World of Work for Teens 2023
Queens Public Library is offering high school students the chance to participate in the award-winning Work of Work for Teens service-learning program for high school students.
In partnership with Touro University, this six-week interactive online seminar focuses on strengthening the understanding and professional development skills of teens preparing to enter the workforce. Selected students attend an introductory college course facilitated by Touro University faculty and participate in hybrid professional development workshops covering career prep; financial literacy; and college-readiness topics.
Upon completion of the seminar, students receive two (2) college credits from Touro University; and earn 24 community service hours from Queens Public Library.
Applicants must satisfy the following requirements:
- Participants must be rising high school sophomores (entering 10th grade in September 2023) through rising seniors or recently graduated seniors (graduated by June 2023).
- Attend sessions twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday from 3:00pm - 5:00pm. Program runs from July 11th through August 17th.
- Commit to attending 1-2 in-person events including a Touro Unviersity College Tour
- Complete six (6) community service/volunteer hours between July 11th and August 19th with a recongized civic or community based organization
Applications must be submitted by Tuesday, June 6th at 11:59pm.
This program is limited to 25 people. Students will be notified of their acceptance into the program by June 13th. Alternates will be notified by June 19th.