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Talking ‘Bout Our Generations

Applications are now open for DOROT’s Summer Teen Internship Program!

The Summer Teen Internship Program brings together a diverse group of teens and older adults for four nonstop weeks of developing leadership skills and building friendships across generations. Together with older adults, interns create art and documentary film projects, lead discussions on current events, produce radio shows, and so much more - while earning 100+ community service hours!

Session 1: June 28 - July 22, 2021 Manhattan

Session 2: July 27 - August 17, 2021 Manhattan | Riverdale | Brighton Beach

“This internship exceeded every possible expectation I had. The seniors were welcoming and taught us about things we would have never thought to care about. I made new friends and felt genuine joy throughout.” – Jessica, 16

“I felt that with DOROT, I was able to make my summer meaningful. I made friends and connections with older adults.” – Sasha, 15


Explore the Summer Teen Internship Program!

  • Check out this short video of favorite moments from the 2020 Summer Teen Internship. WATCH VIDEO HERE.
  • Hear from Teen Interns about the impact of working together with older adults on Legacy Projects. WATCH VIDEO HERE.
  • View the documentary films created by Summer Teen Interns to share the stories of older adults. WATCH DOCUMENTARIES HERE.