Guidance & College Office

Spring and Summer Opportunities



Drexel's summer academic programs are open to highly motivated high school students who wish to explore what a university-level program is all about. Workshops are led by Drexel faculty and utilize Drexel's labs, facilities, and the city of Philadelphia's many resources.  Program offerings include:  Arts and Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Business, Engineering, Hospitality and Sport Management, Law, Media Arts and Design, Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions.



Queens District Attorney’s Office – Wednesday, March 2nd (Law)

Structuretone – Wednesday, March 2nd (Construction Trades)

Broadway Dance – Wednesday, March 2nd (Dance/Arts)

American Management Association – Thursday, March 3rd (Business Skills)

Smart Tech – Thursday, March 3rd (Technology)

Gilbane – Thursday, March 10th (Construction Trades)

Sciame – Thursday, March 10th (Construction Trades)

Credit Suisse – Wednesday, March 16th (Finance)

NYU Langone Medical Center – Tuesday, March 22nd (Healthcare)

Brooklyn Mock Trial Team Tryout – Thursday, March 24th (Law)

You can also get information about these programs at



The Summer Institutes provide an opportunity for these students to enrich and accelerate their academic pursuits and to meet other students who share their interests and abilities. Subject areas include arts and humanities, business, computer science, engineering legal studies, mathematics, social science, physical and biological science, and writing. The instructors are assisted by undergraduate and graduate student mentors who have expertise in the course subject areas.  he Summer Institutes offer a three-week residential program for academically talented and motivated high school students. Participants live in supervised Stanford housing and are taught by instructors who are experts in their fields and passionate about teaching. Students engage in intensive study in a single course and are introduced to topics not typically presented at the high school level. The Summer Institutes provide a taste of college life in the beautiful surroundings of the Stanford campus.



Stanford Summer College Academy and Stanford High School Summer College offers college courses to high school students ages 16 – 19. With Summer College, you will be a Stanford student, earning college credit and attending classes on Stanford’s campus with other motivated and high-achieving students from all over the United States and the world.  Stanford’s High School Summer College is an academically selective program that provides high-achieving high school students access to undergraduate education at one of America’s most respected universities. The program runs eight weeks and provides academic, social, and intellectual opportunities not found in a high school classroom. Participants enroll as visiting undergraduate students in Stanford’s Summer Quarter and take the same courses as Stanford undergraduates.  Summer College Academy is an innovative approach to university-level coursework. Exceptional high school students will have the opportunity to take one of a number of intensive undergraduate-level courses, three to four weeks of which will be in Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies’ signature online synchronous seminar environment, followed by three weeks of coursework in residence on Stanford’s campus—all while earning Stanford University Continuing Studies credit and a Continuing Studies transcript.



NYU has many class, workshops, and events designed specifically for high school students.  These programs offer a wide range of subjects to choose from and are made to fit a variety of busy schedules.  Start exploring what NYU has to offer and find out which program is right for you!  Each NYU high school program has different requirements.  To see full details—and check out other opportunities available in subjects like design, journalism, and technology—visit the website at

Brooklyn Public Library

 BCAP Teen Creative Leadership Project

Learn the basics of documentary filmmaking and earn a stipend in this six-week program that uses Prospect Heights’ cultural institutions — including the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Children’s Museum and Prospect Park — as the backdrop for this full-day digital media program. The BCAP project is meant for teenagers interested in media, communications and “youth leadership,” organizers said.

How to apply: Complete an application (and personal essay) online. 

Deadline: March 15

 Summer Book Buddies

Teens between 12 and 18 years old are encouraged to volunteer as “book buddies” for between 3 and 9 hours per week for the summer, reading to young children, helping to plan children’s programming at the library and creating book displays at their local branch.

How to apply: Fill out a volunteer application online.

Deadline: Rolling; contact your local branch for more information.

