Summer Science, Math, Technology, and Engineering Opportunities
Follow the link below for a list of science, math, engineering and technology opportunities available this summer. The list includes internships, volunteer opportunities, and enrichment programs.
Redesigning Our Future: A National Environmental Summit for High School Students - Applications are now open!
July 9-July 13, 2013. The summit is open to students nationally and internationally who will be high school juniors or seniors in the 2013-2014 academic year. This is an opportunity for young environmental leaders to learn, create, share, interact, grow, connect, and build relationships. You will learn the skills needed to use your passions to create a sustainable world. Small group workshops will focus on creating a toolbox of leadership skills that can be used now and in your future. The summit will be held in Summer 2013 on the Catawba College campus in Salisbury, North Carolina, just north of Charlotte. For more information: http://www.centerfortheenvironment.org/redesigning-our-future.html.
Music Camp at San Jose State University - Summer in the City
June 16-June 22, 2013. The Summer in the City Camp (SITC) at San José State University was established in 2007 to offer junior high and high school students a week of musical immersion. Young musicians have the opportunity to work with instructors from San José State University School of Music and Dance as well as renowned musicians from across the country. Primary ensembles are led by distinguished conductors and rehearse each day. In addition, campers attend sectional rehearsals, participate in a chamber ensemble (small ensemble), and select two elective classes to take for the week. Campers also attend evening concerts and recitals throughout the week as part of their daily camp activity. For more information: http://www.sjsu.edu/music/discovering_music/summer_in_the_city/.
The Stevens Summer PreCollege Programs for High School Students - Apply Before May 15, 2013
Program Dates: Various 1-2 week programs run from June 16-August 2, 2013. The program is geared toward high school students entering their junior or senior year. The Stevens Summer features several distinct programs across varied areas of academic interest. All are designed to be project-driven, hands-on programs that give students a real college experience. In every case, our on-campus programs are complemented by site visits to Fortune 500 companies. Students may choose to participate in more than one program during the summer, as long as the program dates do not overlap. For more information and to apply: http://www.stevens.edu/sit/admissions/stevens-summer. Apply before May 15, 2013.
Barnard College Summer in New York Pre-College Program
Whether you want to immerse yourself into life as a college student in our Summer in the City program, sample a course during our Liberal Arts Intensive, focus on performance and theory during Dance in the City, hone your leadership skills with the Young Women’s Leadership Institute, dive into the sciences during the Summer Science Seminar, or build up your brand with Entrepreneurs in Training, Barnard is the place to be this summer. NEW THIS YEAR: Summer Science Seminar and Entrepreneurs in Training! Applications available in late January 2013 at http://barnard.edu/precollege.
Berkeley Freshman Edge
Freshman Edge is a specially designed program for freshmen who have been admitted to UC Berkeley for the coming fall. This program gives you an early start on your Cal experience by offering popular required courses during the summer. Get to know the campus before the fall rush and connect with peers at both the Summer Kickoff event and popular co-curricular activities that will give you an inside look into life as a college student. Freshman Edge participants not only get a head start on their college career, but also save money by paying UC student rates rather than Summer Sessions visiting student rates. http://summer.berkeley.edu/freshman.
Berkeley Summer Sessions
Summer Sessions offers over 600 courses each summer, in a wide variety of disciplines. Courses are offered over five different sessions of varying lengths—the first session usually begins towards the end of May, and all sessions have ended by mid-August. Open to Rising 11th and 12th graders. http://summer.berkeley.edu/about.
UC Berkeley embARC Summer Design Academy - APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 17, 2013
embARC is an intensive four-week summer design academy for high school students held at the College of Environmental Design (CED). embARC brings together students from diverse backgrounds to CED to study architecture, urban design and sustainable city planning through a series of lectures, field trips and design studios. Program Dates: July 8-August 2, 2013. For more information and to apply online: http://www.ced.berkeley.edu/college/academics/embarc. Deadline to apply is May 17, 2013.
Boston University Summer High School Programs
Four programs are available: High School Honors (6 weeks, earn 8 college creditS), Research Internship (6 weeks in a research laboratory), Summer Challenge (2 weeks, choose from 18 seminars), Summer Preview (1 week preview of college life). For more information: http://www.bu.edu/summer/high-school-programs/ .
California College of the Arts - Pre-College Program - Applications accepted starting January 4, 2013
The Pre-College Program is held on CCA's Oakland campus on June 24-July 19, 2013. Eligible students must have just completed grade 10, 11, or 12. On-campus housing and scholarships are available. Earn 3 units of college credit. For a brochure and application: cca.edu/precollege. Applications may be submitted starting January 4, 2013.
Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Programs
June 29-August 9, 2013. You can either explore architecture, art & design, drama, music, or the National High School Game Academy to prepare yourself for study at the college level. Through our Advanced Placement/Early Admission program, you can take two challenging college courses in order to gain advanced placement and get a head start in college. Students must be in high school, have completed their sophomore year and be 16 to 18 years old (born between August 9, 1994 and June 29, 1997). www.cmu.edu/enrollment/pre-college.
