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Summer Programs

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  • 2019 Washington, D.C. Summer Legal Institute

    Do you want to be a lawyer?  Just The Beginning-A Pipeline Organization presents a summer legal institute for students interested in becoming lawyers.  This experience is hosted by Howard University School of Law.  Who is eligible? This FREE program is open to students who will be high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors or seniors in the Fall of 2019.  Application opens November 23, 2018 and closes on March 4, 2018.  For more information and complete details, visit Just The Beginning-A Pipeling Orgainzation.
  • AEOP - Army Educational Outreach Programs

    This summer, once again, the Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) is offering STEM apprenticeships for high school students (HSAP) and Research & Engineering Apprenticeships (REAP), as well as, Science and Engineering Apprenticeships (SEAP).  For more information about each apprenticeship, visit usaeop.com.  All apprenticeships provide educational stipends while working with a mentor in a researh lab.  Questions may be directed to REAP - Pamela at phampton@aas-world.org or to SEAP - Jody at jfortin@aas-world.org.. Facebook: goAEOP; Twitter: @USAEOP.
  • 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 www.barnard.edu/summer for more information, including dates and fees.  Partial and full-need scholarships available. Application opens: December 17, 2018.  Application deadline: May 27, 2018.  Contact: pcp@barnard.edu or 212-854-7489.  Follow on social media on Facebook at Barnard Pre-College Programs; Twitter: @barnarddpcp and Instagram: @barnardprecollege.
  • Duke University Summer Sessions

    Pursue academic interests! Explore career opportunities! Discover new interests and talents! Connect with other motivated peers! Experience campus life!  Duke Summer Sessions is a part of Duke University Continuing Studies and has provided summer academic enrichment for academically motivated youth for over 30 years.  Contact summercollege@duke.edu and visit: Summer College for High School Students.
  • 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 www.gettysburg.org

  • Oxbridge International Summer School

    Study in Oxford in Summer 2019 and experience life in a top UK university.  Fuel your ambitions this summer with Oxford Royale Academy's 2019 summer schools, taking place in Oxford, Cambridge and other prestigious locations.  Expert teaching, outstanding venues and inspiring cultureal programmes.  Join students from over 135 nations.  Last summer, more tan 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 8 - 25 years old. 
  • Reynolds Young Writers Workshop-Denison University

    The 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. Financial assistance is available to families who need it.  Upcoming workshop dates: June 16 -23, 2019. Application deadline is Sunday, March 3, 2019, 11:59 p.m.  For more information about this program, visit reynolds.denison.edu.  Questions may be directed to reynoldswriting@denison.edu or at 740-587-6207.
  • The Catholic University of America

    The 2019 Summer Business Institute will be held at Catholic University of America from Sunday, June 23 through Friday, June 28, 2018.  Discover how business and leadership can be a "Force For Good".  Learn from business leaders, entrepreneurs, and Busch School of Business faculty.  Experience college life on campus.  Eligibility: Open to rising juniors and seniors in high school.  $500 all inclusive program cost.  Learn more at CatholicSBl.org.
    Early application deadline: March 15th, 2019 and Regular Application deadline: May 1st, 2019.
  • Uniformed Services University

    Are you interested in performing innovative research?  Apply to the USU-CSRTP!  The Uniformed Services University offers a 9 week long training program that provides a unique exposure to basic and clinical research. social/behavioral research, health policy, and research administration.  Students will have the opportunity to attend or participate in scientific and professional development seminars, laboratory and office meetings and field trips.  Eligibility - High School: Rising sophomores - Recent graduates.  College: Freshman - Rising Juniors.
    Submission Deadline: February 2, 2019.  Application can be found at USU-Comprehensive Student Research Training Program (USU-CSRTP).  Program start date: June 17, 2019.  Contact information: Gale Morgan at gale.morgan.ctr@usuhs.edu or 301-295-0137.
  • University of Southern California

    Discover, Engage, Thrive this summer at the University of Southern California in one of their 4-week or 2-week summer programs.  USC summer programs will give you an experience of college life, you'll live on the USC campus, earn credit and explore LA with field trips related to your course of study.  How to apply and where to obtain full details about these programs, visit USC Summer Programs 2019.  Questions may be directed to 213-740-5679 or email: summer@usc.edu.  Follow USC on Facebook or Twitter #USCSummer.
  • 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, 2019.  For registration and program descriptions being offered to middle school through high school, visit https://summerexperiences.wustl.edu/



  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute

    Experience college life firsthand.  Immerse yourself in life at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where the father of modern rocketry Robert Goddard studied.  Explore the limits of knowledge in science, technology, engineering, and math for a challenging, memorable experience.  Learn more about these high school and middle school programs at WPI's Pre-College Experience. 

Global Educational Travel

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St. John's Events

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College Information Sessions

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  • HBCU College Fair

    Attention high school juniors and parents, online registration is now open as the Alfred Street Baptist Church Foundation presents the largest college fair in the nation. Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 8:00 am t 3:30 pm at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.  There will be over 70 colleges/universities represented as well as informative college seminars/workshops for both parents and students.  This is a free event, however, you must register online to attend.  Visit HBCU College Fair Festival.
  • Veterinary Medical Career Fair and Information Sessions

    The AAVMC is pleased to announce its annual Veterinary Medical Career Fair and Information Sessions event.  This free event is for any high school and undergraduate student with an interest in the veterinary medical profession.  The AAVMc's recruiting event is a unique opportunity for prospective students to meet with admissions representatives from the veterinary medical colleges in the US and abroad.  Save the date for this unique opportunity: Sunday, March 10, 2019.  Information sessions will begin at 1pm and the Exhibit Hall will be open from 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm. at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill. Registration is open, visit Veterinary Medical Career Fair and Information Sessions. For questions, contact DiversityMatters@aavmc.org.

