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Newark Youth Leadership Project

NYLP Testimonials

Are you a previous NYLP participant? Do you want to share your story and experience with NYLP? Submit it here! 

Feel free to write about your experience and/or answer these questions and please submit a picture of yourself:

  1. When did you participate in NYLP and what department(s) were you part of?
  2. How did NYLP influence your education, career, or life?
  3. What was your favorite part of NYLP?
  4. What are you doing now? 


Please Note: by submitting your picture and testimonial you agree that Greater Newark Conservancy can use your likeness and words on social media, website, or for fundraising purposes to support NYLP or other programs.

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Summer NYLP

Interns work 6-20 hours/week from July to August. Applications for the following summer are available starting in November and the deadline to apply is early January.

School Year NYLP

Interns work up to 10 hours/week from October through May.  Applications are available in late August and the deadline to apply is in September. Preference is given to students who have participated in the summer NYLP program.

College Mentors

This is a seasonal position. Mentors must be enrolled at a college or university and interested in working with youth. Applications are available starting in March/April. Preference is given to Newark residents and to students in biology, environmental science, or related majors.

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