Summer Opportunities

Girls Who Code Offer Free Summer Immersion Program

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Do you know any current high school sophomore or junior girls who may have an interest in coding and computer science? According to US News, the median salary for software developers is $92,660. Worth looking into right? The Girls Who Code offers a free seven week Summer Immersion Program in a variety of cities for 20…

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Society of Women Engineers Host Engineering Camp for Girls @ Texas A&M

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Do you know a 7th or 8th grade girl interested in math, science or engineering? Here’s their chance to spend a week living in the dorms on the campus of Texas A&M exploring a variety of careers in the engineering field. Every summer, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at Texas A&M University hosts a…

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Exploring Engineering at the Univ of MD (E2@UMD)

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Exploring Engineering at the University of Maryland (E2@UMD) is a one-week summer program for high school women (rising juniors and seniors) who are considering engineering as a possible major and career. The camp runs from July 5 – 11 and July 12 – 18, 2015. Students will live on campus for one week and explore the world…

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Girls in Robotics Leadership (GIRL) Camp Free @ UC Davis

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UC Davis offers a Girls in Robotics Leadership (GIRL) Camp that runs from July 27-31, 2015. This is not a residential camp, it’s held from 8 am – 5pm and it’s FREE. Space is limited, they are only accepting 20 girls. The C-STEM GIRL Camps are focused on motivating girls in middle school entering 7th…

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Clinical Research Opportunity for High School Juniors and Seniors

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Here’s a great summer opportunity for Los Angeles students interested in clinical research study. Project Students Training in Research Involving DisparityElimination (STRIDE) is a ten week summer clinical research program for 11th and 12th grade high school students. Students may be in the 11th grade at the time of submitting the application and must have completed the…

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High School Juniors & Seniors Can Earn While They Learn With Summer Science & Research Opportunity

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Picture this: Your child at their college interview discussing the research on diabetes they conducted over the summer at Charles Drew University. They worked full-time for 8 – 12 weeks in the lab and got paid for it. Impressive right? It can happen! The Short-Term Research Experience for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP) is an incredible opportunity for high school…

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Engineering Opportunity for Girls at Cornell’s Curie Academy

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Cornell University offers girls (high school rising juniors or seniors) the opportunity to learn about engineering at their Curie Academy’s CATALYST program which runs July 12 – 18, 2015. Each day, scholars engage in two field sessions led by Cornell Engineering faculty in the various engineering disciplines. The field sessions provide an opportunity for students…

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Howard University Offers FREE High School Summer Enrichment Science Academy

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Here’s an amazing summer opportunity for students looking to pursue careers as a pharmacist. Howard University’s High School Summer Enrichment Science Academy is for 20 rising 11th and 12th graders who have shown an interest in the sciences, a career in pharmacy or other health professions. The 6-week residential program runs from June 20 – August 1, 2015 and…

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California Youth Think Tank Offers Summer Programs on USC’s Campus

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Last year, on the first day of camp at The Young Center’s California Youth Think Tank on USC’s campus, I’m dropping Kort off when I see a familiar face. In my head, I’m thinking, oh that looks a lot the actor who played Moesha’s dad (Frank) on her show. But…he had a clipboard, t-shirt with…

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Purdue Offers Summer Engineering Workshops for Middle & High School Students

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If you have a student that shows an interest in engineering or STEM, there’s no shortage of opportunities for them to explore this career path over the summer! Purdue offers residential summer programs for middle and high students. They have three programs – the Summer Engineering Workshop (SEW) is for students completing 6th, 7th and…

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