Youth Employment Events

YES 2020 Teen Internship Program

Jan 31, 2020
12.00 AM to 11.59 PM
Washington, D.C.
National Museum of Natural History, 10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20560

Event Summary

The Youth Engagement through Science (YES!) internship is a career immersion and science communication program for youth between the ages of 14-19, who are currently enrolled in high school (grades 9-11) in the Washington D.C. region. The YES! program, which runs from June-November, gives interns practical experience through a hands-on science internship with Smithsonian science staff. By participating in the program, teens will also have access to behind-the-scenes tours and field trips, creative studio workshops, college preparatory classes, and the opportunity to create their own TED-type talks.

Applications must be submitted no later than January 31, 2020.

Youth Engagement through Science (YES!) Is a Three-Part Program — Participants must complete all 3 program components.

1. Summer Session: 6 weeks, Monday through Friday, June 29 - August 7, 2020, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00
2. Saturday Sessions: 8 weeks, Saturdays only, August 15 - October 3, 2020, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
3. Reach 100: Interns tasked to reach 100 of their peers, October 4 - November 6, 2020

Questions? Call (202) 633-4588 or email