New York Spine and Sport Intern ProgramOctober 7, 2017 – Bronx, NY – Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) comes to New York Spine and Sport.

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with paid summer employment for up to six weeks in July and August. Participants work in entry-level jobs in a variety of industries including:

  • Arts and Recreation
  • Educational Services
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare/Medical
  • Hospitality/Tourism
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing/Public Relations
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Real Estate/Property
  • Retail

At New York Spine and Sport, we had 2 interns for the this summer: Ambrosine Agbelor and Iris Lee. They worked closely with senior physical therapists for six weeks, learning basic functions of working in a rehabilitation center.

Senior physical therapist and women’s health therapist Vimala Thiruvengadam, MPT took time to explain the anatomy of spine.  In the photo above, Senior physical therapist Sandeep Prabhu, PT, OCS, educating intern Iris Lee about proper use of Elliptical machine.  We were truly honored to have both of our interns pitch in this summer, and we hope that their experience was just as fulfilling for them, as it was for us.