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Internships and Summer Opportunities
 
STUDENTS AND PARENTS:
 
The following is a list of summer, internships, and study abroad programs that you and your child should look into.These are great opportunities for them to take advantage of.  Make sure you meet the deadline for the program/s that you are interested in.  You can find these programs on the internet by doing a search by name.  Please check this list on a weekly basis as we will add to the list as we receive it. In addition, Naviance has a comprehensive list of summer opportunities for students. Please log on to your Naviance account to research even more available opportunities.

Abbey Road: www.goabbeyroad.com 
Opportunities for summer study abroad, Language immersion and College and Test Preparation

African-American Leaders for Tomorrow 

http://blackcaucus.legislature.ca.gov

The African-American Leaders for Tomorrow (AALT) Program is a four-day long residential summer program that is held on the campus of California State University Dominquez Hills (CSUDH). Sixty students are hand selected and receive leadership training and attend workshops on topics such as college experience, career development and financial literacy. Students live on campus at CSUDH. Housing, meals, program materials, as well as transportation during the conference will be provided at no cost to the participants; and for students living outside of Los Angeles county transportation to the conference will also be provided.

Requirements:

• A student, who is currently a sophomore or junior with a 2.5 or higher GPA, and is in good academic standing as of January 1, 2015.

• Demonstration of leadership potential (i.e. involvement in student government, community leadership or similar activities).

• Current high school transcript.

• Two letters of recommendation. One letter must be from

a school official and one from a community member who is not related to you.

• Essay (2 required).

• All agreements (please see website).

Deadlines

• March 9, 2015 - Applications will be available.

• June 5, 2015 - Application deadline.

• June 8, 2015 through June 12, 2015 - Review and Selection Process.

• June 15, 2015 - Students will be notified.

• July 29 – August 1, 2015 - The conference will be held on the campus of CSUDH.





American Collegiate Adventures
800-509-7867

A variety of summer programs for high school students at various universities in Wisconsin, Massachusetts, England, Italy, Spain, and France. Programs vary in length from 3 - 5 weeks and include enrichment, language and cultural immersion components.Dates and cost vary by program.

Adelphi University Pre-College
Kate Matzkin
516-877-3410
kmatzkin@adelphi.edu

Barnard Pre-College Programs: Summer In NYC

Blueprint Signature Summer Programs 2015
877-415-1111
info@bpsummerprograms.com
Choose among eight different campus settings: Emory University, Georgetown University, Lehigh College, Stonehill College, Tufts University, UCLA,  University of Florida, University of VA
Pick your courses and decide how long you want to stay. Courses vary from 1 to 3 weeks.
All colleges offer Business, Forensic Science, Psychology and Writer's Workshop.Career course vary and include Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, and Veterinary Science.

Brandeis Genesis Program: www.brandeis.edu/highschool
Residential summer experiences for exceptional high school students as part of a world-class university with social justice at its core. Students explore diverse academic and artistic pursuits while they develop skills, knowledge and friendships for life.

The Bridge Program in Math and Science at Sewanee
The Bridge Program in Math & Science is sponsored by the University of the South and provides a scholarship for tuition, room and board - so the program is free! Twenty selected students will live in a dorm, work with college students, and study under University professors in state-of-the-art classrooms. Applications due April 1. 

Broadreach Global Summer Educational Adventures
http://www.gobroadreach.com/

Many different programs for Middle and High School students interested in an experiential learning adventure around the world. For 2-4 weeks in the summer, students join a small group of peers and expert leaders in places like Australia, Fiji, Africa, South America and the Caribbean. College credit, certifications and community service hours are all part of the program. Check out the website for in-depth information.


Bronfman Fellowships
info@byfi.org
518-475-7212

California College of the Arts
A Pre-College program held on the California College of the Arts Oakland campus. Eligible students have just completed 10th, 11th, or 12th grade. Priority application deadline for studio selection, on-campus housing and merit and need=based scholarship consideration: Monday, March 16.

California Youth Think Tank at USC
Summer College Residence Program: Grades 9-12 
June 21 - 27,  2015 
Selected high school students live in a college dorm on the USC campus. They attend daily classes and training workshops and participate in a variety of challenging activities and events designed to help them develop leadership, confidence, moral character, effective communication, research, writing, and critical thinking skills in preparation for success in college and beyond. Includes USC campus housing + 3 daily buffet-style meals, comprehensive training programs, educational materials and supplies, facilities usage, field trip transportation, Individualized Assessment, college recommendation letters, trophies & awards, T-shirts.
Cost: $550
DEADLINE: MARCH 13, 2015
Middle School Summer Day Camp at USC: Grades 7-8 
June 22 - 27
Day Campers attend classes daily from 9 am-  4 pm on the USC campus and participate in a variety of challenging and fun learning activities. They will also work with other youth leaders on special projects designed to help them develop leadership, confidence, effective communication, critical thinking, research, writing, and valuable skills needed for success in high school and beyond. Includes: comprehensive training program, daily lunch meals, educational materials and supplies, USC facilities usage, field trip transportation, Individual Assessment, trophies & awards, T-shirts & tote bags.
Cost: $175
DEADLINE: MARCH 13, 2015

Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Programs
June 27 - August 8, 2015
Advanced Placement/Early Admission, Fine Arts: Architecture, Art & Design, Drama, Music, National High School Game Academy


CAUSE Leadership Academy

The CAUSE (Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment) Leadership Academy summer program is for students interested in pursuing a career in public office, service, or community advocacy. It gives students a lot of opportunities and connections in the Asian American community but of course it is not a program only for Asian American students! There is a $1000 stipend at the end of the program. 

