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Explora Youth Intern Program

Sponsoring Organization: 
Explora
Description: 

Explora’s Youth Intern Program involves low-income high school students in a three-year internship during which they experience an engaging approach to learning and become educators in their community.

Submission Type : 
Program
Internship Opportunity
Eligibility Requirements: 
-High school sophomores -Must qualify for federal free/reduced lunch program -Must participate in an interview process with an adult sponsor or parent -Program begins in January and continues through an intern’s senior year in high school -12 weeks (60 hours) training in operations, exhibits, and programs -Applications are accepted through December 1
Other Location Information: 
For more information contact: Youth Intern Program Manager (505)224-8388 www.explora.us
Ongoing Event: 
Yes
Event Season: 
Year Round
Explora
Program Contact Information
Program Contact : 
Tara Henderson
Phone: 
505-224-8394
Email: 
thenderson [at] explora.us
University or College Affiliation: 
None
Is your program statewide?: 
No
State Area Options: 
Central Region
What types of communities do you serve?(Urban/Rural): 
Both
Categories
Organizational Type: 
Museums
Organizational Focus: 
Science Museums
Resources: 
After-school programs
Internships
Out-of-school time programs
Target Audience: 
9-12th Grade
Low-Income and/or First-Generation College Students