Summer in the City is now accepting applications for its free, full-day Summer Academy programs!
Students of all ages can enroll in Summer Academy programs and participate in hands-on-STEM activities, enriching reading and math curriculum, and visits to museums, parks, and other cultural sites!
Learn more about Summer in the City and sign up for its exciting Summer Academy programs by visiting schools.nyc.gov/Summer!
The Summer in the City Team
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In Person: talk to your student’s principal or visit a Family Welcome Center in your neighborhood
Saturday, March 31, 2018
9:30 am–5:30 pm
Join other young people from around the city for a free, daylong summit of interactive workshops, performances, discussions, and opportunities that are sure to inspire and ignite your creative power to make an impact on the world! The Youth Creativity Summit is the first in an annual national series of youth-produced events taking place in L.A., NYC, Chicago, and Washington, D.C., with the goal of harnessing creativity and civic engagement. For more information, visit youthcreativitysummit.org. Free and open to ages 14–22. View program details and register before March 23.
High School Students Apply Now for Exciting Science and STEM Programs for Summer!
Students entering grades 10-12 can apply now to participate in exciting science and STEM enrichment programs being offered this summer at the NYC Department of Education’s Genovesi Environmental Study Center and NYC Center for Aerospace and Applied Mathematics. Programs feature a 1-week program, high school internships, and a 4-week college credit bearing course. All participants receive a daily metro card.
Plants and Society: An Introduction to Plants and Their Importance in Society
The NYC Department of Education’s Genovesi Environmental Study Center (GESC), in partnership with SUNY Old Westbury, are offering high school students an opportunity to experience a college-level course and earn four SUNY college credits. Plants and Society: An Introduction to Plants and Their Importance in Society, is a lecture and laboratory course. This course will introduce students to the diversity of form and function in plants, and will emphasize sustainability and plants’ importance in society. Group and individual projects will include the use of light and dissecting microscopes, study of photosynthesis and cellular respiration, cultivation of common vegetables, and exploration of vegetation. Students who successfully pass this course will earn four SUNY college credits. Monday, July 9, 2018 to Thursday, August 2, 2018
Internship Opportunities at the Genovesi Environmental Study Center
The Genovesi Environmental Study Center (GESC) is looking for responsible, motivated, and energetic high school students entering grades 10, 11, and 12 to participate in an exciting internship opportunity. GESC offers a variety of internships including teacher assistants, farmer assistant, or animal care providers. Interns will create and complete a culminating project at the end of the internship. At the conclusion of the internship, students will receive a certificate verifying the number of hours worked and the contributions made to GESC. There are a variety of positions and dates throughout the summer.
Robotics Internship at the NYC Center for Aerospace and Applied Mathematics
The NYC Center for Aerospace and Applied Mathematics (NYCCAAM) is looking for responsible, motivated, and energetic high school students to participate in an exciting internship opportunity. Selected interns will work with elementary and middle school campers using LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robotic kits, and will create and lead a LEGO Mindstorms activity as a culminating project. At the conclusion of the internship, students will receive a certificate verifying the number of hours worked and the contributions made to NYCCAAM. Two sessions available – Monday, July 9, 2018 to Friday, July 20, 2018 and Monday, July 23, 2018 to Friday, August 3, 2018.
Earth Climate Institute at the NYC Center for Aerospace and Applied Mathematics
In NYCCAAM’s week long Earth Climate Institute, high school students explore climate change through the lens of NASA’s Earth Observing System, discovering how remote sensing works, learning how the Earth Observing System satellites collect the data, and using computer programs to investigate the meaning of the data. In addition, students meet with NASA scientists to hear about their current research and learn about careers at NASA. On the final day, students take a simulated mission to the International Space Station where a developing crisis in Earth orbit will be putting all that has been learned by the participants to the test. Monday, July 30, 2018 to Friday, August 3, 2018.
Fifty (50) Transit students will have an opportunity to see Black Panther for free! This screening is exclusively for Brooklyn-based young people and we are just as thrilled as you that we are able to provide this experience to our community.
WHEN: March 5, 2018
Where: BAM Harvey Theater, RIGHT NEXT to BRIC Studios located at: 651 Fulton Street
Please DO NOT GO to the BAM building located on Lafayette. You will be at the wrong theater for this special free screening.
This will be on a first come, first serve basis. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Cisco or Mr. Ramsey.
To Register, click below:
Transit Students! Are you interested in working for the summer? Summer Youth Employment Applications are now available! To apply, please visit the website below for more information:
Apply Here for SYEP
Transit Students will have an opportunity to attend a Sports Career Education Day at Barclay’s Center, hosted by the Brooklyn Nets! If you are interested in working on the business side of a professional organization, you will learn about working in sports from team and NBA executives, attend a career fair and enjoy a Nets home game.
Tickets are $20.00 and include the full event. First come, first serve!
1:00pm to 3:00pm – College Career Fair
3:00pm to 4:30pm – Speaker Series by Brooklyn Nets & NBA Executives
4:30pm to 6:00pm – Break Time
6:30pm – Doors open for the game
7:30pm – Tip Off
The College and Career office will host a trip to Buffalo and Niagara Falls, on the Canada side! The Trip will take place on May 10-12th, 2018. The price of the tour is $388.00 per person (payment arrangements will be accepted). The price includes transportation, hotel accommodations, two dinners at the Hard Rock and Rainforest Cafe’s, entrance fees into Prospect Observation Tower, Short voyage cruise, etc. Please be advised that Government-issued identification is required to enter Canada. The information will be provided for you when you request your permission slip. To register, please click the link below:
Are you or do you know a high school or college student seeking work experience? City Parks Foundation offers engaging internships providing students with the opportunity to further their knowledge while gaining real life experience.
Our mentors work with students throughout their internship to support and encourage their self-confidence and identify the next steps on their paths to a successful future. Current internship opportunities are listed below and more will be added, so check back in the coming weeks.
Seeds to Trees College Internship
Freshmen – Juniors | March – June 2018
Application Deadline: March 15, 2018
Marketing & Partnerships College Internship
Freshmen – Seniors | May – August 2018
Application Deadline: March 17, 2018
Learning Gardens High School Training Program
Freshmen – Juniors | February – June 2018
Application Deadline: Ongoing
Students! Our College and Career office will be providing you with another overnight college tour opportunity to visit Villanova and Temple Universities in Philadelphia, PA. In addition, you will also attend the Penn Relays and see some other tourist attractions! The trip will take place on Friday, April 27-28th.
The cost has been significantly reduced to $60.00, which includes some meals, snacks, drinks and tips. Payment plans are available.