Cook Honors College - Summer Honors Program - Application Deadline: April 15, 2013
July 7 - July 20, 2013
The Cook Honors College hosts IUP’s Summer Honors Program (SHP) where talented rising high school juniors and seniors get a first-hand look at life on campus. It’s a unique opportunity to explore college classes. You’ll make new friends, learn more about higher education and feel a connection with other scholars. The living-learning environment in our residence hall will bring you together with students from across the country, giving you a sense of what your first year of college year will be like. Attend classes that are dynamic, motivating and interactive. For more information and to download an application: http://www.iup.edu/honors/summer/default.aspx.
Cornell University Summer Programs
June 22 – August 6, 2013. Experience college life at an Ivy League university, take college courses and earn 3-6 college credits. Explore careers and academic majors such as: Architecture, Art & Design, Business, Engineering, Veterinary Medicine & Animal Science and more. Three and Six week programs. www.summercollege.cornell.edu.
2013 Emory Pre-College Program
The Emory Pre-College Program is a summer academic program for high school students. It gives college-bound rising juniors and rising seniors an exciting glimpse of academic and residential life at a top-ranked national university. Two-week non-credit courses, and six-week credit courses are available. Emory Pre-College students live together in a dorm on campus or within commuting distance with their families and participate in a variety of programs, activities, and excursions designed to prepare them for college life. http://www.precollege.emory.edu/.
FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising) 3 Days of Fashion
In 3 creative and inspiration-filled days, you will:
- Take workshops like Draping the Dress, where you will create a 3-dimensional design on a fitting form; Concept to Consumer, which focuses on design and merchandising; and Creating a Promotional Campaign, where you will work on a photo shoot and a special event.
- Learn step-by-step how to sketch the nine-head fashion figure.
- Work with other students from all over the world who share your passion for this industry.
- Be inspired by successful FIDM Graduates who are pros in the field.
- Experience FIDM's amazing resources and learn from our stellar instructors.
San Francisco campus: June 24-26, 2013. See link for otther campus dates.
Visit http://fidm.edu/en/news+and+events/3+days+of+fashion/ct-days+of+fashion for more details and to RSVP.
George Washington University Pre-College Program
6-week, 3-week and 1-week college intensive credit programs for rising juniors and seniors starting in July 2013. Non-credit Summer Immersion programs available for rising sophomores, juniors and seniors. http://precollege.gwu.edu/.
Go Educational Tours
GO Educational Tours offers a variety of educational program options to help make your next tour specific to what you want to learn. From Language Experience Programs to Academic Focus Programs, GO offers the travel program you seek for middle and high school students. For more information: http://goeducationaltours.com/.
Harvard Secondary School Program
June 22-August 10, 2013. The Secondary School Program is open to high school students who will graduate in 2013, 2014, or 2015 and who meet the admission criteria. Take college level courses and find out what college is like. The online application period is now open. www.summer.harvard.edu/ssp.
Marist Pre-College Summer Programs
The 2013 program will take place July 14th-27th. The dates are the same for both NY and Italy. Marist's Summer Pre-College program is an exciting way for students to gain a unique college experience while still in high school. Students receive 3 transferrable college credits. The program is geared towards rising juniors and seniors in high school. Rising sophomores and graduating seniors may still apply, and will be reviewed on a space-available basis. Prospective students shall submit a completed application, official high school transcripts (with Pre-College Transcript Request Form), one Pre-College Recommendation Form, and a short essay about their interest in a Marist Summer Pre-College program. www.marist.edu/precollege.
NMH (Northfield Mount Herman) College Prep Program
Summer Session - June 29 - August 3, 2013. For students entering grades 10-12. Our College Prep Program is unique in that students engage in intensive study of one major subject and thus can complete the equivalent of a yearlong course, and possibly earn credit, in just five weeks. Classes are small (10–12 students), with both a master teacher and a teaching intern. For more information, course descriptions, application materials, and financial aid forms: www.nmhschool.org/summer.
Otis College Summer of Art 2013
Summer of Art 2013: July 1 - July 26. This intensive, four-week, pre-college program is for individuals 15 and older who wish to study at one of the top art and design colleges in the country. Serious young artists seeking to strengthen and enhance their art and design skills as well as students with limited training are invited to participate. http://www.otis.edu/continuing_education/summer_of_art/index.html.
Phillips Exeter Academy Summer School
July 7-August 10, 2013. Five weeks of academic exploration at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hapshire. The Upper School offers challenging academic experience for students entering grades 10 and above. You design your own program of study by selecting courses from more than 100 offered by the Academy. Visit www.exeter.edu/summer for more information about academic and extracurricular offerings, and for application incstructions.
Pratt Institute Pre-College Summer 2013
July 8 - August 2, 2013. The summer Pre-College program consists of four classes, as well as lectures and cultural and social events. Students pick one of the credit-bearing electives offered; and are automatically enrolled in a Foundation class (also credit-bearing,) an Art History /Appreciation class, and a Portfolio Development class, (both are non-credit, pass /fail courses) to complement their elective of choice. For more information and to apply: http://www.pratt.edu/academics/continuing_education_and_professional/pro_credit_programs/precollege/#summer .
