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Student Camps, Internships, Service & Job Opportunities


Paid and Unpaid Internships are a great way to learn about different careers, as well as get experience that you can include on your resume and college applications. 


Service - Volunteer work presents a great opportunity for SJP students to prepare for the future, as well as to improve their community. In addition to boosting socializing skills and awareness of local organizations and social issues,  students who volunteer often may have an advantage over their peers when headed off to college.




Free Programs for Students




The Summer 2019 Session of High School to Art School is accepting applications! Apply byFriday, June 1 at midnight.

About High School to Art School


Our program provides free portfolio development & visual art skills training, helping you get into a great art college--with a scholarship!

Our upcoming Summer Session is geared towards rising Juniors & Seniors. See dates and details below.



Do you love technology and your library? Want to make a difference in your community? Looking to build your resume and gain valuable work and leadership experience? Apply to BPL's T4 program!


St. John's University High School Scholar's Program 

St. John's University Vincentian Leadership Service Program: Summer 2019 - Space is limited


Choose one week:

  • Sunday, July 7 -  Saturday, July 13
  • Sunday, July 21 - Saturday, July 27
  • Sunday, August 4 - Saturday, August 10



The Pace University Summer Scholars Institute is an intensive two-week learning and living program designed for rising (High School) Juniors and Seniors eager to experience first hand what college is all about. Located on our newly renovated New York City campus situated just steps away from Wall Street, Little Italy, Chinatown, and the Brooklyn Bridge, the Institute offers a rigorous and challenging program of study for students in five possible fields of study (“tracks”) at a surprisingly affordable tuition.

Metropolitan Museum of Art:  This exciting program offers paid opportunities for students who will be rising juniors or rising seniors during the summer of the internship. It allows students to connect with arts, museum, and creative professionals as they develop professional skills, network, and gain work experience. 


Welcome to Camp Neuro! Applications Open in early February for Camp Neuro and Camp Cardiac, both run by local medical students in over 30 cities nationwide. These two programs serve as an ideal introduction for any high school student interested in exploring a career in medicine or psychology.

Neuroscience Program at Rockefeller University

The Summer Neuroscience Program (SNP) at The Rockefeller University is a two-week course aimed at introducing talented and enthusiastic high school students to the brain. Led by graduate students, the program takes a look at the most current research in neuroscience in an effort to understand how our brain works and how it relates to our daily life. 

Apply to the SHAPE Program! Columbia's Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science Summer High School Academic Program for Engineers (SHAPE) is a selective summer program for rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors geared toward local students who have demonstrated an interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Should you have questions, please contact us at

Application InformationScholarship Information


 GIRLS WHO CODE SUMMER IMMERSION PROGRAM (SIP) - This free 7-week SIP application is available beginning mid-January. Sign up to be on the mailing list to get an early notification.


The Columbia University Science Honors Program - Grades 9-11 may apply. 


Brown Scholars Program for Young Women

The Brown Scholars program is a 2+ year intensive focused on the intersection of computer science and science for high school girls. It is tuition-free thanks to a generous grant from the Helen Gurley Brown Revocable Trust. 


Saltz Internship Program: Application What would it be like to dissect a telescope? How do snakes see in the dark? Which creatures in the ocean provide over 50% of the oxygen that we breathe? Have you ever held a creature that could kill 30 people? Come explore these topics and more at interactive carts in the Museum’s most popular Halls. Very competitive program and opens the door for many other programs!


Cyber Math Academy will be held at Harvard or Stanford University. 

 See Application

  • Attend guest lectures by researchers at these top institutions.
  • Join campus tours and admission sessions.
  • Get a taste of most recent cutting edge scientific research.



Artslife, our paid summer internship. This is a 7-week high school internship that takes place during the summer from July to August.  


ALLSTAR CODE is a summer intensive 6-week computer science coding program that provides young men of color with the skills, network, and mindset they need to be coders, makers, and entrepreneurs. 


RECESS I and II Internship Programs take place over Winter and Spring breaks. RECESS offers students an intensive look into how museums work, crafting a tour narrative, and special behind the scenes access. It’s especially helpful for high school juniors and seniors. 


NYC Dept of Design and Construction - During the summer of 2019 the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC), in partnership with the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (NYC DYCD), will offer a paid summer internship for forty (40) talented NYC high school students to work full-time in house at the New York City Department of Design and Construction.


The 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. 


Museum of Natural History:  Are you interested in the sciences? There are courses in anthropology, astrophysics, earth science, genetics, biodiversity, and more. Each course makes use of the Museum's unique resources through hall visits, lab and collections tours, talks and lectures by scientists, and hands-on activities. 

Each session is five weeks long, and courses meet once or twice a week from 4:30 - 6:30 PM. Students may attend only one course per session. These courses are free of charge!


Museum Finance Academy (First Come, First Serve) - MFA 

has an 8-week financial education course offered to 11th and 12th graders free of charge. In the Museum Finance Academy (MFA), students will be taught the basics of personal finance, including how to aspire to financial independence, develop an appreciation for savings, make financial goals and learn to avoid scams. Upon successful completion of the course, all students will receive a certificate. The top student(s) of the semester will be awarded a partial college scholarship.

Students must register and are admitted on a first come, first served basis. Application


NASATexas Space Grant Consortium, and The University of Texas at Austin Center for Space Research Summer Intern Program is a nationally competitive STEM program for high school students. The program provides selected students with exposure to Earth and space research. Interns will learn how to interpret NASA satellite data while working with scientists and engineers in their chosen area of work.


Ladders for Leaders Application   

Ladders for Leaders is a nationally recognized program that offers high school and college students the opportunity to participate in paid professional summer internships with leading corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies in New York City.

Continuing Internships:  

American Museum of Natural History

Brooklyn Museum

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Saturday Academy at the Museum of the City of New York

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Futures and Options in Business


Homework Helpers at Variety Boy's and Girl's Club

Grades 1-4, between 3:30-4:30pm:  Monday- Friday

21-12 30th Road

LIC, NY 11102

Contact Ms. Prager in 201S