This is a list of enrichment programs that are free or may provide scholarship opportunities. The programs listed vary
greatly in structure, focus, selection process, and location. Program dates have not been provided because they change
from year to year. However, these are all programs that take place in the summer . Some applications were made available in December, but most become available in January/February. Please check each program's website for current dates and deadlines.
University of Wisconsin at Madison. Wisconsin Engineering Summer Program Deadline April 2nd 2018
Grades: 11, 12
Location: University of Wisconsin at Madison Campus
Cost: NO Cost. $500 stipend upon successful completion ($30 non-refundable application fee)
Brief Description: ESP is designed to focus on academic enrichment related to math, science, and engineering; provide an orientation
to the UW-Madison environment and collegiate experience; and demonstrate the importance of early preparation for the college-
bound student. Participants will interact with UW faculty/staff, students, program alumni and other talented peers who share the same
interest in mathematics, science and engineering.
Cal Poly- San Luis Obispo. Engineering Possibility in College (EPIC) Deadline April 15th 2018
Grades: 9 - 12
Location: Cal Poly- San Luis Obispo
Cost: Financial Aid Available or $1,620
Brief Description: Your EPIC experience will include designing, building, and testing your own engineering project! You'll experience life on a university campus and meet new friends during activities that may include rock climbing, bowling, lawn games and hikes to the Cal Poly "P".Engineering from area companies will visit as guest speakers. EPIC will give away fun items and hand out free gifts.
For more information: https://epic.calpoly.edu/
Summer Minority Engineering Training Program (SUMMET)
Location: Colorado School of Mines Campus
Cost: NO Cost ($50 confirmation fee and $100 damage deposit will be required upon acceptance)
Brief Description: A science and engineering program combining course work, hands-on projects, industry tours, sporting activities
and social events. SUMMET is an excellent stepping stone to the lifestyle and rigors of college. Students from across the nation stay
in Mines' residence halls, experience life as a college student, and receive instruction in trigonometry/calculus, chemistry, geology,
computer science, physics and basic to advanced engineering concepts. For more information: visit:https://www.mines.edu/mep/summet/
Summer Engineering Seminar (SES) - FREE Deadline March 2, 2018
Grades: 11, 12
Location: Santa Clara University
Brief Description: This special summer experience is for high school students who have an interest in science, mathematics and
engineering. The program is designed to acquaint participants with the engineering profession, the academic expectations of college
and the nature of life at a university.
For more information: visit https://www.scu.edu/engineering/beyond-the-classroom/outreach/summer-engineering-seminar-ses/
Minority Introduction to Engineering (MITE) Open Registration Feb 19, 2018
Grades: 11 ,12
Location: Missouri University of Science and Technology
Cost: $150 for tuition, room, and board
Brief Description: You will become acquainted with the various technological degrees that Missouri University of Science and
Technology has to offer and what demands people face in these fields. This is also a great opportunity for you to get a taste of
university life and learn what it takes to succeed in college'. Minority students for this program include African American, Native
American and Hispanic American. For more information: visit http://sdowp.mst.edu/outreachindex/mite/
Summer Experience in Science and Engineering for Youth (SESEY)
Grades: 9, l0, 11
Location: Oregon State University Campus
Cost: $200 room and board (Assistance, including full and partial scholarships, is available upon request) Brief Description: SESEY
offers a unique opportunity for high school girls and minority students with an aptitude for math and science in engineering fields.
This one-week summer program encourages students to explore the world of engineering and to consider careers in its variety of
fields. The program will culminate with a presentation of student projects and a display at the annual Corvallis da Vinci Days
For more information: visit http://stemacademy.oregonstate.edu/high-school-summer-camps
Women in Engineering: Exploring Engineering at the University of Maryland E2@UMD
Deadline: February 28, 2018
Grades: 10, 11
Location: University of Maryland Campus
Cost: $1000 for tuition, room, and board (full and partial scholarships are available based on financial need) Brief Description:
E2@UMD is a one-week summer program for high school women (rising juniors or seniors) who are considering engineering as a possible major and career. You will live on campus for one-week and explore the world of engineering through fun hands-on
activities, laboratory experiments, informative workshops, team challenges, and seminars with professional engineers.
For more information: Go to http://www.wie.umd.edu/k12/e2atumd or call 301-405-3283.
Summer Program at MIT (Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science) Cost: NO Cost
Application currently open
Location: MIT Housing
Brief Description: A challenging 6 week summer program that prepares promising rising seniors for careers in engineering and
science. Ifyou are selected, all educational, housing, meals and activity costs are covered. You must, however, pay for your own transportation to and from MIT.
