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Adelphi University - Summer Courses
Adelphi’s summer courses provide opportunities to explore new interests and get ahead with college credits. Their online and on-campus options give students the flexibility to study in whatever mode suits their learning styles and summer schedules best. Interested students can learn more about Adelphi’s Summer Sessions

Ball State University - Interior Design Summer Workshop
BSU will be offering a ten day on-campus workshop during the summer and two online workshops during the summer for high school students who have an interest in studying interior design at the college level. Registration for the summer Youth Interior Design Forum is open now. More information can be found on their website.

Banson NYCSummer 2022 Fashion Camps
Banson offers two In-Person Programs for high school students: Jun. 19th - Jun. 25th and Jul. 10th - Jul. 16th. They are designed for teens entering 9th through 12th grades. Each week-long session will teach the students the fundamentals of the fashion industry by providing an insider's perspective.  They will also have three Virtual Programs: Fashion Career Camp (Jun. 26th - Jul. 1st), Closet to Concept (no sessions scheduled yet), Where Fashion Design Begins (no sessions scheduled yet).

Beacon College - Summer for Success
College-bound high school juniors, seniors & recent graduates spend three weeks on campus building the skills, confidence and preparation they need to successfully transition to college. For more information on Beacon College's Summer for Success program, please visit their website.

Bocconi University - Summer Programs
Make your summer matter with Bocconi Summer School! Whether choosing their campus experience in Milan or the flexibility of their interactive online program, students will study leading-edge subjects taught by faculty members of a top European University and develop their soft skills through our labs.

Boston University - Summer Programs
Students can now apply online for the 2022 Summer Term High School Programs at Boston University, via their website. For Summer 2022, BU will be offering five pre-college programs, each of which provides rigorous and collaborative college life experiences that will enable students to gain a strong sense of their personal and academic potential.

Bucknell University - Academy Summer Experience
Bucknell Academy Summer Experience (BASE) is a collaborative residential experience where students are invited to explore the value of a liberal arts perspective in making challenging decisions to improve today’s world. BASE 2022 is geared towards rising juniors and seniors (current 10th/11th grade) and will run from June 26th to July 1st. This year’s theme is The  : How have humans permanently changed the planet, and what do we do about it?

Carnegie Mellon University - Summer Precollege Programs
Through Carnegie Mellon's Pre-College Programs, rising juniors and seniors in high school have the opportunity to experience a diverse range of programs programs that prepare them for their upcoming college experience, help them narrow their career focus, and build critical knowledge and skills. Students may apply for the program here. Please note that an application will not be considered complete until the required number of recommendations have been received.

Case Western Reserve University - Summer Precollege Programs
Case Western Reserve University offers an online pre-college program to help students ages 13 and older explore their interests. The summer application period is now open. 

Columbia University
Summer Immersion Programs
Students in Columbia's Summer Immersion programs choose their courses from a dozen subject areas. Students are encouraged to apply as early as possible for the best course selection, and to use code GC20 to waive their application fee. Options include their NYC or On-line programs.

Business School's +Live Enrichment Program
Columbia Business School’s online enrichment program is pleased to announce the addition of a new option to their online programs. +Live sessions feature special events and industry guest speakers. Students will be able to collaborate with mentors and participate in interactive projects with global classmates. +Live will be offered this summer in the following online programs: The Business of Luxury +LiveThe Business of Sports +Live.

Computer Science Online - Computer Science Resources for Minorities
The Computer Science Online guide focuses on helping minority students on why they should consider getting into the field, exploring different computer science programs and colleges, and what to look for in a computer science degree. You can check out the guide via this link.

The Cooper Union - Summer Programs
The Cooper Union's Summer Programs of Summer Art Intensive, Summer Writing, and Introduction to Architecture are now accepting applications. The program will run from July 11th through August 4th, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, and is intended for rising sophomores to seniors (current 9th - 11th grade students).

CUNY - Summer Architecture Career Lab
The Spitzer School's Summer Career Lab is geared toward students (16 and older) who are considering studies and a career in architecture, or who is just curious about building, design, and construction.  The Lab will run from July 11th through August 8th. Registration and more information can be found at https://bit.ly/3vYacy6 .