Constitutional Rights Foundation
Nina Abonal
213-316-2127
nina@crf-usa.org

Cornell University: Catalyst Academy 
A one -week residential program for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors from underrepresented backgrounds who desire to learn about engineering and careers within an interactive milieu. Experience college life at Cornell University. Tuition includes room, meals, and research opportunities.
July 12-18, 2015
Application Deadline: March 1, 2015

Cornell University Summer College

Three and six-week pre-college programs for motivated high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. Over 20 programs and 50 Cornell courses offered between June 20 and August 4, 2015.

Cornell University: Curie Academy 
A one-week residential program for high school girls who excel in math and science. The focus is on rising junior and senior women, challenging them to explore engineering in an interactive atmosphere. CURIE tuition includes room, meals, and research materials.
July 12-18, 2015
Application Deadline: March 1, 2015

Dartmouth Bound: Summer 2015

Phone: 1-800-860-1294 and press 6 to speak with a member of our staff.  
Office is open 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.  

Candidates selected for participation will:

  • Connect with current Dartmouth undergraduates through mentorship.
  • Interact with Dartmouth faculty and attend classes.
  • Preview the college application and financial aid process through workshops.
  • Be provided with meals and overnight hosting in Dartmouth’s residence halls.
  • Receive reimbursement of transportation expenses to and from campus.
Students are selected on the basis of their academic achievement, personal character, and potential for college success. Also, Dartmouth Bound is ideal for high-achieving students whose family incomes may otherwise not enable a college exploration trip to our campus. Dartmouth Bound is seeking the mature and inquisitive who will feel at ease in the company of a diverse group of peers.  Many past participants have identified the program as an invaluable aid to their college planning.
Program Dates: July 26-29

Priority application deadline for Dartmouth Bound: Summer is April 13, 2015.





Drexel University Pre-College Programs (Philadelphia)
Drexel University offers highly motivated and talented high school students the opportunity to explore college life by participating in faculty led workshops using state-of-the-art labs and facilities. Admission is competitive and requirements vary by program. Preference is given to students with outstanding GPA's, excellent standardized test scores (PSAT, SAT or ACT will be considered) and active involvement in extracurricular activities or community service.

Eve and Gene Black Summer Medical Career Program
<http://www.lapedsoc.org/summer/2015-Summer-participating-medical-centers-and-program-dates.pdf
The Los Angeles Pediatric Society established the Eve and Gene Black Summer Medical Career Program in 1969. The purpose of the program is to encourage high school students to choose careers in the health professions. This program is best described as a medical mentor program. Under the supervision of a health care educator/medical facility coordinator, participants shadow various medical professionals (nurse, nutritionist, pharmacist, lab technician, physician and/or medical specialist etc.) who together provide a range of patient care services. You may see a current list of the participating medical facilities here:Facility Address and Requirement List A stipend is available upon request for any student with financial need. Each participant will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the program and one $500 scholarship will be awarded. 
DEADLINE: Postmarked by Friday, February 20, 2015. 
All applicants will be notified whether accepted or not VIA EMAIL by Friday, April 3.

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising/FIDM's Educators Day & Debut 2015 Runway Show:
March 19, 2015
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
FIDM Los Angeles
919 South Grand Avenue
800-262-3436

Galileo Innovation Camps for Kids

3 locations that offers camps for pre-K - 8th grade
Some themes include: Chefology, Go-Kart Buidlers, Mod Design with Minecraft and Fashion Design.

George Washington University Pre-College Program 2015

Students may choose summer programs from a variety of topic areas including: The Arts; Business & Economics; Engineering;English, Writing, & Communications; Government; Law & International Relations; History, Culture, & the Humanities; Mathematics & Science; Medicine & Health Sciences.

Grammy Camp: Go to Summer Camp with Grammy Pros. 

GRAMMY Camp 2015 dates and cities:


  • Nashville: June 1-5
  • Los Angeles: June 20-29
  • New York: August 2 -10

Grammy Foundation
3030 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
  • Hands-on career training
  • Learn from industry experts
  • Performance and music business tracks
  • Financial aid available

Check out all of the possible career tracks:


  • Audio Engineering
  • Electronic Music Production
  • Songwriting
  • Performance - Vocal
  • Music Journalism
  • Video Production
  • Music Business
  • Performance - Instrumental

Must currently be enrolled in grades 9–12 
GRAMMY Camp tuition is $2,200 for the residential camps which includes lodging, all meals, curriculum & instructional materials, ground transportation in the host city and field trips. All selected Campers must provide air or ground transportation to and from host city.
Spring Deadline: March 31, 2015
If you are a college age student passionate about the music industry there are paid counselor positions available.

