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Summer Opportunities


1) Discover far and away this summer at Penn State, U of Michigan, John Hopkins & more!

Summer Discovery offers a number of worldwide recognized programs promoting excellence in academics athletics and beyond. Attend a program or register for an internship! 

Summer sessions available June 25th to July 29th, 2017 - Act fast as many deadlines are approaching!

a) for worldwide summer explore programs, visit:

b) for summer internships in NY, Boston or London, visit:   

2) Discover close to home at UCLA!

UCLA is consistently ranked as one of America’s top 25 universities, and with its ideal location in suburban Los Angeles, it is the perfect setting for a pre-college program.

Summer Discovery UCLA helps students prepare for transition from high school to college, offering a pre-college program that combines academics, athletics, and activities, giving high school students a great introduction to college life. Students can choose from Business, Sports, Screenwriting, Acting and Leadership.

UCLA's Programs include:

UCLA's Anderson School of Management, who 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 models, developing new tech-based products, and more.

High school students - you 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. 

Various summer sessions available June 24th to 29th, 2017

Applications being accepted now for this Tech Programs - Register Here

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How about Summer School at Santa Cruz? As part of UC Santa Cruz's Summer Session, high school students who have completed their sophomore or junior year with a GPA of 3.0+ can earn UC transferable credits at 50% off the normal tuition rate -  a great deal for any student thinking of attending a UC. 
Students can choose from over 100 different classes across thirty departments including Biology, Literature, Environmental Studies, Music, and more.
Available session include:  June 26th - July 28th & July 31st - Sept 1st, 2017.
Registration begins April 1st!
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Summer is FAB in Boston exploring Architecture at Wentworth's Institute of Technology! SummerFAB offers a four-week “design and build” program for students entering grade 10-12.
SummerFAB participants who successfully complete the program and later enroll in Wentworth's Architecture program can use SummerFAB to replace a four-credit elective course in Architecture. Graduates of summerFAB are also eligible to receive a one-time $2000 tuition scholarship toward their freshman year tuition at Wentworth.
Study Session takes place July 10th to August 4th
Applications are now being accepted - first tuition payment due May 15th!
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Join the Movement with Global Scholar in Washington!  Global Scholar empowers aspiring young global citizens with the knowledge, skills and community to address the biggest global issues facing our generation and our world!
All sessions based at American University in DC and include: seminars and meetings with experts, leaders, embassies and think tanks; exploring global challenges; workshops on essential leadership and social change skills; and exploring careers in international affairs.  
Available sessions:  July 2-3 & 16-27 (for juniors/seniors) & July 16-22 (for freshmen/sophomores)
Applications are being accepted until the program is full.
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Foothill College is hosting a week-long summer CyberCamp for middle and high school students!

This free camp is open to all incoming 7th-12th grade students and no experience is required. The camp features five days of cybersecurity training, led by the community college faculty and staff. Training modules include:  hacking prevention, system hardening, access control, and system protection. The program ends with team competitions and awards.

Camp details are: July 24th to 28th, 9am-3pm, at Foothill College in Sunnyvale

Applications are being accepted now - act fast as space is limited to 30-60 students.