On average, the Basta Fellowship is a 4-6 month commitment- consisting of two phases: an 11 week career readiness intensive followed by weekly career coaching for up to a year until you secure your first job. The Basta Fellowship is a free program for first-generation college students and recent graduates to land their first jobs. A full-time position with benefits and a competitive salary is within reach.
Summer 2024 Programs
Be 14 to 21 years of age;
- Enrolled in and attending a New York City Public School (NYCPS);
Have a current Individualized Education Program (IEP) or 504 Plan;
Reside in one of the five boroughs of New York City (The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan,
Queens, or Staten Island); and
Be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Important note: Do not indicate that you have a disability and an IEP if you do not. Only applicants with an IEP or 504 Plan are eligible to be considered for placement with NYC DOE-TCAC.
Educators, students and parents are invited to join us Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at 6 pm ET for a Summer STEM Information Session- Register Now.
The Summer STEM 2024 classes are: (Click on class name to learn more)
Intro to Engineering (9th graders, 3 weeks, in person)
Sustainable Futures (10th and 11th graders, 6 weeks, in person)
Digital Electronics for the Inventor (10th and 11th graders, 6 weeks, inperson)
Design and Drawing for Engineering (10th and 11th graders, 6 weeks, in person)
Linear Algebra for Engineering Research(10th, 11th, and 12th graders, 3 weeks, online)
How can I apply for financial aid?
To apply, complete the financial aid form in the application. The financial aid form is submitted with the application and due on the same date. Preference is given to students from New York City Public Schools.
Who qualifies for financial aid?
Low and moderate income families can apply for financial aid. Students whose family income is 100% of the New York Area Median Income or less can qualify for a full fee waiver. Students whose family income is up to 120% of the 2023 New York Area Median Income or less can qualify for a partial or full fee waiver. For example, a family of four with a household income of $141,300 is eligible for full financial aid, while a income of $169,440 is eligible for partial financial aid. Preference is given to students from New York City Public Schools.
You or your parent's citizenship status does not affect your eligibility for a fee waiver.
Cornell Precollege Summer Program - ONLINE
Choose a three- or six-week course (or combine two for a nine-week program), study with Cornell faculty, and earn up to twelve credits and a Cornell transcript. Courses run between June 3 and August 6.
During the summer, you can select from more than 90 regular undergraduate Cornell courses in Arts and Architecture, Business and Hotel Management, Health and Humanities, International Relations, Psychology, Science and Technology, Sustainability, Veterinary Medicine, and more! More courses will be added in the coming months.
The application deadline is May 5. Limited financial aid is available.
Internship Description: BioBus, Inc. works towards a future in which all people experience the excitement of scientific discovery and have equal opportunity to pursue science careers. We cultivate this vision by creating immersive laboratory environments, such as the BioBus and BioBase, in which scientists join students for hands-on scientific exploration. BioBus, Inc. opens doors to science for minority, female, and low-income students in New York City, giving pre K - grade 12 students the chance to experience the excitement of discovery, to be mentored by research scientists, and to conduct their own science projects. BioBus, Inc. is pleased to announce that we are looking for interns to join our team.
No two days are ever the same! In general, we follow a basic structure of:
Learning about an issue over the course of anywhere between 1/2 to 2 days - we cover many issues! Everything from maternal health, to environmental justice, to incarceration, LGBTQ health, and much more!
Examining the impact of racism and other forms of oppression on shaping the issue we're learning about
Learning about the work of advocates and activists who have fought for change around the issue
Engaging in interactive activities which promote skill-building as well as community and group cohesion
Hearing from guest speakers from across the Mount Sinai Health System, Community Based Organizations, Government Agencies, and Activist Groups about the many ways to affect change
Connecting with your peers through small group discussion and activities
Location: Mount Sinai Hospital (1468 Madison Ave.)
Dates: Each Monday - Thursday from Monday, July 8 - Thursday, August 15
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Applicants must be available to attend all sessions in person, including the final day on which there will be a community presentation and celebration.
Participating youth will receive a stipend of $2,160, provided in two installments (one at the three-week mark on July 25, and one on the final day of programming on August 15).