South Pasadena High School

Summer Programs

  

 

Summer is a great time to enrich your experiences through several different types of programs.

 Here are some general links to get you started on your search for 

finding the program that is just right for you!

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For internship opportunities available outside of our SPHS Internship Program, click here.

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*Naviance: in your individualized Naviance account, go to the "College"tab, look under the "College Research" box, and click on 'enrichment programs'

*Summer Discovery: this is a website for high school pre-college and study abroad programs. 

*Discovery Internships: internship opportunities for high school students. 

*TeenLife – Guide to overnight Summer Programs, Gap Year Programs, Community Service and more.  TeenLife provides a directory of enrichment programs for students in grades 7-12, along with regular content to support strong teen growth & decision making.  

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~Study Abroad Opportunities~ 

 ASSE International Student Exchange Program: an exchange program that develops leadership skills, self-confidence, and a greater understanding of the world in countries through Europe, Asia, and the Americas

* Oxbridge AcademicProgramsfor over 30 years,Oxbridge has been running programs for intellectually ambitious students in Oxford, Cambridge, St. Andrews, Paris, Montpellier, Salamanca, Barcelona, New York, and Los Angeles

* Oxford Royale Academy: Fuel your ambitions this summer with Oxford Royale Academy's summer schools, taking place in Oxford, Cambridge and other prestigious locations.

Rustic Pathways: innovative and responsible travel experiences for students to positively impact lives and communities around the world

* School Year Abroad (SYA): high school study abroad program 

* University of Notre Dame:  Are you interested in the architectural history of Rome, with all its fountains, ruins, winding streets, and delicious gelato? Or do you gravitate more toward the Emerald Isle, which boasts both the bustling city of Dublin and the castles and sweeping views of the west? Whatever your preference, our study abroad programs offer you a unique opportunity to travel the world, explore a new culture under the guidance of Notre Dame faculty, and make memories that last a lifetime.

* BROADREACH: 70 programs in over 40 different countries in the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania.  New programs for this summer include ways for students to explore photography in Italy and an introduction to veterinary medicine in the Bahamas.  Other programs: Caribbean Dive & Sail Voyages, Marine Science, Animal Science, Photography & Multimedia, Advanced Scuba, Sailing, Language & Culture, STEM and Medicine.  

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~College Program Opportunities~

Please click on the name of the summer program, and you will be directed to the web page to access necessary information about the program of interest…

 

Name
Description
Application Filing Period
CORNELL UNIVERSITY

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/a and Pacific Islander) severely underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines.

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CARNEGIE MELLON

The Summer Academy for Math and Science (SAMS) is a six-week residential summer program at Carnegie Mellon University for minoritized student groups interested in pursuing STEM-related undergraduate majors. The program offers two distinct cohorts for rising seniors and a smaller cohort for rising juniors. Admitted students engage in a rigorous curriculum taught by our world renowned faculty and staff who are deeply committed to student success. Selected students have an opportunity to choose from two different academic tracks; Science and Engineering, and Computer Science. Both tracks allow students to develop deeper understanding in areas such as mathematics, physics and computer programming via traditional classroom instruction and hands-on projects.

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BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Do you enjoy writing, work for the school newspaper, or are you thinking about Boston as a college destination?  If so, consider Boston University's Summer Journalism Institute, presented by the College of Communication and the New England Center for Investigative Reporting.  Each summer, high school students from around the country and world travel to Boston to learn the craft of journalism from award-winning reporters. You will start each day in class to cover core skills but soon everyone is out interviewing sources, checking facts and writing original news stories.  You will gain a solid foundation in news literacy, writing, interviewing and research – skills that you can apply in college and beyond, whether or not you pursue journalism as a career.  Two-week sessions begin on June 24, July 8, and July 22. To apply, students will complete our online application and submit their unofficial transcript (including recent grades), a recommendation from a teacher, and a letter explaining their interest in the institute.

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UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER

Students will spend the summer taking college-level courses and getting a taste of the college experience at the University of Rochester. You will join other high school students from around the world, participating in one-week courses, credit courses, or intensive programs in business, engineering, genetics, medicine, pathology, or research. They can live in a residence hall or commute from home.  Visit enrollment.rochester.edu/precollege to learn more.

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JTB SUMMER LEGAL INSTITUTE

The key to every Summer Legal Institute is the unique learning experience created by attorney volunteers from corporations and law firms that actively collaborate and work with the students. Through skills-based volunteerism, that allows attorneys to share their experiences and talents, students are given a unique view of the legal profession that is personal and insightful, while law firms and corporations are given a unique opportunity to come together and empower the next generation of promising scholars. Sponsorship funds are used to ensure that the JTB pipeline programs remain 100% free for young student scholars accepted into the program.

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