Partnership for After School Education


March 15, 2019

Sound Thinking NYC 2019 Summer Intensive

Sound Thinking NYC (STNYC) is a free program offered by the CUNY Creative Arts Team (CAT) and the Mayor's Office for Media and Entertainment (MOME), in partnership with NY Is Music, a coalition of music industry leaders. The STNYC Summer Intensive is a three-week long program that especially opens doors for young women in high school to explore careers in the music industry. Addressing gender equity in the music industry is a core part of this summer program that includes hands-on activities in music production and workshops that develop leadership skills. All students who are interested in supporting gender equity in music are encouraged to apply. The program is open to current 10th and 11th grade students who will be entering 11th or 12th grade in fall 2019. Application deadline is April 15, 2019. Apply online.

March 15, 2019

Project Reach Anti-Discrimination Internship for Youth

Project Reach's 10-week, anti-discrimination internship begins on March 25, 2019. Recommended for young people, ages 14 - 21, interested in social justice, the 20-hour interactive training and internship is designed to train young people to identify, examine, and understand discrimination - personal, institutional, systemic, and global - and develop interventions which proactively challenge bias, bullying, and discrimination in their school and communities. Apply online. Download flyer for more information.

March 15, 2019

Paid Civic Engagement & Leadership Program

Coro is recruiting for their Participatory Budgeting Youth Fellowship (PBYF) July 2019-May 2020 program. PBYF builds the leadership skills of young New Yorkers who are committed to lifting up youth voices and leading change. This paid program offers 11th and 12th grade high school students intensive leadership training, hands-on work experience, and ongoing support to promote greater youth involvement in New York City’s Participatory Budgeting (PB) process. Youth Fellows serve as ambassadors and advocates, working to promote PB and engage other youth and underrepresented groups throughout the process. Applications for the program are online and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Questions? Contact Samantha Lilienfeld, samantha@coro.nyc.

March 01, 2019

Cooper Union's Summer STEM Intensive

Cooper Union's Summer STEM Program is a six-week, July - August 2019, intensive that immerses current high school sophomores and juniors in hands-on engineering design and problem-solving. Faculty and teaching assistants from the departments of civil, chemical, electrical, and mechanical engineering provide students with foundational knowledge and expert guidance to address real-world problems in their respective disciplines of expertise. Students also attend workshops on college and career planning and presentation and writing skills. Early decision applications are due March 8, 2019. After that date, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. There is a fee to apply and attend. Financial aid available.

March 01, 2019

Apply for the BCAPteen Mini-Internship

The Brooklyn Public Library's BCAPteen is a two-week, summer, mini-internship, for teens ages 14 - 17, blending digital media and communications, personal and professional skills, and the creative arts through the lens of photojournalism. BCAPteens will learn about photography, complete visual storytelling assignments, develop an independent project, and create an online portfolio. Participants document the BCAP Summer Camp program in action. Independent projects are on a subject of the artist’s choice, and work from this project will be shared at a pop-up exhibition. BCAPteen interns earn a stipend and volunteer hours, while building skills, expressing their creative interests, and having fun. Download a packet for more information. Applications due March 15, 2019.

March 01, 2019

In My Own Words: Free Spring Break Arts Intensive for Young Women in the Bronx

In My Own Words is a free, six-day intensive arts workshop offered by New Settlement’s Program for Girls & Young Women in the South Bronx, incorporating music, spoken word poetry, theater and film-making for young women, ages 13 - 18. The program meets April 22 – April 27, 2019, includes a two-night retreat in Carmel, NY, and culminates in a live performance and screening on April 27, 2019 in the Bronx. Apply today to participate in a creative and meaningful Spring Break adventure. Application deadline is March 22, 2019. Contact Joy Leonard, Director, Program for Girls & Young Women at (718) 716-8000 x 119 or j.leonard@newsettlement.org for more information.

February 15, 2019

CAT Youth Theatre Production: BLOOD - Special Invitation for Youth Groups

Join the CAT Youth Theatre for their upcoming production of BLOOD. The production was created through playbuilding, which gives young artists the opportunity to hear their "own voice echo off the walls” and make new meanings from the material of their lives. Tickets can be reserved by contacting Maureen Donohue, Youth Theatre Program Manager, at (212) 652-2828 or maureen.donohue@cuny.edu. A special performance on February 26, 2019 at 5:00 pm will be held for high school groups only. Limited tickets available for this performance at a "pay what you can" rate. Group tickets available for several dates.

February 15, 2019

Zone 126 Annual Youth Summit: We Count!

Zone 126 is hosting a Youth Summit on March 9, 2019 at Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens. Students in grades 8 - 12 are invited to take part in a day filled with workshops that include topics such as: Channeling Your Voice; Managing Your Money; Mindfulness & Stress Management; Transitioning Successfully from Middle School to High School; and much more. All students who participate will receive a goody bag upon entry to the event, round trip metro card, hot breakfast and lunch, raffle prizes for each workshop attended, and grand raffle prize at the end of each event. Download flyer to learn more.

January 31, 2019

Storymakers Symposium for Writers and Illustrators ages 18-24

Brooklyn Public Library's second annual Storymakers Symposium is a free professional development event for aspiring picture book creators ages 18 - 24 representing diverse voices, taking place on March 2, 2019 from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm. The day will include panels, workshops, and networking sessions with artists and industry leaders, plus a special opportunity to apply for a one-on-one portfolio or manuscript review and an exhibition at Central Library. Lunch provided. Application for portfolio review due February 15, 2019.

January 31, 2019

Latino College Expo & Leadership Summit 2019

The 29th Annual Latino College Expo & Leadership Summit takes place March 16, 2019 at the Kimmel Center of New York University. The event brings together over 75 public and private colleges, universities, and community based organizations and offers seminar sessions for students, parents, guardians, and counselors. The Leadership Summit runs from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, followed by the College Fair until 3:00 pm. Register to attend.