Internships Past Projects
The following are examples of projects completed by students during past Service Learning internships.
Laura Harrison and Samantha Kendall
Community Partner: Queens Community House
Community Partner: Flushing YMCA/Beacon Center
After surveying youth members about the Y’s existing after-school offerings, Natalie developed a proposal for additional programs and operating standards.
Community Partner: 311 New York Call Center
This brochure is designed to help the Elderly, Students, Tenants, & Landlords understand how the 311 New York Call Center can help them.
Community Partner: GrowNYC
David created an intermediate-level instruction packet for GrowNYC’s Solar Oven program and augmented their Watershed curriculum. The goal was to include certain key science concepts to get the kids thinking about their surroundings and renewable resources.
Community Partner: Sustainable Long Island
Lennie researched and mapped the locations of farmer’s markets on Long Island, in addition to surveying customers at Sustainable Long Island’s own market and collecting data on food distribution locations.
Community Partner: Uri L’Tzedak
This video is a short summary of the work I did at Uri L’Tzedek, a social justice organization based in the Orthodox Jewish community. My project involved developing several workshop curricula for adult and teen social justice education.
Community Partner: Queens Botanical Garden
While interning at Queens Botanical Garden, I researched American Disabilities Act regulations and non-profit practices regarding reduced admission fees for caregivers accompanying physically challenged people. This research was important to Queens Botanical Garden as it prepared to shift from free to fee-based admission. The following video describes this research in more detail.