: The Emma Bowen Foundation has successfully worked with media companies to place minority High School seniors and College students in multi-summer PAID internships.  Students also receive a matching funds in scholarships for each summer worked. 

Deadline: March 2nd 2015

How to Apply: 


The NYU School of Professional Studies High School Academy 

Who: HS Students 

What: NYU is now offering weekend workshops to provide high school students with programs of study that allow them to explore their professional options and to enhance their college portfolio.  Deadline February 13th 2015 

How to Apply: For more information, please call 212-998-7006 or e-mail [email protected] 


Lifeguard Apprenticeship 

Who: 16+

What: In ExpandED Options you will participate in a credit-worthy apprenticeship to prepare you to work with kids over the summer.



Teen Leadership Internship program 

Who: High School 

What: Teens who have participated in our Student Historian High School Internship Program are eligible to apply for our 2nd Tier Internship Programs, which expand upon interns' historical research and/or museum educational training in further preparation for college and career readiness.



Albert Nerken School of Engineering Summer Internship

Who: HS Sophmores & Juniors

What: The Albert Nerken School of Engineering at the Cooper Union has been preparing high school students to pursue undergraduate careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields for over 25 years. 

Deadline March 16th 



Sponsors for Educational Opportunity

Who: 9th Grade

What: SEO Scholars is a life-changing opportunity. We look for motivated students who are curious, enthusiastic and determined to attend a four-year college. We also look for those who have the capacity for higher achievement yet have not had the opportunity to attend a school where they receive the academic preparation needed for competitive college admissions and success. Deadline: December 5th 2014



The Scholars Program NY Historical Society: Summer Program
Who: 9-12 Grade

What:The Scholars program for teens at New-York Historical is designed for history-loving high school students, grades 9-12, with a particular passion for New York City History. The program seeks to strengthen visual literacy skills and the ability to conduct in-depth historical research. Using the extensive collection at New-York Historical, participants will identify a historical period or topic within New York City's history, choose a research theme of interest, and collaborate on creative projects to compellingly convey that particular topic in New York and American History to a broader audience.



The ACE Mentor Program

Who: HS Students

What: ACE mentor is a FREE after-school program  for high school student who have the curiosity and drive to learn about a careers architecture, construction management, or engineering. - from contracting and engineering to architecture and landscaping. 

How: Call (212) 696.1207