For more information: visit http://web.mit.edu/mites/
Cal State LA- National Summer Transportation Institute California State –No Cost
University, Los Angeles High School Program Summer is here, and there is no better time to think about your future by participating in a FREE two-week summer program! From June 19 to June 30, 2017 the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology at Cal State L.A. offers a no cost program, called the National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) that can help you with your educational and career decisions.http://www.calstatela.edu/ecst/ce/national-summer-transportation-institute-nsti
Johns Hopkins Engineering, Science and Technology
Deadline February 15th
Talented 9th graders (rising sophomores) may be considered, however, priority will be given to older students. Graduated seniors are also eligible. Johns Hopkins Engineering Innovations summer program.
For more information and an application go to http://engineering-innovation.jhu.edu.
UCLA CENS High School Scholars Program
Gain first-hand experience in a university setting, conducting cutting-edge research on wireless sensor technology.
Women's Technology Program-MIT – Cost free
Deadline January 22, 2018
Grade: 11th grade, must have taken the SAT
Female high school students explore engineering through hands-on classes, labs, and team-based projects in the summer. For more information visit http://wtp.mit.edu
LA Board of Public Works
Work assignments may be in the fields of architecture, construction, engineering, environmental, and recycling.
Pomona College Academy for Youth Success (PAYS) - Cost: NO Cost
Deadline February 2nd, 2018
Grades: 9 - 12(students must apply during 9th grade)
Location: Pomona College campus, Claremont, CA
Brief Description: An intensive 4-week summer academic program that serves rising sophomores through rising seniors from groups
traditionally under-represented in higher education-students from the Los Angeles area and the Inland Valley who are first in their
family to attend college, those from low income families and those who are African American or Latina/o. PAYS scholars participate
in two core faculty-taught courses, Math/Problem Solving and Critical Inquiry: Analysis and Writing, additional electives, and rising
12th graders are given the rare opportunity to work on a significant research project under the direction of a Pomona College faculty
member. For More Information: visit http://www.pomona.edu/administration/draper-center/pays/what-is-pays.aspx
Registration opens March 1st, 2018.
Our Academic Program is for high school students seeking to earn high school credit during the summer, or to prepare them for those "tough" classes with our preview courses. The Academic Program has two distinct paths. A student can either enroll in one year-long course, or two semester long courses. When completed, the year-long course will have earned your student 10 units. Each year-long course is $700 (plus any associated lab fees). Dates of program June 18th-July 20th
CYTT Summer Residence Program
Deadline March 15, 2018
Grades: 9th - 12th
Location: USC Campus
Cost: $375 for room and board
Brief Description: Students reside in a dormitory housing facility on the campus of the University of Southern California during this
intensive week-long training program. Students attend daily training sessions taught by a dedicated staff of educators and college
mentors who guide and evaluate their progress during each phase of training. They participate with other dynamic youth leaders in a variety of challenging activities designed to bolster their leadership, communication, and critical thinking skills.
For more information: visit https://www.theyoungcenter.com/cyttresidence
Cornell University Summer College
Deadline March 9th, 2018
Grades: 10, 11, 12
Location: Cornell University Campus Page 6 of 18
Cost: Six-Week Session - $10,705 Three-Week Session - $6,020 (Financial Aid available)
Brief Description: Three and six week programs are available. Programs offered in architecture, art, business, college success,
computer and information science, engineering, environmental studies, film, history and politics, hotel management, humanities, law
and government, medicine, psychology, research and science, and veterinary medicine and animal science.
For more information: visit https://www.sce.cornell.edu/sc/
Deadline May 1st, 2018
Location: UC Berkeley
Cost: From $0 to $9,850 for tuition, room, and board
Brief Description: Designed to provide a small-group learning environment for talented and motivated high school students who want
to experience college life. Student attend an actual UC Berkeley Summer Sessions class, receive support from our Education
Unlimited program staff, tutoring as necessary, and have fun learning with other high schools students from around the United States
and from other countries. For more information: visit https://educationunlimited.com/camp/category/8/eu:summer-focus-at-uc
Quest Bridge College Summer Program
Brief Description: Many selective colleges offer summer programs for high school student. Quest Bridge has partnered with Brandeis,
Emory, Harvard, Notre Dame, UPenn, Stanford and Yale to offer students a unique opportunity to take college-level courses on a top
tier university campus while residing in a dormitory with peers from across the country. These scholarships offer outstanding low
income students a special chance to experience life beyond high school and to see first-hand what to expect from attending a selective
university. Must apply to the Quest Bridge College Prep Scholarship.
