Career and Scholarship Center
Opportunities for Freshmen and Sophomore Students
How would you like to work for a summer....At the UN? In a television
studio? At the Bronx Zoo? In a New York publishing house? On Wall
Street? At a social service agency helping children? At a Fortune
Jeannette K. Watson Summer Fellowship Program makes such opportunities
The Jeannette K. Watson Summer Fellowship Program gives promising
and accomplished undergraduates at the College of Staten Island
and other selected New York City colleges the possibility of on
the job learning that will:
- Provide opportunities for leadership and personal growth.
- Provide experience and insight on choices for a future vocation.
- Help test and practice what students may be learning in the
- Assist students in thinking about the opportunities of a graduate
- Help students present a more compelling application for a national
fellowships and graduate admissions.
K. Watson Summer Fellows 2008
Michael Young is completing his sophomore year in the Macauley
Honors College at the College of Staten Island. His
studies have been focused on Studio Art and American Studies. This
summer, Michael will be involved in his first internship through
the Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship.
K. Watson Summer Fellows 2002
Elie is a junior at the College of State Island where
he majors in biology. A pre-med student, Elie is very active
on campus. He conducts research in the biology department,
tutors students in physics, chemistry and biology, and has
been a teaching assistant for Mathematics in CSI’s Summer
Immersion. This past summer Elie interned at the Wildlife Conservation
Society at the Bronx Zoo.
Jeannette K. Watson Summer Fellows 2001
Kristine is a freshman in the College of Staten Island¹s
honors program. A student of biology, Kristine is spending
her first Jeannette K. Watson Summer teaching children about
conservation at the Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo.
She is a member of the National Honor Society and the St. John's
Women in Science Society.
K. Watson Summer Fellows 2000
Ken Carter is in his third year at the College
of Staten Island. He is the finance commissioner of the College
of Staten Island's student government and a member of the
College Council. In his first internship as a Jeannette K.
Watson Fellow he worked at the New York City Department of
Cultural Affairs in the Capital Unit examining the development
of public-private partnerships in the arts.
As a Jeannette K. Watson Fellow, Tara spent her first summer
working with the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA). She
published an article on their website, about the UNFPA's involvement
in family planning education in Cambodia and Iran. She also
helped to edit The State of World Population 2000 report. She
is currently in her second year at the College of Staten Island
and would like to pursue a career in International Relations.
Kate is a second year student at the College of Staten Island.
Originally from the Ukraine, she spent the summer of 2000 creating
the backdrop for a dialogue about immigration issues for the
Lower East Side Tenement Museum. The Museum will use her work
to involve visitors in an intense discussion about their attitudes
towards immigrants, immigration policies and related issues.