Opportunities for Students



2. MedDocs: The fall session will run Thursdays 4:00-5:30 from September 28th to November 16 at Mount Sinai Hospital, and the curriculum will focus on the cardiovascular system. High school students will be taught by 2 medical students and will have the opportunity to dissect a sheep's heart, see a human heart, and attend cardiology simulator sessions!

DEADLINE: Friday, September 15 at 11:59pm.



3. First Generation Scholars’ (FGS) Fall Mentorship Program: The purpose of the program is to provide high school students with mentorship and assistance with their personal statements and college applications over a 9-week period. At the end of the program, students will submit their essays to the FGS leadership, and the best essays will win $$$. The Fall mentorship program is run by PhD and medical students, and it will begin September 28th and end November 15th.

DEADLINE: Friday, September 22 at 11:59pm.


  4. BioBus: is looking for paid high school interns for the spring and summer semester! Interns will receive training/mentorship by professional scientists, while developing their own independent projects and using research-grade microscopes. They will also gain experience by serving as teaching assistants. Modest stipend included.

Interested in applying? Go to

● Serve as a teaching assistant for younger students

● Be an enthusiastic leader and mentor

● Conduct research in our community laboratory under the guidance of a BioBus scientist

● Present your research findings to BioBus scientists


● Current high school student (any grade)

● Have a genuine interest in scientific discovery

● Interest in working with younger children and cultivating scientific curiosity

● Prior completion of introductory biology courses is a plus

● Leadership experience is a plus


5. Research Mentoring Program (SRMP) The Brown Scholars Program: Three-year program in computer programming and science for high school girls. The program has three components:

  1. 120 hours of coursework across 3 classes: Intro to Programming, Intro to Databases, Intro to Data Visualization
    1. The coursework is offered in an after-school format: two afternoons a week, 4:30-6:30 pm, October - June OR in a summer format: 5 days a week, 10 am - 4 pm for 6 weeks (July - August)

      Girls who successfully complete the 120 hours of coursework are eligible for the second component:

  2. a 9-month paid internship in either computational research or applied computer programming within a division at AMNH.
    1. Interns will work on a team of 2-3 Brown Scholars under the mentorship of a post-bacc Helen Fellow.
    2. Internships run two afternoons a week, 4:30 - 6:30 pm, September - May and culminate with presentations in the Spring.

      Girls who successfully complete the internship are eligible for the third component: 

  3. College and career colloquium:  a series of field trips and workshops focused on the varied academic and professional opportunities in the world of computer science.
    1. Field trips and workshops will be held twice a month on Friday afternoons, September - May. 

There are TWO parts to the application. Both need to be completed.

All questions should go to Mark Weckel at

Learn more and apply here:



6. STEM Programs this Summer: Pre-K through grade 12 students can apply now to attend exciting science and STEM programs being offered this summer at the NYC Department of Education’s Environmental Study Center and NYC Center for Space Science Education, the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Museum of the City of New York, New York Aquarium, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Botanical Garden, Queens County Farm Museum, Queens Zoo, Staten Island Museum, Staten Island Zoo, and SUNY Old Westbury. Programs feature 1-week camps, high school internships, and a 4-week college credit bearing course.

Application deadline is Friday, April 6. Preference is given to students who attend Title I schools. High school programs require applicants to submit a Teacher Letter of Support, which is due on Monday, April 3.

Click here for more information and here to apply. Don’t miss out, apply now!

Application link:

7. NYU Summer research program:


8. The Sadie Nash Leadership Project: is an incredible organization that focuses on promoting leadership and activism among young women grades 9-12. Sisterhood Academy focuses on self-exploration, fostering confidence, developing leadership skills, and building community. Using their own lives and experiences as a springboard, young women examine their identities, explore their families and communities, and critically discuss issues facing young women today. There is special attention paid to socialization, political structures, and youth-led activism. Throughout the course, youth will engage themes including, but not limited to: identity, healthy relationships, physical and emotional wellness, and social and economic justice. Sisterhood Academy incorporates and encourages small group work, discussion, interactive activities, writing, and multimedia presentations. The curriculum content and activities are adapted to the needs and desires of the young women. The group culminates in a final project designed and led by the young women to be presented at their school, community group or organization.  

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the above proposal, please contact Taja Lindley, Partnership Coordinator, at 212.391.8664 or


9.  American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) Science Research Mentoring Program (SRMP): An opportunity to conduct one year of research under the mentorship of an AMNH scientist. Please carefully read the following guidelines and requirements before applying to SRMP.

Check out our student website This website is for primarily for students already in SRMP. However, click on Projects to see what type of research our students conduct.

For course and track information, see:

If you have further questions, please contact Mark Weckel, SRMP Manager ( 

10. Sixt rent a car: has an annual nationwide scholarship for high school seniors. Five students will be awarded $5,000 towards their study at any 2 or 4 year course at an accredited university.

To learn more about our scholarship please check out: 

11. From the adult coding school - The New York Code and Design Academy. The adult coding school is offering qualified high school seniors tuition-free intensive training. More information on this can be found here.

We would love to come speak to high school students about this opportunity, and open up a conversation around how Generation Code can ignite this interest through our web development and other CS programs.