HotelsCheap
HotelsCheap.org is offering two ongoing scholarships per year, valued at $1,500 USD each Spring and Fall semester. Looking for students who demonstrate a strong aptitude for higher learning, have a drive to improve themselves, and a desire to improve society in general.  Winners will be determined by the HotelsCheap Executive team each Spring and Fall semester. Our Spring 2015 Scholarship Award is currently available and open to all students who apply through an online application located here: http://www.hotelscheap.org/scholarship
$1,500.00
DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2015
Contact:
Michelle Santiago, Director of Marketing, HotelsCheap
msantiago@hotelscheap.org
Office: 516-478-8322
FAX: 516-622-9630

International Pre-Collegiate Program (IPCP)
Offers high school students the opportunity to study and experience college life in the summer. Students participating in the IPCP program will enjoy a full college experience: taking courses taught by world-renowned Berkeley professors, living in supervised dormitories with other classmates, making friends with students from all over the world, enriching and accelerating academic interests, and so on. Upon completing the summer session, students will earn college credits and UC Berkeley transcript, which will later serve as an advantage when applying for universities, especially in America. Understanding the needs of our students to have fun and enjoy the summer, we also provide weekly field trips to different locations around the San Francisco Bay Area such as Silicon Valley, Lombard Street, Fisherman’s Wharf, de Young Museum, and etc. At the end of our program, IPCP staffs will accompany our students to a four-day trip to Los Angeles, where students will create special memories at many popular sights that represent the beautiful city of LA and its surroundings: Disneyland, University of California, Los Angeles/University of Southern California, Santa Monica beach.

International Pre-Collegiate Program EmbARC (IPCP)

IPCP embARC at UC Berkeley is an intensive, four-week, summer design academy for high school students held at the College of Environmental Design. 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 a design.build studio. The embARC program is comprised of four components - an architecture and urban design studio, a sustainable planning workshop, a lecture series, and a design:build studio- that together provide a comprehensive framework and multi-disciplinary approach to "placemaking." embARC will include an overall theme of civic responsibility by partnering with a local community organization to tackle an authentic community improvement project.

July 6 - 31, 2015 (four weeks)
ipcp.ucberkeley@gmail.com

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles: Epic Israel

25-day Israel experience for current 10-11th graders in the Greater Los Angeles area
A fun tour of Israel along with a unique opportunity to make a difference, explore Jewish identity and connect with Israel in a meaningful way. 
Depart Los Angeles: June 16, 2015, arrive Israel June 17, 2015
Depart Israel July 9, 2015, arrive Los Agneles July 9, 2015
$3,995 until 1/21/15; $4,295 after. Need-based financial aid available.
Contact Justin Sadle at 323-761-8635; JSadle@bjela.org

LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art)


Newsroom by the Bay: Digital Journalism @ Stanford University
Empowering high school students through digital journalism. Ipod reporting on sports, politics, culture, tech, arts and more. Includes a San Francisco reporting trip.
June 28 - July 5, 2015

Oberlin summer opportunity for eco & socially conscious students
http://www.foresightprep.org/
Foresight Prep is a collaboration between Oberlin College, an institution with a strong legacy of producing change-making professionals, and Foresight Design Initiative, a leading sustainable, multidisciplinary innovation enterprise based in Chicago, with national reach.
Foresight Prep @ Oberlin College
Programs:
The Future of Business: June 21-July 4
The Future of Food: July 5-July 18
The Future of Essential Resources: July 19-August 1
Application Deadline: April 15
Financial Aid Priority Deadline: February 15 <http://foresightdesign.us3.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=3e4eccc0d322c3f1509fc01af&id=c886e21302&e=31351f49a4>

On Your Mark College Tours & Prep

On Your Mark College Tours & Prep provides students with the necessary college knowledge and initial exposure to college campuses through college tours and college preparation support. The following tours will be offered in 2015:

Tour 1: [June 20, 2015- June 28, 2015] East Coast Tour (Philly, DC & New York) Schools: Princeton University, Columbia University, NY, The City College of NY, The New School, University of Penn, Villanova University Swarthmore, St. Joseph's University, Georgetown University, George Washington University, The University of Maryland, & Howard University.

Tour II: [October 10, 2015 - October 18, 2015] Midwest & NYC Tour (WI, Illinois, MI, & NY) Schools: UW-Madison, Marquette University, Northwester University, University of Chicago, University of Notre Dame, Kalamzoo College, University of Michigan, NYU, Columbia University, Yale University, Fordham University, John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Visit the website for more information: www.onyourmarkprep.org

onyourmarkcp@gmail.com


Phillips Exeter Academy Summer School
604-777-3488

Pratt Institute Summer Pre-College Program 
718.636.3453
A college-level program for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors at its Brooklyn campus. It is an intensive immersion experience; approximately 400 high school students, ages 16–18, seize the opportunity to experience college-level study in Pratt Institute's PreCollege program. Students are immersed in a program of art, design, architecture, or creative writing, modeled after Pratt's undergraduate offerings. Upon completion of the program, students earn four elective college credits. The summer PreCollege program consists of four classes, as well as lectures and cultural and social events. Students pick one of the credit-bearing electives offered (download the pdf for a list of elective choices); 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 chosen elective.
DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2015
Merit Scholarship: DEADLINE MARCH 15
Program dates: July 6 - 31, 2015

