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Summer Opportunities

2017 Summer Opportunities


·        ·          Duke University Summer Session

o   Open to high school students in 10th and 11th grade

o   Students can earn college credit while studying with Duke undergraduate students and international peers.

o   Applications are being accepted now. More information at: summersession.duke.edu


·        Volunteer in India with Uplift Humanity

o   July 7th-July 22nd, 2017

o   Apply to the program online at: www.uplifthumanityindia.org


·        Boston University Summer Term

o   Boston University has 5 different programs offered for their high school students through their BU Summer Term. The programs include: High School Honors, RISE Internship/Practicum, Academic Immersion (AIM), Summer Challenge, and Summer Preview. For more information and to apply, visit: bu.edu/summer/highschool. 

Oxbridge International Summer School,

This is a unique academic summer school for 15 – 18 year olds that takes place in Oxford, England. Our summer school gives our students the chance to experience what it’s like to study at a top university in the UK and prepare for their university application. They offer 12 different subjects across a wide range of academic disciplines; all taught exclusively by Oxford and Cambridge graduates. Our students receive over 35 hours of academic contact time via tutorials, evening seminars and workshops, both in group and one-to-one settings. Apply at:www.oxbridgeinternationalsummerschool.com


Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes

At the Summer Institutes, high school students engage in intensive, single-subject courses with instructors and peers who share their talents, passions, and interests. Coursework is tightly integrated with the social experience in academically themed residences. Courses in areas ranging from business to biotechnology and cryptography to creative writing are customized to give students deep exposure and hands-on experience. There are over 50 courses from which to choose. Session 1 runs from June 25th-July 14th and Session 2 runs from July 17th – August 5thApply at spcs.stanford.edu.


UCLA Entrepreneurship and Product Development Summer Program

High school students already use technology on a daily basis, now you can learn how to use technology in the business world. Because whether or not you will work in tech in the future, you'll need to master the skills and vocabulary used in the tech industry. 

UCLA Anderson School of Management's Easton Center is offering a brand new opportunity for high school students, the Entrepreneurship & New Product Development course. This 5-week course will cover topics such as innovation, product, business modelsdeveloping new tech-based products, and more. 


Students will take 2 courses during the 6-week program. There are two options:

1.     Take Entrepreneurship & New Product Development as a stand-alone course (along with another course listed here

2.     Take Entrepreneurship & New Product Development and Advertising in the 21st Century as the Technology Business Innovation Program   


Helpful Links:

1.     View detailed course information

2.     Visit the main Summer Discovery website

3.     Contact easton@anderson.ucla.edu with questions    

At Summer Discovery UCLA, we help you prepare for your transition from high school to college. This pre-college program combines academics, athletics, and activities to give high school students a great introduction to college life.