Welcome to the New York Youth Summit


The 2019 New York Youth Summit will take place on Friday, April 5, 2019 at Berkeley College Manhattan Campus in New York City.

The Summit will bring together talented high school students for a day of interactive workshops with experts in the fields of medicine, the environment, business and the economy, and leadership. The Summit offers students a unique opportunity to represent their high school and the youth of New York City and the metropolitan area that includes Long Island and Westchester County. 

The participation in this program is free for high school students and teachers; there are no costs involved in submitting projects.

The Summit is designed to engage high school students in an exploration of important current socio-medical, environmental and socio-economic issues. The Summit is a partnership among public and private high schools, Berkeley College, and the largest employer in New York State Northwell Health.  Berkeley College will be the host of the 2019 New York Youth Summit.   

Students who will be selected as finalists to participate in the Summit conference on April 5, 2019 will attend workshops with top experts in environmental, socio-medical, and socio-economic fields.  All student finalists will also receive a Certificate of Participation in the 2019 New York Youth Summit.  The essays, video/film and art/photography projects of participants may be featured in public exhibits as well as various media outlets in New York City and metropolitan area.

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Northwell Health has been the lead sponsor of the previous Youth Summits on Long Island since 2011.  Northwell Health is one of the nation's largest health systems, delivering world-class clinical care throughout the New York metropolitan area, pioneering research and a visionary approach to medical education.

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A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College enrolls over 7000 students – including more than 350 international students – in its Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degree and Certificate programs. Students can study in more than 20 career fields.

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