Explainer Program at New York Botanical Garden in the BRONX  2900 Southern Blvd. Bronx, NY 10458

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

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* 1. Address

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* 2. Date of Birth

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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?
Please note, that only partnership schools are welcome to apply for weekday internship options.

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

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* 8. Why would you like 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 career path(s) are you considering? 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. What is something you want us to know about you that we have not asked?

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* 13. As an Intern, other than communication skills, what additional skills do you hope to develop by participating in the Explainer Program?

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* 14. The interview dates for the FALL 2024 weekend internship are Saturday, May 4th and Sunday, May 5th. Are you unavailable to attend an in-person interview at the Garden on any of the dates listed above due to previous obligations? If so, please list below.

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* 15. The Explainer Program receives funding from the New York City Council to participate in the SCI Network NYC along with other city institutions that provide science-based internships for high school students. An important part of the network is connecting opportunities for youth between the different organizations. Please check below any programs that you have participated in, including at NYBG (ie internships, volunteering, camps, gardening, other programs):

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* 16. Please provide contact information for TWO References

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