Rochester’s 2015 Pre-College Off-Campus and Abroad Programs
The University of Rochester’s Pre-College Off-Campus and Abroad programs to Malawi, Samoa, the Chesapeake Bay, and Bermuda are open to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. These programs take students to the world beyond the tourist attractions. They are for those who seek academically focused cultural immersion with the opportunity to gain training in field research in areas such as anthropology, economics, public health, ecology, environmental studies, psychology, and international development. Combining academics and adventure, our programs prepare your students for the college classroom by reminding them that sometimes the best classrooms are found in unexpected places.
The application deadline is February 1, 2015For additional information, visit 

Smith College Precollege Programs for High School Girls
Intellectually stimulating and unique opportunities for high school girls and international students who wish to pursue their academic interests in the classroom and beyond.
  • Science and Engineering Program: July 5 - August 1
  • Young Women's Writing Workshop: July 5 - 18
  • Discovering Women's History: July 5 - 18
  • Field Studies for Sustainable Futures: July 5 - 18
  • College Admission Workshop: July 19 - 25

Stanford University

Summer Arts at The Putney School in Vermont

Explore Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Creative Writing, Farm, Culinary Arts or ESOL in two half day workshops. Work in a creative environment that is stimulating, challenging and supportive. Join students from around the world for workshops, outdoor activities in the afternoon, arts activities in the evening and special events and trips on weekends.
Rising freshmen to rising seniors (current 8th - 11th grade) 
3 or 6 week sessions
Session I: Sunday, June 28 - Friday, July 17, 2015
Session II: Sunday June 19 - Friday, August 7, 2015
Financial Aid is available

Summerdiscovery 561-621-3939
Pre-college enrichment, college prep and intensive institutes for high school students in a variety of locations. Programs include college credit and enrichment courses, Princeton review SAT prep, internships, community service, engineering, ESL & TOEFL prep, college visits, language immersion, research mentorship programs, intensive business, science academies, acting institute, culinary program, law program, sport management, intensive tennis & sports, and fitness & conditioning.

The Summer Science Program
For high school juniors looking for an immersion into hands-on science. The curriculum is organized around an astronomical research project; working in teams of three students determine the orbit of anear-earth asteroid from their own observations, measurements and software. Resident faculty on each campus support this research with college-level lectures in calculus, physics, astronomy, and programming supplemented by field trips and guest lectures from prominent scientists and other professionals.
Sunday, June 21 - Wednesday, July 29, 2015 @ New Mexico Tech Sunday, 
June 28 - Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 @ University of Colorado, Boulder
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 27, 2015

The Teddy Davis for LA City Council 2015 campaign is looking for students who are motivated, driven and hardworking. Role/tasks include: assisting in campaign research, participating in voter outreach projects, reaching out to community members to gain new supporters, and contributing to at the grassroots effort of the campaign.This requires a commitment of 8 - 12 hours per week.
If interested, send a resume to: amhhollandd@gmail.com

This is a dedicated search engine for enrichment opportunities exclusively for teens. They list nearly 15,000 summer, gap and community service options in the U.S. and abroad.

Tufts Summer Study for High School Students 2015
Tufts Summer Study offers rich opportunities to explore new interests, experience college life, and prepare for your future. You'll take classes from prestigious Tufts faculty, surrounded by like-minded students, equally passionate about learning.
June 30 - August 7, 2015

University of Alabama Early College
Earn college credit while still in high school.  You can choose flexible course options, online 24/7 or on campus during the summer. Credits transfer to most colleges nationwide. Out of state students who have a cumulative 3.0+ are eligible to apply for UA Early College. Students who submit an official high school transcript with 3.5+ cumulative GPA since the 9th grade will automatically receive the partial tuition scholarship for courses approved by UA Early College.
The University of Alabama
earlycollege@ua.edu
877-823-8759

UCLA Summer Institute
info@summer.ucla.edu
310-825-4101

UCLA offers high school students two ways to engage in challenging academics while earning college credit. Sign up for one of the Summer Institutes, designed exclusively for motivated high school students interested in exploring subjects in the arts, sciences, politics, and more. Or, enroll in UCLA undergraduate college courses, where you'll study alongside UCLA students. Students must be 15 years of age prior to Sept. 1, 2015 in order to take undergraduate courses. Most universities, including all University of California campuses, recognize UCLA credits.

United States Naval Academy Summer STEM Camp 
<http://youtu.be/3UrqsPoZeQ0>  
STEM Camp is designed to spark and cultivate interest in the many academic disciplines which make up science, technology, engineering and mathematics. A hands-on, design-based program, Naval Academy Summer STEM will challenge students to think scientifically, problem-solve creatively, and work cooperatively in teams. Open to rising 9th, 10th and 11th graders, Summer STEM is led by USNA faculty and currently enrolled midshipmen and is a great fit for students looking to broaden their understanding of STEM study and careers.

The United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar <http://youtu.be/jQUmNl4ZXVM>  is a fast-paced, six-day experience for high achievers who have completed their junior year in high school. Summer Seminar teaches students about life at the Naval Academy, where academics, athletics, and professional training play equally important roles in developing our nation's leaders.

If you have questions about our programs, please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at summerprograms@usna.edu, or (410) 293-1858.