Cybersecurity Careers Boot Camp
Are you a high school student interested in a career that offers excitement, competitive compensation, satisfaction, and numerous growth opportunities? Do you want to learn about different paths to cybersecurity careers and build a solid foundation for long term success? Register today for Cybersecurity Careers Bootcamp 2022: July 11th-15th, 3:30-5:30 pm. Registration link: https://lnkd.in/eqQJB8yD. Use code “NJCCIC” to waive the registration fee.

Drexel University - Summer Institute
Drexel's Summer Institute offers high school students a range of academic programs during the summer to explore what life in college is all about. Offering both residential and day options, your students can take advantage of Drexel faculty-led workshops, labs, facilities, and all the city of Philadelphia has to offer.

Presented by the Center for Inclusive Education and Scholarship in the Division of Enrollment Management & Student Success, the College Access Academy at Drexel is a one-week, residential program (July 17th - 22nd) focused on assisting prospective college students through the college selection and admissions processes. Space is limited, but all rising high school juniors and seniors from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and New York who identify as a historically underrepresented student of color or a first-generation college student are invited to apply. This residential program is offered at no cost to all selected participants.

Duke University - Pre-College Programs
Academically motivated high school students will discover courses from across the curriculum in their summer 2022 programs this June and July. Courses are offered in engineering, humanities, mathematics, science, social sciences and technology. Grade level is determined by the student's status for the 2021-2022 school year.  Application links and information about program types, FAQs, course descriptions, costs and dates can be found on their website.  Please review the high school policies before applying. All applications require a $75 nonrefundable fee. 

Fairleigh Dickinson University - Summer Pre-college Program
FDU's on-campus and online Summer Pre-College Programs are a way for high school students (grades 9-12) to get a head start on college. Students can choose from online courses or on-campus classes at the Metro Campus (Teaneck, NJ). Sessions will run from July 12th to July 28th and August 1t to August 18th.

Fordham University - Summer Programs
Students can take advantage of the array of on-campus and virtual summer courses and programs Fordham has to offer. They can choose from programs through the Office of Summer Sessions, the Real Estate Institute Summer High School Scholars, or the Gabelli School of Business (Finance Institute, Global Finance/Trade, Exploring Entrepreneurship).

Georgetown University - Summer Precollege Program
Summer is a perfect time for motivated high school students to start thinking about college. Georgetown University’s application period for summer is now open. The online Pre-College programs help students ages 13 and older explore their interests. Through participating in these courses, students can discover if an interest could lead to a college major or even a future career.  

Gettysburg College - Summer Programs
Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for rising high school juniors and sophomores to attend academic programs and athletic camps over the summer months. Learn more about their summer programming by exploring their website

InvestIn - Summer Career Experiences
InvestIn summer experiences offer students aged 12-18 a 360-degree immersion into some of the world's most illustrious careers. Their summer experiences run for up to 15 days.

Landmark College - Summer Programs
Landmark invites any high school student who dreams of being a more confident and better prepared learner to explore their summer programs: High School Summer Program (July 9-30th); Summer College Readiness Program (July 17-30th); 5-Day Online Boot Camp (July 18th-22nd). Financial aid is available in most programs to qualifying students. A diagnosed learning disability is not required to participate in our summer programs.

Lawrence Technological University - Summer Camps
Lawrence Tech wants to invite students to discover the opportunities available at their LTU Summer Camps. These camps allow students to get first-hand experience in their studios, labs, and classrooms learning directly from Lawrence Tech faculty. From exploring 3D modeling and printing to discovering the exciting world of eSports, their week-long camps allow students to be immersed in the same culture that they would experience as a Lawrence Tech student.

Lebanon Valley College 
Summer Program
The Lebanon Valley College Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Program will be held online from July 25th-27th. The Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Program will be held via Zoom from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-4 p.m. ET each day and costs $175. The goal of the Health and Biomedical Sciences Summer Program is to provide a window into the scientific basis of human health for rising freshmen to seniors. For more information, visit the Health and Biomedical Sciences website.

Actuarial Science Summer Camp
An actuary is a business professional who uses mathematical and financial tools to help identify and manage risk, so it's a great career for students who are strong mathematically but who are not necessarily interested in teaching. It's also great for students who like business and have good math aptitude. LVC runs a one-week summer program for rising high school seniors who want to learn more about the profession.

