• APPLICATION

    Apply to PENCIL’s Ladders for Leaders cohort and join PENCIL’s network, gain professional work experience and a chance for a paid summer internship. Ladders for Leaders applicants are required to live in New York City, have a cumulative average of 3.0 or above and have prior work or volunteer experience.

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  • TRAINING

    Students are expected to complete up to 30 hours of training before they are eligible for placement in an internship. PENCIL holds multiple training sessions throughout the spring. Students must register for training in advance and must attend all three days of training. Students who completed training in a previous year but were not placed in a Ladders for Leaders internship, must attend training again this year.

    JOB DESCRIPTIONS
  • INTERNSHIP

    PENCIL’s Ladders for Leaders Program typically places over 450 students at over 200 companies across New York City. All PENCIL internships are provide students with at least 150 hours of work in July and August and are paid at a NY State minimum wage or higher. Students are matched to employers based on alignment of skills and interests, however, internship placement is not guaranteed.

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