What should you do to develop skills and experience?
Look into enrichment programs! Many of our member institutions
offer summer enrichment
programs or you can access information about other
national, regional and local programs.
and Evaluating Summer Programs
Institution Summer Enrichment Opportunities
Summer Enrichment Opportunities
AND EVALUATING SUMMER PROGRAMS
Participating in a Summer Program
What are your summer plans? If all you have is a vague
notion of sunning yourself by the pool, you may be selling
yourself short. Colleges and other organizations offer
a variety of summer programs just for teenagers. Now is
the time to think about whether you're interested in participating
in a summer program.
Evaluating Summer Programs
Summer programs come in so many shapes and sizes that
comparing them can get complicated.
Summer Programs: What Do You Want to Do?
There is no such thing as a program designed to torture
high-school students with the goal of giving them a miserable
Summer Programs: Why Should You Go?
Summer is special. It can't come soon enough and it
always ends too quickly.
INSTITUTION SUMMER ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Member Institution Summer Enrichment
Don't delay in researching enrichment programs, internships
and fellowship opportunities in medicine and the allied
health professions, science, engineering, and mathematics.
These opportunities are offered by member colleges and
universities. Contact information is also included.
Make sure you mention that you are a Ventures Scholar!
OTHER SUMMER ENRICHMENT
College Access Directory
The National College Access Network (NCAN) and Pathways
to College Network (PCN) announced today the launch of
the National College Access Program Directory, a searchable
and dynamic online database of college access programs
serving students around the country. The Directory is
a resource provided free of charge by NCAN and PCN.
Information About Summer Programs The Science
Training Programs Directory for Teachers and Students
The Science Training Programs Directory for Teachers
and Students (STP) has more than 300 programs listed
and is the only comprehensive catalog of science, mathematics
and engineering enrichment programs for pre-college
students and teachers.
Summer Math Camps and Programs for High School
Summer programs which help high school students explore
the world of mathematics research.
Summer Programs and Camps
Pre-college summer camps are offered throughout the
country, often through Universities to provide high
school students with experiences in science, mathematics,
technology or engineering.
Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowships and
Internships in Natural Sciences for College and High
School Students: Biology, Biomedical and Related Areas
This site provides a listing of possible summer opportunities.
Site Listing for Summer Experiences
This site provides a listing of hundreds of summer programs
online database of over 1,100 pre-college outreach programs
is a free resource for students, parents, teachers,
counselors, and college admissions officers looking
for specific programs, as well as a free service for
those operating outreach programs. The capability to
add new programs and update existing Profiles will be
added to the database soon.
Student Opportunities - An Internet Hotlist on Student
this list is a bit outdated, it provides you with links
to many summer opportunities. Make sure you review the
Institutes of Health - Summer Internship Program
site is has information about summer internships and
Find a Program
domestic Peace Corps" for those aged 17+: "You'll
receive a modest living allowance, health insurance,
student loan deferment, and training. Plus, after you
complete your service, you'll receive a $4,725 education
award to help pay for college, grad school, vocational
training, or to pay off student loans. Serve part-time
and you'll get a portion of that amount. "
Science & Math Opportunities for High School
England Resource Dictionary
Information about opportunities
in the New England area.
Science at SEA
Science at SEA (SAS) is a 20-day program for high school
sophomores, juniors, and seniors that focuses on the coastal
and offshore marine environment around Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
The marine environment is studied from a variety of perspectives—scientific,
historical, literary, and nautical.
A Guide to High School Programs in Science and
Links to summer programs across the country.
This link provides a listing of math-related programs.
Google has a listing of summer programs.
Make Summer Count!
There's more to summer than beach towels and video games.
Whether you're an artist, athlete, or bookworm, there's
a summer program with your name on it. Besides giving
you lots to talk about when schools starts back up, each
can broaden your horizons and jazz up your college applications.
Math Camps & Summer Programs
Learn about math camps.
Summer Programs for High School and College Students
Participating in a summer program is a great way to spend
your summer. Not only do you experience life on a college
campus, you get to explore new fields, earn college credit
and make friendships that last a lifetime
Summer Science Is for Girls!
"Very few girls have an engineer in their family
at all, especially not a mom or an aunt in the field,"
Rowan University environmental engineering professor Kauser
Jahan told Education World.
More and more students across
the country are going to summer school. Not because
they have to, but because they want to.
How to Decide Whether to Go to Summer School
You study for nine months out of the year, so why keep
studying in summer? It can be a tough decision to make,
but sometimes summer school is the way to go.
101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers
It's a good idea to talk to your parents, librarians, teachers, and counselor about your reading list. They can help you choose the best books for you from among your many options.
Booklists & Book Awards
Each of the sections below includes information on the award or list and links to current and previous award winners or lists of titles.