For more information: Visit https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/college-prep-scholars/summer-programs
Deadline April 27 2018
Location at USC
Eligibility Requirements: must have completed 9th grade. To apply go to email@example.com
Programs are 4 weeks June 17th - July 14th or 2 week program June 17th to July 1st. Choose course from architecture, performing arts, engineering, computer science broadcasting etc. https://summerprograms.usc.edu/
Deadline: April 1st
Grades: 11, 12
Location: NYU Campus
Cost: $5,068 includes tuition and fees for 4 credits (scholarships available)
Brief Description: College level courses for credit. Six week program in which students live on campus, attend free writing
workshops, start planning for college admission, experience student life.
For more information: visit https://www.nyu.edu/admissions/high-school-programs/precollege.html
CLYLP Sacramento Leadership Conference Cost: NO Cost
Grades: 10th, 11th
Location: California State University, Sacramento
Brief Description: A week-long leadership training conference in Sacramento, through which over approximately 3,000 of
California's best and brightest high school students have been prepared for the many opportunities and challenges they face.
Conference participants are housed on a university campus and attend powerful workshops and seminars that will enhance leadership
skills, academic preparedness, self-esteem, cultural awareness, and provide an understanding of state and local government.
For more information: http://clylp.org/programs/sacramento-leadership-conference/
Grades: 11th, 12th
Location: Calvin College
Cost: $500 confirmation fee
Brief Description: The Entrada Scholars Program at Calvin College offers ethnic minority high school students a "gateway" to the
future: the opportunity to experience college learning and living while earning college credit. Scholars are assigned an academic
coach, a trained teacher who attends classes with them in the morning and leads a study period (academic coaching session) with the
scholars following the class. Academic coaches model and teach scholars how to be successful in their specific course and in college. For more information: http://www.calvin.edu/admin/pre-college/entrada/
Notre Dame Leadership Seminars
Deadline Februarys 12th
Grades: rising 12th
Location: Notre Dame
Cost: $50 application fee and $150 confirmation fee. Transportation to/from Notre Dame will be paid for. Brief Description: The
Notre Dame Leadership Seminars invite diverse, highly creative rising high school seniors to explore and engage in a vibrant
discourse with world-renowned Notre Dame faculty. Through a series of integrated themes and experiences, students participate in intellectual discourse and discovery through the lens of Catholic social teaching.
For more information: http://precollege.nd.edu/notre-dame-leadership-seminars/
Telluride Association Summer Program (TASP)- Cost: NO Cost
Deadline January 26, 2018
Grades: 11 th
Brief Description: A TASP program is a six-week educational experience for high school juniors that offer challenges and rewards
rarely encountered in secondary school or even college. Each program is designed to bring together young people from around the
world who share a passion for learning. Telluride students, or TASPers, attend a seminar led by college and university faculty
members and participate in many other educational and social activities outside the classroom.
Emory Pre-College Deadline: May 1st
Grades: Rising 11th, 12th
Location: Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia
Cost: $9009 for six-week program includes tuition and fees for 4 credits (Scholarships available)
Brief Description: 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. High school
students may explore topics with professors who are the leading experts in their fields, enroll in classes with college students, and earn
transferable college credit. 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. For more information: visit http://precollege.emory.edu/ .
Junior State of America (JSA) Summer School
Deadline May 1st
Location: Georgetown, Stanford, Princeton or UCLA
Cost: (Merit and Need-based scholarships available) $4,750 includes housing and meals, textbooks, and all other academic
expenses. Brief Description: With programs at three of the most prestigious universities in the world, Georgetown, Stanford and Princeton, the Junior Statesmen Summer School provides an advanced college curriculum, dynamic skills based leadership activities, and interactive sessions with prominent politicians, journalists, academicians and other opinion leaders.
For more information: visit http://summer.jsa.org/programs/summer-institutes/gene-burd-institute-on-la-media-politics/
UCLA's Pre-College Summer Institute
Opens February 15th
Cost: Scholarships available. Vary by program selected.
Brief Description: Precollege Summer Institutes are designed for advanced high school students who wish to gain college-level
experience. Most of the Precollege Summer Institutes offer mandatory or optional housing with full supervision. Programs to
choose from include Acting and Performance, Art, Dance/Performing Arts, Design Media Arts, Model United Nations, Mock
Trial, Nanoscale Microscopy Lab, Nano-science Lab, SciArt Nanolab, Teen Archstudio, and Writing Workshop .
For more information visit http://www.summer.ucla.edu/institutes
Annenberg Youth Academy
Apply by Friday, March 22, 2019
Brief Description: Four -week program exposing local youth to media, technology, communication, journalism, public relations and civic engagement.
