Wagner College High School Internship Program

Wagner College High School Internship Program

For over 20 years The Department for Lifelong Learning at Wagner College has provided children and teen programs to the Staten Island community. Our internship program will help you gain real world experience and relevant skills that support your education and career exploration.

Why a High School Internship?
Internships are a great way to get introduced to a field you may be interested in. They can help provide valuable work experience by learning from more experienced professionals. Our Internship gives you the opportunity to earn community service hours needed for fulfilling graduation, National Honors Society, and other club requirements. Upon completion of your internship, Wagner College will provide a certificate attesting to hours completed.

What will I gain from this internship? As an intern at Wagner College Department for Lifelong Learning, you will be exposed to an education
environment where you will have the opportunity to work alongside teaching professionals in a hands
on environment, in the classroom, assisting students in meeting their goals and objectives.  Other
benefits of the program include:
  • Leadership Skills
  • Classroom management skills
  • Individual mentoring from teaching professionals in specialty areas
  • Opportunity to submit a written or oral reflection about your experience
  • Intern Evaluation from Teacher/Mentor
  • Certificate of Internship House of Completion

What will I be doing?
As an intern, you will be working as a teacher’s assistant in one of many classes offered.

  • Performing Arts (Musical Theatre, Acting, Dance, Voice)
  • Photography/Filmmaking
  • Fine Arts
  • Computer Technology
  • Science/Lego Robotics
  • Architecture
  • Video Game Design

Being a teacher’s assistant mean you will
be able to:

  • Assist with class projects
  • Guide students following teacher’s instructions
  • Assemble class materials
  • Maintain safety and escort children to and from pick-up and drop-off stations
  • Learn from experienced teaching professionals in specialty subjects
  • Gain valuable community service house and self-satisfaction

2017-2018 Program Information

Spring 2018 Schedule: February 2, 2018 — May 11, 2018

  • Choose either: Friday, 4pm – 7pm or Saturday from 8:30am – 2:30pm (two separate shifts are available)
  • Application Requirements

    Applicants must submit the following application materials via mail or email  sharon.guinta@wagner.edu

    • Application Form
    • A one-page essay, no longer than 500 words, discussing your goals and interest in the program
    • Signature of (1) Parent/Guardian, (1) Guidance Counselor

    Application Deadline:
    Spring: January 19, 2018

    Questions?
    Contact The Department for Lifelong Learning 718.390.3221 or email us at lifelong-learning@wagner.edu