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Paid Summer Internship for Rising Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors

posted Feb 20, 2013, 12:42 PM by Maria Clausen   [ updated Feb 20, 2013, 12:42 PM ]

Otherwise known as an amazing opportunity that you should absolutely apply for, something to put on your resume and a great way to spend your summer!!

The 2013 Teen Career Connection Applications are now available! Teen Career Connection is a paid summer internship program which provides opportunities for high school students to gain invaluable experience the professional world. The chosen participants partake in an 8-week internship where they are placed in fields related to their career interests.

In addition to gaining experience, you will be given: 

  1. $1,250 - told you it was paid! 
  2. $300 to purchase professional clothing
  3. 2 monthly unlimited metrocards

 In order to qualify for the program you must

·         be available for the entire program - June 28th through August 23rd and September 9th

·         be a sophomore, junior, or senior in high school for the 2013-2014 school year.

·         Live within the 5 boroughs


This year, 50 teens will be selected. The program is highly competitive so please make sure to FOLLOW ALL DIRECTIONS ON THE WEBSITE when applying. 

Need help with the application? Ask your AM Forum teacher for guidance. 

The applications at TCC Website under the apply tab. Please make sure to download the pdf before completing the online application. The applications must be completed in one setting. You cannot save and return to complete the application so please review the questions and prepare your answers before applying. If you have any questions regarding the program, feel free to contact Dominique Atkinson, teen advisor at datkinson@ymcanyc.org or at 212-912-2665.


  • For more information we will be hosting 2 information sessions regarding the program on March 1st from 6-8PM and March 21st 6-8PM at the

West Side YMCA – 5 West 63rd Street New York, NY 10023

  • The application closes on April 5th


Please visit their website