Summer Opportunities

Boston University Offers Summer Math Program for HS Students

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High school students between the ages of 15 – 19 with an affinity for math should apply for PROMYS, a six-week summer program at Boston University.  Students will explore in depth the creative world of mathematics in a supportive community of peers, counselors, research mathematicians, and visiting scientists. The application deadline is April 1, 2017.…

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6-Week Internships Available for HS Seniors Studying Geoscience

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If you have a high school senior who will be studying geosciences in college – then this is a great summer opportunity for them! Not only will they earn a stipend of $500/week, but they’ll also take two college courses for credit. The Geosciences Bridge Program offers a 6-week paid internship ($500/week stipend + housing…

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Applications Available for California Scholastic Press Association HS Journalism Workshop

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Here’s another great summer journalism program for high school students! The California Scholastic Press Association will hold its 66th-annual high school journalism workshop on the campus of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, from July 9-21, 2017. Their tuition isn’t bad, it’s $1,475 and includes 13 days of instruction, all meals, an on-campus dorm room and transportation…

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Check Out Grammy Camp in LA and Nashville

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If you have a student interested in pursuing a career in the music industry, have them apply to GRAMMY Camp. It’s a non-residential summer camp held at Belmont University in Nashville and USC Thornton School of Music in Los Angeles for 5-days. High school students will have the opportunity to choose one of eight career tracks including…

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Summer Employment Available for NY Teens

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Thanks to our friends over at Body Sculpt for this info: New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 are eligible for The Summer Youth Employment Program which provides them with paid summer employment for up to six weeks in July and August. Participants work in entry-level jobs in a variety of…

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Warner Bros Offers Reach Honorship to High School Seniors

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Warner Bros. Reach Honorships, internship-scholarship packages, will be awarded to four graduating high school seniors from Burbank and L.A. County high schools who are passionate about the business of entertainment. Deadline to apply is by 5 pm, March 1, 2017. Short-listed applicants will be asked to complete a brief interview prior to the final decision. The winners…

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2017 Free and Low Cost Summer College Programs for High School Students

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There are a ton of programs out there for your high school student that are low cost or free – more often than not though, transportation is not included in the free programs. If you know of programs that aren’t mentioned, feel free to leave them in the comments section. Annenberg Youth Academy for Media and…

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Animation Honorship at Warner Bros Available for Seniors

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If you have a high school senior interested in animation, applying for the Warner Bros. Animation/Hanna-Barbera Reach Honorship is the way to go. Think of an honorship as a blend of an internship and renewable scholarship. Applications must be completed online by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Short-listed applicants will be asked to complete a…

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Free Film School Offered to High School Students

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Update: Deadline extended to March 31, 2017 If your student has a keen interest in filmmaking, they’ll want to apply to the Ghetto Film School Fellows Program.  Ghetto Film School is accepting high school students from New York and Los Angeles for their 2017 – 2019 Fellows Program, deadline is March 15, 2017. The Fellows…

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Princeton University Offers Free Summer Journalism Program for HS Juniors

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Current high school juniors can spend 10 days over the summer at the Princeton University Summer Journalism Program.  All expenses, including students’ travel costs to and from Princeton, are paid for by the program. The program will take place August 4 – 14, 2017. Applications are due February 24, 2017. The program’s goal is to diversify college…

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