MOUSE Corps = Tech Inventions + Internships, Apply Now!
Apply now to join the MOUSE Corps Team!
MOUSE Corps is an advanced program for amazing high school MOUSE Squad students looking to combine their tech-skills with big ideas that transform the world around them.
MOUSE Corps has 2 main components:
- The Legacy Project: students work with tech mentors to design, prototype and present at conferences their own technology-based invention that addresses a social issue.
- Pathways: students participate in career skills workshops and get access to apply for after-school shadowships and internships at local tech start-ups, large corporations, businesses and organizations.
The following FAQ will shed some light on this awesome and elite program.
How do I apply for MOUSE Corps?
You must be a high school MOUSE Squad student to apply for MOUSE Corps. Click here to apply now: www.mousesquad.org/joinmousecorps
When should I apply for MOUSE Corps?
Now is the best time to apply.
If you want to learn more, apply here, and come to our first recruitment meeting on October 11th at 4PM at MOUSE. This meeting will help you decide if this program is right for you! Applications are due by the Oct. 11th meeting. We will announce accepted applications on Oct. 31st.
- WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 11th at 4pm
- WHERE: MOUSE Headquarters (50 W. 23rd Street, Suite 702, NYC)
- WHO: ALL high school students who are interested in MOUSE Corps and completed the application here
When does MOUSE Corps meet? How long is the program?
MOUSE Corps meets every Tuesday at 4:00pm from October to June. In the summer, MOUSE Corps students meet monthly. Typically, MOUSE Corps students start the program in 10th or 11th grade and participate every year until they graduate high school.
If you have specific questions about how your schedule will work with MOUSE Corps, you can contact Krizia at email@example.com.
I'm interested in the internships but don't have time to meet every Tuesday. Can I still apply?
You must participate in MOUSE Corps all year (both Legacy & Pathways) in order to be eligible for internships.
How do I know if MOUSE Corps is right for me?
MOUSE Corps is for self-proclaimed geeks, techies, artists, activists, hackers, innovators, tinkerers, makers that have an intermediate to advanced level of technology literacy. If you aren't sure whether you have the skills, apply anyway, or email Krizia@mouse.org for advice.
Will this Qualify for Community Service Credits?
Yes, several components of the MOUSE Corps program are designed for community service. Legacy Projects offer weeks of community service! Plus you learn a lot about the technology you love along the way, like Media, Programming or Web Design.
Where do MOUSE Corps Meetings take place?
Many workshops/meetings take place at MOUSE Headquarters in Manhattan (50 W. 23rd St. Suite 702, NYC). Often, we'll meet in smaller project teams in other locations.
Still have questions?
Contact Krizia at 212.920.3675 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details!
We hope to see you at our recruitment meeting on Oct. 11th at 4PM at MOUSE Headquarters on 50 W. 23rd St. Suite 702, NYC!