Tag Archives: Internships

Social Change Through Education

I cannot pinpoint exactly one moment that made me realize how happy I was to intern with South Bronx United this summer. Instead, I can describe small snapshots of memories from various times over the six weeks, which can hopefully start … Continue reading

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Growing Through Teaching

This past summer I interned at South Bronx United teaching math, physics, and engineering to 7th, 8th and 9th grade students. Well, that is what I technically did, but there was a lot more to it than that. As a … Continue reading

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Summer Soccer Scholars Excel in the Classroom and on the Field

During five weeks of July and August, South Bronx United’s Summer Soccer Scholars demonstrated that summer isn’t just fun and games.  80 student-athletes, going into grades 6 through 12, tested engineering and physics principles, debated controversial criminal cases, created shorts … Continue reading

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Sports Journalism at SBU

by Ethan Back I am a rising Junior at the University of Pennsylvania studying History and Spanish. Outside of the classroom, my passions are sports journalism and soccer, so I was very much looking forward to my summer as part … Continue reading

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What SBU was for Me

By Ama Adutwiwaa When I was introduced to South Bronx United (SBU) I was given the idea that the program was soccer oriented.  With extensive research, I realized that its not. SBU is a program that uses soccer to enforce … Continue reading

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A Summer Home

By Gurjinder Singh I started working with SBU eight months ago in January as a social work intern. I had a marvelous experience tutoring many enthusiastic SBU students that I decided to continue for the summer. Growing up attending New … Continue reading

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My Summer as an SBU Teacher

by Grace Feinman-Riordan This summer during my break from studies at NYU, I was lucky enough to be able to come teach at South Bronx United. Having played and loved sports since I was in high school, I was excited to … Continue reading

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The Student Teaches The Teacher

by Janelle Mallen I rarely find myself at a loss for words, especially when writing about my own personal experiences… until now. To try and sum up my experience with SBU through a brief summary has proven to be entirely … Continue reading

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The Highlight of My Summer

  My name is Tyvon Foster. I am entering my senior at Adelphi University majoring in social work. I am also a student athlete on the track and field team. I’m from Mount Vernon, New York. What I plan to … Continue reading

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Introduction to Engineering

This summer, I taught an introductory engineering course at SBU. As many people learn once they’re already looking for a job, engineers are in high demand. Most high-school students are not even sure what an engineer is or what they … Continue reading

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