University of Michigan STAMPS Pre-College Program
School of Art & Design
(734) 764-0397

Drawing for Artists & Designers: You’ll learn drawing concepts fundamental to contemporary art and design practice. You will gain knowledge and experience in a variety of approaches, ranging from basic mark-making to observational and technical drawing. The majority of each class session is structured as studio-drawing time, giving you ample opportunity to build your drawing skills and apply new concepts. Lectures, demonstrations, handouts, and slides will enhance covered material. Class meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00 - 6:30 pm at the Stamps School of Art & Design for a total of twelve sessions.

Dates: April 27 - June 3, 2015

Cost: $300 (Financial aid available to students who qualify)

BFA Preview is a three-week residential studio for current high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. You’ll live on the historic U-M campus, make work in your own studio and have access to state-of-the-art facilities. Under the direction of Stamps faculty and staff, you'll immerse yourself in studio work exploring both traditional and experimental media to produce a variety of projects. Students enhance what they are learning in the studio through field trips to the Ann Arbor Art Fair, the University of Michigan Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Detroit and the Detroit Institute of Art. In addition to studio classes, you will learn about the college admission process, career opportunities, and how to create a competitive portfolio. By the end of the program, you will have a more sophisticated understanding of creative practice and a diverse portfolio. At the end of the session, course participants mount an exhibition of their work and host a reception for their friends and family.

Dates: June 28 - July 18, 2015
Cost: $3000
Financial aid available to students who qualify

Portfolio Prep Learn how to build a strong portfolio during this two-week residential studio. Working with Stamps faculty and staff, you will learn how to create, select, and best present your work for a competitive portfolio. You'll also learn about the college admission process, career options, and the advantages of earning an art & design degree at a world-class university. Students live on the historic U-M campus and work in studios and will be invited to explore a range of techniques and media during the residency. Studio experiences will be enhanced through day trips to local museums to learn about historic and contemporary art and design.

Dates: July 26 - August 8, 2015
Cost: $2000 (Financial aid available to students who qualify)

Early Response Deadline: March 15  (you will receive a response by March 25)
Final Deadline: April 5 (you will receive a response by April 15)

University of Southern CA
USC Summer @ USC for high school students
University of Southern CA
3415 S. Figueroa St. Suite 107
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0874
213-740-5679
4-week college credit courses and 2-week non-credit certificates
Courses in: Architecture, Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Global Studies, Journalism, Performing Arts, Pre-Health, Pre-Law, Science, Visual Arts, Writing

University of Southern California (USC) School of Architecture

USC offers an exciting program for high school students combining studio-based learning with exciting lectures. field trips within the diverse and creative cultures of Los Angeles' design and architectural communities. Students will examine the unique urban context of the city as they explore architecture in either a 2 or 4 week program.
2-week program dates: June 14 - June 28, 2015
4-week program dates: June 14 - July 11, 2015



Washington University Summer Programs

High School Summer Scholars Program: A five week program that provides an early taste of college life for academically talented students during the summer following their sophomore or junior year of high school. Summer Scholars take undergraduate courses for credit. Residential and commuter options available. 
Partial scholarship assistance available to students who demonstrate financial need. 
Session A: June 7 - July 11, 2015
Session B: June 12 - August 14, 2015
High School Summer Institutes: Noncredit institutes provide high school students with an avenue to explore a specialized interest. They combine traditional class and lab curriculum with organized field trips, guest lectures, and hands-on activities. Residential only. Include Pre-Medical, Pre-Engineering, Writing, Environmental Studies and Sustainability, Ancient Discovery, Global Leadership and Young Leaders. Prices and age requirements vary.
Middle School Summer Challenge: This program combines advanced coursework with leadership development. Students choose one noncredit course to attend in the morning and participate in a leadership course in the afternoon. The program is designed to expand students' critical thinking skills in a challenging and innovative environment that includes hands-on learning, field trips and more. Residential and commuter options available.
Session I: July 5-17, 2015
Session II: July 19 -31, 2015
Program is open to current sixth-eighth grade students.
High School College Access: For high school juniors and seniors to take undergraduate courses at WUSTL. Admitted students may enroll in one or two introductory courses during the fall, spring, or summer terms. A number of online courses are available. Information at: hscollegeaccess.wustl.edu

Woodbury University
Classes include Animation, Architecture, Communication, Design Foundation, Fashion Fundamentals, Film making, Game Art & Design and Graphic Design. Classes typically meet M/W or T/Th and students can earn credit.
Burbank, CA
Session Dates: June 8 - July 23, 2015
Must be entering 11th or 12th grade

Cost: $250 Registration Fee and estimated $50 for books and supplies

University of Rochester Pre College Programs

Pre-College Programs allow secondary school students from around the globe to explore the University and its resources through credit and noncredit courses.Numerous options include living on campus, participating in a three-week intensive engineering, English language, film, or medical program, and completing a college class for credit. These programs allow students to experience Rochester University life. Students can explore college life up close and personal, have a roommate, and participate in a rich variety of co-curricular weeknight and weekend events.


The Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) Program was founded as a small pre-collegiate summer program fourteen years ago under the name Ivy Scholars. YYGS has now expanded to accommodate 600 participants and currently runs three distinct sessions: Politics, Law, and Economics; International Affairs and Security; and Science, Policy, and Innovation. Summer 2014 was the first year of the Science, Policy, and Innovation session, which focuses on understanding and confronting emerging global challenges in the areas of public health, environment, and energy.

http://www.lapedsoc.org/summer - Current Juniors and Seniors - with a birth date by 4/1/99 interested in a medical career, this is a GREAT shadowing program with several hospital sites throughout the city.






nternships and Summer Opportunities
 
STUDENTS AND PARENTS:
 
The following is a list of summer, internships, and study abroad programs that you and your child should look into.These are great opportunities for them to take advantage of.  Make sure you meet the deadline for the program/s that you are interested in.  You can find these programs on the internet by doing a search by name.  Please check this list on a weekly basis as we will add to the list as we receive it. In addition, Naviance has a comprehensive list of summer opportunities for students. Please log on to your Naviance account to research even more available opportunities.

Abbey Road: www.goabbeyroad.com 
Opportunities for summer study abroad, Language immersion and College and Test Preparation

American Collegiate Adventures
800-509-7867

A variety of summer programs for high school students at various universities in Wisconsin, Massachusetts, England, Italy, Spain, and France. Programs vary in length from 3 - 5 weeks and include enrichment, language and cultural immersion components.Dates and cost vary by program.

Adelphi University Pre-College
Kate Matzkin
516-877-3410
kmatzkin@adelphi.edu

Barnard Pre-College Programs: Summer In NYC

Brandeis Genesis Program: www.brandeis.edu/highschool
Residential summer experiences for exceptional high school students as part of a world-class university with social justice at its core. Students explore diverse academic and artistic pursuits while they develop skills, knowledge and friendships for life.

The Bridge Program in Math and Science at Sewanee
The Bridge Program in Math & Science is sponsored by the University of the South and provides a scholarship for tuition, room and board - so the program is free! Twenty selected students will live in a dorm, work with college students, and study under University professors in state-of-the-art classrooms. Applications due April 1. 

Bronfman Fellowships
info@byfi.org
518-475-7212

California College of the Arts
A Pre-College program held on the California College of the Arts Oakland campus. Eligible students have just completed 10th, 11th, or 12th grade. Priority application deadline for studio selection, on-campus housing and merit and need=based scholarship consideration: Monday, March 16.

California Youth Think Tank at USC
Summer College Residence Program: Grades 9-12 
June 21 - 27,  2015 
Selected high school students live in a college dorm on the USC campus. They attend daily classes and training workshops and participate in a variety of challenging activities and events designed to help them develop leadership, confidence, moral character, effective communication, research, writing, and critical thinking skills in preparation for success in college and beyond. Includes USC campus housing + 3 daily buffet-style meals, comprehensive training programs, educational materials and supplies, facilities usage, field trip transportation, Individualized Assessment, college recommendation letters, trophies & awards, T-shirts.
Cost: $550
DEADLINE: MARCH 13, 2015
Middle School Summer Day Camp at USC: Grades 7-8 
June 22 - 27
Day Campers attend classes daily from 9 am-  4 pm on the USC campus and participate in a variety of challenging and fun learning activities. They will also work with other youth leaders on special projects designed to help them develop leadership, confidence, effective communication, critical thinking, research, writing, and valuable skills needed for success in high school and beyond. Includes: comprehensive training program, daily lunch meals, educational materials and supplies, USC facilities usage, field trip transportation, Individual Assessment, trophies & awards, T-shirts & tote bags.
Cost: $175
DEADLINE: MARCH 13, 2015

Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Programs
June 27 - August 8, 2015
Advanced Placement/Early Admission, Fine Arts: Architecture, Art & Design, Drama, Music, National High School Game Academy


CAUSE Leadership Academy

The CAUSE (Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment) Leadership Academy summer program is for students interested in pursuing a career in public office, service, or community advocacy. It gives students a lot of opportunities and connections in the Asian American community but of course it is not a program only for Asian American students! There is a $1000 stipend at the end of the program. 

Constitutional Rights Foundation
Nina Abonal
213-316-2127
nina@crf-usa.org

Cornell University: Catalyst Academy 
A one -week residential program for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors from underrepresented backgrounds who desire to learn about engineering and careers within an interactive milieu. Experience college life at Cornell University. Tuition includes room, meals, and research opportunities.
July 12-18, 2015
Application Deadline: March 1, 2015

Cornell University: Curie Academy 
A one-week residential program for high school girls who excel in math and science. The focus is on rising junior and senior women, challenging them to explore engineering in an interactive atmosphere. CURIE tuition includes room, meals, and research materials.
July 12-18, 2015
Application Deadline: March 1, 2015

Eclipse
Eclipse is an organization that is dedicated to assisting and encouraging African American high school students in successfully completing higher educational goals. Students must be of African American descent and have a minimum 2.0 GPA. Completed application, letter of recommendation, and college acceptance letter are must be mailed by the deadline. Application form available in the College Center.
$1,000.00
DEADLINE: MARCH 14, 2015
Contact:
Kym Larkin, Scholarship Chairperson
310-710-3483

Eve and Gene Black Summer Medical Career Program
<http://www.lapedsoc.org/summer/2015-Summer-participating-medical-centers-and-program-dates.pdf
The Los Angeles Pediatric Society established the Eve and Gene Black Summer Medical Career Program in 1969. The purpose of the program is to encourage high school students to choose careers in the health professions. This program is best described as a medical mentor program. Under the supervision of a health care educator/medical facility coordinator, participants shadow various medical professionals (nurse, nutritionist, pharmacist, lab technician, physician and/or medical specialist etc.) who together provide a range of patient care services. You may see a current list of the participating medical facilities here:Facility Address and Requirement List A stipend is available upon request for any student with financial need. Each participant will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the program and one $500 scholarship will be awarded. 
DEADLINE: Postmarked by Friday, February 20, 2015. 
All applicants will be notified whether accepted or not VIA EMAIL by Friday, April 3.