 “Today’s Teens, Tomorrow’s Techies”

In this 6- to 12-month program, teens ages 14 to 18 years old will learn computer skills in a two-week technology workshop over the summer, then complete a 6-month volunteering course at their local library, helping visitors to access the library’s computers and other technology resources. By the end of the program, students will complete about 20 hours of training in STEM-related skills, as well, and “graduate” with a $200 stipend, a program organizer said.

How to apply: Complete an online application here.

Deadline: May 31

Prospect Park Zoo

 Discovery Guide

Greet zoo visitors at exhibits, help with special events and get community service hours at a “Discovery Guide” at the Prospect Park Zoo, a position open to teenagers and college students who may be interested in a career with animals. Volunteers are required to work from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.two days a week for the summer and are encouraged to complete 100 hours of community service at the zoo the following school year on weekends.

How to apply: Complete an online application, to be submitted with a written recommendation from a teacher or community leader.

Deadline: May 1

 Teen Internship

In this three-week summer internship, teenagers ages 13 to 17 will learn the basics of zookeeping, conduct an animal behavior study and meet with staff of the Wildlife Conservation Society. The program runs from July 13 to 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.

How to apply: Complete an application online here.

Deadline: Not yet announced; contact for more information.

Brooklyn Museum

 BKM Digital Artizens

Get paid $8.75 an hour to learn about (and create) feminist artwork through the use of digital media in the “BKM Digital Artizens” program at the Elizabeth Sackler Center for Feminist Art. Teenagers between the ages of 14 and 19 are encouraged to apply; applicants must be able to attend 11 evening meetings on Tuesday and Thursdays between June 30 and August 6.

How to apply: Applications will be postedhere soon, program organizers said.

Deadline: April 22

Brooklyn Children’s Museum

 Young Adult Internships

Open to high schoolers or college students interested in working with children or a career in museum operations, the Brooklyn Children’s Museum offers a variety of internships to young people, including opportunities in their Membership Department and in the Sensory Room, a special exhibit designed with children on the autism spectrum in mind, but which is open to kids of all abilities.

How to apply: Check out the various internships available and apply online here.

Deadline: Rolling, depending on the program. Contact for more information.



Brain Health Alliance, a not-for-profit organization focused on biomedical computing for brain health and brain disorders, has again made available educational stipends for high school, college and graduate students to participate in our third annual program  The BHAVI programs are virtual enabling participation by telecommuting from the student’s home or school. Educational stipends for 2016 range from $1000 for high school students to $5000 for graduate students as explained in the webpage announcements at both and  Due to the generosity of our donors who support the Brain Health Alliance Virtual Institute, we have been able to increase the number of prizes we offer that now include the K G Mann Prize, the Siegler Sisters Prize and the G H Golub Prize ($2500 award each)  We especially encourage applications from students interested in biomedical computing, software engineering, mathematical image processing, statistical numerical simulations, imaging informatics, informatics related to the semantic web and artificial intelligence, as well as clinical telegaming with virtual reality.  However, there is a longer list of topic areas on the webpage announcements. 




This four-week workshop program presents students the opportunity to explore the many aspects of media production while developing the required interpersonal skills to be a successful communicator.  Today's aspiring communicators need to be proficient in a variety of production skill sets. AMP students learn the power of good writing and visual literacy by creating videos, films, webcasts, multi-camera productions, and more. Faculty and staff instruction allows students to engage in the process and to explore their creativity. With college on the horizon many high school students wonder how these interests translate to the next stage of life. This on-campus, live-in collegiate experience allows students the chance to investigate potential educational and professional opportunities.  AMP students do all this collaborating with like-minded students, making new friends, and having a great summertime experience in the heart of Boston. Applications are being accepted. It's time to AMP UP!




July 10 (arrival) to August 5 (departure).  Get ahead this summer and earn college credit with academically-motivated students from around the world in Duke University’s Summer College for High School Students.  If you are a current 10th or 11th grade student, you are eligible to apply as early as December 1, 2015. This 4-week credit-bearing program offered by Duke University attracts students who represent the next generation of leaders from around the world.  Immerse yourself in an international college experience by enrolling in this elite program designed to provide the academic and residential environment conducive to collegiate success.




