If you are a high school student, DOROT’s Manhattan Summer Teen Internship Program offers two distinct four-week sessions for your consideration. We select 20 interns for each session.
In Summer 2024 the internship will be four days a week in-person. Interns will need to travel to their internship location.
Applications are now open for summer 2024!
Overview of Summer 2024:
There are two sessions available. Read more about each session below.
Session 1: DOROT’s Jewish Summer Teen Internship Program
- Monday, June 24-Thursday, July 18, 2023
- Monday-Thursday, from 10:00am-5:00pm
- This program welcomes teens who identify as Jewish, or who have a parent or grandparent who identifies as Jewish
- Note: Summer Interns are expected to volunteer for at least 15 hours with DOROT during the academic year following the summer
- Exploring social justice and Jewish communal connections through volunteering
- Leading a weekly discussion group with home-based seniors via teleconference
- Participating in a weekly intergenerational class “Jewish Perspectives on Issues in the News”
View the teen's video, Learn more about a Day in the Life of a DOROT Jewish Summer Teen Intern:
Session 2: DOROT’s Summer Teen Internship Program
- Tuesday, July 23-Thursday, August 15, 2023
- Mondays-Thursdays from 10:00am-5:00pm
- This program is a secular program and welcomes all teens
- Note: Summer Interns are expected to also volunteer for at least 15 hours with DOROT during the academic year following the summer program.
- Engaging in an online Intergenerational Theater Program, during which interns work with seniors to share life experiences through performance art
- Leading a weekly discussion group on contemporary issues such as current events or technology
- Participating in an intergenerational arts and crafts
View our Video, Learn more about a Day in the Life of a DOROT Summer Teen Intern:
View past Teen Internship Documentaries:
We deeply appreciate the generous support for DOROT’s Jewish Summer Teen Internship Program in Manhattan from Carla Itzkowich, made in the loving memory of Moisés Itzkowich.
We are grateful to the Posner-Wallace Foundation for their support.