Special Opportunities

Solve a Real-World Pandemic by Analyzing, Researching, and Writing

The next generation of leaders is ready and eager to solve global challenges, and Pandemics and Public Health is here to help!

This week, students will have the opportunity to develop their critical thinking, research, and collaboration skills by participating in engaging, gamified simulations about critical issues in public health, either alone or with a group.

Knovva’s simulations include all the materials students may need. All they need to bring is their brain, energy, and curiosity!
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Join the Youth Summit at the 2020 Points of Light Conference Online Experience

While the Youth Summit has shifted to a digital experience, the core objective has stayed the same: preparing youth leaders of today to be the civic leaders we need tomorrow. The online experience will be led by the Points of Light Youth Council and will include online workshops and a live chat to help youth understand various ways they can support their communities.

The experience will also include Positive Impact Pitch contest. Youth Summit participants will have the opportunity to apply for a chance of funding up to $1,000 to implement a plan to positively impacts their community. To participate, register for the 2020 Points of Light Conference Online Experience.

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High School Summer STEM Enrichment Programs

This summer, STEM is taking over the city! STEM Matters NYC offers several programs to current high school students. For those entering grades 10 and 11 in September, the 5-week STEM Academy is offered at schools throughout the city. For those entering grades 10 to 12 in September, courses and internships are offered at museums and experiential learning centers around the city. All participants receive a daily metro card.

Have fun, new experiences this summer! Don’t miss out, spots are limited and the application deadline is Friday, April 10. Preference is given to students who attend Title I schools.Download our flyer, learn more, and apply now. For questions, contact STEMMattersNYC@schools.nyc.gov.
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