Manhattan School of Music - Pre-College Programs
While ideal for elementary, middle, and high school students wishing to dramatically enhance their musical training, enrollment in MSM Precollege is also beneficial for students who are not necessarily planning to major in music; the program broadens learning horizons and has proven a wonderful asset for college applicants seeking to present themselves as well-rounded, disciplined, and creative. Detailed information can be found on the MSM website and in the Precollege brochure

Marist College - Summer Pre-College Program
This summer, Marist is offering 23 unique In-Person and Virtual Summer Pre-College programs, giving students the opportunity to earn three transferable college credits while they're still in high school! They will be hosting two in-person and one virtual session running from June 26th through July 31st.

Middlesex College (formerly MCC)
Apprenticeship Opportunities
Middlesex College is creating apprenticeship opportunities in Advanced Manufacturing through Career Advance USA, a U.S. Department of Labor funded grant. Apprenticeships, developed and implemented in collaboration with employers, are earn-and-learn programs that combine formal classroom learning with on-the-job training. MCC is offering a virtual Advanced Manufacturing Boot Camp/Pre-Apprenticeship Program. For further information about MCC Advanced Manufacturing Boot Camp and how to participate, please visit their website: MCC Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeship Program

Middlesex College offers training in Allied Health Careers, through the NJ HealthWorks Grant Apprenticeship program, funded by the US Department of Labor.  Successful applicants to the Apprenticeship program would receive tuition-free training, while securing employment with one of their healthcare provider employer partners. The College currently offers apprenticeships in Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Community Health Worker, Patient Care Technician, and Pharmacy Technician. 

Summer ESL Academy for Recent Graduates
The ASPIRE Summer Academy will run from July 5th through August 18th, offering a free ESL course (college level 5). Additionally, also giving the students an opportunity to get to know the campus, receive resources, peer support, participate in workshops, and free meals & materials. The application for the program can be found here; https://forms.gle/56x9CsK8FrEpaDwt7. Students must also apply to Middlesex College, be admitted to the college, and be able to show financial aid eligibility or proof of financial need to access this program.  For specific questions, families or students can email aspire@middlesexcc.edu.

Misericordia University - Summer Career Camps
The Summer Career Camps at MU are an opportunity for rising high school seniors who want to check out a profession from the experts who know what it's all about. It's also a great way to get to know MU! And now, they're finally back and they are also free of charge! Check out the different Summer Career Camp options and reserve your space today!

Moore College of Art/Design - Summer Programs
MCAD has two pre-college opportunities for students who are interested in Art & Design: Summer Art and Design Institute (SADI) and Young Artists Workshop (YAW).

New Jersey Institute of Technology - Engineering Event
Female-identifying students considering a career in engineering are invited to register for a special event at NJIT where they can get an up-close look at the Newark College of Engineering.  Interested students can register on-line. Scheduled for July 22nd from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Soaring High-Powered Excellence in Electrical and Computer Engineering will give students the opportunity to:

  • Meet and be inspired by current students, faculty and industry leaders  
  • Tour research labs and other facilities
  • Find out about leading career opportunities in engineering

Norwich University - Future Leader Camp
FLC is a two-week, military-style, summertime adventure experience that builds understanding of small-group leadership techniques, leadership ethics, teamwork, problem-solving, and communication. Activities include rappelling, paintball, first-aid, classroom instruction, a challenge course, and more!

Parsons Paris (The New School) - Summer Pre-college
Parsons Paris’ application period for summer is now open. Their online pre-college programs are targeted to assist students ages 13 and older explore their interests. Through participating in these courses, students can find out if their interests could lead to a college major or even a career. 

Quinnipiac University - Summer Pre-College Programs
Quinnipiac University’s summer pre-college programs and camps help high school and middle school students explore their passions while building their own personal connection with exciting future degrees and careers.

Rensselaer University - Summer Architecture Program
The Architecture Career Discovery Program is a two-week class (July 7th-22nd, taught entirely online, is designed to expose students to the experience of enrolling in a high-quality undergraduate architecture program. High school students entering 10th, 11th, and 12th grade in the fall, who are interested in future careers in architecture or design-related fields and have a curiosity about the world, are encouraged to apply.