For more information: Contact JAIME CARIAS - firstname.lastname@example.org, (213)740-1215
UC Davis Young Scholars Program
Apply by March 16, 2019
Grades: 11 or 12
Location: UC Davis
Application Fee=$25 Cost: $6500 but financial aid is available
Brief Description: The major goal of the UC Davis - Young Scholars Program is to expose and engage forty high achieving and high potential high school students in a variety of research experiences within the fields of the biological, agricultural, environmental and natural sciences.
For more information: http://ysp.ucdavis.edu/
Rhode Island School of Design
Deadline rolling-admissions program
Grades: To be eligible to attend, you must have finished your 10th or 11th year of high school (or equivalent) and be between 16 and 18 years old (born between August 4, 2000 and June 21, 2003)
Location: Rhode Island School of Design
|Housing + Dining||$2,855|
|Health Services Fee||$175|
FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE
Founded in 1877, Rhode Island School of Design (or “RIZ-dee” for the acronym RISD) is one of the oldest and best-known colleges of art and design in the country. RISD Pre-College offers rising high school juniors and seniors the chance to experience life as a RISD undergrad.
For six weeks you’ll follow a college-level curriculum with day-long studio classes, critiques and final projects. You’ll work alongside hundreds of other creative, highly motivated students from around the world who will challenge, inspire and encourage you to push your limits and produce your best work. You’ll live like a RISD student, access renowned resources and instructors, strengthen your portfolio and forever change the way you approach art and design.
For more information: visit http://precollege.risd.edu/
SCIENCE, MATH AND RESEARCH PROGRAMS
Deadline February 22nd
The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) program is one of the “crown jewels” of Caltech. Since 1979, SURF students have had the opportunity to conduct research under the guidance of experienced mentors working at the frontiers of their fields. Students experience the process of research as a creative intellectual activity from beginning (defining and developing a project) to end (presenting their results at SURF Seminar Day). https://sfp.caltech.edu/programs/surf
Samuels Latino & African American High School Internship Program (LA-HIP)
The Saban Research Institute is offering 15 paid internships for the summer of 2010. The 6-week research internship provides high school students entering 12th grade the opportunity to perform biomedical experiments in a research laboratory of their interest. https://www.chla.org/samuels-family-latino-and-african-american-high-school-internship-program-la-hip
Youth Employment Internship Program
CLASS Parks Youth Employment Internship Program offering Sports
officiating, Camp Counseling, and Crime Scene, Investigation programs for high School age youth. Go to:http://www.laparks.org/classparks/programs/yeip.htm.
Pipeline summer camp for Advanced Program in Technology and Science (APTS)
Deadline: April 6th
Grades: 10, 11
Location: St. Cloud State University Campus
Cost: $10 non-refundable application fee, $3,000 program cost. Living expenses should be budgeted for. Limited financial aid is
available to students in need. There is noactual cost to attend the program; the costs presented are for living expenses. Brief
Description: The three-week residential program will focus on scientific research for students from historically underrepresented
groups and expose them to career options in technology. They will meet positive role models in these fields. Sessions will encourage
professional mentor/mentee relationships. Students of color and female students are encouraged to apply.
For more information: Visit https://www.stcloudstate.edu/pipeline/apts/default.aspx
CNSI Nano Explorers Program
Deadline: February 15, 2018
Grades: 9 - 12
Location: University of California, Los Angeles
Cost: Program fee $2,200. Optional housing fee $912. Financial aid is available, no transportation provided.
Brief description: During this intensive 2-week program. Students will make connections between cutting edge scientific research,
popular culture and contemporary arts. Through historical retrospective, surveys of current art-science collaborations as well as
science fiction movie screenings, students will be exposed to the interface of science, art and culture with a focus on multi-disciplinary
collaborations that explore the possibilities and implications of technological innovation. Lab visits, workshops, hands-on
experiments, and meetings with world renowned scientists will be balanced with visits to museums, daily movie screenings and
meetingswith famous contemporary artists who collaborate with scientists.
For more information: Visit https://www.summer.ucla.edu/institutes/NanoScienceLab
COSMOS - California State Summer School for Math and Science
Application Opens: January 4th
Grades: 9, 10, 11
Dates: Varies by location
Location: Various California college campuses
Cost: $30 non-refundable application fee. The tuition for the program is $2,950 but full and partial financial assistance available. Students who qualify for free/reduced lunch by the National Lunch Program will automatically qualify to receive full financial assistance upon verification. The mission of COSMOS is to motivate the most creative minds of the new generation of prospective scientists, engineers, and mathematicians who will become leaders of California, the nation, and the world. The program aims to create a community of students who participate in and contribute to an intensive academic experience delivered by distinguished educators and scholars. See website for specific dates and locations. There is a $30 application fee. www.ucop.edu/cosmos/
Iridescent: High School Explainers Internship Program - Cost: NO Cost
Deadline March 7th, 2018
Grades: Must be Female ages 14 - 18.
