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SUMMER PROGRAMS - LEAP Academy University Charter School

UPenn Summer: Art in the City Academyhttp://www.sas.upenn.edu/summer/programs/highschool/academiesWho: Grades 9-11When: July 1 -28Where: Philadelphia, PA (Univ. of Pennsylvania)What:UPenn’s Art in the City Academy is a four-week program thatintroduces students to the extensive world of visual arts at Penn andin downtown Philadelphia. Students visit museums, galleries andhistorical sites that house works of painting, sculpture and decorativearts and create weekly projects.Cost: $7,599 (resident) or $6,599 (commuter)*Costs do not include meals, books or app feeFin. Aid: YesApply by: May 1The Princeton University Summer Journalism Programhttp://www.princeton.edu/sjpWho: Grade 11 (*other criteria apply)When: July 27 to Aug 5Where: Princeton, NJ (Princeton Univ.)What:Princeton offers minority students interested in journalism a 10-dayresidential program taught by reporters and editors from TheNew York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, ABC News and more.Students tour media news rooms, cover a professional sports eventand news events in the Princeton area, film and produce a TVsegment and other media.Cost: FREE (*student is responsible for transportation)Fin. Aid: N/AApply by: Feb 15UPenn Summer: STARTALKhttp://www.sas.upenn.edu/summer/programs/highschool/startalkJohns Hopkins CYT Summer Program at Princeton (Humanities)http://cty.jhu.edu/summer/princetonWho: Grades 8-11When: Hindi Academy: July 1 -28Urdu Academy: July 11-29Chinese Academy: July 5 to Aug 12Where: Philadelphia, PA (Univ. of Pennsylvania)What:UPenn’s STARTALK is a two-week language and culture program forstudents interested in Hindi, Urdu, and Chinese. These intensive,non-residential summer programs immerse students in the hostlanguage and increase cultural knowledge. Previous knowledge oflanguage is not required.Cost: Hindi: $1,200 (for-credit) or $300 (non-credit)Urdu: $1,203 (for-credit)Chinese: $800 (for-credit)Fin. Aid: YesApply by: May 1Who: Grades 10-11When: Jun 24 to Jul 28Where: Princeton, NJ (Princeton Univ.)What:Courses:Cost:Fin. Aid:Apply by:The CTY Summer program is a partnership between Johns HopkinsUniversity and Princeton University designed to introduce futurescholars to key global issues. CYT is a 3-week residential programfor motivated students to learn from Princeton faculty.Global Politics: Human Rights and JusticeHuman Nature and TechnologyPolitics in the Middle EastPolitics and FilmResident: $4320 (covers tuition, room and meals)Commuter: $3465 (covers tuition, room and meals)$50 application fee (*student is responsible for transportation)YesApr 14 (early registration)Late registration continues on a rolling basisOPPORTUNITIES10 11FOR LEAP STUDENTS


RISE: Rowan’s Introduction for Students to Engineeringhttp://www.rowan.edu/colleges/engineering/k-12/rise/index.htmlWho: Grade 9-12When: July 24-26Where: Glassboro, NJ (Rowan University)What:Cost: $250.00Fin. Aid: NoApply by: May 11RISE is a workshop experience that features laboratory clinics,engineering activities, and mentoring by College of Engineeringprofessors and students. Students engage in hands-on engineeringworkshops using chocolate, Legos, Jenga blocks and bottle rockets.Rowan University’s Attracting Women to Engineering (AWE)http://www.rowan.edu/colleges/engineering/k-12/aweDrexel College of Engineering Summer Mentorship programhttp://drexel.edu/engineering/programs/summer/mentorshipWho: Grades 9-11When: Summer TBAWhere: Philadelphia, PA (Drexel Univ.)What:The Mentorship Program is a dynamic, 3-week research experiencethat provides high school students with a unique opportunity towork in labs on research projects. Students also gain a competitiveedge in the college application office and foster relationships withtheir faculty mentors as well as like-minded high school students.Cost: $1,000 housing feeNo Charge for Lab fees and program activities (most meals provided)(*transportation and health care costs not covered)Fin. Aid: NoApply by: Mar 15Who: Grades 6-7 (girls)When: Three available sessions: July 17, 18, 19Where: Glassboro, NJ (Rowan University)What:Cost: $30.00Fin. Aid: NoApply by: May 11This single day on-campus program session designed to exposemiddle school female students to the broad field of engineering.Workshops focus on hands-on engineering laboratory experimentsand professionalism as students work with Rowan College ofEngineering faculty and students.Drexel Science & Engineering Materials Camphttp://www.materials.drexel.edu/MaterialsCampWho: Grades 10-11When: Jun 25-29Where: Philadelphia, PA (Drexel Univ.)What:The Materials Camp is a week-long, hands-on academic day camp tointroduce high school students to the exciting and important field ofmaterials science and engineering. Materials Camp℠ provides theperfect opportunity for high school students to explore the field ofmaterials science and engineering.Cost: FREE (includes activities and meals)(*student is responsible for daily transportation)Fin. Aid: NoApply by: Apr 13OPPORTUNITIES20 21FOR LEAP STUDENTS


