The Center for Brooklyn History's Education Department encourages teens to learn how to conduct research and disseminate their findings through our teen intership programs. 

Teen Scholars

This paid teen internship invites high school students to undertake an archival research project on a topic related to Brooklyn's history. This program provides opportunities for teens to:

  • Improve their research, presentation and writing skills,
  • Recieve resume assistance, interview guidance and help locating future internship and career opportunities,
  • Increase their familiarity with archival work, and
  • Encourages them to question their prior knowledge about history and discover Brooklyn's untold stories.

The program meets for nine weeks, twice a week for two hours a session on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4 pm - 6 pm. The program takes place at the Center for Brooklyn History. Teen Scholars recieve a stipend at the end of their session.

Fall 2022 Session 1 dates: TBD

Spring 2023 Session 2 dates:TBD