Internships and Special Programs
Mercyworks SYNERGY Summer Internship Program at Upstate
Spring graduating high school seniors college bound and current undergraduate college students
The Mercyworks SYNERGY Summer Internship Program is a strategic partnership between Upstate Medical University and Mercy Works, Inc. As a professional development program, it targets goal-oriented minority students from the city of Syracuse who are college bound high school seniors, or who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate college program. The goal of the program is to provide students with skills that will not only advance their academic and professional careers, but contribute to the future of Central New York's workforce and community.
Application due date for Synergy Internship is: March 15, 2015
SYNERGY Program Eligibility:
- Applicants must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 2.80 or higher on a 4.0 scale
- Have completed at least two semesters of college
- Must be currently enrolled in an accredited 2-year or 4-year college/university
- Graduated from a Syracuse, New York-area high school
- Participants may NOT take courses during the summer program
Presidential Scholars Summer Internship Program
Spring Graduating College seniors grad school bound (will consider college seniors not who are not graduate school bound) & graduate students (Masters or PhD), and current graduate students
This program is a strategic initiative sponsored by the Office of the President, and coordinated by the Office of Diveristy & Inclusion in collaboration with the urban community.
Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection — Syracuse
Juniors and seniors in the Syracuse City School District
Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection was established in 1987 to help students at risk of dropping out to stay in school and achieve academic success. It is our mission to increase the graduation rates of students within the city school districts of Rochester, Syracuse, and Buffalo, New York and Prince George’s County, Maryland by providing long-term advocacy, academic resources, life skills development, and job training, resulting in self-sufficient, contributing adults for the community. On average, Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection students graduate high school at twice the rate of their peers and between 70 and 80 percent of these graduates attend college.
The Project Search High School Transition Program is a one-year educational program for students with disabilities who are in their last year of high school. It is for students whose main goal is competitive employment. The program takes place in a health care or business setting in which total immersion in the workplace facilitates teaching and learning through feedback and application of new skills.
Applications and Downloads
For Upstate Departments:
For Prospective Student Interns:
Presidential Scholars Summer Internship Program Information and Application.
Deadline is April 3, 2015.