Location: Los Angeles
Brief description: High school students’ support elementary and middle school students in the "Be an Inventor" program. Looking for motivated high school students interested in science and engineering to serve as mentors and educators for younger students, generate ideas and help us build and test hands-on activities. Interns will receive internship credit.
For more information: Visit http://technovationchallenge.org/get-started/
The Smith Summer Science and Engineering Program (SSEP)
Deadline March 1st, 2018
Location: Smith's campus
Cost: Application fee $35. Program fee 5,000. Partial to full financial aid is available to a limited number of students based on demonstrated need. Page 13 of 20
Brief Description: The Smith Summer Science and Engineering Program (SSEP) is a four-week residential program for talented
young womenwho are highly interested in science, engineering, and medicine. Participants will engage in hands on research with
Smith's faculty in the life, physical science, and engineering. Students who will be in grades 9th-12th in the fall are eligible to apply. More than half of the students have received need-based financial aid to participate in the program.
For more information: Visit http://www.smith.edu/summer/programs_ssep.php
SAMS: The Summer Academy for Mathematics + Science- Cost: No Cost
Deadline March 1st, 2018
Grades: 11 .
Location: Carnegie Mellon Campus
Cost: There are no fees for tuition, housing, and dining. However, students are responsible for books, supplies, transportation, and recreational expenses. (Average book totals $150-200; average personal spending is $200)
Brief Description: SAMS: The Summer Academy for Mathematics + Science is a 6 week, rigorous, summer residential program for talented students entering their junior or senior year in high school. This program is designated for students who are interested in math and science and are considering careers in engineering, science, and other math based disciplines. Students will be involved in hands-on engineering and science projects. Students will receive preparation for standardized testing required for admission to selective colleges. For more information: Visit http://www.cmu.edu/enrollment/summerprogramsfordiversity/sams.html
Student Challenge Awards Program (SCAP)
Grades: 10, 11
Cost: See website.
Brief Description: SCAP offers sophomores and juniors, ages 16 and 17, an opportunity to spend two weeks at a scientific field
research station. SCAP is a competitive student fellowship program for students who excel in the arts and humanities, and have not
had the opportunity to participate in a program like this before. Students are exposed to the latest scientific technology and innovative
methods. For more information: http://earthwatch.org/education/student-fellowships/ignite
SMARTS Program - Cost: No cost
Grades: 10, 11
Location: UCLA Campus
students are responsible for transportation to/from campus
The Science Mathematics Achievement and Research Training for Students (SMARTS) program is a six-week engineering college preparatory program sponsored by the UCLA HSSEAS Center for Excellence in Engineering and Diversity (CEED). Its purpose is to increase the number of high school students in urban areas who are interested in careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) based fields. The target grades are current 10th and 11th. See website for further details.
Stanford University Mathematics Camp (SUMaC)
Deadline March 14, 2018
Grades: 10,11. Must be 15 -17
Location: Stanford University
Cost: Financial aid is available in the form of partial and full scholarships. Aid is granted based upon need, as well as other factors including merit. Brief Description: SUMaC's goals are to bring mathematically talented and motivated high-school students from across the U.S. and the world to Stanford University for four weeks of serious mathematical pursuits. For more information: Visit
2018 NASA STEM Enhancement in Earth and Space Science Internship
Current High School Sophomores and Juniors
Application Deadline: March 1, 2018
Category: Student Internships
NASA, the Texas Space Grant Consortium, and The University of Texas at Austin Center for Space Research have joined forces to encourage high school students’ interest in STEM careers. The SEES project allows students to work remotely prior to their onsite internship in Austin, Texas, July 14-28, 2018. Participants will learn how to interpret NASA satellite data while working with scientists and engineers in their chosen area of work. Housing, transportation and meals will be provided. http://www.tsgc.utexas.edu/sees-internship/
NASA Internships and Fellowships --
Application Deadline: March 1, 2018
High School, Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Student Internships, Student Fellowships
NASA Internships and Fellowships provide students at all types of institutions access to a portfolio of opportunities offered agency wide. The online application for NASA Internships and Fellowships enables students to easily access, register and complete the application, as well as search and apply for up to 15 opportunities. A completed application places the student in the applicant pool for consideration by all NASA mentors.https://intern.nasa.gov/
UC Davis Young Scholars Program
Deadline March 16, 2018
Location: University of California, Davis
Cost: $25 Application Fee, $5,200 tuition. Financial aid available.
Brief Description: A six-week residential program that offers high-achieving sophomores and juniors an opportunity to do mentored
research in the natural sciences in university laboratories.