College Open Houses

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  • Boston University

    Boston University is hosting a special Winter Visit Day for high school sophomores and juniors and their families to learn more about Boston University. This event will include an in-depth information session, covering everything from student life to study abroad opportunities to what makes an application competitive for admission. Lunch will be provided in one of the dining halls. For full details visit Winter Visit Day: Friday, February 22, 2019  Students who plan to attend should RSVP on their website.
  • Bridegwater College

    Visit Bridgewater College and save a date for an upcoming Open House!  Register today.
  • Champlain College Winter Open House

    Visit America's best college town and experience the magic of winter in Burlington, Vermont!  Champlain College is hosting a Winter Open House on February 16th where you can hear directly from students why they chose to attend Champlain.  Earn a scholarship just for visiting when you register and attend a Champlain visit event, you'll earn $4,000 toward your total Champlain tuition.  Register today to attend!  Call 800-570-5858 or visit Champlain College Winter Open House.
  • Neumann University

    At Neumann University there are no limits to your success! Career Exploration Days for all majors: November 8 and November 28, 2018.  Fall Open House, November 17.  Athletic Open House: January 27, 2019 and Preview Day: April 27, 2019.  For full event details and to register, please visit Neumann Univeristy No Limits to Your Success.
  • Salve Regina University

    Salve Regina University is holding is annual Open Houses on Sunday, October 14, 2018 and Sunday, April 28, 2019.  To register and for their full calendar of events, so to Salve Regina Visits or call 401-341-2908.
  • St. Joseph's University

    Join St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia for an Open House during their 2018 Fall, Spring and Summer Open Houses.  Register today when you visit Open Houses at SJU.
  • Towson University

    Inspire change! It starts with you!  Towson University is hosting fall and spring open houses.  To make reservations and gather more information, visit Towson University Open Houses.

Scholarships

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  • 2019 Profile in Courage Essay Contest

    The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites U.S. high school students to honor the anniversary of JFK/s birth by participating in the 2019 Profile in Courage Essay Contest.  In Profiles in Courage, John F. Kennedy recounted the stories of eight U.S. senators who demonstrated political courage by risking their careers to do what was right for the nation.  The Profile in Courage Essay Contest challenges U.S. high school students to write a new profile in courage.
    Awards to be given:  First-place prize $10,000; Second-place: $3,000; Five finalists receive $1,000 and eight semifinalist $100 each.  The nominating teacher of the first-place winner will receive the John F. Kennedy Public Service grant of $500 to encourage student leaders and civic engagement.  Special contest topic: describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year JFK's' birth.  Win an expense-paid trip to Boston and receive recognition for your winning essay.
    For contest information, registration and to submit your essay, go to the Profile in Courage Essay Contest by visiting JFKLibrary.org/essaycontest.  Deadline for submission: January 18, 2019.
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Washington DC Scholarship

    Online application and FAQs will be available after November 26th.  Visit Washington DC Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. 2019 Scholarship for full details.  Eligibility requirements: 1) must be a D.C. resident attending a D.C. high school, 2) Must be a high school senior graduating in 2019, 3) Plan to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited two or four year college/university in Fall 2019, 4) No immediate relative is a member of the Washington DC Alumnae Chapter.  Application deadline is March 1, 2019.  Late or incomplete application packages will not be considered. For more information, please contact Scholarship@wdcacdst.org
  • Junior Achievement oEssay Competition

    Write you future!  Submit your 1,000-1,500 word essay by February 15, 2019. Each year, high school students in Greater Washington are invited to submit a 1,000-1,500 word Essay and compete for over $110,000 in college scholarships.  In addition, the school in each of MD, VA, and the District of Columbia with the greatest number of eligible applications will receive a $6,000 award.
    This year's topic is: What would make your high school experience more relevant to your future?
    Official rules for this competition, frequently asked questions, and a link to the on-line application system can be found when you visit Junior Achievement of Greater Washington.  Questions about the competition may be directed to Kate.Keverline@JA.org or 202-777-4482.
  • Princeton Prize in Race Relations

    The Washington DC Area Local Committee of the Princeton Prize invites students in grades 9 - 12 to apply for a $1,000 cash award for the 2018-2019 school year.  Princeton Prize winners will also be invited to an all expense paid trip to Princeton U to attend the Princeton Prize Symposium on Race which will be held in the spring of 2019.  The students will discuss race relations with Princeton University professors, community leaders in workshops and lectures and will be recognized for the work that they have done.  Apply by January 31, 2019, For full details, visit www.princeton.edu/pprize.  Visit facebook: princetonprize or Twitter: Princeton_Prize

Service

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Job Opportunities

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  • Steamfitters' Apprenticeships

    Are you interested in an exciting career in pipe-fitting, welding, heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, process piping and environment systems trades?  Applications must be made in person at either location listed on the Steamfitters Local 602 website.  Visit http://steamfitters-602.org/apprenticeship.aspx  Applicants must be 18 years old by August 15, 2019 (born before August 15, 2001) with a high school diploma earned by June 30, 2019 or GED certificate by December 31, 2018.  An annual Open House will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. at the UA Mechanical Trades School at 8509 Ardwick Ardmore Road, Landover, MD 20785.  Questions can be directed to 301-341-1555.