Take your digital art portfolio to the next level by attending NYIT’s two-week intensive pre-college workshop. Under the guidance of our distinguished faculty and utilizing our state-of-the-art facilities equipped with the latest technologies, you’ll get insights into the professions of art, design, and technology while exploring techniques of visual communication and producing hands-on, portfolio-ready artwork.  Learn what it’s like to be an NYIT student, and earn one academic credit per week upon acceptance into one of our fine arts programs!




Credit Suisse – Wednesday, March 16th (Finance)

NYU Langone Medical Center – Tuesday, March 22nd (Healthcare)

Brooklyn Mock Trial Team Tryout  – Thursday, March 31st (Law)

Syska Hennessy - Monday, April 4th (Engineering)

Tishman – Tuesday, April 5th (Construction)

Kings County  Wednesday. April 6th (Healthcare)




Mohawk is a children's summer day camp now hiring staff from Manhattan, the Bronx, Westchester, and Connecticut.  They are looking for high school juniors and seniors to work as camp counselors, life guards, specialty assistants in sports, arts, performance, and many other programs, and they provide transportation to staff from Manhattan and the Bronx.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.

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Co-op/Internships and Summer Research Opportunities for 2016 offered to High School Students All opportunities listed are PAID, unless otherwise indicated
Teen Ink Summer Program and Camp Guide for Teens

Student Education Programs (SEP) is a Summer Pre-College Programs Directory for High School Students and Middle School Students

Montana Tech MINES Camp Summer 2016

Montana Tech will be hosting the MINES (Making Innovations in Engineering and Science) again this summer. The camp will run from June 19th through June 24th, 2016. This week long camp introduces young women to a variety of careers in the STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. They will participate in hands on experiments, field trips and lab based activities.

If you are a high school sophomore or junior that would benefit from this amazing opportunity please view the tentative agenda, dates and costs at The deadline for applications is Friday April 15th, 2016, and the camp is expected to fill with young ladies from across the country.

Extended Learning Opportunities:   

ASCE- (American Society of Civil Engineers)

Known formally as the American Society of Civil Engineers, this vibrant program is very much active as a club that focuses on the many aspects of what it means to be a Civil Engineer. Students in this club often engage in serious work, brainstorming, drafting and designing creative projects. Recently the club has been featured in the news for its outstanding work in creating a fully functioning hydro-electric dam. Students are exposed to new intellectual ideas that engineers apply daily to solve real world problems on many construction sites every day. 

ACE Mentoring (Outside school activity & Course Credit possibility) 
Founded in 1994, the ACE name stands for Architecture, Construction and Engineering. The ACE program helps mentor high school students and inspires them to pursue careers in engineering design and construction. Past students whom have participated in the ACE program relayed back only positive feedback about the program. Students that participated worked with real world engineering and architectural firms and went through real world training and instruction necessary to work on projects being built in real-time. While school hides the real challenges of the profession and leaves many questions un-answered, this program will allow students to experience the true challenges of the profession with practical solutions.

Turner Construction / Pratt Institute Construction Management Program 
Pratt Institute is partnering with Turner Construction Company to increase the number of students pursuing a degree in Construction Management. Construction managers play an important role in building communities, creating the places we live, work, learn, heal and share culture. The aim of the Pratt/Turner partnership is to address to address the shortage of graduates possessing both the rigorous technical foundations and the broader preparation in analysis, planning and management essential to this rapidly changing field and industry. Students enrolling in this program, if deemed hard-working and productive, will be offered a full salary at Turner Construction and a scholarship for attending Pratt institute under construction management. Source-(,d.dmo)