Drexel Summer Music Technology Programhttp://drexel.edu/engineering/programs/summer/smtWho: Grades 9-10When: Jul 9-13 (9:00am to 3:00pm)Where: Philadelphia, PA (Drexel Univ.)What:The Music Technology program is an innovative, one-weeklearning experience that provides students with a uniqueopportunity to learn about music production technology and digitalaudio from Drexel faculty and students. This program approachesmusic and audio technology from the perspective of engineering,mathematics and science.Cost: FREE (includes activities and lunch)(*student is responsible for daily transportation)Fin. Aid: NoApply by: Apr 2Drexel University Computing Academy (DUCA)http://www.ducomputingacademy.orgWho: Grades 10-11When: Jun 24 to Jul 28Where: Philadelphia, PA (Drexel Univ.)Johns Hopkins CYT Summer Program at Princeton (STEM)http://cty.jhu.edu/summer/princetonWho: Grades 10-11When: Jun 24 to Jul 28Where: Princeton, NJ (Princeton Univ.)What:Courses:Cost:Fin. Aid:Apply by:The CTY Summer program is a partnership between Johns HopkinsUniversity and Princeton University designed to introduce futurescholars to key global issues. CYT is a 3-week residential summerprogram and offers motivated students a chance to learn fromPrinceton faculty in their choice of engaging courses.The Mathematics of Competitive BehaviorEpidemiology, Re-emerging Infectious Diseases, and PandemicsResident: $4320 (covers tuition, room and meals)Commuter: $3465 (covers tuition, room and meals)$50 application fee(*student is responsible for transportation, books and materials)YesApr 14 (early registration)Late registration continues on a rolling basisUPenn Summer: Biomedical Research Academyhttp://www.sas.upenn.edu/summer/programs/highschool/academiesWhat:Drexel Univ.’s Computing Academy (DUCA) is a 5-week, residentialexperience where students share an authentic college experience,exploring information technology, computer science, business, anddigital arts & media through interactive, group projects and labs,all while living in a residence hall, eating at University dining facilities,exploring Philadelphia, and, best of all, making new friends.Cost: $4,500 (covers tuition, room/board, materials & activities)*Students completing DUCA who enroll at Drexel receive $3,000/yr.scholarshipFin. Aid: YesApply by: May 13Who: Grades 9-11When: July 1 -28Where: Philadelphia, PA (Univ. of Pennsylvania)What:UPenn’s Biomedical Research Academy is a 4-week program thatintroduces students to the experimental basis of biology throughlectures and discussions from scientists and clinicians from Penn.Hands-on lab experiments introduce students to the tools andtechniques used in biomedical research labs.Cost: $7,599 (resident) or $6,599 (commuter)*Costs do not include meals, books or app feeFin. Aid: YesApply by: May 1OPPORTUNITIES22 23FOR LEAP STUDENTS


UPenn Summer: Experimental Physics Academyhttp://www.sas.upenn.edu/summer/programs/highschool/academiesWho: Grades 9-11When: July 1 -28Where: Philadelphia, PA (Univ. of Pennsylvania)What:UPenn’s Experimental Physics Academy is a four-week program thatcombines in-depth lectures and discussions on mechanics, electromagnetism, quantum dynamics, and astrophysics with hands-on experiments to measure the speed of light. Field trips explore everydayapplications of physics and astronomy.Cost: $7,599 (resident) or $6,599 (commuter)(*Costs do not include meals, books or app fee)Fin. Aid: YesApply by: May 1NJIT Women in Engineering & Technology Initiatives (FEMME)http://www.njit.edu/precollege/studentprograms/summer_programs_FEMME.phpWho: Grades 4-8When: Jul 9 to Aug 9 (9:00am to 3:30pm)Where: Newark, NJ (NJ Institute of Technology)What:NJIT’s FEMME program is a 5-week program designed to providegirls with opportunities to enhance their STEM academicachievement. FEMME encourages girls to choose careers inscientific and technological fields where women are traditionallyunderrepresented. Themes include Environmental (grade 4),Aeronautical (5th), Mechanical (6th), Chemical (7th) andBiomedical (8th).Cost: $1100 (covers tuition and academic materials)$60 application feeFin. Aid: NoApply by: Mar 26NJIT Medical Robotics (MEDIBOTICS)http://www.njit.edu/precollege/studentprograms/summer_programs_medibotics.phpWho: Grade 8When: Jul 9 to Aug 9 (9:00am to 3:30pm)Where: Newark, NJ (NJ Institute of Technology)What:The Medibotics program is a 5-week program designed to providestudents with an introduction to Medical Robotics. Throughclassroom discussions, hands-on laboratory experimentation,computer activities, and field trips, students learn to applyrobotics and technology concepts to medical problems throughthe programming and design of robots using LEGO® NXT.Cost: $1100 (covers tuition and academic materials)$60 application feeFin. Aid: NoApply by: Mar 26NJIT Fundamentals of Physical Sciences (FPS) Programhttp://www.njit.edu/precollege/studentprograms/summer_programs_College_Pre.phpWho: Grade 9-11When: Jul 9 to Aug 9 (9:00am to 3:30pm)Where: Newark, NJ (NJ Institute of Technology)What:The Fundamentals of Physical Sciences (FPS) Program, is a five-weekprogram designed to prepare students for college-level work whilethey are still in high school. The Fundamentals of Physical SciencesProgram is divided into two main Academic Thematic groups:Chemistry and Physics.Cost: $1100 (covers tuition and academic materials)$60 application feeFin. Aid: NoApply by: Mar 26OPPORTUNITIES24 25FOR LEAP STUDENTS


