Internships & Experiential Learning
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Name of ExperienceOrganizationDescriptionRequirementsWebsite/ Contact PersonDeadline
MiniMedsNYU School of Medicine4 Saturdays a semester, MCHS students visit a medical school, hear lectures, and learn from medical students.Priority 9th & 10th graders, open to any committed MCHS student.Your Science Teacher will share info in class.To Be Announced!
Mentoring in MedicineAlbert Einstein School of MedicineAfter school on Wednesdays, MCHS students hear lectures from medical students about the cardiovascular system.Priority to 9th & 10th graderes, open to any committed MCHS student.Your Science Teacher will share info in class.To Be Announced!
Teen InternshipNew York Historical SocietyThe New-York Historical Society offers two sessions of the Student Historian Internship Program each year. Program runs from 4-6:30pm on Wednesdays. Some internships are paid. 10th, 11th, 12th graders. 9:00 AM
Tech Scholars ProgramNew York Historical SocietyHigh school girls (grades 9-12) will have the unique opportunity to explore the digital humanities at New-York Historical Society. Participants will have behind-the-scenes access to our Center for Women’s History where they will meet with curators and graduate fellows as well as conduct research on the historical figures and events that continue to impact young women today.9th-12th graders admissions up to program start date.
SPEEK Peer EducatorMt Sinai Adolescent Health CenterParticipate in adolescent health and peer education trainings, discussions and projects
× Work in teams to map community assets in local neighborhoods
× Provide outreach, education and advocacy about HIV/AIDS, STI’s and pregnancy prevention
× Use social media to raise awareness about current health disparities
× Work cooperatively with AHC staff and you to complete tasks
× Regularly attend meetings, supervision and program activities
× Additional projects as needed
× Between ages 16-22
× Ability to travel to Harlem, Washington Heights and the South Bronx
× Ability to attend weekly, afterschool meetings and events 1-2 days per week
× Ability to commit to program for at least 1 year
See Ms. Davis for applications. 9/30/16
YWCA Geek GirlsYWCAThis year, the group will be working on projects to make an impact on the upcoming presidential election. Learn how to code simple websites and apps that can help inform people of the decision they are going to make come November, develop a girls voting system and analyze trends in voting this year. Help to plan a girls election day and more!YW Geek Girls offer self-identified high school girls and femmes a fun and interesting STEM experience, regardless of their prior experience in the field.
VolunteerNY Presbyterian HospitalVarious volunteer opportunities at hospital, based on availability and interest. Must be able to commit to at least one day a week for at least 4 hours. 150 hour program.14 years old and older. acceptance.
C21 STEPNYU School of MedicineC21 STEP (Science & Technology Entry Program) Scholars aims to increase racially

underrepresented and economically underserved students’ matriculation into college and

to encourage their participation in pursuing the STEM fields and the licensed professions

through a three semester science and health exposure program at NYU School of Medicine.
11th graders with a GPA of 80 and above. Self-Identify as Alaska Native, American Indian, Black/African American, Latino/a/Hispanic,

OR demonstrate economic disadvantage per New York State Opportunity Programs

Income Eligibility Criteria/qualification for free or reduced school lunch 1, 2016
VolunteerGilda's Club NYCMust be 18+ acceptance.
2018 YouthAction Community Leadership CourseCitizens' Committee for Children10 session leadership development course for students who want to learn how to make change in their communities. Must be able to travel to lower Manhattan. High school students.
“Explainers” ProgramNY Botanical GardenExplainers facilitate experiences with nature and plant science for children and families.Must commit to 125 hours. Orientation:
January 12th; 7-8 p.m.
January 21 (Saturday), January 29 (Sunday), February 3 (Saturday), February 12 (Sunday)
Volunteer Shifts:
February – June, weekends plus holidays and school breaks
High school students ages 14-17. 2017 program: Open House:
November 12; 2 p.m.
Saturdays, December 3 or 10
Food PantryJoshua & Caleb Ministries, encourage their participation in pursuing the STEM fields and the licensed professionsMust be 18 years old.

