Category: Beyond the Classroom

Dedicate Spring Break to Science

NYC’s K–8 students can apply for exciting science and STEM programs taking place during Spring Recess (April 2–6). Apply by February 27, 2018!

Allied and Proud🌈

The DOE recently held its first-ever Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) Summit for City students. Check out our photos from this LGBTQ-themed event!

NYC’s Zoos Need YOU

Are you 14–26 years old and want to work in NYC’s zoos and aquarium? Register today for the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Youth J.I.V.E. event on February 10!


Remember: all library fines charged to City kids and teens before October 19, 2017, have been automatically cleared!

We Have Liftoff

The DOE’s Space Center is one of NYC’s most exciting learning spaces for students in grades K–12. See how this facility takes STEM learning to new heights.

Time to Build Your Leadership Skills

NYC public high school students in grades 10–12 can join the DOE’s Service in Schools Leadership Institute during Spring Recess. Apply by February 15!

Become an Animal Care Intern This Spring Break

This Spring Recess (March 30–April 6, 2018), NYC high school students in grades 10–12 can become animal care interns at the Genovesi Environmental Study Center. Apply by February 9!

Time to Show the Write Stuff

NYC high school students, aged 15 – 20, can apply for a spring 2018 internship at YCteen magazine!

The Blueprint for a Summer Internship

The NYC Department of Design and Construction is looking for 30 talented NYC high school students for its six-week High School Summer Internship Program later this year.

Need Ideas for Winter Break?

Staying in New York City for Winter Break (Dec. 25 – Jan. 2)? Consider taking your family to some of the City’s many holiday-themed events and festivities that are taking place this year!