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising/FIDM's Educators Day & Debut 2015 Runway Show:
March 19, 2015
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
FIDM Los Angeles
919 South Grand Avenue
800-262-3436

Grammy Camp: Go to Summer Camp with Grammy Pros. 

GRAMMY Camp 2015 dates and cities:


  • Nashville: June 1-5
  • Los Angeles: June 20-29
  • New York: August 2 -10

Grammy Foundation
3030 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
  • Hands-on career training
  • Learn from industry experts
  • Performance and music business tracks
  • Financial aid available

Check out all of the possible career tracks:


  • Audio Engineering
  • Electronic Music Production
  • Songwriting
  • Performance - Vocal
  • Music Journalism
  • Video Production
  • Music Business
  • Performance - Instrumental

Must currently be enrolled in grades 9–12 
GRAMMY Camp tuition is $2,200 for the residential camps which includes lodging, all meals, curriculum & instructional materials, ground transportation in the host city and field trips. All selected Campers must provide air or ground transportation to and from host city.
Spring Deadline: March 31, 2015
If you are a college age student passionate about the music industry there are paid counselor positions available.

HotelsCheap
HotelsCheap.org is offering two ongoing scholarships per year, valued at $1,500 USD each Spring and Fall semester. Looking for students who demonstrate a strong aptitude for higher learning, have a drive to improve themselves, and a desire to improve society in general.  Winners will be determined by the HotelsCheap Executive team each Spring and Fall semester. Our Spring 2015 Scholarship Award is currently available and open to all students who apply through an online application located here: http://www.hotelscheap.org/scholarship
$1,500.00
DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2015
Contact:
Michelle Santiago, Director of Marketing, HotelsCheap
msantiago@hotelscheap.org
Office: 516-478-8322
FAX: 516-622-9630

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles: Epic Israel

25-day Israel experience for current 10-11th graders in the Greater Los Angeles area
A fun tour of Israel along with a unique opportunity to make a difference, explore Jewish identity and connect with Israel in a meaningful way. 
Depart Los Angeles: June 16, 2015, arrive Israel June 17, 2015
Depart Israel July 9, 2015, arrive Los Agneles July 9, 2015
$3,995 until 1/21/15; $4,295 after. Need-based financial aid available.
Contact Justin Sadle at 323-761-8635; JSadle@bjela.org

Oberlin summer opportunity for eco & socially conscious students
http://www.foresightprep.org/
Foresight Prep is a collaboration between Oberlin College, an institution with a strong legacy of producing change-making professionals, and Foresight Design Initiative, a leading sustainable, multidisciplinary innovation enterprise based in Chicago, with national reach.
Foresight Prep @ Oberlin College
Programs:
The Future of Business: June 21-July 4
The Future of FoodJuly 5-July 18
The Future of Essential ResourcesJuly 19-August 1
Application Deadline: April 15
Financial Aid Priority Deadline: February 15 <http://foresightdesign.us3.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=3e4eccc0d322c3f1509fc01af&id=c886e21302&e=31351f49a4>

On Your Mark College Tours & Prep

On Your Mark College Tours & Prep provides students with the necessary college knowledge and initial exposure to college campuses through college tours and college preparation support. The following tours will be offered in 2015:

Tour 1: [June 20, 2015- June 28, 2015] East Coast Tour (Philly, DC & New York) Schools: Princeton University, Columbia University, NY, The City College of NY, The New School, University of Penn, Villanova University Swarthmore, St. Joseph's University, Georgetown University, George Washington University, The University of Maryland, & Howard University.

Tour II: [October 10, 2015 - October 18, 2015] Midwest & NYC Tour (WI, Illinois, MI, & NY) Schools: UW-Madison, Marquette University, Northwester University, University of Chicago, University of Notre Dame, Kalamzoo College, University of Michigan, NYU, Columbia University, Yale University, Fordham University, John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Visit the website for more information: www.onyourmarkprep.org

onyourmarkcp@gmail.com


Phillips Exeter Academy Summer School
604-777-3488

Rochester’s 2015 Pre-College Off-Campus and Abroad Programs
The University of Rochester’s Pre-College Off-Campus and Abroad programs to Malawi, Samoa, the Chesapeake Bay, and Bermuda are open to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. These programs take students to the world beyond the tourist attractions. They are for those who seek academically focused cultural immersion with the opportunity to gain training in field research in areas such as anthropology, economics, public health, ecology, environmental studies, psychology, and international development. Combining academics and adventure, our programs prepare your students for the college classroom by reminding them that sometimes the best classrooms are found in unexpected places.
The application deadline is February 1, 2015For additional information, visit 