For more information: Visit http://ysp.ucdavis.edu/
Earthwatch Institute - IGNITE
Deadline December 2, 2018
Grades: 10,11. Must be 15 -18
Location: Schoodic Education and Research Center in Acadia National Park, Maine, Aransas National Wildlife Refuge on the Gulf Coast of Texas ,The Fox Hill Salt Marsh and The Marsh Meadows Salt Marsh along the Rhode Island coastline, Southwestern Research Station, Arizona,Crow Canyon Archeological Center, Colorado,Flathead National Forest, Montana or Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Utah
Cost: Our generous donors want to support high school students who are creatively talented to immerse them in real science, as it is actively practiced. Thanks to them, the Ignite fellowship covers all costs associated with participation on the expedition, including roundtrip travel, meals and lodging, research activities and laboratory fees, and recreational day activities.In return, Earthwatch asks each student to submit a short report upon returning home from their expedition, describing the expedition highlights, impact, and challenges.
Advocates for Health Choices (AFHC) Club
Deadline: Currently looking for Students for Spring
Location: John H Francis Polytechnic High School
Brief Description: The AFHC Club is an after school club comprised of student leaders who will coordinate a campaign to raise awareness among peers on the harmful effects of tobacco products. THE AFHC members will receive training in teams -building, communication, project management and public speaking to become future leaders and advocate for their communities. Students will also participate in a student-lead conference at either Mount Saint Mary;s College or Pitzer College!
For more information contact: Ms. Palomo- Bilingual Office or Mr. Yeganyan - Special Education Office
The Riordan Scholars Program
Deadline: May 18, 2018
Grades: 10, 11, 12
Location: UCLA Anderson campus
Cost: NO Cost, transportation arrangements provided.
Brief Description: The Riordan Scholars Program is for 10th, 11th, and 12th grade high school students who are interested in learning
about business and developing leadership skills. Riordan Scholars attend eight (8) monthly Saturday seminars at the UCLA Anderson
School of Management. For more information: Visit https://www.anderson.ucla.edu/programs-and-outreach/riordan-programs/riordan-scholars
Hispanic National Bar Foundation's Future Latino Leaders Law Camp
Deadline April 15, 2018
Grades: 10, 11, 12
Location: Georgetown University
Cost: $50 non-refundable fee (fee waivers available upon request). Students may be responsible for arranging their own
transportation, see website for more details. (Need-based financial aid available)
Brief Description: The Future Latino Leaders Law Camp is a nine-day program in Washington, DC. Students live in college dorms
and have a college experience while learning about the legal profession and legal procedure from practicing attorneys, law professors,
and judges. Leadership skills will be developed in persuasion and negotiation, communication, and public speaking. Students work in
teams with a law student camp counselor to prepare for a moot court competition.
For more information: visit http://hnbf.org/camperstudent-dashboard/
Government - Social Services -UCLA Law Camp
Co-sponsored by UCLA School of Law and with funding in part by a generous grant from the California Bar Foundation. An exciting week-long summer program at UCLA for high school students interested in learning more about the American legal system. The cost of the camp is $1200 and covers room, board, and transportation while attending camp. It is the student's responsibility to pay for transportation to and from camp. Financial need scholarships available. For information and the application go to
The White House Internship Program
Deadline January 12, 2018
Opportunity to serve the President and explore public service. Must be a US citizen, enrolled in a college or university, and at least 18 years old. For more info go to: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/spring-2018-white-house-internship-program/
Bank of America Charitable Foundation-Student Leadership
Deadline: February 2nd, 201
Juniors or seniors in high school with a passion for improving your community, we would like to help you turn that passion into action. Apply at https://about.bankofamerica.com/en-us/what-guides-us/student-leaders.html#fbid
National Youth Leadership Forum
Bring various professions to life, empowering outstanding young people with the confidence to make well- informed career choices. NYLF programs are held in nine cities throughout the United States. http://www.nylf.org
Kevin de León for U.S. Senate campaign
We’re currently recruiting energetic and dedicated field interns on a voluntary basis to support our campaign. This is an awesome opportunity for those looking to get more involved in government through hands-on work on a statewide political campaign and bolster their resumes while fulfilling community service hour requirements and a letter of recommendation. Field interns will gain first-hand insight with an extremely scrappy and dynamic campaign. Responsibilities will include phone-banking, text-banking, data entry, and scheduling (*phones will be provided for text-banking). Students will work 3-hour shifts until the general election on November 6. Shifts will be hosted during the hours of 10:00 AM-9:00 PM MON-FRI & 10:00 AM-6:00 PM SAT & SUN. Volunteers will be required to work at least one shift per week and training for this program will be done online, so all students will need is a cell phone, a computer, and a positive attitude. Particularly enthusiastic students are welcome to join our team at our Koreatown office to participate in text-banking as well. We also want to encourage students who can’t commute to our office to organize amongst themselves and coordinate together to phone-bank on campus or at a location nearby. Please feel free to share this information with any students who you believe would be interested and committed, and have them submit a resume and contact me directly at email@example.com or (818) 694-2790 in addition to signing up on the following link: http://signup.com/go/cfhjZDn. — Michelle Bertinelli (818) 694-2790 firstname.lastname@example.org Volunteer Coordinator, Kevin de León for U.S. Senate
