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Visitor Experience Apprentice Program (VEAP)

In this 12-week apprenticeship with the Conservancy, high school students volunteer in the North Meadow Recreation Center, the Park’s four Visitor Centers. Students learn about the history and management of Central Park and improve public speaking and interpersonal skills by interacting with Park visitors and assisting with public programs.

Fulfills community service requirements. Successful apprentices will be hired for the respective paid, full-time positions as part of the Summer Internship Program. Acceptance is through a competitive application process. Ages 16 - 18.

March – June: Saturday, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Application Available: December 9
Application Deadline: February 15

The application for this program is only available between the dates listed above.

To apply for VEAP, please visit our Application Portal

Youth Education & Service Programs are supported in part by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation; The Pinkerton Foundation; the Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation; William E. Weiss Foundation, Inc./Daryl Brown Uber; and The Barker Welfare Foundation.