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Summer Programs

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  • Adelphi University

    Discover Pre-College at Adelphi University in New York this summer.  Students can earn college credits, have fun in New York and experience Adelphi's personal approach to learning.  It is an exciting way for students to get a taste of college life while earning college credit.  Open to students entering their sophomore, junior or senior year of high school.  Visit Precollege at Adelphi University.
  • AgDiscovery 2023

    AgDiscovery is a summer outreach program designed to help teenagers explore careers in plant and animal science, wildlife management, agribusiness, and much more!  If you are a middle or high school student looking for a unique summer internship with an opportunity to live and study on a college campus as well as looking to improve your resume for college, this 2- to 4-week outreach program is for you.  For full details, locations and much more, go to AgDiscovery 2023.  If you have questions about their programs, email
  • American University, Community of Scholars

    American University invites students to apply for Community of Scholars, a high school summer program at AU's School of International Service, a top-ten school of international affairs based in Washington, D.C.  Students will broaden their understanding of international relations by enrolling in a 3-credit college class.  The program blends one week of online learning with two weeks of traditional on-campus classes.  Students choose one of two available courses: "Worlds Apart, Worlds Together: Conflict, Culture, and Cooperation" and "Diplomacy and Dictators: U.S. Foreign Policy in An Uncertain World."  Visit Understanding International Relations to learn more about this opportunity and to apply.
  • Babson Summer Study

    Babson College for Entrepreneurship is excited to offer high-achieving students the opportunity to apply to their Summer Study for High School Students.  In this 3.5 week, virtual summer program, rising juniors and seniors develop as entrepreneurial leaders while earning credits from the top-ranked college for entrepreneurship.   Application opens December 1, 2023..
  • Barnard College in Partnership with Columbia University

    Summer in New York City!  Barnard College in Partnership with Columbia University is offering pre-college programs for rising high school junior and senior girls.    Visit for more information, including dates and fees.  Partial and full-need scholarships available.    Follow on social media on Facebook at Barnard Pre-College Programs.
  • Beacon College Summer for Success

    Beacon College offers a 3-week immersion experience for rising high school juniors and seniors who learn differently.  This summer program aims to give college students who learn differently the skills, confidence and preparation to successfully transition from high school.  This helps them better understand their learning differences, recognize early stumbling blocks and know what they need to succeed in their first year of college. For detailed information about the various courses and the application form, visit Summer for Success at Beacon College.  Questions for the Office of Admissions about this program, email
  • Catholic University of America-Experiences in Architecture

    The Experiences in Architecture program at The Catholic University of America is an intense, two-week, pre-college workshop for high school students interested in architecture or other design-related fields.  You will be exposed to both the academic and professional sides of the architecture arena, as the city of Washington, D.C. becomes your classroom.  Experiences in Architecture helps you prepare for the rigors of architecture school, giving you a head start and acquainting you with campus life.  Students who have participated in EIA's summer workshop, or a similar pre-college program, are better prepared for success at the university level,  For more information about the program, visit their website.  This is a one-of-the-kind experience!
  • Columbia Business School

    Columbia Business School's enrichment program helps students narrow down options as a way for them to explore their interest while still in high school. The format is highly flexible. Programs feature dynamic video lessons that allow your student to tune in anytime their schedule allows.  New this summer: learn the elements of developing a filmed entertainment project...The Business of TV and Film: An Insider's Look.
    For more information and full details, visit the Columbia Business School's website.  Questions can be addressed to Columbia Business School.
  • CUA and the Teagle Foundation Summer Program

    The Catholic University of American and the Teagle Foundation are offering rising senior students, Class of '24, an all-expense-paid two-week residential summer program at CUA from June 25 - July 8, 2023.  They are particularly seeking potential first-generation college students, but all applicants are welcome.
    The program, titled "Knowledge for Freedom", seeks to foster encounters with transformative texts in civics and history, and offers intensive college preparation assistance.  The theme for the summer of 2023 will be "American Myths, American History" which will examine American mythologies of Superman, the frontier, and the individual through reading authors such as Franklin D. Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson, Willa Cather, Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou.  Applications open on March 15, 2023.
  • Hillsdale College Summer Study & Travel Programs

