PowerPlay NYC, a nonprofit that develops girls through sports, and its SuperSTARS Leadership Academy (SSLA), a yearlong girls-youth development program (with an intensive 6-week summer session) for NYC high school girls are seeking internship host sites. PowerPlay NYC's girls get to play a variety of sports, develop workplace and life skills for success, prepare for college and train to become youth leaders in our after-school programs for younger girls.
For the final two weeks of the program, the girls participate in mini-internships at organizations across the city where they get to try out the skills they've learned over the summer. STARWorks internships provide Academy participants with the opportunity to get an introduction to the real world of work in a professional setting. Over the first four weeks of the Academy, participants prepare for their STARWorks internships by focusing on particular workplace skills including: "dress for success," office etiquette, phone skills, computer skills, filing, office equipment use, project participation and interviewing skills.
PowerPlay NYC is looking for hosts for their SuperSTARS! Your participation in this program makes a world of difference to the SSLA participants and allows them to envision and create a successful future for themselves. Internships take place from August 3rd - 13th, 2015. If you or your organization is interested, please fill out this form and PowerPlay NYC be in touch with more information shortly.