Internships & Programs

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UC Santa Barbara Summer Research Opportunities
For students in the 9th-11th grade. UC Santa Barbara allows students to choose from six exciting programs which are designed for different kinds of students: the Early Start Program (ESP), Academic & Enrichment Program (1+1), Enrichment Program, Research Mentorship Program (RMP)Science & Engineering Research Academy (SERA) and the Local High School Student Program. These programs give high school students the unique opportunity to take regular UC Santa Barbara courses. Over 100 courses to choose from in 40 academic departments. 
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UCI/Division of Continuing Education (Summer Institute in Law Porgram)

The University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education is offering a High School Summer Institute in Law program for students to learn more about a career in law. This week-long experience offers the opportunity to develop academic skills and benefit from a UC-quality curriculum for college-prep students. This program demonstrates strong academic interest on college applications and advances college readiness. 
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Al Neuharth Free Spirit & Journalism Conference
For high school Juniors who will graduate in 2018, and are interested in journalism and/or working on their high school publications (including yearbook) are eligible to apply. Award is an all expense paid, five-day journalism conference in Washington D.C. at the Newseum from June 17-22, 2017 and a $1,000 college scholarship. The conference will celebrate the role of the First Amendment as a cornerstone of democracy and inspire students to pursue journalism careers.
Click Here for website/details. Apply by Feb 1, 2017

USC Architecture Summer Programs

The USC Summer Programs invites high school students to connect with the world of architecture.  EXPLORATION OF ARCHITECTURE  provides a wide-range of exposure to an architectural education and the vibrant surroundings of Los Angeles through an exciting two or four weeks at the USC School of Architecture.  You will be designing and building in a collaborative studio environment, touring famous landmarks, living on-campus in a residence hall, and working with the School’s distinguished faculty and upper division students. The four-week program offers 3-units of college credit.
Click Here for details on the two and four-week programs

Berkeley Business Academy (Youth Summer Program)

For high school students, this is an exciting two-week introduction to the business world.
Dates: High School Case Study: July 8 - July 22, 2017
            High School Entrepreneurship: July 22 - August 5, 2017
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High School Medical Forum (UCI)
For high school students! A unique opportunity for So Cal students to experience what life is like for a medical student.
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Navy Internship & Scholarship Opportunities
(SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completion.

Department of Defense Internships
DoD STEM internships allow high school and college students the opportunity to engage in hands-on research, solving real-world problems at DoD laboratories and facilities.
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National Student Leadership Conference/Scholarships
For more than 25 years, outstanding high school students have come to the NSLC to explore a future career, develop leadership skills and experience college life.
For an overview of the programs Click Here
For information on scholarships offered Click Here


UCI Cancer Research Institute Youth Science Fellow Program
Summer Internship (6 weeks) and work with faculty and graduate students. Must be a high school junior or senior and completed at minimum one high school chemistry/science lab class and one biology class prior to beginning of the Youth Fellow Program.
Click Here for Application Deadline is March 3, 2017 (5pm)

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