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  • Summer Discovery

    Your Summer, Your Future!  Welcome to Summer Discovery and Discovery Internships, the most popular pre-college, summer enrichment and internship programs.  Experience collaborative partnerships with great universities along with pre-college enrichment, college prep and intensive institutes for high school students.  Furthermore,, we offer enrichment and gifted and talented programs for middle school students.  For full details on each program, visit summerdiscovery.com, discoveryinternships.com or jrdiscovery.com.  Questions can be directed to 516-621-3939 or info@summerdiscovery.com.

Summer Programs

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  • 2017 Future Latino Leaders Law Camp

    This camp is for Latino students that are interested in the legal profession.  The 9 day experience will run from July 15 - 23, 2017 in Washington, DC.  The students will be housed at a college campus, participate in a mock trial before the DC Superior Court, meet mentors, speakers and other aspiring future Latino lawyers from around the country.  So much more is being offered.  For that and additional information and to apply, visit: HNBF.org.
  • Barnard College / 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 www.barnard.edu/summer for more information, including dates and fees.  Partial and full-need scholarships available.
  • Blueprint Signature Summer Programs + Get Ready for College

    Getting ready for college is an exhilarating process full of new opportunities.  You can expect an amazing experience with Blueprint!  Blueprint, located in Asheville, NC is more than a great summer program.  It's a whole new way of learning about college, about yourself and about your future.  Only three easy steps to folow and leave the rest to Blueprint.  For complete details, registration, course descriptions and steps to follow, visit bpsummerprograms.com.  Direct questions to 877-415-1111.  Other means of contact: facebook.com/pbsummerprograms.
  • Carnegie Mellon University

    Jump-start your future!  Carnegie Mellon Summer Pre-College Programs will take place July 1 - August 11, 2017.  Advanced Placement / Early Admission...Fine Arts: Architecture - Art- - Design - Drama - Music - National High School Game Academy.  For full details visit admission.enrollment.cmu.edu/pages/pre-college/.  Questions may be directed to 412-268-2082.
  • Cornell Summer Engineering Programs

    The CURIE and CATALYST Academies are one-week summer residential programs for high school students who excel in math and science, enjoy solving problems, and want to learn more about careers in engineering.  The target population for the CURIE Academy is rising junior and senior women students of all backgrounds; while the target population for the CATALYST Academy are rising junior and senior male and female students from backgrounds (African American, Native American/Alaska Native, Latino/ and Pacific Islander) severely underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines.
    You will find all program materials including links to the online application and the recommendation form for the two summer academies when you visit https://sites.coecis.cornell.edu/curieacademy for the CURIE Academy or when you visit https://sites.coecis.cornell.edu/catalystacademy - CATALYST Academy.
    Questions may be directed to Diversity Programs in Engineering at (607) 255-6403 or email dpeng@cornell.edu
  • Duke University Summer Sessions

    Duke University offers high school student programs in the Summer College for academic credit for grades 10 or 11 and their Summer Academy for enrichment for grades 9, 10, 11 and 12.  Applications for Summer College and Summer Academy will be accepted beginning December 1, 2016, and continuing until each program reaches capacity.  Apply early to receive preferred consideration.  For full details, visit summersession.duke.edu.
  • Furman University

    Have plans for the summer?  If you want do do something really incredible with your summer, be a part of Summer Scholars.  It's an opportunity for rising high school seniors and juniors to participate in classes led by some of Furman's favorite professors, live on campus, and get a taste of college life.  Two sessions: July 9-15 & July 16-22.  Application deadline: May 1, 2017.  For course information and to register, visit furman.edu/summerscholars.
  • George Washington Pre-College 2017

    George Washington pre-college provides you with an enriching academic experience and an extraordinary summer in the nation's capital.  GW's 10 colleges and schools, nearly 100 research centers and institutes, world-class library system and state-of-the-art technology provide an unparalleled breadth and depth of learning opportunities.  Our world-renowned faculty will guide, inspire and empower you through immersive programs that connect classroom learning with real-world practice.  For detailed course description, costs, application requirement and to apply, visit: precollege.gwu.edu
  • Gettysburg Summer Programs

    Gettysburg College is excited to offer high school juniors and sophomores the opportunity to attend academic camps over the summer months.  Subjects include psychology, American government, creative writing and information technology.  For full details on each summer program, application and cost, visit https://www.gettysburg.edu/about/offices/fa/conferences/summer-camps.dot.
  • New York University

    New York University Pre-College summer programs for high school students offer courses for college credit.  Experience life in New York City!  For full details on each program and to apply for scholarships by April 1, 2017 visit nyu.edu/precollege.
  • Pratt's PreCollege Program

