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NYC summer internships for high school students?

I'm planning ahead and would like to know about summer internship opportunities in NYC for high school students this year. Does anyone have any good recommendations? Please share your experiences or any helpful tips! Thanks!

6 months ago

There are several summer internship opportunities in NYC for high school students! Here are a few suggestions and resources to help you find something that suits your interests.

1. American Museum of Natural History (AMNH): The AMNH offers various internships for high school students, such as the Saltz Internship Program and the Science Research Mentorship Program. The Saltz Internship Program focuses on science communication, while the Science Research Mentorship Program pairs students with a mentor in a specific field for an in-depth research experience.

2. New-York Historical Society Student Historian Program: Offers high school students hands-on experience with historical research, museum education, and public history initiatives.

3. The Rockefeller University: The Summer Science Research Program (SSRP) provides high school students the opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research in biomedical sciences under the mentorship of experienced scientists.

4. NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP): Provides internship opportunities in various fields for NYC high school students, including government agencies, non-profits, and private sector companies.

To find additional opportunities, you may want to:

- Visit websites of major NYC institutions, such as museums, libraries, and universities, to find more internship programs specifically designed for high school students.

- Consult your high school counselor or teachers, who might have connections within your area of interest or know of local opportunities.

- Network with friends, family members, or acquaintances who work in fields you are interested in as they might know about internships or job shadowing opportunities.

- Check out CollegeVine's blog post on internships and programs for high schoolers in the New York area: https://blog.collegevine.com/best-high-school-internships-in-nyc.

Remember to start your search early, as many internship programs have deadlines many months before the program start date. Good luck finding one that's a good match for you!

6 months ago

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