Discovery Internships

High School Internships

Discovery Internships is a 4 week, tuition-based, comprehensive internship program with locations in New York City and London for students completing grades 10, 11, and 12. Whether you’re interested in entrepreneurship, fashion, finance, journalism, non-profit, or other fields, we help motivated high school students make the most of their summer and make more informed decisions about college and career plans.

Benefits of a High School SUMMER Internship

  • Gain work experience with a professional internship
  • Learn about a career and refine your job skills
  • Experience life in an amazing city through dozens of included activities and events
  • Earn 3 college credits
  • Live in a college residence hall with your new friends

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The Complete Internship Experience includes:

Guaranteed Internship in one of your top fields of interest

  • Internship Coordinator Support dedicated to your successful internship by consulting with you about your goals, preparing your resume, customizing your internship experience, and providing on-location support every step of the way
  • Career Development Series includes guest lecturers who help you take your Discovery Internship to the next level by leveraging your experience to build a great resume and gain an advantage in the college admissions process for a brighter future.
  • 3 College Credits are earned after successful completion of your Discovery Internship, attended the Career Development Series, and entered twice weekly journal entries. Credits are conferred by Marist College, NY. Official transcripts available upon request.
  • Professional Resume Go home with a polished resume, reviewed and revised by industry professionals.
  • Nightly and Weekend Activities Our complete Discovery Internship experience includes numerous evening activities, trips, and weekend excursions, all included in tuition.
  • Housing on Campus in New York City and London
  • Meal Plan 2 meals daily during the week; 1 meal on weekends
  • Resident Counselors (RC’s) assigned to groups of 10 students who live in the same residence hall and help ensure a safe, fun, and enriching summer.
  • Local Transportation to and from your internship via public transportation; pre-paid transit card
  • Lifelong Friendships are made as you meet students from all over the U.S.A. and around the world.

The Discovery Internships Process

College credit for your internship

As part of your Discovery Internships experience, you will receive 3 college credits for successful completion of your 4 week internship, weekly journal entries, and participation in the Career Development Series.

Credit is conferred by Marist College, NY. Official transcripts are available from Marist College upon request. Credits are transferable to many colleges and universities in the United States.

The Career Development Series

This weekly series is designed to provide you with the tools to be successful in your internship, broaden your understanding of the professional world, and enable you to maximize your internship experience.

Series topics include:

  • Introduction to Professionalism Learn the general codes of conduct and skills that will help you exceed the expectations of your internship supervisor.
  • Career Night: Meet esteemed professionals from a wide range of industries for a panel discussion on how to utilize college for your career. 
  • College Application and Interview Skills: Discuss strategies for highlighting your internship experience for the college admissions process and future career prospects.
  • Building a Resume and LinkedIn Profile: Leverage your experience and develop your brand to take advantage of career-based social media.

Safety, Support, and Supervision

  • Daily sign-ins and room checks
  • Students may walk around campus and the neighborhood “home area” in small groups.
  • Excellent medical facilities; Staff accompanies students to and from medical visits.
  • New York CityResidential and commuter internship programs Tuition ranging from $4,199 - $8,599For students completing grades 10, 11, 12 (ages 15-18)Apply Now
  • LondonNo longer accepting applications for summer 2020Residential and commuter internship programsTuition Ranging from $4,199-$9,299For students completing grades 10, 11, 12 (ages 15-18)Apply Now
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