    Each summer, Pratt Institute's PreCollege program welcomes 400 high school sophomores, juniors,, and seniors to their Brooklyn campus for nearly a month, where they encounter life as an art and design college student.  Upon completion of the program, students earn four elective college credits that are accepted at most colleges and universities.  Check out the Summer 2017 Pratt Institute PreCollege program, Brooklyn Campus July 5 - 28 when you visit, www.pratt.edu/precollege.
  • Reynolds Young Writers Workshop-Denison University

    The Jonathan R. Reynolds Young Writers Workshop is an eight-day residential summer program in creative writing for current high school sophomores and juniors who love to write.  Aspiring high school writers receive one-on-one interaction with writers from The New Yorker, The Atlantic and SB Nation.  Upcoming workshop dates: June 18 -25, 2017. On-line application portal opens: January 4, 2017 and application deadline is Sunday, March 5, 2017, 11:59 p.m.  For more information, visit reynolds.denison.edu.
  • Terp Young Scholars

    College Credits. College Courses. College Park.  Seniors, juniors and sophomores are invited to experience the exceptional, pre-college Terp Young Scholars program at the University of Maryland. Students with outstanding ability and promise will pursue their academic interest, investigate career opportunities, and explore campus life at one of the top research universities in the U. S., all while earning three university credits.  For more detailed information, visit https://oes.umd.edu/young-scholars/terp-young-scholars

  • University of Dayton

    At the University of Dayton, a top-tier Catholic research university, is hosting two camps this summer: Entrepreneruship 101, June 18-30 and Summer Sustainability, June 25 - 30.  Both camps are residential programs and are open to rising juniors and seniors. To learn more about the two camps, visit go.udayton.edu/entrepreneurship101 or, go.udayton.edu/summersustainability
  • Washington University in St. Louis

    Summer experiences at Washington University in St. Louis offers academic programs for middle and high school students.  Application deadline April 1, 2017.  For registration and program descriptions being offered to middle school through high school, visit https://summerexperiences.wustl.edu/



Global Educational Travel

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  • Oxford University, Summer 2017

    Oxford: Imagine your summer in Oxford!  Explore England's most iconic city, take fascinating seminars, enjoy activities and trips and gain knowledge and skills for college surrounded by history and tradition that goes back 500 years.  Find out more at:  www.summerfuel.com.  For questions email info@summerfuel.com or call (800) 752-2250 or (212) 796-8340.

St. John's Events

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College Information Sessions

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  • Colleges That Change Lives (CTCL)

    Colleges That Change Lives (CTCL), a non-profit organization dedicated to the support of a student-centered college search, announces its 2017 program locations.  Programs are designed to offer students, parents, and counselors a new perspective on college admission, to address some of the misconceptions about college admission, and to help students connect with representatives fro CTCL-member colleges. Programs are free and open to the public.  Mark your calendar and for event details online, visit http://crcl.org/info-sessions/.  The program for the DC area will be held May 23, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Washington Hilton.
  • Gettysburg College Open Houses

    High school juniors are invited to campus to gain an insider's view about the academic and extracurricular experiences at Gettysburg.  Registration for Junior Open Houses will be available about one month prior to each event.  For details and to register visit gettysburg.edu.
  • NACAC National College Fairs

    Take a big step in your college search!  Meet face to face with college reps at the NACAC National College Fairs.  Join them at a Fair in your area:  Montgomery County on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 9:45 a.m. - Noon; 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. and Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 9:45 a.m. - Noon at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center in Gaithersburg, MD.  Also, in Prince George's County on Thursday, April 6, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. and Friday, April 7, 2017 from 9:45 a.m. - Noon at the Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex in Landover, MD.  To register, visit www.nacacfairs.org/ncfstudentregistration to receive fair details, avoid lines onsite, and share your contact information with your choice schools.  Free and open to the public.

College Open Houses

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  • Bridgewater College

    Visit Bridgewater Colelge during an number of upcoming Open Houses.  For complete details and registration visit bridgewater.edu/visitcampus
  • The University of Akron

    You and your family are cordially invited to attend the University of Akron's SENIOR DAYS: A to ZIP on Monday, February 20, 2017 or Friday, March 10, 2017.  Make your reservation online by visiting uakron.edu/visitUA to attend one of the Senior Day programs.  For full details and program descriptions, contact the Office of Admissions at 1-800-655-4884, 330-972-7100 or email admissions@uakron.edu
  • University of North Carolina, Greensboro

    University of North Carolina, Greensboro, will hold an open house for JUNIORS and SENIORS on Saturday, November 5, 2016.  Also, Friday, April 28, 2017, UNCG will be holding a JUNIOR DAY - a fun start to your college search.  Visit admissions.uncg.edu to sign up or call 336-334-5243.
  • Virginia Tech

    Virginia Tech invites you to register for their program "A Day in the Life of a Physics Major".  You will attend an information session about the application process, sit in on a class with physics majors, meet with department chair, have lunch with a group of physic majors, tour teaching and research labs and tour campus.   To register, visit http://admissions.vt.edu/visit.html


