Explainer Program at New York Botanical Garden in the BRONX

Are you interested in learning more about science, spending time in nature and teaching children? Make friends from all over the city and surrounding suburbs while developing public speaking, teamwork and teaching skills.

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* 1. Address

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* 2. Date of Birth

Date / Time

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* 3. Parent/Guardian Information

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* 4. What language(s) are spoken at home?

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* 5. School Information

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* 6. What program session are you applying for? 

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* 7. How did you find out about the Explainer Program?

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* 8. Why do you want to join the Explainer Program?

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* 9. What are some of your interests, hobbies and extra-curricular activities?

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* 10. What paths are you considering for college or career? How will this program help you achieve these goals?

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* 11. Please tell us about an aspect of science, current science news or concept that interests you and why.

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* 12. As an Explainer you will work with people of all ages, especially children. Please tell us about a successful interaction you have had with someone younger than you.

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* 13. What strengths do you have that will make you a successful Explainer?

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* 14. What are some skills you want to learn/develop as an Explainer?

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* 15. What is something you want us to know about you that we have not asked?

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* 16. Weekend Explainer interns volunteer a weekly shift. Please rank your shift preference (1 is your top choice - 4 is your last)

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* 17. Weekday School-based Explainer interns volunteer for a weekday shift. Please note your schedule here:

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* 18. Please provide contact information for TWO References

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