Yes! We strongly encourage organizations to brainstorm projects that are tailored to their needs and are happy to work with you to develop projects that match the students’ skills with your needs.
All students participating in Pathfinders are 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students currently participating in the Software Engineering Program, AP Computer Science Principles, or Get Ready to Teach Intro to CS (Python) at their schools and are between 14 and 17 years old.
No, students are provided a stipend by the NYCDOE.
Organizations are asked to host a minimum of two students (students are assigned to projects in pairs) and are welcome to host more students.
Companies / organizations should appoint someone in your office to serve as the supervisor. This person will be responsible for exposing students to office culture, answering questions, and overseeing the students for the duration of the program. New York City Department of Education staff will monitor student progress and provide ongoing support.
Students must report to offices in commercially-zoned workspaces, not in homes. During the school year, students can work up to 3 hours per day after school until 7pm.
For questions or to request additional information, contact AHendershot[at]schools[dot]nyc[dot]gov.
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