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Age 15-20
Cost Represent Writers Get Paid $75 Per Finished Article And Each Time They Come In To Write They Get $7 For Meal Money And A Metrocard.
Program type After School, Summer
Meets After School: Spend At Least Five Hours A Week Writing In Youth Communication’S Manhattan Office. Summer: Monday - Thursday For Six Weeks, Starting Around July 1.
Contact us Hstlifer@Youthcomm.Org
Deadline Feb. 10, 2016


Helping Staff Engage Teens in Social and Emotional Learning


If you're a New York City teen and you like the idea of writing stories that will help your peers, YCteen may be the place for you.

YCteen writers get published online and in a print magazine that's distributed to hundreds of high schools, libraries, and community-based organizations in New York City. Most teens on the staff write personal stories about their own lives, and reported stories about issues that affect young people.

During the school year, we welcome teen writers to work with us either as volunteers or for high school credit as interns.

Be a voice for teens
Improve your writing
Learn interviewing, research, and writing skills
Work with professional adult editors
Learn to work in an office environment with supervisors and colleagues
Get published!
Get skills and clips that will help you get into college and get jobs.

Check back in the spring for information about Youth Communication's 6-week intensive summer writing workshop.


Requirements: You Must Be Between The Ages Of 15 And 20. We're Open To Writers Of All Skill Levels, But You Must Have A Strong Interest Writing, And A Willingness To Learn The Skills You Need To Produce Stories That Will Help Your Peers. You Must Live In Or Near New York City And Commit To Working A Minimum Of Two Days A Week, Two Hours A Day For Three Months At Our Midtown Manhattan Office. (Our Office Is Open To Writers From 1- 6 P.M. Monday Through Thursday.)