• Summer Study and Internship Opportunities 2019

    Interested in doing something different this summer?  You might want to consider a Summer study abroad program or a summer internship.  Both offer amazing experiences for students who are looking to supplement their summer vacation.  The following programs offer summer programs ranging in length and locations.
    Check out these websites for further information:
    Duke University Summer Programs- Duke University Summer programs are designed for students seeking to gain academic credit from Duke faculty or interested in engaging deeply with a particular subject, those hoping to spend their summer enjoying residential activities on Duke's historic West Campus or those seeking to prepare for college and to create an international network of peers. Three programs offered - Summer College - 4-week academic program for students in grades 10 - 12, the Summer Academy - academic enrichment for grades 9 - 12 and Accelerated STEM academy for grades 9 - 12. Deadline to apply is April 15, 2020.
    Middlebury Interactive Languages Summer Academy - Language intensive programs for high school students. Financial aid available. See the website for further information.
    • U.S. Immersion Academies: June 21, 2020—July 17, 2020
    • Beijing, China: July 1, 2020—July 29, 2020
      • Departure from US: June 30, 2020
    • Nantes, France: July 5, 2020—July 31, 2020
      • Departure from US: July 4, 2020
    • Salamanca, Spain (Homestay): July 5, 2020—July 31, 2020
      • Departure from US: July 4, 2020
    • Granada, Spain: June 21, 2020—July 17, 2020
      • Departure from US: June 20, 2020
    Gettysburg College Summer Programs 2020 -Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend academic camps over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, history, creative writing, or information technology. Please find information to share with your students about our academic camps below: 
    • 3D Object Modeling and Printing Camp - Students will study 3D object modeling and printing starting with the basics of a 3D printer. After learning the fundamentals, they will practice designing objects.
    • Build a Bot and Code It Too - Students will gain hands-on experiences in coding, wiring electronics, and building robots through the open-source software and hardware. This camp is an introduction into the world of coding robotics and electronics. 
    • Camp Psych - Students will get hands-on experiences that introduce them to research in psychology during this fun, challenging, and engaging introduction to the field.
    • Civil War Era Studies Camp - Students will get to enjoy historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania while studying the American Civil War History through lectures, field trips, and unique learning experiences. They will explore the circumstances leading to the war, investigate significant battles during the war, and explore the condition of the United States after the war. 
    • Young Writers' Workshop - Students gain an in-depth introduction to all four genres of creative writing: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for stage and screen.
    • Civil War Institute Summer Conference - Scholarship - The High School Student Scholarship component of Gettysburg College's annual Civil War Institute summer conference provides high school students an opportunity to explore the history of the Civil War era on the site of the war's most decisive battle. 
    2020 Bronfman Fellowship - Every year, twenty-six outstanding North American teenagers are selected as Bronfman Fellows. The Fellowship begins with a five-week, all-expenses-paid summer in Israel, where Fellows engage in thought-provoking study and conversation and make lifelong friends. Fellows encounter the land and people of Israel, study major issues in contemporary Jewish life, and meet with some of today's most influential figures. With the guidance of a diverse faculty of Rabbis and educators, the pluralistic group of Fellows have the opportunity to explore a wide range of Jewish texts, from classic religious documents to contemporary Israeli and American voices, using them to spark conversations, engage with stimulating existential questions, and achieve a deeper understanding of themselves and one another. 
    NYU Pre-College Summer program for high school students. Get a taste of college life by taking courses in New York City. 
    Drexel University Environmental Science Leadership Academy (DESLA) - DESLA is one part adventure travel, one part leadership training and two parts field experience. The "tour guides" on this adventure are all-star professors from Drexel's Dept. of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science and expert professors from the oldest natural history museum in the Western Hemisphere, theAcademy of natural Sciences of Drexel University. Students will gain a broad understanding of what it means to be an environmental scientist and geoscientist, and what it takes to be a leader in the field. See website for locations and dates.
    Cyber Math Academy Summer Camp - Two summer camps to choose from including Harvard and Stanford University. Scholarships are available SAT prep at Harvard University. Other camps offered as well. July 6-17th.
    UCSB Summer Research Mentorship Program - a competitive, six-week summer program that engages qualified, high-achieving high school students from all over the world in interdisciplinary, hands-on, university-level research. Students will be paired up with a mentor (graduate student, postdoc, or faculty) and choose a research project from a large list of disciplines offered by the program each year. June 23 - Aug. 3
    UCSB Science & Engineering Research Academy - The Science & Engineering Research Academy is a dynamic, 4-week residential and commuter summer program that introduces qualified high school students to the research enterprise through project-based, directed research in STEM-related fields. Students will take a 4-unit university course where they choose and develop a research topic specific to the track they select, under the direction of an instructor who is conducting active research in that field. June 30 - July 27
    Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies - A wide variety of summer courses available for students in grades 8 - 12. See website for details and dates.
    Summer Health Institute - Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital offers a 5-week intensive summer health institute. Students must be a high school junior or senior at the time of application. Students must commit to attending all days of the 5 week program - 8:30 - 3:30. Applications are available in the College & Career Center. The deadline for application from the referring teacher is Feb. 28. 