Scholarships

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  • B'nai B'rith International Diverse Minds Writing Challenge

    High school students currently enrolled in the 9th - 12th grades are invited to write and illustrate a children's book that tells a unique story about tolerance, inclusion or diversity,and promotes a greater under-standing of different cultures, lifestyles and beliefs.  Visit www.bnaibrith.org/diverseminds for detailed submission information, call 323-308-0195 or email diverseminds@bnaibrith.org.  Submissions must be received or postmarked by Friday, March 17, 2017. This scholarship is sponsoed by B'nai B'rith International and supported by Pepco.
  • Hamilton Relay

    The $500 Hamilton Relay scholarship is available to high school seniors in Washington, DC, who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking to assist in their goals of continuing their education. For full details are available by visiting, www.HamiltonRelay.com.  Deadline is March 1, 2017.
  • KidGuard: Cyberbullying

    We want to hear your students' thoughts on the topic of cyberbullying: How have you or your peers been affected by cyberbullying? How do you think schools can aid in stopping cyberbullying? This scholarship offers multiple scholarships ranging from $500 to $1000.  Applicants must be junior(11the grade) or senior (12th grade) students currently enrolled in a high school during the 2016-2017 academic year in the U.S.  Applicants must apply to the contest via email to apply@kidguard.com and provide their contact information and a verification of full-time enrollment at the institution.  For detailed information visit, www.kidguard.com/nonprofits/high-school-scholarship/
  • Lido Civic Club of Washington, DC

    To qualify for consideration, students must meet all of the following requirements: be of Italian-American heritage, have a permanent home within 50 miles of the Washington, DC area, be pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited college in the U.S., and have financial need. For details and the application process visit the www.lidoclub.org.
  • Rachel Carson Healthy Planet Award

    The Rachel Carson Healthy Planet Award will be awarded to one deserving student nominated from each high school and community college across the U.S. who embodies the spirit of Rachel Carson in his or her dedication to sustainability and community development.  All Rachel Carson Healthy Planet recipients receive preferred consideration for the Rachel Carson Scholarship, a full-tuition scholarship to attend Chatham University.  The scholarship is awarded each year to one new first-year student and one new transfer student from a community college.  Applicants must meet all scholarship requirements and be accepted to Chatham in order to qualify for a scholarship interview.  The Rachel Carson Scholarship application deadline is April 1, 2017 and for transfer students is November 1, 2017.  For more information and to apply, visit chatham.edu/scholarships.
  • Seton Hall - Catholic High School Achievement Award

    More than $24,000 in scholarships available exclusively for Catholic high school students.  Incoming freshmen currently enrolled in a Catholic high school who have a minimum of an unweighted 3.0 GPA and a 1350 SAT (new), 1290 SAT (old) or 29 on the ACT, as well as a strong record of involvement in high school, community or church.  Learn more, visit www.shu.edu/go/scholarships.

Service

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Job Opportunities

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  • Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP)

    It Starts Here!  Are you a high school or college student looking for a life changing summer STEM experience?  The US Army Education Outreach Program (AEOP) has summer apprenticeship opportunities for you in universities and Army labs across the country.  Students receive a stipend.  Laboratory placements are all within commuting distance.  Application deadlines vary for each program.  To explore your options visit www.usaeop.com to find the program that is right for you.  Other sources of information can be found at facebook: goAEOP or Twitter at USAEOP.
  • Job Opening - Write For You

    Write For You is a small stationery and gift shop below Chevy Chase Circle off of Connecticut Avenue.  We are in search of part time help after school a couple of days a week and Saturdays.
     
    Responsibilities include:
    Customer service
    Cashier
    Open boxes, sort and price inventory, display merchandise
    Organize back stock
    End of day clean up
     
    Open Monday-Saturday 10:00am-5:30pm.  We are located on the crosstown McKinley bus line and we are a 3/4 mile walk to Friendship Metro stop.Interested applicants can call or email, Noreen or Amy at writeforyou601@aol.com or 202-686-7060.
  • P.G. County Parks & Recreation Jobs

    The Prince George's County Parks & Recreation, Aquatics Complexes feature a number of exciting aquatics and sports activities.  We also host a number of county wide programs to include sports leagues, health & wellness workshops and special events!  We offer a number of great job opportunities to showcase your talent!   Salary ranges will vary depending on experience and qualifications.  Some of the aquatic positions are assistant pool manager, lifeguard, ramp guard slide attendant, pool manager, swim coach and water safety instructor. For job description information and facility locations, click here     Interested students are encouraged to visit the aquatic facility of interest to inquire about specific hiring needs.
  • You Will Love Lifeguarding for American Pool

    American Pool has job openings and training for eligible high school students.  American Pool Office is located at 9305 Gerwig Lane, Suite E, Columbia, MD 21046.  Questions can be directed to 1-877-705-7665.  For details and full information, visit guardforlife.com