Programs and Opportunities

Updated September 2019

FREE Tech360 SQUAD Program – Application Deadline September 15th

New York On Tech is a non-profit organization seeking to prepare the next generation of technology leaders emerging from NYC. Through their TECH360 Squad program, sophomores and juniors in NYC high schools participate in a free, 10 week after-school technology program. 


 FREE Museum of Natural History Classes – Application Deadline September 15th

Every year, the After School Program (ASP) at the Museum of Natural History offers courses to New York City high school students interested in the sciences. There are courses in astrophysics, earth science, genetics, and more.


FREE Cooper Union Saturday Academy – Application Deadline September 18th 

The Saturday Academy is a full scholarship, year-round program for New York City area high school students, grades 10-12, and is ideal preparation for students interested in pursuing a degree in art.


 FREE CUE’s Teen Art Collective – Application Deadline September 20th 

The CUE Teen Collective is an engaged group of teens with art on their minds. Their aim is to collaboratively investigate the New York Art World through field trips, artist talks, and discussions


PAID InterseXtions: Gender & Sexuality Internship – Application Deadline September 22nd 

In this paid internship, join other NYC LGBTQ+ teens to explore gender and sexuality in art, through a lens of race, class, culture, religion, nationality, and language.


It Girl Program: Syracuse University

The 9th Annual It Girls Overnight Retreat

Sunday, October 6 – Monday, October 7, 2019

For just $25, students can visit campus, sleep in a hotel, take interesting and fun workshops, and hear from YouTube Influencer Margot Lee. This interdisciplinary hands-on program engages female students interested in business, communications, engineering, data, information, and critical thinking.


Open Society Foundations-Deadline, October 22nd 

Youth Activist Fellowship: The Soros Justice Fellowships seek applicants for its Youth Activist Fellowships. Applications are due on October 22, 2018 (11:59 pm PDT).


SEO Scholars Program-Deadline, December 6th 

For more than 55 years SEO Scholars has helped close the achievement and opportunity gap for thousands of underserved public high school students. 


 DOROT Teen Volunteer Opportunities – Rolling Admissions

Teen interns provide direct services to DOROT’s elders. Through ongoing training, interns learn about the challenges of aging through workshops and field–based experiences. 


Urban Park Rangers Conservation Corps – Rolling Admissions

The Ranger Conservation Corps (RCC) is an urban environmental internship for high school students. RCC participants work on environmental restoration in Forever Wild sites located in our flagship parks.