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Banson NYC
Paris Week Adventure (Oct. 30th - Nov. 6th)
The program is designed for high school and college students to either come on their own, with a friend or with a relative (parents, siblings, aunts and grandmothers are welcome!). The seven-day experience will allow participants to see what the French fashion scene is all about. Further information and details can be found on their website.

Summer 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).

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.

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. 

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).

Notre Dame University - Pre-College Programs
The Office of Pre-College Programs offers high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors the opportunity to experience life as a Notre Dame student. Students can participate in seminars taught by Notre Dame professors and live in a residence hall on campus or study abroad in Italy, Ireland, or South Africa. There's also a variety of online course options for students to study in Summer 2022. Applications open October 18, 2021.

St. Huberts Animal Welfare Center
St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center is proud to share their Virtual Career Exploration Workshops (Oct. 23rd and Jan. 29th, both 10 am - Noon) with interested high school students.  Workshops take place live via ZOOM and feature expert panelists currently working in a variety of animal-related fields.  Registration is required to hold your spot: https://www.sthuberts.org/kids-camps

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
Susquehanna University's Writers Institute has opportunities to offer high school students interested in creative writing:
Virtual Creative Writing Day
On Nov. 1st, their interactive virtual Creative Writing Day will run from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. EDT using the Zoom platform and will feature a special afternoon of college-style workshops and Q&A opportunities, all from the comfort of your own home. Students can register here!
Apprentice Writer
They are proud to launch the 39th volume of Apprentice Writer. Produced by our creative writing majors, this journal published work by outstanding high school writers. If students are interested in publishing in their next issue, submission guidelines can be found here. Selected writers will be chosen by a published author to receive one of six prizes — $200 prizes will be awarded for Outstanding Writer in fiction, nonfiction and poetry, as well as $50 to runners-up in each genre!

University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign - Summer Opportunities
Their summer programs will be announced in December with applications accepted from Jan. 15th to Feb. 28th. Visit their website for more information and to join the mailing list to receive camp-related announcements.

Youth Advisory Council
Congressman Pallone's Office is accepting applications for the 2022 Youth Advisory Council. Through the following links you will find the announcement letter, flyer and the application form. Deadline for submission is November 19th.