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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.

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Cyber W.I.S.E. (Welcome to an Innovative Security Experience) Camp at SJU this summer 

The College of Professional Studies at St. John's University is hosting the 2018 GenCyber Summer Camp for high school students: 

The goal of the Cyber WISE camp will be to engage high school students in exploring the exciting field of cybersecurity, sparking them to consider cybersecurity as a field for study at the collegiate level, and ultimately creating a pipeline of a diverse pool of highly qualified students to fill the shortage of professionals to work in this field.  Students will be introduced to cybersecurity best practices as well as the underlying scientific principles that have generated those practices.  Hands-on activities are designed to be both educational and fun for high school students.


The Cyber WISE camp will be held July 16 - 20, 2018 at St. John's University both Queens campus and Staten Island campus. Participants will only attend the camp on one campus. On July 20, 2018, participants will attend the twelfth meeting of the Hackers on Planet Earth (HOPE) conference in New York City.


Who is eligible: High school students

Type: Day Camp

Cost: Free of charge. 

Contact: Dr. Ying Liu (





Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program Applications extended until Tuesday, March 20 - Any questions contact Ms. Hillig in 115S


Central Park Internship (paid) The Central Park Conservancy High School Summer Internship provides 25 high school students with paid full-time positions for 7 weeks in July and August. Participants receive the opportunity to contribute directly to the care and restoration of Central Park. Working side-by-side with Conservancy staff, interns learn about the complexity of managing an iconic and historic urban park that receives over 42 million visits a year.


STEM Matters NYC 2018 Summer Program Application! Application deadline is Friday, April 6, 2018 

Apply now to attend 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, the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Museum of the City of New York, New York Aquarium, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Botanical Garden, Queens County Farm Museum, Queens Zoo, Staten Island Museum, Staten Island Zoo, and SUNY Old Westbury


Ronald Reagan Leadership Academy 

Are you a motivated high school student with the potential to lead others and help your community? If so,  apply for the 2018 Ronald Reagan Student Leadership Program being held this summer on-site at the Ronald Reagan Library. Participants will have the opportunity to cultivate leadership skills, receive mentoring from community leaders, and join our Reagan Family. You may apply here before April 12, 2018: 


Finding Vince 400” film festival and arts competition 

1st Competition, Seeds of Hope- Submit  any creative expression (story, poem, image, sculpture, music, etc.) that inspires direct service to the poor. Jury-selected artists will be invited to the festival and awarded a trip to Castel

Gandolfo, Italy, from October 18-21, 2018. HOW TO SUBMIT ART: Please upload Video, Image or Document that best showcases your artwork. Due by 5/28/18, submit through EMAI L at or at


Faith & Service:  Explore theology, experience NYC, and grow in faith and leadership! Faith and Service in the City, a week-long residential program at SJU’s Queens campus, is an exciting and unique program for high school sophomores and juniors. The program focuses on Social Teaching and social justice action through an exploration of theology and participation in activities throughout New York City.The application deadline is April 15, 2018, but applications will continue to be accepted if space permits.


Ladders For Leaders ~ Paid Internships ~ First Come First Serve 

Applications for Camp Neuro and Camp Cardiac began February 15. This is an ideal program for any student interested in exploring a career in medicine or psychology.

Pathways to Science  Search 200+ opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for high school students!


Teen Summer Camps ~ NYU

Museum of Natural History ~ The Saltz Internship 

Check this out - Click on A+ Museum Apprenticeship Program

Graphic Design and 3-D Animation/Game Design:



Whitney Museum - Youth Insights Introductions is a free summer program for high school students who are English Language Learners. The program welcomes teens to the Whitney to explore, discover, and discuss American art, and to create original works of art and writing. Free MetroCards and all supplies provided to grades 10-12 who self-identify as English Language Learners. Applications are due on Friday, April 6, 2018 at 11:59 pm.



Museum Finance Academy has an 8 week financial education course offered to 11th and 12th graders. The program is free of charge. Application


Whitney Museum

Youth Insights Artists programs bring teens together with contemporary artists, providing opportunities to work collaboratively, discuss art critically, and think creatively. YI Artists make art inspired by this exchange.  Applications for the fall 2018 semester of YI Artists will be available in July 2018.


Changing Faces of Pharmacy at SJU in September - Student Enrichment Program"