Sarah Lawrence College Programs for High School Students
Distinctive college credit courses and pre-college intensives for high school students. Open to high school seniors and qualified juniors. www.sarahlawrence.edu/highschool.
Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Summer Programs
SCAD offers Rising Star programs for students interested in exploring art in an academic setting. Pre-College Rising Star is a five-week residential program for students who have completed their junior year of high school and wish to earn university credit. Rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors may enroll in SCAD Summer Programs, a program designed to facilitate students' exploration of a variety of creative disciplines across the SCAD curriculum. Visit http://www.scad.edu/programs/continuing-ed-summer/index.cfm for more information.
Stanford EXPLORE - a lecture series on Biomedical Research - Registration available starting February 1, 2013
July 8- August 2, 2013. The Stanford Explore Lecture Series is an exploratory series covering the fundamentals and current research areas represented in the five Institutes in the School of Medicine (Immunology, Neuroscience, Cardiovascular Medicine, Regenerative and Stem Cell Medicine and Cancer Biology) as well as other disciplines such as Genetics and Bioengineering. Program is ONLY for current high school students (9th through 12th grade students as of spring 2013). We expect all students to have taken at least one year of high school biology. We also strongly recommend that students have finished an A.P. Biology course before enrolling (but this is not required). Students should be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Visit explore.stanford.edu for more information on the program, including costs and dates/times. Registration will be available starting February 1, 2013. Enrollment will be on a rolling basis (first come first serve).
Stanford University EPGY Summer Institutes
The EPGY Summer Institutes are three-week and four-week residential programs for academically talented and motivated high-school students. Session 1: June 23-July 12, Session 2: July 15-August 3, Session 3: July 15-August 10. Summer Institutes subject areas include arts and humanities, business, computer science, engineering, legal studies, mathematics, social science, physical and biological science and writing. More information: http://summerinstitutes.stanford.edu/highschoolprogram.html.
Stanford Youth Orchestra
The Stanford Youth Orchestra will bring the finest young musicians aged 14 –17 from around the world to participate in a three-week intensive orchestral and academic program in Summer 2013 on the beautiful campus of Stanford University. The academic program for the three-week program will include orchestra rehearsals, sectional coaching, chamber music coaching, private lessons, and academic workshops on topics such as music and technology, composition, and conducting. Program dates: July 15 - August 3, 2013. Admission is competitive and a complete application includes an audition (live or recorded). Further details can be found at: youthorchestra.stanford.edu.
Syracuse University - Summer College for High School Students
July 1-August 9, 2013. Summer College programs are both credit and noncredit. Programs vary from two weeks to four weeks in a wide range of disciplines including (but not limited to) dance, architecture, engineering, acting, and design. Visit the website for a full listing of course offerings. You MUST be entering your junior or senior year of high school in the fall to enroll. Rising sophomores will only be considered on a case by case basis. Application information and program costs can be found online at: http://summercollege.syr.edu.
UCLA Pre-College Programs
Programa vary in length from 11 days to six weeks and run from June 2012-August 2013 and students can earn college credits. Immerse yourself in college life at UCLA and spend your days taking college courses alongside current UCLA undergraduates. Visit http://www.newworldsemerge.org/our-programs/ucla-programs/ for a complete list of class options.
Wasatch Academy - Earn 3 High School Semester Credits!
Wasatch Academy is an independent, international Utah boarding school. The six week program (running in 3 sessions from June 23-August 3, 2013) allows students to take three academic and technology classes and earn up to three semester credits. Two-week, non-credit classes are also available. Visit the website for more information: http://www.wasatchacademy.org/admissions/summer-programs/index.aspx.
Washington university in St. Louis - 2013 Summer Experiences for High School Students
Experience Washington University the summer after your sophomore, junior or senior year through the High School Summer Scholars Program (5 weeks, for credit) and the High School Summer Institutes (2-3 weeks, non-credit). For more information, visit: summerexperiences.wustl.edu.
New Worlds Emerge - Spring Break and Summer Programs
Our programs allow students to see a new place and a new cultures. Study abroad in Italy, learn Spanish in Costa Rica, explore whaling villages in the Arctic, and more. As part of the WorldStrides family, New Worlds emerge is backed by 50 years of experience in the student travel industry. Visit http://www.newworldsemerge.org/ for program information. Catalogue available in the career center.
Yosemite Summer Field Research Course
This course is for high school students with a passion for exploration, science, and adventure. Go backpacking in Yosemite, create your own research project and learn to think as a scientist. Session 1: June 30-July 13, 2013. Session 2: July 27-August 9, 2013. To find out more: http://www.naturebridge.org/yosemite-summer-field-research-course.
asse International Student Exchange Programs
Exchange programs ranging from 4-6 week summer programs to school year long adventures all over the world - Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Germany, France, Australia, South Africa, Korea, Thailand, and more! Visit www.asse.com for general information. Specific Summer program information: http://asse.com/United_States/summer.htm. Catalog available in the career center.