Shanza’s Internship: “Determination Creates Winners”

 My internship was interning at BCAL for the middle school program. During the internship I experienced many things. I learned a few things that I had never experienced before. Using the computers and software available I was able to learn laser cutting because of the software Rhino. Rhino is a 3D CAD modeling software  that […]

I Can Mess Up, But I’m Strong

by Tyreek Page During my junior year of high school I was attending the Brooklyn College Community Partnership and earned an internship working with kids at Center For Family Life (CFL), on Mondays and Wednesdays. I also participated in an Anti-Discrimination Clinic on May 17th and edited other students’ final reflections for their internship on […]

The BCCP Maker Lab is helping BCAL Middle School participants create a prototype for improved designs…

Developmentally, BCAL Middle School participants are on a quest to understand their access to new technologies and to prototype designs that help them develop ideas and problem solving abilities.  Here are a few images of work created using Rhino 2D/3D software, to later be output as an Adobe Illustrator (.ai) file and interpreted by our laser cutter.

Focus and Acceptance

Ralph Martinez 10th Grade New Utrecht Going to this program is the best thing to happen. When joining you can get to meet new people learn from each each other. This program and my internship also helped you think your future by focusing on a career that you want to know about. There you can […]

New Career Pathways

Briannah Isaac 11th Grade New Utrecht When I first entered high school I was very excited to mature and to take on my future. Throughout freshman year I was disappointed, noticing that all those around me knew what they wanted to do with their life. Although back then, I thought that I was indecisive. I’m […]

Confidence Boosting at BCCP

Rashel Bazard 11th Grade, New Utrecht I first joined BCCP as an activity to do after school because it was recommended by a friend of mine. I can now see why she spoke so highly of it because it’s a great program. We got to work on so many different projects. These projects would help […]

Newfound Passions

Mary Abdelmassih, 9th Grade New Utrecht An internship is an opportunity. It is a chance to see the world and experience it as it really is. It is chance to express oneself through experience. It is a chance to put oneself out there, to feel the vibe of the world outside of studies. BCCP and […]

Forever Job Beginnings

James Brischetta, 9th Grade New Utrecht Internships are best known as temporary positions in a field of work for one to gain experience in said field. However I like to imagine that internships are opportunities for aspiring people wishing to gain knowledge on their desired career. Internships, in the knowledge they give, educate people on […]

From Interning to Teaching

Dominique Sealey, 11th Grade New Utrecht My experience with my internship was great. It was better than I expected. I was a intern at an elementary school on Empire (CCW: Citizens of the World). I started it with the help of Jon through the BCCP program where we do a lot of fun things like […]

Senior Internship Reflections

Jessica Maida, 12th Grade New Utrecht The benefits of an internship for a high school student are that it allows the students to develop professional skills beneficial to your future career. No matter what the student’s career ends up being in the future. Internships will provide personal and professional growth to help you prepare for […]