YPIE Scholars can select from many different Majors to enhance their skills and learn about future career pathways.
We are very proud of all the YPIE Scholars who presented their in-depth science research, compelling journalism, powerful films, impressive financial pitches, 3D design projects, and many other projects our end-of-year Symposiums.
See photos from the 5th Annual YPIE Regeneron Science Research Symposium and YPIE Majors Symposium.
Aspiring architects and engineers in YPIE’s Architecture, Construction, and Engineering (ACE) major have the opportunity to partner with professional mentors to design a real-life project from the ground up. Read more here.
In partnership with the NYC Urban Debate League, YPIE’s debate major trains students in the art of crafting and delivering effective arguments. Through this program, YPIE students will compete in national competitions. Hear highlights from our YPIE Debate students at our YPIE Majors Symposium!
In partnership with the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), YPIE's entrepreneurship major empowers students to grow their entrepreneurial mindset, and develop and create their own business. See the business plans from some of our YPIE Entrepreneurs!
Explore and learn about the natural world of Yonkers through guided nature walks! This major focuses on the therapeutic powers of being outdoors, as well as diving into the academic discipline of environmental science. Students will participate in the New York State Envirothon competition each May. See some of their explorations!
With the generous support of Webster Bank, YPIE students dive deep into economic principles, investment strategies, and personal finance, culminating in a final presentation of pitching a stock to financial professionals.