Thursday, October 6, 2011

Internship Announcement

ONE WEEK and one day left to sign up for an internship! 

Friday, October 14 is the deadline to enroll in an internship. On that day, you must bring the Enrollment Verification Form AND the Learning Contract to Girelle in Room 314. If you applied to a program and did not receive a response, then submit the Awaiting Response form.

5 questions students asked frequently this week

1. May I sign up for an internship that is not on the list?
Yes but Girelle must approve the program. To have your program approved, email Girelle at

2. The Internship Project is due towards the end of the semester, will you remind us of the deadline?
A reminder will be included in the Weekly Internship Announcement two weeks before the deadline. Students are encouraged to checking our calendar regularly.

3. There aren't any more appointments slots for Internships, what do I do?
New appointment slots will be published weekly on Fridays.

4. I need help with my application, what do I do?
Make an appointment in "College Bound". New appointment slots will be published weekly on Fridays.

5- Do the Wednesday Arts Programs in music, visual art and drama count for internship? 
No. This year, the Wednesday are programs are considered electives. Students who enroll and complete these classes successfully will receive credit.

Female Babysitter Needed - $8.00 per hour

A babysitter is needed to pick a student in elementary school on Wednesdays at 3:10pm, get her a quick snack from corner, take a taxi with the student to Art School in Astoria and wait for the mother to get there at 6:00PM.

If interested, email Girelle ASAP at

Volunteers Needed for Scholarship Fundraiser

Two motivated and energetic volunteers are needed to lead the Marathon Scholarship Fundraiser. Responsibilities include promoting fundraiser in homerooms and other meetings, making copies, collecting envelopes and making posters. Volunteer hours may count towards internship program.

If interested, email Girelle ASAP at

Travel Abroad this Summer 

Global Teens is a international travel and community service program for NYC Teens. Read about it here. Their open house is coming up next week on Wednesday, October 12 from 6:00PM - 8:00PM at Westside YMCA Parkside Lounge - 5 West 63rd Street, 2nd floor in Manhattan.

Questions? Email Girelle at

Upcoming Deadlines

Deadline: October 8, 2011

Desi Girls on Da Rise @ SAYA

Learn about this program at this site. 
If you would like to join, email Girelle at

Deadline: October 11, 2011

Queens World Film Festival 

Learn about this program at this website. To sign-up, email Girelle at ASAP

Spoken Word @ TRCS

SPOKEN WORD Artist Tahani Salah

Learn the art and craft of spoken word with acclaimed artist Tahani Salah. 
Check out Tahani's work in this Youtube video (watch from home). 


Deadline: October 14, 2011

LIC YMCA Youth in Government Program

Read the program's flier here


Deadline: October 15, 2011

Saturday Academy @ 
the NY Historical Society

Check the program's website here

Deadline: October 18, 2011

Global Action Project

Read about this program here (the flier is last year but the program is on).
Email Girelle at


Deadline: October 24, 2011

Korea Society Project Bridge

Learn about this program at this website

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