Become a BRC Student!

BRC Community Partners

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

We invite you to join us as a partner organization for this new program. To be eligible to serve as a host site, agencies must be:

  • A registered non-profit organization or small business with no more than 50 employees
  • Located in Brooklyn, preferably Central Brooklyn
  • Willing to participate in capacity building professional learning opportunities
  • Able to complete progress reports on student performance

If you are interested in being a potential community partner, please complete the Interest Participation Form. The information garnered from the form will allow the program administrators to select eligible community partners and determine the best match and placement for our BRC student interns.

Thank you in advance for your interest in the Brooklyn Recovery Corps. For questions and more details, please feel free to contact us by email at

If you have any questions about the program and how to become a community partner, please contact:
Dr. Kimberly Whitehead, Senior Vice President for Strategy and Chief of Staff:
Peter Holoman, Senior Director, Student Success:

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