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SUMMER PROGRAMS 2017

 

National Grid

There is a looming shortage of engineering talent in the US. Engineering is becoming a less popular career choice at the same time many engineers are retiring and the overall demand for engineers is increasing. National Grid’s “Engineering our Future” initiative is designed to address this issue.

The “National Grid Engineering Pipeline Program” has developed into the centerpiece of the US Engineering our Future initiative. High quality high school students selected into the Pipeline participate in a structured 6-year developmental journey that gives them an opportunity for fast tracked employment with National Grid. Pipeline Scholars gain exposure to the National Grid and to engineering through classroom instruction, hands on activities, site visits, research and projects. Highlights of the Pipeline include opportunities for job shadows, mentoring, networking and a possible paid internship.

Learning & Development is pleased to announce the start of the eighth year of the Engineering Pipeline Program. Recruitment is beginning for the new class of Scholars to be selected into the Pipeline. Applicants must currently be in their junior year of high school, have a minimum GPA of 87%, provide evaluations from two teachers and submit a 250-word essay illustrating their desire to learn about engineering. Please feel free to forward the attached brochure to schools, teachers, or any high school junior that you think would be interested in the Pipeline. Please note the

application deadline is April 15.

Engineering Our Future Website

 

Summer at Wellesley

Website:          www.wellesley.edu/summer

Phone:             781 283 2200 

Co-Ed Undergraduate Courses and Pre-College Programs:  Experience the Wellesley way learning in small co-ed classes with exceptional faculty.  Programs are designed for rising academically motivated female high school juniors and seniors.

Summer 1:  May 30-June 23

Summer 2:  June 26-July 21

 

George Washington Pre-College Summer Programs

Website:          www.precollege.gwu.edu

Phone:             202 994 6360

Email:              gwsummer@gwu.edu

Summer Immersion:  Full day noncredit program for rising sophomores, juniors and seniors.  Participants enroll in two week programs that integrate lectures with activities.

Session I:  July 2-14; Session II:  July 16-28; Session III: July 30-August 11

College Intensive:  offers rising juniors and seniors the opportunity to earn college credit by engaging in challenging undergraduate level courses.

6-Week Session:  July 2-August 15 (3 to 8 credits); 3-Week Session:  July 2-21 (3 credits); 6-Week Online Session:  May 22-July 1 and July 5-August 15 (3 to 6 credits)

See Scholarship Opportunities at precollege.gw.edu/scholarships

Deadlines:     Scholarship Programs and US University Prep – March 1

                        College Intensive and Summer Immersion – May 1

International Students:  Programs are open to international students; however, GW only provides F-1 visa sponsorship for students applying to College Intensive 6-week sessions (including US University Prep). The full time study of two courses is required.  Students who are non-native English speakers must have demonstrated proof of English language proficiency by meeting the minimum required scores on the TOEFL, IELTS or other GW-approved language test.  Eligibility requirements for visa sponsorship are on the website.

 

Summer Institute for the Gifted

Website:          www.GiftedStudy.org

Email:              SIG.info@GiftedStudy.org

Telephone:      866 303 4744

Program offers gifted, creative and academically talented students an experience like no other, combining a wide variety of courses with cultural, social and recreational activities. 

Residential Programs:  Ages 9 to 17 (ages vary by campus).  Commuter option is available on all campuses.

Campuses:  Bryn Mawr College, Emory University, Northeastern University, Princeton University, UC Berkeley, UCLA, University of Chicago, University of Miami, Yale University.  New: Richmond, The American International University in London.

Online Programs:  Ages 7 to 14.  An 8-week online program for SIG eligible students offering a wide range of courses in potential interest areas for individualized learning.  For more information on online courses, visit GiftedStudy.org/online.

 

 

 

Smith College – Summer Precollege Program for High School Girls

Website:          www.smith.edu/summer

Email:              summerprecollege@smith.edu

Phone:             413 585 2165

This program is open to academically talented girls who will enter grades 9, 10, 11 and 12 in fall 2017.  Enrollment is limited to ensure a quality academic experience.  The program’s selective admissions process is based on student’s academic performance in middle or high school, a written essay and a teacher recommendation.  Students must have a strong record of academic achievement, a high level of motivation and a willingness to explore.

