Civic Hall Announces Free Summer Membership Program for College Students for Co-Working, Mentorship, Exclusive Programming, and Job Fairs

New York, NY (June 17, 2024) – Civic Hall has launched a new initiative designed to foster innovation and collaboration among college students. This summer, Civic Hall is offering free summer memberships for up to 100 college students.

The Summer at Civic Hall program will provide an unique opportunity for college students to immerse themselves in a vibrant community of tech enthusiasts, social entrepreneurs, and industry leaders. Selected students will receive an all-access pass to Civic Hall and NYTech Alliance events, a workspace in our state-of-the-art shared office, mentorship, job fairs, and the chance to collaborate with our distinguished expert-in-residence.

Who Can Apply: Students currently enrolled in a technical school, college, or university

Application Deadline: Rolling until filled

How to Apply: Interested students can apply online HERE.

“The vibrancy and state-of-the-art facilities at Civic Hall provide an excellent environment for teaching, learning, and community building,” said Dr. Stephon Alexander, professor of theoretical physics at Brown University and Founder and CEO of Sound+Science. “I have had the privilege of using this space to teach our first cohort of high school students for Sound+Science, and to host community-building events like our Salon, which have both been instrumental in fostering creativity and connection.”

“We look forward to serving as a vital resource for college students and all New Yorkers through our partnership with Civic Hall,” said Kenneth Adams, President of LaGuardia Community College. “The Summer Mentorship Program will give college students a chance to learn from our experts in a state-of-the-art workspace that cultivates creativity and networking opportunities. Civic Hall is a space where innovative thinkers can learn and grow, and LaGuardia is available to help the next generation of leaders and innovators.”

“We are excited to open our doors to the next generation of innovators,” said Jim Malatras, Chief Strategy Officer & Senior VP for Education, The Fedcap Group—the parent organization of Civic Hall. “This program is designed to empower students by providing them a space with the resources and connections they need to bring their ideas to life and get access into New York’s vibrant tech sector.”

About Civic Hall

Civic Hall is a collaborative innovation center that brings together civic-minded technologists, social entrepreneurs, government officials, and community leaders to develop technology solutions for the public good. Located in Union Square, Civic Hall fosters a vibrant ecosystem of knowledge sharing and cooperative action.

Civic Hall’s mission is to support and enable best-in-class programs that help close the digital skills divide and plan for the needs of tomorrow’s workforce. Civic Hall facilitates groundbreaking partnerships among high-impact organizations, civic and social innovators, workforce training partners, and New York’s employer ecosystem to work collectively to meet the educational and professional needs of all New Yorkers, especially those from communities too often left behind. Civic Hall also serves as a tech incubator and accelerator, helping to spur new innovations and ideas. For more information about membership opportunities, please visit

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