Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP)
The Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP) is a 14-week workforce development internship program. YAIP targets young adults ages 16-24, who are not working and not in school. YAIP begins with a two- to four-week orientation, conducted by DYCD-funded community-based organizations (CBOs), and followed by a 10- to 12-week paid internship that offers structured work opportunities incorporating ongoing education, as well as additional participant and employer support.
For more information, visit www.nyc.gov/dycd or call DYCD Youth Connect at 1-800-246-4646.
Out-of-School Youth (OSY)
The Out-of-School Youth (OSY) program serves eligible 16- to 21-year-old young adults who are not connected to school or work, and need assistance upgrading their educational and occupational skills. OSY programs are operated by community-based organizations in all five boroughs of New York City. They offer a combination of occupational/hard skills training in industries and sectors with growing demand for entry level workers. Programs also offer GED and basic skills instruction, work readiness training, case management, and supportive services.
For more information, visit our website at www.nyc.gov/dycd or call 800-246-4646.
Job Training Program
The New Vic/New 42 Youth Corps is a job training program that provides high school and college-age youth with paid employment and professional training. New Vic Ushers and New 42 Apprentices take on a wide variety of responsibilities, bringing them into regular contact with audiences, artists, and arts administrators. Both of these employment opportunities include paid participation in regular seminars and workshops on such topics as professionalism, interview skills, resume writing, and customer service.
For more information, visit http://www.newvictory.org/About/Youth_Corp.aspx
Youth Police Academy
The NYPD is looking for youth ages 10 through 16 to take part in a six-week Youth Police Academy. Students will attend classroom sessions with lectures, role-plays, and demonstrations by NYC Police Officers. Students will also attend field trips and receive a lunch and uniform shirts.
For more information, visit www.nyc.gov/nypd
Volunteering is a great way to gain experience in the areas of gardening, working in an office, maintaining green spaces, and making a difference in our city. There are many ways to volunteer, and various agencies have volunteer opportunities. If you are interested in volunteering, visit the website of NYC Service www.nycservice.org, Prospect Park Volunteer Corps www.prospectpark.org, New York City Department of Parks and Recreation www.nycparks.org, or New York Cares at www.newyorkcares.org
In a collaborative effort with the City University of New York, the NYC Department of Education, The Options Center of Goddard Riverside, and Graduate NYC launched the NYC College Line. NYC College Line helps New Yorkers prepare for and get into college. NYC College Line is a great web-based resource tool for middle and high school youth.
For more information on NYC College line and to locate a program, visit http://nyccollegeline.org/
The College Now Program is a free program designed to prepare New York City’s public high school students for college. In most cases, a New York City public high school teams up with one or more of the 17 City University of New York (CUNY) colleges to create a College Now partnership. Each CUNY administers its own College Now program and there is no centralized application process for College Now. Students interested in signing up may apply at the College Now website:
High School Film Festival
Attention high school students: the All-American High School Film Festival wants to showcase your films on the big screen. Aspiring high school students can submit short films to the Festival in a variety of genres, including the Made in NY category.
Short films (2 minutes 30 seconds) submitted in this category should show to the judges a day in the life of a New York City teenager and what it’s like growing up in NYC. At least 75 percent of each entry submitted in this category must be produced within the City of New York.
To learn more on how you may submit a film, visit: www.aahsff.com
Strive’s Health and Office Operations Training Program prepares you to work in an office environment, and provides the opportunity and the skills needed to enter into the high demand career track of health care.
For more information on June’s program schedule and eligibility requirements, please visit Strive East Harlem Employment Services at 240 East 123rd Street 3rd floor, New York, NY 10035 or call 212-360-1100.
Rachael Ray Internship
The Rachael Ray Show is currently hiring interns to assist in the following departments: Production, Publicity and Web. The show is looking for eager students who are interested in working in television and are willing to be helpful, courteous, and attentive to detail. Ideally, interns are able to work at least two full days per week and can work through the fall (August – December 2013). Please note, the internship is for academic credit only.
To learn how to apply and for more information, visit www.rachaelrayshow.com
Met Museum Internship
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s High School Internship Program offers paid internships to students currently completing grades 11 or 12 at a high school in the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut tri-state area. A wide variety of Museum jobs are available in conservation, education, photography, exhibition design, merchandising, curatorial, and other museum occupations. You’ll also develop professional skills, visit conservation labs, explore the galleries, and assist an expert in one of the Museum’s departments. https://metmuseum.wufoo.com
The NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene presents a Creating Wellness Health Fair. The Fair will provide workshops, health screenings, and resources tables for mental health consumers in New York City. This Wellness Fair will take place on Tuesday, June 25 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Harlem YMCA, located at 180 West 135th Street New York, NY 10030.
For more information contact Sharon Niederman at 347-396-7194 or email her at: firstname.lastname@example.org
CherryKids’ free Summer Enrichment Program for ages 5-12, July 8 thru August 23, from 9 am – 6 pm. Breakfast, lunch and a snack will be provided along with field trips, community enrichment, and fun filled events.
For more information on how to register, contact Cherry Baldwin at 888-746-7740/804-614-6554 www.cherrykidsinc.com
Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott announced that the annual summer meals program begins June 28 and runs to August 31. Free breakfast and lunch are available to youth under the age of 18 and younger, regardless of New York City residency.
Breakfast is served from 8:00 am. to 9:15 am and lunch is served from 11:00 am to 1:15 pm. Visit nyc.gov/school for more information about this program and how to find meal locations.