There is important information regarding the application process, fees and dates and deadlines that are explained on the website.

 

University of Notre Dame – Pre-College Programs

Website:          www.precollege.nd.edu

Deadlines:     January 30 for Study Abroad and Leadership Seminars

                        February 6 for Summer Scholars

Summer Scholars:  June 24-July 8 participants spend two intense weeks in one of the programs of study listed in the program. 

Leadership Seminars:  July 15-July 26  participants explore topics affecting the global community. 

 

University of Mass., Lowell Summer Tech Camps

Website:          www.idtech.com or www.idtech.com/about-id

Teens build valuable STEM skills in an inspiring, collegiate setting. Students experience personalized learning with a maximum of 8 students per instructor and use the best brand name products from industry leaders like Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, Google and Microsoft. 

 

University of Mass., Amherst Summer Pre-College Program

Website:          umass.edu/summer

Email:              summercollege@provost.umass.edu

Phone:             413 577 2112

Summer Schedule:  Session 1:  June 25; Session 2:  July 9; Session 3:  July 23.

UMass summer programs are hosted by Commonwealth Honors College.  Programs range from college-level courses for high school students to continuing education courses in creative writing and music.

Academy for International High School Students:  July 9 to August 5

This Academy program will help you understand more about higher education in the US and prepare you to apply to US colleges/universities.  All students complete a personal statement as part of the program, which can be used for application to US colleges. You will also meet many students from the US and around the world.

 

Boston University – Summer Programs

Website:          www.bu.edu/summer/high-school-programs

Phone:             617 353 1378

Email:              summerhs@bu.edu

Summer Challenge:  Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors study two academic topiocs of their choice to take part in exciting social activities. Explore your interests; preview college life; earn college credit; make new friends; experience Boston

 

 

 

Harvard Pre-College Program

This program is an immersive, collaborative and transformative program.  Pursue your interests in courses focusing on physics, law, writing, philosophy and a dozen other subjects.  In our noncredit classes, we dispense with grades so that you can fully commit to your growth as a student, well-rounded individual, and engaged citizen.

Website:          www.summer.harvard.edu/high-school-programs/pre-college-program

Session I:  July 25 to July 7; Session II:  July 9 to 21; Session III:  July 23 to August 4.

 

Summer Discovery – Summer High School Internships

Website:          www.summerdiscovery.com

                        www.discoveryinternships.com

Enrichment, college credit, intensive institutes, internships, language and cultural immersion, leadership.

 

Washington University in St. Louis

Website:          Summerexperiences.wustl.edu

Deadline:         April 1, 2017

High School Scholars Program

Session A:        June 11 to July 15

Session B:        July 16 to August 18

Session C:        June 11 to August 5

High School Summer Institutes

Eligibility:      Freshman/Sophomore/Junior

                        Minimum B+ GPA

                        TOEFL score at least 90 for international applicants

Pre-Medical:                            June 11 to 30 or July 16 to August 4

Pre-Engineer:                          June 11 to 30 or July 16 to August 4

Creative Writing:                     July 2 to 14

Communications:                    July 2 to 14

Global Leadership:                  July 2 to 14

Environmental:                       July 2 to 14

Philosophy/Psychology:          July 2 to 14

Personal Narrative:                  August 6 to 12

Young Leaders:                       August 6 to 12

 

Health & Biomedical Sciences Camp

Lebanon Valley College, PA

Website:          http://www.ivc.edu/academics/summer-community-programming/health-biomedical-sciences-camp

Session I:         June 25 to 30

Session II:       July 23 to 26

Through lectures and hands-on laboratory investigations, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of molecular biology, pharmacology, immunology, biochemistry and medical ethics.  Students will interact with practicing professions in fields such as medicine, physical therapy, toxicology, genetic counseling and biomedical laboratory research.

