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How To Apply

Internship Program

Career Essentials

How to Apply to the Internship Program

The Core Internship Program accepts applications on a rolling basis. 

If you are interested in applying, please follow the steps below:

 1. Check whether you are eligible to apply:

  • Are you a high school student living in New York City?
  • Are you 16 or older? 
  • Are you currently in 11th or 12th grade (beginning September 2018)?
  • Do you exit school by 2:30 pm? 
  • Does your schedule allow you to work 10-15 hours a week after school (not weekends)? 

2. If you meet the eligibility requirements above, complete the Internship Application here and upload your resume as requested at the end of the application. 

3. You will be contacted within two weeks regarding a group interview. On the day of the group interview, please dress professionally and bring a photo ID with you.

4. If you are selected for the next stage of the application process, you will be invited for a one-on-one interview with a Futures and Options program coordinator. Please bring the following items with you to your interview:

  • The Student Agreement signed by you and your parent or guardian (download here)
  • Fill out Schedule Form. (download here)
  • A copy of your most recent transcript
  • One letter of recommendation from a teacher or advisor
  • Your current working papers (if under the age of 18)
  • Your social security card (or a copy)
  • Your school identification card
  • A photo ID

Please contact James Gurney or call (212) 601-0002 with any questions.

How to Apply to Career Essentials

We are now accepting applications for the 2018 Fall Career Essentials program. The application can be found here.

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Futures and Options is a nonprofit career development and paid internship program for New York City youth.

120 Broadway, Suite 1019. New York, NY 10271. 212-601-0002.