Work Based Learning Program

Ms. Gross and Ms. Zagada, Coordinators


  • SYEP 2019

    Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Application is now live! Apply now for a paid summer internship - available for ages 14-24.  Apply here:

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  • NY Explorers Program

    More opportunities for you to explore your career pathways for free and while in high school! See the WBL Page of the Queens Tech website here for instructions on how to sign up:

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  • US Marshals Service Law Program

    Interested in a Career in Law Enforcement?

    NY Explorers Program will be hosting an open house next Wednesday, March 20th from 5-7pm for our Exploring program with the United States Marshals Service. The address for the Open House is 500 Pearl Street, Conference Center 850, New York, NY 10007.

     This is an ideal program for students who are considering a career in law enforcement.

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  • CTEISP Summer 2019

    CTE Industry Scholars Program is back for Summer 2019! Apply now for a paid internship using your CTE Skills this summer! See more on the Work-Based Learning page for details on how to apply

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SYEP 2019

Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) 2019 

*Open to everyone ages 14-24


Apply for SYEP today:

NOTE: The deadline to submit applications is 4/26/2019



Teen STEAM Youth Con 2019

Teen STEAM Youth Con 2019


Youth Career Connect - NYC is proud to host the 4th annual Teen STEAM Youth Con, a conference for high school students to gain a better understanding of various S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) industries through interactive workshops, deep dives, and a dynamic panel discussion. 

Join us on Saturday, May 11th at the Microsoft Technology Center in Times Square for the opportunity to connect with inspiring entrepreneurs, thought leaders and industry insiders who will teach you how to navigate your way to success!


Register here!


What do YOU want to see on the Queens Tech Work-Based Learning page?

How can Work-Based Learning work better for YOU as a student?

We would love to know! 

Submit your feedback and suggestions using this link: Work-Based Learning Suggestion/Feedback Form

NY Tech Flex Program

NY Tech Flex Program 


DEADLINE: Sunday, April 21, 2019 
New York On Tech is a non profit organization seeking to prepare the next generation of technology leaders emerging from NYC. Through our Tech Flex Leaders program, juniors and seniors in NYC high schools are offered an immersive experience in technology. The program offers students weekly computer science and technology classes, mentorship with technology professionals and access to professional opportunities with NYC technology companies such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and more!  Currently, the application for the 2019-2020 Tech Flex Leaders program is open and available on our website! You can read more about the benefits and requirements of the program below.
Students selected for the program are uniquely positioned to develop a portfolio of technology projects that illustrate a fundamental understanding of front and back-end web development. Additional benefits include: 
  • Access to college / university partnerships
  • Extra-curricular experiences to enhance your admissions credentials 
  • Access to professional opportunities and technology mentors
  • A network of friends from different high schools across the city 
  • An opportunity to get a paid internship during the summer of 2020
Applicants for our 2019 - 2020 cohort must:
  • Be a current sophomore or junior in a NYC high school in order to apply
  • Be interested in careers in technology and computer science 
  • Be available for workshops after school or on weekends once per week during the 2019 - 2020 school year 
  • Be eligible for free or reduced price lunch 
  • Demonstrate dedication, passion and leadership


Any questions or concerns?  Already applied?

See Ms. Zagada in room 449 periods 4, 6-8 or e-mail her at


Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program 2019

Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program 2019 

About the Summer Immersion Program

Our Summer Immersion Program is a free​ ​7-week introductory computer science ​program ​for​ ​10th-11th grade girls going into their junior or senior year of high school. During the 7-week program, participants​ ​learn​ about ​computer science,​ ​gain​ ​exposure​ ​to​ ​tech​ ​jobs,​ ​and​ ​join​ ​a​ sisterhood​ ​of​ ​girls​ ​who​ ​are​ ​using​ ​computer​ ​science​ ​to​ ​become​ ​change-makers.

Click here for more information & to apply:

This is a great program that many of our Queens Tech girls have participated in previous years! 

Have you already applied or have any questions? Contact Ms. Zagada via e-mail at or visit her in room 449 periods 4, 6-8

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Ms. Zagada

WBL Coordinator for C-Tech, CISCO Networking, Electrical Installation, Plumbing, & Pre-Engineering/Electronics 

Location: Rm. 449

Availability: Monday - Friday Periods 4, 6-8 


Voice: (718) 937-3010 ext. 4492 



Ms. Gross

WBL Coordinator for Business, Cosmetology, & Graphic Arts

Location: Rm. 411


Voice: (718) 937-3010 ext 4113