Smith College Precollege Programs for High School Girls
Intellectually stimulating and unique opportunities for high school girls and international students who wish to pursue their academic interests in the classroom and beyond.
  • Science and Engineering Program: July 5 - August 1
  • Young Women's Writing Workshop: July 5 - 18
  • Discovering Women's History: July 5 - 18
  • Field Studies for Sustainable Futures: July 5 - 18
  • College Admission Workshop: July 19 - 25

Stanford University

The Summer Science Program
For high school juniors looking for an immersion into hands-on science. The curriculum is organized around an astronomical research project; working in teams of three students determine the orbit of anear-earth asteroid from their own observations, measurements and software. Resident faculty on each campus support this research with college-level lectures in calculus, physics, astronomy, and programming supplemented by field trips and guest lectures from prominent scientists and other professionals.
Sunday, June 21 - Wednesday, July 29, 2015 @ New Mexico Tech Sunday, 
June 28 - Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 @ University of Colorado, Boulder
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 27, 2015

The Teddy Davis for LA City Council 2015 campaign is looking for students who are motivated, driven and hardworking. Role/tasks include: assisting in campaign research, participating in voter outreach projects, reaching out to community members to gain new supporters, and contributing to at the grassroots effort of the campaign.This requires a commitment of 8 - 12 hours per week.
If interested, send a resume to: amhhollandd@gmail.com

This is a dedicated search engine for enrichment opportunities exclusively for teens. They list nearly 15,000 summer, gap and community service options in the U.S. and abroad.

University of Alabama Early College
Earn college credit while still in high school.  You can choose flexible course options, online 24/7 or on campus during the summer. Credits transfer to most colleges nationwide. Out of state students who have a cumulative 3.0+ are eligible to apply for UA Early College. Students who submit an official high school transcript with 3.5+ cumulative GPA since the 9th grade will automatically receive the partial tuition scholarship for courses approved by UA Early College.
The University of Alabama
earlycollege@ua.edu
877-823-8759

United States Naval Academy Summer STEM Camp 
<http://youtu.be/3UrqsPoZeQ0>  
STEM Camp is designed to spark and cultivate interest in the many academic disciplines which make up science, technology, engineering and mathematics. A hands-on, design-based program, Naval Academy Summer STEM will challenge students to think scientifically, problem-solve creatively, and work cooperatively in teams. Open to rising 9th, 10th and 11th graders, Summer STEM is led by USNA faculty and currently enrolled midshipmen and is a great fit for students looking to broaden their understanding of STEM study and careers.

The United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar <http://youtu.be/jQUmNl4ZXVM>  is a fast-paced, six-day experience for high achievers who have completed their junior year in high school. Summer Seminar teaches students about life at the Naval Academy, where academics, athletics, and professional training play equally important roles in developing our nation's leaders.

If you have questions about our programs, please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at summerprograms@usna.edu, or (410) 293-1858.

University of Southern CA
USC Summer @ USC for high school students
University of Southern CA
3415 S. Figueroa St. Suite 107
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0874
213-740-5679
4-week college credit courses and 2-week non-credit certificates
Courses in: Architecture, Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Global Studies, Journalism, Performing Arts, Pre-Health, Pre-Law, Science, Visual Arts, Writing

Washington University Summer Programs

High School Summer Scholars Program: A five week program that provides an early taste of college life for academically talented students during the summer following their sophomore or junior year of high school. Summer Scholars take undergraduate courses for credit. Residential and commuter options available. 
Partial scholarship assistance available to students who demonstrate financial need. 
Session A: June 7 - July 11, 2015
Session B: June 12 - August 14, 2015
High School Summer Institutes: Noncredit institutes provide high school students with an avenue to explore a specialized interest. They combine traditional class and lab curriculum with organized field trips, guest lectures, and hands-on activities. Residential only. Include Pre-Medical, Pre-Engineering, Writing, Environmental Studies and Sustainability, Ancient Discovery, Global Leadership and Young Leaders. Prices and age requirements vary.
Middle School Summer Challenge: This program combines advanced coursework with leadership development. Students choose one noncredit course to attend in the morning and participate in a leadership course in the afternoon. The program is designed to expand students' critical thinking skills in a challenging and innovative environment that includes hands-on learning, field trips and more. Residential and commuter options available.
Session I: July 5-17, 2015
Session II: July 19 -31, 2015
Program is open to current sixth-eighth grade students.
High School College Access: For high school juniors and seniors to take undergraduate courses at WUSTL. Admitted students may enroll in one or two introductory courses during the fall, spring, or summer terms. A number of online courses are available. Information at: hscollegeaccess.wustl.edu

The Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) Program was founded as a small pre-collegiate summer program fourteen years ago under the name Ivy Scholars. YYGS has now expanded to accommodate 600 participants and currently runs three distinct sessions: Politics, Law, and Economics; International Affairs and Security; and Science, Policy, and Innovation. Summer 2014 was the first year of the Science, Policy, and Innovation session, which focuses on understanding and confronting emerging global challenges in the areas of public health, environment, and energy.

http://www.lapedsoc.org/summer - Current Juniors and Seniors - with a birth date by 4/1/99 interested in a medical career, this is a GREAT shadowing program with several hospital sites throughout the city.

 
NOTE:
The following link is also available for more opportunities and college information:
http://enrichmentalley.com/