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Green Careers Lab


High school students interview professionals from Central Park Conservancy and other urban park management organizations to learn about their career journeys. Students develop interview and public speaking skills, meet students with similar interests, and establish professional connections in the field of urban park management.

Acceptance is through a competitive application process. Grades 9-12. Lunch is provided.

January – February: Saturdays, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Application Available: October 1
Application Deadline: November 30

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

To apply for Green Careers Lab, please visit our Application Portal

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