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High School Summer Internship Program 2017 Department of Design and Construction

During the summer of 2017 the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC), in partnership with the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (NYC DYCD), will offer a summer internship for thirty (30) talented NYC high school students to work full-time in house at New York City Department of Design and Construction.

The High School Summer Internship Program is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in architecture, engineering, building trades, public administration, business administration or information technology. The program is structured to enable students to gain exposure to the many careers in the built environment and to learn about what it takes to build NYC. It is a unique opportunity to prepare students for the growing demands of the job market.

Assignments may include AutoCAD (computer aided design) drafting for students interested in architecture or engineering, internet research, word processing, spreadsheet creation, and other clerical work. Students work for six weeks, (five days a week) in a program that combines hands-on work and educational programming. Apply by March 31, 2017




The Intrepid, Sea, Air & Space Museum



UCP Family Connect free Workshops

To register for a workshop please

Call 718-436-7979 Ext. 704 or

Email familyconnect@ucpnyc.org


This workshop will provide parents, caregivers and professionals with specific skills and strategies for connecting with your child to inspire a change in behavior. Parents, caregivers and professionals will learn identifying the child’s strengths to create success what triggers unwanted behaviors, structure situations to prevent behavioral problems that are avoidable, learn how to create rules, communicate expectations & increasing connection with the child to build mutual trust. Parents and caregivers can create healthy families by using tools that meet need and teach skills.  Presenter: Ramapo for Children


Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 – 281 Port Richmond Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10302 – Lower Level   Time: 10am-12pm.

This hands-on workshop will explore sensory processing issues involving your child’s awkward, repetitious, challenging behavior and a decreased ability to process sensory information. There will be fun and practical activities demonstrated to support your child in home, school, and during recreational activities. There will also be opportunities to practice ways you can help your child. Presenter: Margarita Gendelman, Certified Occupational Therapist


Time Out NY Kids


Growing Up NYC


TDF announces sixth season of autism-friendly performances on Broadway presented through its Autism Theatre Initiative (ATI)

The 2016-17 season of performances for families with children and adults on the autism spectrum will include: The Lion King, The Phantom of the Opera, Aladdin and Kinky Boots