Rhode Island School of Design - Pre-College Programs
RISD announces the return of RISD Pre-College, their residential summer immersive (Jun. 25th - Aug. 5th). Complete and submit your Pre-College application. In addition, they offer a year-round online intensive, RISD Advanced Program Online (Jun. 21st - Aug. 14th).

Rutgers University - Summer Program Opportunities
Rutgers offers a number of programs for high school students during the summer. These programs (On-line Summer Scholars, Pre-college Summer Academies, Test Prep, and Summer Scholars) range from credit-bearing opportunities to test preparation for the SAT and ACT. Interested students can visit their Pre-College Summer Programs website for additional information and details.

SAT Prep Summer Program (Edison District)
The Edison District will be running Virtual SAT Prep Sessions during the summer for grades 9-12. All information and registration should be completed through Community Pass.

St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center
Future Vet Day for High School Students
The Future Vet Day (July 7th, 9am - 1pm) provides an introduction to veterinary medicine and is a program for any high school student interested in learning more about a career in the veterinary medical field.  Participants will have the opportunity to meet with professionals working in the field as they share their firsthand experiences and expertise. The day will also include a shelter tour and other educational activities. Register online:  https://www.sthuberts.org/kids-camps.

Smith College - Precollege Programs
Smith College offers their Precollege Programs for the Summer of 2022. For information on their programs and requirements, please visit their programs website. Applications have a priority date of March 1st and can be accessed via this link.

Stevens Institute of Technology
Summer Pre-college Programs
Interested students can explore Summer Pre-College Programs at Stevens and view their Pre-College offerings here. If you would like to get a more in-depth look at what Stevens Pre-College Programs offer, click here!

Summer Discovery
The Summer 2022 application for Summer Discovery and SIG: Summer Institute for the Gifted is now open. Please visit the Summer Discovery and SIG websites for the most up-to-date program information.

Susquehanna University - Summer Programs
Susquehanna is offering unique summer programs for high-achieving high school students. For one week, they can experience what it’s like to be immersed in a topic that interests them — and be challenged by SU faculty and student mentors along the way.

Thomas Jefferson University - Summer Academies
Rising high school juniors and seniors are invited to explore different career opportunities at the college level this summer with the pre-college experiences at Jefferson. These Summer Academy programs offer hands-on courses taught by their faculty and experts in the industry, with connections to current students and alumni. These courses give students an opportunity to explore a variety of professional fields, while learning about different college and career pathways. These internship style experiences are a great way to explore multiple professional fields, while building your resume

Universal Technical Institute - Summer Bridge Program
Universal Technical Institute’s three-week Ignite Summer Bridge Program is a great way for students to experience their training programs at no cost during the summer break. By completing the program, students will have earned course credit toward an education at UTI if they choose to enroll after graduating from high school, giving them a head start toward training for a career!

University of Chicago - Summer Programs
The University of Chicago’s summer pre-college programs offer a variety of courses in diverse subject areas and engagement levels. To learn more about their Summer Session programs and the experiences available to high school students, please visit summer.uchicago.edu. For Summer 2022, they will host both residential programs and online courses, including:

University of Delaware - Summer Precollege Program
The Edge summer college program is a three-week, credit-bearing college experience held July 10 – 30th. Edge is designed for accomplished and highly motivated high school students going into their junior and senior years. Students will take part in on- and off-campus activities and build community with students from all over the world. More information about this program, and the link to apply, can be found at udel.edu/edge.

University of Massachusetts
Summer Pre-College
Applications are now open for Summer 2022 Pre-College programs at UMass Amherst! Programs offer high school students an opportunity to explore their academic interests and experience life on a college campus. Both online and in-person programs are available, at UMass Amherst and at the UMass Mt. Ida campus in Newton, MA. Scholarship opportunities are available for students with financial need. 

STEM Summer Pre-College Programs
This summer, UMass Amherst is offering a new set of STEM-focused pre-college programs for high school students at the Mt. Ida campus, located just outside Boston, MA. Rising 10th-12th graders are invited to dive into a variety of STEM topics while exploring potential college majors and career paths. For more program details (including fees and scholarships), please visit their website. Admissions are rolling through June 15th!

