NYC Ladders for Leaders offers high school and college students paid summer internships at leading companies, non-profits, and government agencies. The program also offers help with:

  • resumes
  • cover letters
  • interviewing
  • workplace readiness
  • career and college exploration

After the program, students can be part of the alumni network and attend networking events.


  • Program type: Internship program
  • Cost: Free
  • Who: You may be eligible if you:
    • Are 16 – 22 years old
    • Are enrolled in high school or college
    • Have a grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00 or higher
    • Have working papers, if you’re under 18
  • When: Days and times vary based on your employer
  • Where: Locations throughout NYC
  • Website:

How to Apply

Fill out the online application by March 1.