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2023-2024 Work-Based Learning Opportunities

Maker Work-Based Learning Opportunities
 
The programs in the section below are run through Maker in collaboration with our partners and will be updated weekly. 
 
Please reach out to [email protected] with questions about any Maker programs.
 
 
 
Gotham Park Web Development Internship
 
Use this form to apply for a PAID web development internship with Gotham Park starting in March 2024 and going through the end of the school year. Intern will be paid $15/hour for their work with the park. OPEN TO 10th, 11th and 12th graders ONLY
 
Applications will close on February 25th, 2024 and we will interview candidates when we return from February break. 
 
The Gotham Park intern will have mandatory meetings with staff from the organization every Wednesday from 1:45 - 3:00 pm and will be allocated other independent work hours throughout the week to finish projects.
 
Job responsibilities include:
 
  • adding one or more pages with photos/recaps of our events and programming activities
  • adding and updating a calendar of programming events
  • adding a page with descriptions and photos of various educational-based programs happening in collaboration with various schools and universities
  • Bonus! If you know HTML, intern can help with building a more interactive site.
  • This job would also include some mild photo editing like adding text with photo credit to photographers / reducing file size / cropping.
  • Eventually we may research other web platforms that provide better flexibility for our website
 
 
 
 
Spring 2024 BenLabs Professional Opportunity Day - March 14th
 
You will participate in a workshop on creative writing and gaming at BenLabs and receive 4 hours towards your CTE credential. If you attended the BenLabs trip in the fall you CANNOT sign up again. All grades, especially 9th and 10th grade, encouraged to attend this trip to prepare for future internships.
 
About BenLabs:
 
Through technology and innovation—machine learning and AI-driven insights—BENlabs (formerly BEN Group) empowers brands and creators with the means to reach advertising-wary consumers in authentic ways, in the right place, at the right time.
 
Our global roster of Fortune 500 brands includes Microsoft, General Motors, Frito-Lay, Bloomingdales, Reckitt Benckiser and more. We work with these brands to create unskippable content that drives engagement and sales.
 
Sign up using this form.
 
 
 
Arcadis Architecture and Engineering Job Shadow
 
Use this form to sign up for the Arcadis Job Shadow field trip on March 26th
 
Arcadis is an engineering and architecture firm that has worked on projects including the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, hospitals, airports, and more. 
 
"Our 36,000 architects, data analysts, designers, engineers, project planners, water management and sustainability experts help create and manage places where people can live, work, and thrive. We work across every phase of asset creation and management for projects all around the world."
 
You will receive 4 hours towards your CTE credential and this is an opportunity to put on your resume and your college application. This is an unpaid opportunity because it takes place during school hours. Lunch is included.
We have limited spots so sign up soon!
 
FactSet Job Shadow
 
Use this form to sign up for the FactStet Job Shadow field trip on April 4th
 
Factset is a data analytics company that works with investment firms to provide analysis about financial markets. We will participate in learning activities with different members of their team.
 
You will receive 4 hours towards your CTE credential and this is an opportunity to put on your resume and your college application. This is an unpaid opportunity because it takes place during school hours. Lunch is included.
We have limited spots so sign up soon!
 
Spring 2024 High School Heroes
 
High School Heroes will go to an elementary school for 1 day to teach lessons to K-5 students. HS Heroes attend 3 mandatory training sessions to prepare. This is an excellent opportunity for students in all grades. 
 
Apply using this link! Due February 28th. 
 
There are 35 spots for this program.
 
Other Opportunities 
 
The programs below were shared with us by organizations in our network, but we do not run the application process. Reach out directly to them via the purple buttons below each opportunity if you have questions.
2024 NYC Game Jam
 
This special after-school Game Jam will take place on March 15th at 5th Ave Microsoft Experience Center in Manhattan. Students will not only collaborate with others and rapid prototype their very own game for change for the chance to win prizes - they will also dive deeper and learn about the Stronger and Greener Communities theme with experts from EcoRise.
 
More Details

This game jam is FREE to attend
 
Any student in grades 5-12 can come
 
Food, beverages, and technology will all be provided
 
Expect cool merch and prizes
 
 
Industry Scholars Program
 
ISP helps students become stronger college and job candidates.
Work in a paid internship opportunity at a company in the students’ academic field of study, with the NYS minimum hourly wage of $15 per hour.
Gain exposure to careers and strengthen your professional network in these fields. Develop technical and employable skills for career success! 
 
 
Note: You can only apply for the program that corresponds to your CTE track at Maker. If you are in the Digital Media pathway, you will participate in the Media + Design program with ISP. If you are in the Computer Science pathway at Maker, you will participate in the Information Technology program with ISP. Do not apply for other industries.