Summer Teen Internship

The Riverdale Y Summer Internship is a 5-week internship, from July 5 to August 5, for teens ages 14 – 17. The Internship has two cohorts. Rising 9th and 10th graders learn vocational skills such as gardening, carpentry and cooking. Rising 11 and 12 graders learn how to assess the needs of the community, develop a program to serve these needs and evaluate the impact of the program. The Internship meets Monday to Thursday from 10am-3pm. Kosher lunch is provided daily through the Riverdale Y’s kitchen.

To apply, please provide the following via email:

  • Transcript
  • Signed parental consent form
  • 1 reference from a guidance counselor or a community leader
  • Passing an interview

Please email details directly to Alexandra Nyashina at or to Shira Silverman at

Deadline for application is Jun 28, 2022.