Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)

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Leggo My LEGO

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On March 9, in partnership with FIRST LEGO League, the Leggo My LEGO competition introduced robotics to approximately 250 fourth to eighth graders from 25 different DYCD-funded program sites. To see more images of the day, go to our Facebook page.

Girls Rise Up

Spend three weeks falling in love with code and dance—and the magic that happens when you bring the two together. Over the course of the program, girls will be introduced to software and electrical engineering principles, as well as choreography fundamentals. They will learn to write code, construct circuits, and create movement. By the end of the three weeks they will have a tech project they imagined and brought to life, and a dance routine that incorporates it. This is an opportunity to collaborate with inspiring instructors, build community, and let creativity flow. Scholarships for tuition assistance are available for those who require financial support in order to participate. Refer to the application for more information.


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Ascend Summer 2019 Internship
Ascend Learning’s Summer of Impact (SOI) is an immersive and rigorous ten-week summer experience that gives college students the chance to actualize their passions for social impact by supporting the vision, missions, and operations of an urban public charter network in Central Brooklyn. This is a full-time, paid internship opportunity with 12 internship positions available in the following departments: curriculum, talent, data, operations, technology, external affairs and supporting our Summer teaching fellowship.


Internships at New York Public Radio
WNYC 93.9 FM and AM 820 are New York’s flagship public radio stations, broadcasting the finest programs from NPR, American Public Media, Public Radio International and the BBC World Service, as well as a wide range of award-winning local programming. Interns at NYPR are given a robust internship program with hands-on responsibilities. The goal of their internship program is to provide interns with a substantive, meaningful work experience so that each intern concludes the internship period with demonstrable skills in his/her area of interest, plus knowledge of public radio, in general.

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Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment Summer Internship
Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment (BSE) Global’s Summer Internship Program provides an excellent learning environment for students seeking an educational opportunity within the sports and entertainment industry.

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J.Crew Summer Internship 2019
The J.Crew internship program is among the most selective in the industry. If chosen, new associates can expect to be launched into a career, not a summer-long lesson in coffee ordering and document filing. If you’re a rising senior interested in starting the path to an amazing career, J. Crew’s summer internship program offers hands-on experience working in a corporate retail environment. You’ll be part of an exciting community and enjoy unique exposure to business leaders.

Family Health


SIHOPE.ORG was developed by Staten Islanders, for Staten Islanders.The website and public awareness campaign serve as a one-stop-shop for those battling addiction, those with a loved one who is struggling, or those who simply want to get involved in helping end this terrible crisis. If you or a loved one needs help and reside in Staten Island, please visit their website to learn more about non-profit organizations that can help.

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CASES offers a range of programs to help youth and adults newly released from jail or prison to successfully navigate the challenges of reentry, access opportunities to improve their lives (including through proven protective factors like education and housing), and avoid recidivism.

Education Programs 📖

Young Adult Borough Centers

Young Adult Borough Centers (YABCs) are programs designed to meet the educational needs of high school students who are behind in credit or have adult responsibilities that make it hard to attend school during the day. Students attend YABCs part-time in the afternoon or evening to earn a high school diploma. To enroll, please visit their website to find eligibility information.

Literacy Zones

Literacy Zones Offices are drop-in centers that can help families cope with the challenge of assimilating into a new culture and learning a new language. Staff in these centers can connect you to classes and resources that help with housing, legal, medical, employment and other needs. To find a zone in your borough, please visit their website.

NYC Web Development Fellowship

The Tech Talent Pipeline is excited to launch the NYC Web Development Fellowship at Fullstack Academy. Offered free of cost to eligible applicants, the NYC Web Development Fellowship program will prepare New Yorkers to launch a new career as a front end, backend or full stack web developer.


Fresh Air Summer Camp

Each year, thousands of children from New York City’s low-income communities enjoy outdoor summer experiences through visits with volunteer host families along the East Coast and Southern Canada and at The Fund’s five overnight camps in Fishkill, NY. Fresh Air children also participate in year-round leadership and educational programs. Visit their website to learn more about free, safe, and fun summer sleepaway programs.

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