Students:        Check website for details

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Engineering Pipeline Program

Website:  https://www.nationalgridus.com/Our-Company/Careers/Engineering-Pipeline-Program                                                                                                                                              

Companies like National Grid will need qualified engineers in the future to continue to grow our innovative and evolving business. “Engineering our Future,” our engineering pipeline program, is our long-term strategy to encourage bright, young people, guided by their parents and teachers, to consider engineering careers.

We’re looking to inspire, attract, and develop future engineers. And to get students of all ages and backgrounds to study science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)...so they can help us build the future of our industry and our world. We’ve invested more than $3 million in this critical program and will continue to support engineers-in-the-making.

 

For more information about this program and how to apply visit the website above.

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Assumption College – Pre-College Summer Program

Website:          http://www.assumption.edu/admissions/pre-college-summer-program

Session:           June 25 to June 30, 2017

Deadline:         April 15, 2017

 

Rising high school seniors from across New England and around the country join Assumption College professors for a competitive pre-college program that introduces them to undergraduate studies in the liberal arts.  They engage in discussions with faculty and teaching assistants.  Students take three classes a day in which they engage in open and spirited discussions of assigned readings.  Evenings are spent with teaching assistants engaged in informal discussions about a short story or movie.  For more information, visit the website above.

Students:        Check website for details

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Bryant University PWC Accounting Careers Leadership Institute

Website/email:          Admission@bryant.edu

Session:           June 25 to June 30

Deadline:         March 31

Students          African American or Black and Latino/a Rising Seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or

                        higher.  Must have also completed Algebra II by the end of Junior year

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USC Summer Programs

Website:          www.summer.usc.edu

Phone:             213.740.5679

Preview freshman year at USC through a 4 or 2 week summer course program.

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Babson College – Summer Study

Website:          www.babson.edu/summerstudy

Session:           July 6 to August 4

Residential program that lets you earn college credit as you gain real world business insights.  Surrounded by other aspiring entrepreneurs from around the world, you will discuss ideas with our engaging faculty, develop your personal brand and create a new business venture while experiencing life on a college campus.

Students         Rising Juniors and Seniors

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Marist – Summer Pre-College programs

Website:          www.marist.edu/precollege

Phone:             845 575 3226

Sessions:          New York – June 25 to July 8

                        New York – July 9 to July 22

                        Florence, Italy – July 9 to July 22

 

Provides the opportunity to take a course in the field they are passionate about while getting a taste of college life. Summer Pre-College is a wonderful opportunity for students to get a head start in college by earning credit and living at Marist’s campuses in New York or Florence, Italy.  For more information about what courses are offered at each session, please visit the website above.

Students:        Rising Juniors and Seniors

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Regis University – Summer Scholars Program

Website:          www.regiscollege.edu/summerscholars

Phone:             781 768 7455

Session:           July 23 through August 5

 

Earn six college credits through two introductory courses taught by faculty (English composition and your choice of communication or health science course).  Received instruction for college essays. Live in suite style residence halls and experience university life. Explore the city of Boston with extra curricular trips.

Students:        High School Students

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Duke University – Summer Program

Website:          http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students

Phone:             919-684-6259

Session:           July 15 to August 4

 

Summer College of High School Students

An academic credit program for students currently in Grades 10 or 11

 

Summer Academy for High School Students

Academic enrichment program for students currently in Grades 9, 10, 11 or 12

 

Seek academic credit or learn to be a leader and Global Citizen through personal enrichment courses; spend your summer enjoying residential activities such as ball games, outlet shopping, dances, talent shows and more.

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Rhode Island School of Design – Pre-College

Website:          www.precollege.rsd.edu

Phone:             401 454 6200

Session:           June 24 – August 5

 

Six weeks you will follow a college level studio curriculum and every weekend you will have the freedom to explore all Rhode Island has to offer including museums, art galleries and beaches.

Students:        Rising 11 and 12 grade

 

Epic Solutions

Website:          www.epiicsolutions.org/2107-experiences/

Session:           July and August



One week programs created for teens to design, develop and pitch their
own start up ideas while exploring Boston’s thriving entrepreneurship
ecosystem through networking events and field trips.