    Hillsdale College is offering you the opportunity to stand face to face with History! Earn three credits and travel the world this summer. All courses begin with lectures on the Hillsdale campus and continue on site at cultural and historic destinations domestic and abroad.  Rising high school juniors and seniors age 15 or older are eligible, with applications encouraged by February 15, 2023. Applications will stay open until program reaches capacity.  Learn more and Hillsdale College. Questions can be directed to (517)607-2327.
  • Oxbridge International Summer Programs

    Study in Oxford in Summer 2023 and experience life in a top UK university.  Fuel your ambitions this summer with Oxford Royale Academy's 2023 summer schools, taking place in Oxford, Cambridge, Paris, Barcelona, and New York and Yale. Expert teaching, outstanding venues and inspiring cultural programs.  Join students from over 135 nations.  Last summer, more than 1700 schools, including other schools from the DC area, were represented.  Sign-up for a two or four week program from July through August.  Eligibility ranges from 13 to 18 years old; Grades 8 through 12 year students.
  • Parsons Paris Summer Programs

    Parsons online pre-college programs help students ages 13 and older explore their interests.  Through participating in Parsons' courses, students can find out if their interests could lead to a college major or even a career.  Explore Parson's Summer Courses!

Global Educational Travel

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  • Global Fellow Program/East Carolina University

    East Carolina University initiated a new program for students with an interest in culture, travel, and global issues more broadly.  The program, called Global Fellows, is open to all students with a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.25 or above. Prospective students from all majors can apply.
    For full details of the program and registration information go to Global Fellows Program
    The application for this program can be found at East Carolina University Initiative.   Deadline to apply for this program is January 15, 2023.

St. John's Events

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  • SAVE THE DATE! SJC College Fair

    St. John's College Counseling announces its spring college fair on Wednesday, March 15, 2023.  The fair will be held in Cassidy Commons and Frana Auditorium from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sophomore and Junior SJC students and parents will have the opportunity to speak with a number of the many colleges/universities represented that evening.  As the time draws near, full details and a list of the participating schools will be emailed to students.  SAVE THE DATE!!

College Information Sessions

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  • University of California Los Angeles

    The University of California, Los Angeles hosts Freshman Admission Presentations which last approximately 30 minutes and cover the information that students would typically cover during a high school visit.  Interested student can register for available presentations Virtual Presentations but additional dates for the winter and spring will become available in the coming months.  UCLA also offers in-person and live virtual tours Monday through Saturday year-round, students can register here for either of those.  Students interested in UCLA can stay connected with us by completing Stay Connected to UCLA. Students with questions can Contact UCLA

College Open Houses

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  • 2020 Profile in Courage Essay Contest for High School Students

    In Profiles in Courage, John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, recounted the stories of eight US Senators who put the nation's interests above their own.  They were guided by integrity and conscience, not party pressure or fear of losing the next election.  Here's your chance to write the next profile in courage.  Contest topic: Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917, the year of JFK's birth.  For full contest information including past winning essays, registration and to submit your essay visit Profile in Courage Essay Contest.  Deadline for submission: January 13, 2023.
  • Bold Scholarships

    Bold Scholarships Company has a couple of new scholarships available for St. John's College High School Students.  Here are basic details for the PrimePutt Scholarship for Sports Majors and the SmartSolar Sustainability Scholarship. Deadline for both is February 1, 2023.


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Job Opportunities

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  • The Plumbers & Pipefitters, Local 5 Training

    Traditional College is not for every student.  Consider an alternative form of college-credited continuing education in a 5-year Plumbing and Pipefitters Apprenticeship Program.  Students attend a world-class state of the art Training Facility and start earning while they are learning.  Applicants must be seventeen years of age when submitting an application and have either a high school diploma or high school equivalency (GED) certificate. Visit for more information and an application.  The website will give you full descriptions of the classes offered or contact Plumbers & Pipefitters at 301-552-3505.   Email at The Washington D.C. Joint Plumbing Apprentice Committee is now accepting applications for the 2023/2024 training program.  An Open House event for National Apprenticeship Week is at the training facility November 18, 2022.