    Arthritis Foundation Summer Science Internship - The Summer Science Internship Program provides twelve outstanding students with the opportunity to work in leading research and clinical laboratories under the supervision of respected scientists at Stanford University or the University of California, San Francisco. Ultimately, the goal is to encourage students to pursue a career in scientific study and research, and potentially focus on immunology and rheumatic diseases in college and beyond. The internship will run from June 10 to August 2, 2019. Interns will be expected to work approximately 40 hours per week for 8 weeks. See website for additional information.
    EXPLO-EXPLO is a nonprofit education innovator that brings curiosity, engagement, and humanity to teaching and learning. Since 1976 our summer programs have enrolled more than 80,000 students from 50 states and 90 countries, and we continue to work with schools, policymakers, and business leaders to challenge traditional approaches to education in favor of creativity, design thinking, and critical making mindset. Exploration and Focus programs in a variety of topics including Bioengineering for Girls, Emergency Medicine, Foreign Affairs, Future of Medicine, Medical Rounds, orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Psychology & Neuroscience, Sports Management, Startup Entrepreneurship and Veterinary Science and more. See website for program dates, cost and application information. 
    emBarc Summer Academy at UC Berkeley - embARC is a four week summer design program for rising Juniors and Seniors at UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design that brings together high school students from diverse backgrounds to explore architecture, urban design and sustainable city planning through integrated components: an Architecture + Urban Design Studio, a Sustainable City Planning Workshop, a Digital Design Workshop, an Environmental Design Conversation Series and a Community Build project. (July 8-Aug.2, 2019)
    Yale Young Global Scholars Program - Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) is a summer academic enrichment and leadership program for outstanding high school students from around the world. Each summer, students from over 100 countries participate in one of nine interdisciplinary sessions and immerse themselves in a global learning community. (June 16-29) (July 7-20), and (July 28-Aug.10). See website for further information and application instructions.
    Washinton University St. Louis Summer Experiences - High School Summer Scholars program - Three sessions (June 9 - July 13), (July 14 -Aug. 16th) and (June 9 - Aug. 3). In the High School Summer Scholars Program, students have the opportunity to enroll in courses for credit and study alongside undergraduates. Students select from a broad range of stimulating introductory courses in the humanities, math, sciences, and social sciences. Scholars live on campus in residence halls. In addition to coursework, students participate in college - readiness seminars, academic support groups, and a variety of weekend and evening social events. Need-based scholarship assistance is available. See the website for additional information and applications. 
    University of Notre Dame Pre-College Summer Programs - University of Notre Dame pre-college programs offer exceptional students the opportunity to delve into the college experience, from stimulating seminars to residence hall life. Summer Scholars program (June 22 - July 6, 2019) is a program for rising high school juniors and seniors that introduces students to college-level academics in fields ranging from the liberal and fine arts to the sciences and business. Leadership Seminars (July 13-July 24) is an all-expenses-paid program for advanced rising high school seniors who wish to hone their critical thinking and expressive skills. Seminars include the ethics of science, political science and peace studies, and arts and culture. The Study Abroad experience provides the rich history and culture of iconic European locales through a partnership with Notre Dame Global Gateways and is guided by ND Faculty. Rome - June 1-15, Ireland, July 13-27. See the website for additional information.
    Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles 2019 Pre-College Summer Programs - Summer pre-college programs at LMU are an engaging opportunity for motivated high school students to get a sneak peek at college life through a unique experience designed to challenge students' critical and creative ways of thinking. The courses are transformative summer experiences that provide students with the opportunity to explore academic passions, evolve as individuals and discover what it truly means to have the heart of an LMU Lion. Programs include Environmental Science , Acting for the camera, Intro to comics and Graphic Novels ,Intro to Entrepreneurship  Global Sports and Entertainment (July 14-July 27), Impact of Social Movements (June 23 - July 6), Intro to Photojournalism (July 14-27), Beginning Screenwriting (June 23-July 6/July 14 -27), Mapping the U.S. One Baseball Stadium at a Time (July 14-27), Social Impact Filmmaking (June 23-July 19), Hollywood's Portrayal of the American West (June 23-July 6)
    Engineering Summer Academy at Penn - Penn Engineering offers a unique program for a selective group of high school students (rising 10th-12th graders) to experience rigorous and challenging college-level coursework. The three-week Engineering Summer Academy at Penn or ESAP combines sophisticated theory with hands-on practical experience in cutting edge technologies. Students can earn credit in one of six programs which include Biotechnology, Computer Graphics, Computer Science, Complex Networks, Nanotechnology, and Robotics. (July 7-27)
    U Chicago Summer Immersion Program - Explore the world of economics, conduct meaningful research, analyze 52-million-year-old fossils, and enjoy the excitement of college life this summer at U Chicago. Rising high school seniors can challenge themselves by taking undergraduate courses alongside UChicago and visiting undergraduate students. Experience UChicago's distinctively rigorous and engaging classroom environment with intellectual peers from around the world. Choose from six programs and a variety of start dates. See website for full details.
    UC Davis Young Scholars ProgramParticipants in the 2019 Young Scholars Program will work one-on-one with research faculty and research groups in state-of-the-art laboratories for six weeks. Each student will work on an individual project and prepare a journal-quality paper and symposium presentation about their work. At the same time, each student will experience the climate and culture of living and working on a university campus. Open to all students regardless of citizenship or location. Participants must be 16 years old by the date the program begins, but not 18 years old before the date that the program ends.
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