Testimonials

WHAT INTERNSHIP COORDINATORS HAVE SAID ABOUT WIP NYC

“Because my students have this internship program, they found their time at school more worthwhile – that is, they felt an authentic reason to be in school.”

–          Dacks Milliken, 10th grade advisor, Francis Perkins Academy

“Overall, for many students their success at WIP has been a crowning achievement of their high school experience.”.”

–          Carolyn Cohen, Director of Internship Program @ The Institute for Collaborative Education.

“Over the 10 years that I had the pleasure of interacting with Works in Progress, I was amazed at how they provided students with skills sets that gave them opportunities to be ready for jobs following their internship experience.”

– Ruth Reich, Executive Internship Coordinator, City-As-School

“We are incredibly grateful to Works in Progress for everything they do on behalf of our young people.”

– Meghan Gray, MSW, Essex Street Academy

WHAT OUR INTERNS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT WORKING @ WIPNYC

I learned what it’s like to get up and go to a job. ‘Twas fun!”

– Christopher, Manhattan Free School

“At WIP I learned more then a practical skill – I learned work ethic and concentration.”

– Dustin Martin, Columbia University