Student Opportunities

Learn about programs, events, internships, scholarships, and much more for students your age. Find out how to get opportunities on the student opportunities page.

Middle and High Schools

DNA Learning Center NYC Summer Camps

Deadline: Ongoing
Event: June 28-September 3, 2021
Contact: dnalc-camps@cshl.edu / 516-367-5170
Are you ready for hands-on science again? Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s DNA Learning Center (DNALC) is excited to announce the opening of DNALC NYC in collaboration with the City University of New York (CUNY). Students entering grades 6–12 in the fall are invited to be among the very first to attend weeklong summer camps at DNALC NYC either in person at New York City College of Technology (City Tech) in Brooklyn or virtually using a materials kit that is sent home. Scholarships are available. Visit the DNALC NYC website, click on the camp you are interested in to learn more and enroll today. 

High Schools

YVote Summer 2020 Change-Maker Institute 

Deadline: Ongoing 
Dates: July 13-Aug 17, 2021 
ContactSanda Balaban/ 917-543-8350 
Are you interested in helping transform the political landscape? 2021 is an epic municipal election year in which we'll be electing a new Mayor, Comptroller, Public Advocate, four out of five Borough Presidents, two borough District Attorneys, and 25 City Council Members. In other words, we have an unprecedented opportunity to help create the New York City we want to live in. Apply to join YVote  to be on the front lines of a youth social movement organized around creating change and holding elected officials accountable around issues you care about such as criminal justice, climate, gender and LGBTQIA, healthcare and mental health, immigration, and racial justice. The program meets on Tuesday evenings and participants can earn a $150 stipend for full participation. Learn more on the YVote website and apply today.

Join us for a Virtual Life Skills Workshop on Well-being and Mindfulness

Deadline: May 5, 2021
Date: May 6, 2021
Contact: Bethsaida Olds 
You are invited to join the Believe and Inspire virtual Well-being and Mindfulness workshop. Practicing mindfulness projects our focus inward to allow us to respond compassionately and authentically to our environment and when we respond in this way, we give others permission to do the same. There is nothing more powerful than mindful living for stress management and overall well-being. This free workshop takes place from 4:00-5:00pm and will be conducted online via Zoom. Learn more about the Well-being and Mindfulness workshop and apply on the website.  

Join us for a Virtual Life Skills Workshop on Communication and How to Build Your Confidence

Deadline: May 19, 2021
Date: May 20, 2021
Contact: Bethsaida Olds  
Would you like to work on your communication skills and learn how to build your confidence at the same time? Then join Believe and Inspire for the How to Communicate and Build Confidence workshop. The goals of this workshop are to increase confidence and improve communication skills as they relate to school, life, and mental health. This free workshop will take place 4:00-5:00pm and will be conducted online via Zoom. Learn more about the How to Communicate and Build Confidence workshop and apply on the website.

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