Office of Academic Affairs » Programs » Brooklyn Recovery Corps

Brooklyn Recovery Corps (BRC) is a paid internship program that provides experiential learning opportunities for MEC students at the sophomore, junior and senior level. The BRC is funded as a part of the NYC Juneteenth Economic Justice Plan, this collaborative program matches BRC interns with non-profit organizations and small businesses in Central Brooklyn to engage in real world, hands-on learning experiences, projects and assignments designed to spur economic recovery and growth in Brooklyn.,

As a part of this “living learning classroom”, the BRC has adopted four emerging themes, that student interns and community partners are asked address:


Housing & Food Insecurity


Community & Civic Engagement




Social Justice & Equity

Program Features

  • Writing for Success Journaling Experience
  • Monthly workshops and seminars
  • Theory to practice professional learning opportunities (non-credit academic internship training)
  • Living classroom research project

Eligibility Criteria

Students must:

  • Be a degree-seeking student.
  • Have a status as a Sophomore, Junior or Senior
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA or higher.
  • Attend mandatory Orientation, Workshops and Trainings.


BRC interns will engage in the experiential learning opportunity during the fall from October to December and in the spring from February to May and are expected to commit to the placement for the entire academic year.

Application Process

Interested eligible students must complete an application package that includes:

  • Complete the application form.
  • Must submit a resume (link is on the application)

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If you have any questions about the program or the application process, please send an email