Click on “apply.”
Ongoing throughout the year.
Afterschool ProgramMasaAfter school program volunteers are needed to help students with homework, develop reading skills, and help supervise activities. Must be able to volunteer consistently for at least one of the following days: Mondays (6-8pm), Wednesdays (6-8pm), or Fridays (6-8pm). soon as possible, since programs begin in September.
Horse walkersGallopNYC, therapeutic horsemanshipthrough a three semester science and health exposure program at NYU School of Medicine.No horse experience necessary. acceptance.
Youth Internship ProgramRiverdale Neighborhood HouseA variety of internship settings (including medical, after school, environmental, media). Some internships are paid. High school students. 7, 2016
Student Historian Internship ProgramNew York Historical SocietyConduct research, assist with programming at the museum and library. Wednesdays, 4-6:30pm. Must be entering grades 10, 11, or 12 in Fall '16. 25, 2019
High School Apprenticeship Program and Student InternshipsMuseum of Jewish HeritageYearlong and semester long internships in various departments at museum. Offers a challenging program of work and study as you learn about Jewish heritage, the Holocaust, and what goes on “behind-the–scenes” at a museum. Yearlong program is paid.New York City public high school students internship deadline is November 23, 2016. Short term internships have rolling admission.
ACE Mentor ProgramArchitecture-Construction-Engineering Mentor ProgramHelps prepare high school students for careers in design and construction through mentoring by industry professionals.High school students. admission.
DonorsChoose volunteerDonorsChooseHelp write thank you's, enter information into computer system. Office is in midtown Manhattan.High school students, need to be available for 2-3 shifts a month, each lasting 2-4 hours. admission.
Teen Reviewers and Critics Program (TRaC)High5tix.orgAttend and review concerts, plays, and performances for online site.9th-12th graders.Https:// September 27, 2016
Bronx Youth HeardNorwood NewsLearn journalism skills and help to produce a teens-only news publication.High school students in the Bronx. website for updated Fall program deadline.
Summer InternshipDDCThe High School Summer Internship Program is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in architecture, engineering, building trades, public administration, business administration or information technology website for 2019 dates.
Center for Excellence in Youth Education HS Summer ProgramIcahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiHands on experiences in research labs or hospitals. College readiness workshops provided. Four different course options.High school student meeting GPA requirements, identify as underrepresented minority, or economically disadvantaged website for 2019 dates.
Sonia & Celina Sotomayor Judicial Internship ProgramHigh school students from under served communities will be exposed to careers in the law through an internship with a judge in state or federal courts throughout New York City.
The program will also consist of weekly seminars, including sessions on college preparation, essay writing, professional skills, legal research and writing, and exploring different legal career options. The program will be held from July 5, 2016 through July 29, 2016.
10th and 11th graders. 23, 2017
Teen Outreach Reproductive Challenge (TORCH)National Institute for Reproductive HealthTORCH peer leaders undergo a rigorous training program about sexual and reproductive rights, and then peer leaders share their knowledge with other teens by facilitating workshops around New York City. New Peer Training sessions take place in summer months, and ongoing workshops take place during school year. Must be high school student in Fall of 2016. in the spring for summer and yearlong program for 2017-18.
Youth SummitAmerican Public Transportation Association
Public transportation plays a significant role in finding solutions to the numerous challenges facing America today. Whether it's more jobs, a cleaner environment, energy independence or a better quality of life; Where PublicTransportation Goes, Communities Grow! APTA Youth Summit taking place during June 19-23, 2017, and join your peers from across the nation as they come together in Washington, D.C.

Must be junior or senior in HS in Fall of 2017 17, 2017
High School Academy ASPIRE ProgramNYU School of Professional StudiesTwo-year college prep and mentoring program for high school students from underrepresented communities in the New York metro/tri-state area, who will be first-generation college students.Must be a junior in the Fall of 2017. 13, 2017
Ladders for LeadersNYC Dept of Youth & Community DevelopmentProvides professional internships to NYC youth, training. More rigorous application process than SYEP. Must be NYC resident ages 16-22. 3, 2019
Forest ProjectWave HillSpend 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. Second-year interns learn basic mapping (GIS) skills. Paid ($9/hour)10th-12th graders interested in nature, strong in science. 17, 2019
WERM (Woodland Ecology Research Mentorship)Wave HillThis 14-month-long program offers motivated New York City high school students a unique opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of NYC ecological restoration efforts and conduct important field research with working scientists—all while getting paid!9th-11th graders with strong interest in the environment. Strong academic record, especially in sciences. 31, 2019
ParticipantAngleo Del Toro Puerto Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership InstituteLeadership opportunity for Latinx students. Attend several training sessions, and attend Institute in Albany, learning from NY politicians and peers. 10th, 11th, 12th graders of Hispanic descent back for 2018-19 dates. In 2018 Institute application deadline was in February.
ParticipantAt the Well ConferenceLeadership conferences for young women, young men, and 9th graders. Young women's conference held July 22- August 3, 2018 at Princeton University. 3.0 GPA, must complete application, submit recommendations, and essay. There is financial aid available for Conference. 31, 2018
Opportunities available only through recommendation. See Ms. Davis for more information. MCHS students are currently involved in these opportunities.
Geriatric Career Development ProgramJewish Home Lifecare3 year internship at nursing home including academic support, free training to become C.N.A., medical biller/coder, or Pharmacy Technician.High school sophomores attend orientation and complete paperwork and interview.Must be recommended by MCHS staff. See Ms. Davis in 517.Beginning of 10th grade year.
High School Fellows ProgramNYU School of Medicine1.5 year program including lectures, summer internship in hospital, SAT prep, and medical professional shadowing.High school juniors considered. GPA, income, and recommendation requirements.By nomination only. See Ms. Davis in 517.See Ms. Davis about 2016-17 program.
Health Career Bridge ProgramBronx Westchester AHECMedical career exposure, internship at VA hospital, and SAT prep.HS juniors eligible. GPA and recommendation requirements.See Ms. Davis for information.See Ms. Davis about 2016-17 program.
Pathways to Nursing ProgramLehman College Nursing DepartmentNursing students (who are professional nurses) work with approximately 10 MCHS students on Healthy People 2020 concepts. Trip to senior center to share skills in Fall 2016.Present health fair to rest of school at end of semester.HS juniors and seniors eligible. Must have flexible 7th and 8th period classes.See Ms. Davis for information.September 26, 2016
Opportunities AT Marie Curie High School:
Name of ProgramOrganizationDescriptionRequirementsContact PersonDeadline
Blood DrivesStudent Government Association/NY Blood CenterHelp publicize and facilitate blood drives at MCHS.Open to 9-12th grade students.Mr. Childs in 508.Ongoing.
Relay For Life / Cancer WalkHelp publicize, raise funds for, spread awareness about cancer and support organizations.Open to 9-12th grade students.Mr. Dane in 515Ongoing (event to be held in May 2017).
RecyclingGreen ClubHelp collect recyclable items at MCHS.Open to 9th-12th grade students.Ms. Davis in 517.Ongoing.
Book FairLibraryAssist in organizing and overseeing the Book Fair in the library.Open to 9-12th grade students by teacher recommendation.Mr. Smoot in the library.Book fairs held twice a year.