Work Experience Opportunities:


Teen Career Connection is a signature program of the West Side YMCA where high school students gain the opportunity to explore exciting career fields in some of New York City’s top organizations through an eight-week paid internship.

For more information, visit:


Calling all New York City 10th & 11th grade girls! Apply today for Girls Who Code’s 2017 Summer Immersion Program.

The Summer Immersion Program is a FREE 7-week summer program for girls to learn computer science, get exposure to tech jobs and join a supportive sisterhood of thousands of girls across the US!

For more details and to apply,

Volunteer Opportunities:

1. NY Aquarium Volunteer Program- New

Education Volunteers must be at least 15 years old, submit a completed application, participate in an interview and attend mandatory training classes.  The Education Volunteer Program runs year round. We offer various opportunities for students to volunteer as Play Partners, Education Assistants, WCS Now Interpreters, and Special Event Support. With each volunteer opportunity, application deadlines, role descriptions and associated training schedules and time commitments will vary. Interested students should refer to the program’s website at for volunteer opportunity details.

If you have students who would be interested in the Education Volunteer Program opportunities, please give them a copy of the attached application and teacher recommendation form and encourage them to apply soon, as the programs fills up quickly. The application period is open now and closing dates vary by volunteer opportunity. Updated volunteer opportunity descriptions, training information, applications, recommendation forms, and deadline dates can be found on our website by going to:

Please call me at (718) 265-3450 or e-mail me at if you have any

3.Brooklyn Public Library 5th Annual Bike the Branches Event!

Description: Welcome Ambassador Volunteer:

  • Welcome and greet riders
  • Stamp Bike the Branches “passports” and keep a tally of the number of passport stamped
  • Act as community liaison by promoting programs and services in the library

All branches will participate at this event. You must complete an application online. Under “volunteer assignment” check other (Add Bike the Branches Event)

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Apply here application

DEADLINE:Saturday, May 20th from 10am-5pm

Other opportunities at the library under 18 years

Internship Opportunities:



New York Road Runners (NYRR) Run for the Future is a free summer running and scholarship program for young women going into their senior year of high school. This unique opportunity welcomes those with little to no prior athletic experience and introduces them to the sport of running. Along with support and guidance from NYRR’s coaching staff, NYRR Run for the Future participants have access to workshops that teach the new runners about running technique, nutrition, form drills, stretching, as well as, developing healthy body image and goal setting.For more information and to apply, visit: Abzug Leadership InstituteNOW  accepting applications for our Free Summer 2017 Two Week Intensive Leadership and Debate Training Program! We are currently recruiting Middle school, High School and College-aged young women and girls who wish to the gain necessary leadership and debate skills to excel in academic and extracurricular activities.BALI’s Summer Intensive Leadership and Debate TrProgram:

Encourages young women and girls to take leadership roles in their local and global communities.

Fosters awareness of social issues on a local, national and international level.

Encourages spiritual and intellectual growth through various workshops and activities.

Provides participants with opportunities to network with women in a multitude of fields, exposing them to opportunities for internships andemployment.

Utilizes debate training activities to enhance research and oral communication skills.

Establishes mentoring relationships, support, and referrals for internships.

Promotes the development of sisterhood through interactive and collaborative activities.

If anyone you know is interested in this opportunity, please have them apply online at (This application can also be accessed by visiting our website and clicking “apply now” in the upper right-hand corner.)

==> Important Dates-

Training Dates: Monday- Saturday, July 17th, 2017 to July 29th, 2017

(Monday- Saturday Weekly).

For questions or concerns, please contact or call (212)650-3071

In order to keep updated on BALI Events and opportunities, please visit our website: and like our Facebook page:

DEADLINE:Sunday, April 30th, 2017 at 11:59 PM SHARP (Successful applicants will be called for an interview after the application deadline)

2- ArtsLife at the Museum of Art & Design — Midtown West

Ages: Current sophomores and juniors

Application due: Sunday, April 30, 2017

For seven weeks, teens learn about museum career options like curating art, art education, development, public relations and marketing, visitor services and security. Field trips and leadership workshops are included. Paid; $9/hour.

3- Central Park Conservancy — Parkwide

Ages: Must be 16 by June 1

Application due: Sunday, April 30, 2017

Interns work five days a week and some weekends on individual projects, then come together as a group on Fridays for field trips, or a group activity of in-depth study in the fields of horticulture or public programming. Paid internship; rates TBD

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