The Van Cortlandt Park Alliance offers two paid internship programs for High School Students: Garden 2 Market Internship and Urban Eco-Teens. In addition, they offer individual unpaid internships to high school and college students to assist with our ongoing Research Projects.

Van Cortlandt Park Alliance Internships


The New York Milk Bank–Lab Assistant Internship

The New York Milk Bank is looking for interns to join their dynamic donor milk team.


  • Ensures an adequate amount of clean glassware, bottles, caps, aprons, and other supplies are ready for the day.

  • Performs the processing room set-up by cleaning all surfaces, and laying out supplies, as well as preparing pasteurizers.

  • Labels and refreezes pasteurized milk.

  • Cleans all processing equipment and supplies thoroughly and completely at the end of each day to be ready for the next processing day.

  • Cuts and sterilizes tubing using an Autoclave.

  • Ensures that milk-related trash goes into the trash and/or recycling containers.

  • Helps donor and order fulfillment departments as needed.


  • HS graduate

  • College student in a science or nutrition program

  • Computer skills

  • Ability to work pleasantly alongside other team members

Location: Valhalla, NY

Milk Bank