The High School Apprenticeship Program – Museum of Jewish Heritage

Date posted: October 13, 2015

New York City public and charter high school students can apply now for a PAID in-depth spring-summer 2016 internship where they learn about history, different cultures, and making a difference in the world.

The High School Apprenticeship Program offers New York City public and charter high school students a challenging program of work and study as they learn about Jewish heritage, the Holocause, and what goes on “behind-the-scenes” at a museum.

TRAINING: (February through June) Apprentice participants in after-school seminars twice a month. Apprentices are then prepared for a summer of employment at the Museum.

SUMMER EMPLOYMENT: (End of June through mid-August) Apprentices have full-time, paid positions at the Museum. Through a close mentoring relationship with staff, Apprentices explore all aspects of the Museum as well as hear survivor testimony, go on field trips, and lead tours for summer youth groups.

Students from all backrounds from New York City public and charter high schools are encouraged to apply.

Download an application from Please note that a complete application includes: the application form, essays, a high school transcript, and a teacher recommendation.

Questions? Call 646-437-4303

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