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Age 15-18
Cost Paid
Program type After School
Meets September To January, Twice A Week After School
Languages None
Contact us Caitlyncolmanmcgaw@Nypl.Org
Deadline Rolling


The New York Public Library has been an essential provider of free books, information, ideas, and education for all New Yorkers for more than 100 years.


Do you need an ELA elective credit for graduation? Interested in developing real-world skills through a paid mentoring and tutoring position? Fantastic! High School Literacy Leaders wants you!

From September to January, you will meet twice a week after school to learn how to become a great reading tutor while earning one ELA elective credit through the Department of Education.

What about the job?
After you successfully complete the fall internship, you can then become a paid employee of the New York Public Library. Imagine getting paid, building your resume, and being a leader all while working with first and second graders to help them improve their reading and writing skills!

Early fall enrollment only.


If You Are In The 10th, 11th, Or 12th Grade And You Are Enrolled In High School In New York City, You Can Become A Literacy Leader.