University of Miami - Precollege Summer Programs
Students can explore their academic passion and consider their future career opportunities when they attend University of Miami Precollege. High achieving high school sophomores and juniors can gain an authentic college experience and earn six college credits in a variety of academic areas. For students looking to gain hands-on experience in a more condensed format, they also offer two-week non-credit UM Academies open to freshman, sophomores, and juniors.

University of Rochester - Summer Precollege Program.
The University of Rochester has a program for motivated high school students. They are offering a selection of their online courses designed for students ages 13 and older to help them prepare for college and beyond. For more information, visit the title link above.

Vaughn College  - Summer Engineering Opportunities
The three-week (August 8th- 25th) Computer Engineering Boot Camp is open to high school seniors  with an interest in computer engineering, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence. Students will learn about the most influential topics in the industry through theory and hands-on practice to achieve top-down 360° understanding. How to apply:

  • Attend their Computer Engineering Bootcamp Info. Session on Tuesday, June 28 at 6 p.m. and get all your questions answered. Register here.
  • Already interested? Fill out this simple form and they will confirm your acceptance and provide further details.

SEE-STEM is a six-week (June 21st - August 5th)residential program that will let you earn college credits towards your engineering degree. SEE-STEM is open to high school seniors considering an engineering degree, and is free. To Apply: Complete this form and then:

  • Send an email to engineering and technology department chair, Dr. Hossein Rahemia at hossein.rahemi@vaughn.edu with your:
    • High school transcript.
    • 500-word essay explaining why you want to join the program, and academic/professional goals.

Virginia Tech - Summer Camp
This summer, students can get a sneak peek at college life and a chance to explore a variety of up-and-coming science careers. Program information and scholarship forms are available on their website.

  • Explore Science for rising 7th-9th graders. Campers will explore most of the majors in the college, from economics to physics to biology to nanoscience. July 10-12, 2022.
  • Explore Data Science for rising 11th-12th graders. Campers will explore ways that data are being used to revolutionize all fields, from medicine to logistics to physics. July 17-19,2022.
  • Explore Physical Science for rising 11th- 12th graders. Campers will explore physics, chemistry, geosciences, quantum computing, and nanoscience. July 21- 21,2022
  • Explore Life Sciences for rising 11th-12th graders. Campers will explore all things related to life sciences, from nanomedicine to neuroscience to ancient life forms to disease tracking to psychology! July 24-26,2022.

W.E.B DuBois Institute (Princeton University) - Accelerated Learning Academy
The ALA is a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) based program launched by the W.E.B DuBois Scholars Institute at Princeton University. This year in light of COVID-19, the program will be online, yet will still maintain forms of interactivity, STEM activities, discussions and student engagement! Further information can be found on their website and via the following link.

Wellesley College - Fall Virtual Programs
This fall, Wellesley will host two virtual programs for students interested in learning more about their college. In standing with Wellesley’s commitment to educating women who will make a difference in the world, both programs will provide students the opportunity to develop the skills of effective leadership while also discovering the power of a Wellesley education:
VOICE - College Access Program (October 1st - 2nd): For priority consideration, students should apply by July 20th. The application will remain open until September 14th. More information can be found on the VOICE website.

Amplify - Leadership Series (October 16th): No application required. Registration forthcoming. More information can be found on the AMPLIFY website.

Western New England University - Summer Camp
WNE's College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences will be hosting both in person as well as virtual pharmacy camps this summer geared towards sophomores and juniors in high school. Find out more information here.

William Paterson University 
Jump Start Summer Program
New Jersey high school students in the Class of 2023 or 2024 (next year's juniors and seniors) are invited to take online college courses this summer as part of WPU's Jump Start Summer Program!  

Summer Business Academies
The WPU Cotsakos College of Business is offering high school students the opportunity to participate in two summer Business Academies for free:
Business Leadership Academy - Program Scholarship
https://www.wpunj.edu/ccob/pre-college-programs/business-leadership-academy/scholarship.html
Professional Sales Academy - Program Scholarship
https://www.wpunj.edu/ccob/rbisales/professional-sales-academy/scholarship.html