Shore Corps Internship Program

is a service learning internship program for students aged 14-19 focused on environmental stewardship and community development. The program serves as a platform for teens to demonstrate leadership skills and inspire other young people in their community.

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Apply now for the Fall Shore Corps Program! Applications are due: Sunday, September 10th, 2017, and interviews will be held Thursday, September 14th. 

Shore Corps is a service learning internship designed to teach high school students to advocate for themselves and the environment by addressing challenges and issues within their community. Students are paid a stipend for participation in this program. 

High School students, ages 14-19 interested in applying for the Fall/Spring cycle should submit the online application below by September 10th, 2017 to be included in the selection process. After submitting paperwork, students will be contacted for information regarding the interview process. 

Throughout the internship, students participate in class one day per week after school as well as several weekend community service events.

The program serves as a platform for teens to cultivate a road map for their high school and post-high school journey, demonstrate leadership skills, and inspire other young people in their community.

Shore Corps students get hands on experience working on environmental conservation projects, community planning/ design projects, leadership training, public speaking, college prep, and college tours. Students also meet with invited guests and professionals in science and technology based careers who have shaped the City of New York through planning, design and innovation.

Class Location: RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Rockaway, NY 11692   

Class times: 4:00 - 6:30 PM 

Dates: September 19th, 2017 to June 21st, 2018

For more information about the Shore Corps Internship Program email Program Associate Daniel Borrero at:

Please note: Shore Corps is also a prerequisite for the Environmentor Program which will be starting in the spring. Click here to learn more about the Environmentor Program.

Special thanks to our 2017 Shore Corps Sponsors: NYC Department of Youth and Community Development, Levitt Foundation and New York Community Trust. 

Success Stories:

Meet Jadel

In 2007, Jadel participated in her first RWA program as a 7th grader at PS43. Through high school she has been a valuable contributor to our ongoing efforts and today she continues to work with us as a practicing intern while she attends college. Hear more about Jadel's story.