Tony Cardenas Internship Program
Congressman Tony Cardenas Internship Program offers students an excellent opportunity to learn about the federal government and the legislative process, while also serving their community. Working in Re. Cardenas District Office allows interns to learn about federal policy from professional staff and gain leadership, communication, and professional skills, all while building your resume. Interested? Contact: Panorama City District Office- 9612 Van Nuys Blvd. Suite 201 Panorama City, CA 91402 * (818)221-3718* Cardena.DOInternships@mail.house.gov
Tony Cardenas 2018 Job Fair
Dozens of Employers! Full-time, part-time, and apprentice positions! Bring your resumes and dress for success! Professional attire will be available for individuals who qualify! Thursday, October 25 * 9am - 1pm * Mid Valley YMCA* 6901 Lennox Ave. *Van Nuys, Ca 91405* RSVP at RSVP.Cardenas@mail.house.gov or Call District Office (818) 221-3718
Princeton University Summer Journalism Program
Location: Princeton University
Cost: NO Cost
Brief Description: This program is for low-income sophomores or juniors with at least a 3.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) who have an
interest in journalism. The cost is free including travel costs to and from Princeton.
For more information: visit http://www.princeton.edu/sjp/
Deadline March 1st, 2018
Spend your summer making music with students from all over the world who share your passion. Study with renowned faculty who are the very best at what they do and get a taste of what Berklee, Boston, and college life are all about. Apply at https://www.berklee.edu/summer/programs
Pre-College Art and Design, the Pre-College Drama Program, the Pre-College Music Program Grades: 11-12
Location: Carnegie Mellon
Cost: Between 4,122 and $7,214 (varies by program; scholarships available)
Brief Description: These Pre-College Programs motivate, stimulates, and prepare students as emerging artists. Participants will have challenging
lectures and courses, field trips and interaction with dedicated faculty.
For more information: visit
Otis Summer of Art
Grades: 10, 11, and 12
Dates: July 1 - July 26, 2013
Location: Otis College Campus
Cost: $2,946 for tuition and fees (some scholarships available)
Brief Description: Programs include, animation, architecture/landscape, black and white photography, digital media, digital
photography, drawing/painting in anime style, fashion design, graphic design, illustration, life drawing, painting, product design,
sculpture, and toy design. Participants responsible for the cost of supplies ($200-$400).
For more information: visit https://www.otis.edu/k-12-pre-college-programs-landing
Deadline: March 1st, 2018
Must be 16 years old by the start of the program
Earn college credit for college and take classes in Architecture, art, design and fashion
Summer Youth Camp Program: for more information go to Camp@burbankymca.org
Game Design (June 11-June 22), Fashion Design Camp (July 16-August 3rd), Painting the Community (June 25-July 13)
Art of Architecture (July 16-August 3rd)
High School Academy Summer Program - Monday, June 25- Friday, July 27 (M/W/F)
Cost: $250 including parking and supplies. Register at www.Woodbury.edu/hsacademy Design Lab (9am-12:30am) -2unit
Smart Money (9:30am-12:30pm) -3unit, Art & Design Portfolio (9am -12:30pm) - 2 unit, Film Making Fundamentals (9am-12:30pm) -2units, Making a Better World (9:30am-12:30pm) 3 Unit, Programming Augmented Reality Experiences 9am-12:30pm 2 Unit
For those interested in working in front and behind the scene. Make-up, actors, writers, editors, costumes, directors-it covers it all! Excellent program with the right connections. http://www.innercityfilmmakers.com
Hollywood CPR - Earn college credit!
Hollywood CPR offers vocational training in the trades and skills required for careers in the Artists, Crafts and Technicians departments of the entertainment industry to primarily underserve and under- represented populations. Direct connection to all the unions! Call 310-258-0123 or go to http://www.hollywoodcpr.org/training/training.html
Interns meet after school one day per week, from late September through April. They are introduced to the museum and its exhibitions and staff, take part in special projects, and work with exhibiting artists http://www.lacma.org/kids-families/teens
The Summer Diversity Internship program provides an opportunity for students to be exposed to how a major entertainment company operates, gain insight into the inner workings of the business & dynamics of the industry as well as participating in meaningful projects. You must have a 3.0 or higher and completed your junior year of high school. http://www.sonypictures.com/corp/employment/internships/index.html
Deadline: February 21st, 2018
Currently in grade 11th or 12th
The mission of the Los Angeles Pediatric Society is to improve the health and well-being of infants, children, and adolescents through the collective efforts of its membership and to provide an organization for professional communication, education, and fellowship. Apply at lapedsoc.org
National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine
Grades: 9th -12th, includes recent high school graduates
Location: Held in various cities including San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Cost: $2,695, some financial available.
