Teen Takeovers Branch Council

Teen Takeovers Branch Council is an internship program where high school students plan, organize, promote, and host after-hours public programs for other teens. Interns learn about event planning, creating a budget, and program promotion. We seek committed and enthusiastic individuals who are ready to learn, work, and have fun!

Why Join?
  • Build your academic, college, and career readiness skills
  • Share your voice in library decision-making and event-planning
  • Do something important in your community
  • Receive a stipend, volunteer service hours and resume-building experience
  • Meet teens from across NYC
  • Complete training in event planning, project management, professional communication, and marketing
  • Commit to attending weekly meetings and to working as a team
  • Work behind the scenes on developing monthly after-hours programs for other teens
  • Interest in libraries and event planning
  • Age 16-19
  • Available to meet weekly October 2023 through June 2024
  • Signed consent of parents to engage in 75 hours of intern service during out-of-school time

All applicants will receive a follow up email and select applicants will be invited for an interview.

A group of teens perform at the Urban Art Jamm in 2019
Performance at Central Library in 2023


Join a Teen Takeovers Branch Council

Complete the Online Application

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