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Summer Opportunities

The Guidance Office receives literature on various summer opportunities.  

Students are welcome to stop in and browse through the information.


A Summer Opportunities Fair will be held on Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Phillips Academy Andover.  Click here to see their flyer for more information.





 Additional Links:


Barnard College offers a variety of summer programs at their NYC campus:  http://www.barnard.edu/summer


Boston University's New England Center for Investigative Reporting Summer Workshop:  http://studentprograms.necir.org/high-school-summer-investigative-reporting-workshop/


Duke University 2017 Summer College for High School Students:  http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students/summer-college-for-high-school-students


Emerson College - Pre-College Summer Programs for High School Students:  http://www.emerson.edu/academics/pre-college


The Experiment in International Living:  http://www.experiment.org/


The Food Project:  The Food Project’s mission is to create a thoughtful and productive community of youth and adults from diverse backgrounds who work together to build a sustainable food system. To fulfill this mission, we blend youth development, community food access, and sustainable agriculture into a model to achieve multiple, intertwining goals. Each year, a diverse group of youth leaders all across the North Shore work closely with one another in 6 1/2 week paid summer Seed experience. During this experience youth grow and distribute healthy food to the community in various methods, learn about the complexities of the food system, learn about social injustices, oppression and key leadership skills. At the end of the 6 1/2 week experience youth will tools to make lasting positive impacts in their communities  and gain new found relationships with the land and each other. Right now we are accepting applications for high school aged young people between the ages of 14-17. Applications are found on our website http://thefoodproject.org/seedThe deadline is March 13th.  For more information about Seed Crew, please contact  seedcrew@thefoodproject.org  or 781-259-8621 x23


Georgetown University  Summer High School Programs offer a variety of ways for students to pursue their interests and get a head start on college. We offer both credit and non-credit programs covering everything from SAT prep, entrepreneurship, and medicine to sports industry management and digital programming and design.          http://scs.georgetown.edu/departments/21/summer-programs-for-high-school-students/home


Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Camp at Lebanon Valley College:  http://www.lvc.edu/health-bio-summer-camp/


New England High School Journalism Collaborative will mark its 30th summer workshop for high school students in 2017.

Students from throughout the Boston area come together for one week in an all-expense paid summer program. They learn to report, write, and edit for a newspaper, and produce multimedia projects for a website. Participants have the opportunity to work with professional reporters, editors, photographers, and designers from news organizations, including The Boston Globe.

Who should apply?  Students who want to learn to report, write, and edit for a newspaper and produce multimedia packages for a website.  When does the workshop take place?  June 24 – July 1, 2017.  Where will I stay?  Students stay at Regis College and work from a newsroom in Boston.  How do I apply?  Fill out our online application and send a hard-copy transcript and teacher recommendation by mail to:

c/o New England Newspaper and Press Association
370 Common Street, Suite 319
Dedham, MA 02026

Online applications must be submitted by February 17, 2017, and all hard-copy transcripts and teacher recommendations must be postmarked by February 17, 2017.


Northeast Arc - Summer Art Program — Teen Volunteers Needed!

You can make a difference in the lives of children and adults with disabilities by sharing your time and talents to volunteer at Northeast Arc in a number of different ways. They have lots of opportunities—from one-time projects to ongoing commitments—and couldn’t do it without caring folks they call volunteers and friends.  https://ne-arc.org/get-involved/volunteer/


Northeastern University -  2017 Northeastern University Young Scholars Program.  Upon entrance into the program there will be a $150 commitment fee.

      Dates:  Applications Available: January 15 2017, Application Deadline: March 31, 2017, Program Dates: June 26, 2017 – August 3, 2017, Paper forms (essay, transcript, recommendations) due by: March 31, 2017

     The Young Scholars Program offers future scientists and engineers a unique opportunity for hands-on experience while still in high school. The program is open to Boston area applicants who have completed their junior year in high school.               https://stem.neu.edu/summer/ysp/


Princeton University Summer Journalism Program - PUSJP is one of the country's most innovative and successful programs working to provide opportunities to outstanding high school students from low-income backgrounds. We welcome 35-40 high school students from low-income backgrounds every summer to Princeton’s campus for an all-expenses-paid, intensive 10-day seminar on journalism. After the program ends, counselors stay in touch with students to help guide them through the college admissions process. The program’s goal is to diversify college and professional newsrooms by encouraging outstanding students from low-income backgrounds to pursue careers in journalism. All expenses, including students’ travel costs to and from Princeton, are paid for by the program. Students who attend come from across the country. The program will enter its 16th summer in 2017. It will take place from August 4 to August 14.  For complete information and application instructions, visit:  https://fs4.formsite.com/pusjp/form1/secure_index.html   Application deadline is 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, February 24, 2017


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute hosts The PREFACE Summer Program 2017 - a two-week residential summer experience for 24 talented high school sophomores and juniors who will enter 11th or 12th grade in fall 2017, from groups that have been historically and traditionally underrepresented or underserved in science, engineering, and technological fields, and are interested in pursuing careers in engineering and technological professions.  The program is subsidized and the only costs to participants are the health center fee, and personal and miscellaneous expenses such as snacks and souvenirs.  The deadline is March 24, 2017.  Applications will be reviewed and notifications of acceptance will be made by early May 2017.

PREFACE Application form: http://www.rpi.edu/dept/doso/resources/precollege/docs/2017PREFACEapplication.pdf

Summer Discovery Internships:  http://secure.campaigner.com/Campaigner/Public/t.show?aiyy0--7zx05-toonrl0

UMass Medical School - High School Summer Internship Program

The Neuroscience and Mental Health Summer Internship is an opportunity for high school students to gain a short, but educational glimpse into different aspects of the medical field:  http://www.umassmed.edu/psychiatry/hiring-mission/highschoolinterns/

UMass Amherst Pre-College Offerings:  http://www.umass.edu/summer/precollege.html

UPenn Engineering - Summer Academy - July 2 - 22, 2017 - priority deadline: 2/24/17, final deadline: 4/24/17  - Intensive three-week courses in cutting-edge technology for talented high school students (rising 10th - 12th graders).  Visit their website at: https://esap.seas.upenn.edu/

Vermont Summer Academy:  http://vermontsummeracademy.org/


Windrush Farm is a nonprofit horse farm specializing in teaching physically, emotionally, and learning disabled children and adults to ride and work with horses.  Windrush offers lessons for those with and without special needs, summer programs, volunteer opportunities and hippotherapy.   https://www.windrushfarm.org/ 


Yale Young Global Scholars:  http://globalscholars.yale.edu/   The deadline to apply is January 31, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST.




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