Internships & Programs

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Computer Science & Engineering UCSD
For high school students interested in computer science and/or engineering
Summer Healthcare Experience (UCI) 

For young women who are interested in knowing what it's like to be a doctor, nurse, pharmacist, social worker, medical researcher, healthcare administrator, physical therapist or other healthcare professional. Upon finishing the program, all participants will receive a certificate of completion and a reference letter for college applications. Up to 35 young women will be selected. Tuition is $1359. Ten full scholarships are available based on merit and financial need. 
Apply by May 1, 2017. Begins July 31 to August 4, 2017 
Please visit  for more information and to access the online application

Summer Youth Action Team (YAT) Class #183087

This summer volunteer and leadership program provides enrichment opportunities for teens to contribute to their community. Teens develop life skills through service projects, teambuilding, speaker workshops, goal setting, social interaction, and
recreation-based excursions. Earn community service hours volunteering with local non-profit and community organizations. Transportation included to service projects and excursions. Schedules are individualized and will vary throughout the summer.
Ages 14-18 (High School Students Only)
Begins June 12 and ends August 18, 2017
Click Here to register
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UCI - The Paul Merage School of Business "Investments, Financial Planning & You"
For high school students interested in gaining a deeper understanding  of investments and financial leteracy skills. The program ensures a robust understanding of financial literacy through a combination of case studies, group projects, online simulations and student presentations.
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Areteem Institute Summer Camps (Math Zoom Program)
(California State University Fullerton & Georgetown University)

For high school students interested in developing their passion for math and STEM applications. The camps will include renowned professors, engaged learning, real world application and well rounded skills.
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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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Harvard Summer School
Open to students ages 15-19 (classes of 2017, 2018, 2019). Over 200 college courses to choose from. You can live on campus, commute or study online.
Dates: June 17-August 5
For full program details visit

NYU Summer Precollege Program

For Juniors and Seniors who would like to experience NYU by spending six weeks living and learning in the community. Students will develop critical college-level writing skills, prepare for the college admissions process and explore New York City's many cultural opportunities.
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Washington University in St. Louis Summer Program

For Juniors and Seniors with a minimum B+ GPA and combined SAT of at least 1200 or ACT of at least 25
Course studies include: humanities, math, sciences and social studies. Various sessions are available.
Please Click Here for details apply by April 1, 2017  

Skidmore Summer Studio Art Program
Coures and workshops offered in two different 5-week sessions (May 30-June 30, 2017 & July 3-Aug 4, 2017)
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University of Alabama Summer on Campus 2017

For motivated sophomores, juniors and seniors who are prepared for a summer college experience at the University of Alabama, while earning college credits. Must have a 3.0+ cummulative high school GPA. Please complete the online information HERE AND see Mrs. Gatlin in the College & Career Center for additional details by February 22, 2017

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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