The PENCIL experience is more than an internship. It hones students skills through career readiness training and provides exposure to a business environment in which they can put those skills to work.
PENCIL Internship Program
Provides valuable real- world work experiences to talented NYC high school and college students through paid, six-week summer internships.
The commitment of one Business Mentor to host and guide interns.
Business Mentors complete a training webinar, and supervise the PENCIL Intern during the six-week internship.
A tax-deductible gift of $5,000 provides each student with training and a competitive hourly wage.
PENCIL manages a rigorous selection process, mirroring the private sector hiring process.
PENCIL provides over 20 hours of training to prepare students for their internship.
Support During the Internship:
PENCIL conducts site visits with each intern and Business Mentor and is available to answer questions and provide feedback throughout the internship