Brief Description: An intensive 10-day program, students experience a hands-on, interactive curriculum that includes shadowing
practicing physicians, clinical site visits at the nation's top medical centers and meeting and interacting with faculty from world-
renowned medical institutions. For more information: Visit https://www.envisionexperience.com/explore-our-programs/national-youth-leadership-forum-medicine?utm_mode=pgcat&utm_case=B
Stanford Medical Youth Science Program - Cost: No cost
Deadline Februarys 15, 2018
Grades: 10th, 11th residing in northern or central CA (preference given to Juniors)
Location: Stanford University
Brief Description: The SMYSP Summer Residential Program (SRP) is an annual science- and medicine-based enrichment program
open to low-income and ethnically disadvantaged high school sophomores and juniors who live in northern and central California. The
program guides 24 ethnically diverse students through a five-week summer program held on Stanford University's campus. The
program bolsters student's science skills while introducing them to a host of health-related careers including physician, medical
researcher, pharmacist, etc. For more information: Visit http://smysp.stanford.edu/
Deadline: February 1st, 2018
The STEP-UP Program provides hands-on summer research experience for high school and undergraduate students interested in exploring research careers. The overall goal of STEP-UP is to build and sustain a biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social science research pipeline focused on NIDDK’s core mission areas of diabetes, endocrinology and metabolic diseases; digestive diseases and nutrition; kidney, urologic and hematologic diseases. https://www.niddk.nih.gov/research-funding/research-programs/diversity-programs/research-training-opportunities-students/short-term-research-experience-underrepresented-persons-step-up
Arthritis Foundation Summer Science Internship Program - Cost: NO Cost.
Deadline: February 25th, 2018
Grades: 11, 12 and 1st and 2nd year undergraduates. Must be 17 by start of program.
Location: Stanford University and UCSF
Student receives $1,500 stipend. Must provide for own housing. Brief Description: During this 8-week internship
students receive hands-on experience in the fields of rheumatology and immunology, with a focus on arthritis and related autoimmune
diseases. Interns participate in either basic lab research or clinical translational/epidemiological research. .
For more information: Visit http://www.kintera.org/htmlcontent.asp?cid=619275
Eugene and Ruth Roberts Summer Student Academy - Cost: NO Cost
Deadline: March 9, 2018
Grades: Must be at least 16. Completion of high school courses in chemistry and biology required.
Location: City of Hope Irell and Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences.
Students receive $4000 stipend. Housing not provided.
Brief Description: Designed to engage the scientific curiosity and promote the potential cancer research careers of promising high school and undergraduate students from under-represented populations. Students gain full-time lab experience.
For more information: Visit https://www.cityofhope.org/education/students-and-youth/summer-student-academy
National Cancer Institute
Deadline January 1st. 2018
The Werner H. Kirsten Student Intern Program (SIP) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at Frederick is designed to expose high school seniors to research and administrative management in a health care environment. The scientific interns experience the basic methods of cancer research through “hands-on” laboratory training.
Children's Hospital Health Professional Exploration Program-
Deadline January 20, 2018
Children's Hospital Health Professional Exploration Program offers students an opportunity to observe medical procedures, participate in skill labs, CPR, job shadowing, and mock emergencies. Application available at: www.chla.org/campchla
Kaiser Permanente- LAUNCH,
Deadline May 1st
a summer youth program- Students must be 16-18 years old and come from minority or low income families. Students will work part-time for eight week. Students may NOT be enrolled in summer school. Students will be exposed to different healthcare fields. Applications are available in the Career Center and due on May 1 at the Volunteer Office at 13652 Cantara Street, Panorama City https://share.kaiserpermanente.org/article/ncal-launch/#highschool
Deadline March 2nd
Kick start your university studies in computer science with an unforgettable summer program at Google. Google's Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) is a three-week introduction to computer science for graduating high school seniors with a passion for technology — especially students from historically underrepresented groups in the field.
Los Angeles School Police Department - Explorer Program
Meetings are weekday afternoons - Locations vary
Contact: Gabriela Evans (818) 885-8500 x2961
Sandra Back (818) 364-3074
Jose Ramirez (818) 272-4153