SCA's Summer Internship Program
The SCA's Summer Internship Program ("SIP") recruits talented NYC public high school juniors/seniors for a six-week internship with various SCA business partners, organizations and associations. The internship is designed to expose students to the sponsor firm's core business operations. Students work alongside professionals on a variety of administrative and more advanced hands on assignments. Students spend four days a week working at their sponsor firm and the remaining day of the week attending career development workshops and activities designed to help them succeed academically, personally and professionally. 
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Barnard College Summer in the City

Open to: Rising high school juniors and seniors

When: June 26-July 23, 2016

Application Deadline:  May 27, 2016

Scholarship Application Deadline:  April 1, 2016

What: The Barnard Summer in the City program is made up of various classes for high school juniors

and seniors.


Young  Women’ s  Leadership  I nst it ute

Open to: Rising high school juniors and senior girls

When: Sunday, June 26, 2016 - Monday, July 5, 2016

Application Deadline:  May 27, 2016

Scholarship Application Deadline:  April 1, 2016

What: The Young Women’s Leadership Institute provides high school girls with a one week intensive

residential program working with Barnard faculty, staff, students and alumna. Students take a class and then participate in workshops, seminars and discussions. The Young Women’s Leadership Institute also provides the Leaders in LeAction program, allowing young women to shadow Barnard alumnae at their current jobs.



The Bridge Program in Math and Science at Sewanee

Open to: Current 11th Grade students


Application Deadline:  April 3, 2016

What: The Bridge Program offers a three week residential experience at Sewanee. Students will take

classes either in Mathematics, Science or Astronomy to gain further skills in those subjects to take with them to college. The program is free for students chosen to attend.



Woodland Ecology Research Mentorship

Open to: Current New York City high school sophomores and juniors.

When: July 2016-August 2017

Application Deadline:  April 3, 2016

Teacher Recommendation Deadline: April 17, 2016


What: The Woodland Ecology Research Mentorship gives students interested in the urban environment and research the opportunity to intern in the ecology field while gaining mentorships, field research experience, a $1,200 stipend, college credits and college counseling.



Central Park Summer Internship

Open to: High school students age 16 and up (Must be 16 by June 1st)

When: July-August, 2016

Application Deadline:  April 30, 2016


What: The Central Park Summer Internship provides high school students a paid internship in the Conservancy department of the park. Interns work five days a week and come together on Fridays for different projects or trips.



The Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity

Open to: High school juniors or seniors, rising college freshmen or college freshmen

When: Until April 30, 2016

Application Deadline:  April 30, 2016


What: Students who believe they are able to think innovatively and problem solve creatively can apply for an up to $20,000 scholarship for college. Students are asked questions that ask them to think about how they solve problems creatively and in their own way.


The Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship

Open to: High school seniors, college students, and/or between the ages of 18-25

Application Deadline:  11:59pm April 30, 2016


What: The Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship provides financial support to underserved students who want to further their education by attending a higher educational institution.



Camp Herrlich CIT Summer Camp

Open to: Students ages 14-15 for day camps and 16-17 for overnight camps

When: July 10th – August 5th, 2016

Application Deadline: June 1, 2016

What: Students will receive training as counselors with young children, leadership skills, confidence

building, and the ability to enjoy camp as well.


SPI Study Abroad
Study abroad in Spain, France, Italy, Costa Rica, or China during the summer. With SPI programs, traditional classrooms take a back seat to exciting activities around the city, conversations with locals, and journeys where history, art, and culture come to life! College Credit possible. For more information, please visit or call 866-502-7505866-502-7505 FREE.


Summer 2016


This summer, the NYU School of Professional Studies will offer high school students the opportunity to live and learn in the heart of New York City, the cultural and financial capital of the world.

One-week, professionally oriented intensive programs of study allow your students to explore career options and to gain the competitive edge when applying for college. They can also experience university life by living in an NYU dorm (optional).

Enrolled students will enjoy the use of NYU facilities, while experiencing all that NYC has to offer during the summer.

For more information, please call 212-998-7006 or e-mail