Stevens Institute of Technology Engineering andScience Exploration (ECOES)http://www.stevens.edu/sit/admissions/highschool/ecoes.cfmWho: Grade 10-11When: Session One: Jun 17-29Session Two: Jul 8-20Session Three: Jul 22 to Aug 3Where: Hoboken, NJ (Stevens Institute of Technology)What:Cost:Fin. Aid:Apply by:Stevens Institute of Technology’s ECOES program offers students anopportunity to design engineering projects and work in laboratorysettings. Students will work with members of Stevens’ worldrenownedfaculty to explore a number of different areas, including:Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, ElectricalEngineering, Physics, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering,Robotics, Music and Technology and more!$2,200 (covers tuition, housing, dining and excursion expenses)NoApr 1 (*Priority deadline)Stevens Institute of Technology Multimedia Production Intensivehttp://www.stevens.edu/sit/admissions/highschool/stevens-multimedia-production-intensive.cfmStevens Institute of Technology Business Summer Intensivehttp://www.stevens.edu/sit/admissions/highschool/stevens-multimedia-production-intensive.cfmWho: Grade 8-11When: Session One: Jul 8-15Session Two: Jul 22-29Where: Hoboken, NJ (Stevens Institute of Technology)What:Cost:Fin. Aid:Apply by:Stevens Institute of Technology’s Multimedia Production program isa weeklong residential program that will provide a solid foundationand footing for students interested in business as a possible major incollege. Students will be exposed to marketing, finance (includingQuantitative Finance), management and business law.$1,300 (covers tuition, housing, dining and excursion expenses)NoApr 1 (*Priority deadline)MIT: Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science (MITES)http://web.mit.edu/mitesWho: Current Grade 11When: Jun 15 to Jul 27Where: Cambridge, MA (MIT campus)Who: Grade 8-11When: Jul 8-20Where: Hoboken, NJ (Stevens Institute of Technology)What:Cost:Fin. Aid:Apply by:Stevens Institute of Technology’s Multimedia Production program is a2-week residential program for students interested in visualand audio arts. Students will learn the ins and outs of audioengineering and videography and will work together andindependently to create a soundtrack and produce a video.$2,200 (covers tuition, housing, dining and excursion expenses)NoApr 1 (*Priority deadline)What:The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) offers minoritystudents interested in studying science, technology and math theopportunity to study at the nation’s leading technology university.Students live at MIT for six weeks and study calculus, physics,humanities, biology, chemistry, biochemistry and electives andcomplete the program with strong credentials to apply to MIT andother engineering and science universities.Cost: FREE (*student is responsible for transportation to/from MIT)Fin. Aid: N/AApply by: Feb 3OPPORTUNITIES26 27FOR LEAP STUDENTS


Science and Engineering Apprentice Program (SEAP)Sponsored by George Washington University & The U.S. Department of Defensehttp://www.usaeop.com/programs/SEAPWho: Grades 10-12When: 8 weeks (June to August, dates vary per location)Where: Locations vary (check website)What:The Science and Engineering Apprentice Program is an eight weeksummer program for high school students sponsored by GeorgeWashington University and the U.S. Department of Defense. Thisis an exciting paid placement at an Army Research laboratory facility,where students apprentice in fields of their choice with experiencedscientists and engineers in a and learn how their research can benefitthe Army as well as the civilian community.Cost: *PAID placement* ($2,000.00 per student)Fin. Aid: N/AApply by: Feb 24NASA: National Space Club Scholars Programhttp://www.spaceclub.org/programs/scholars.htmlWho: Grades 10-12 (16 or older)When: June 25 to Aug 3Where: Greenbelt, MD (NASA Goddard Flight Center)What:The National Space Club Scholars Program is a residential summerintern program where students work directly with space scientistsand engineers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (Greenbelt,MD) or NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility (Wallops Island, VA).Cost: FREE (*student is responsible for transportation to/from Marylandor Virginia)Fin. Aid: NoApply by: Feb 29NASA: Women in STEM High School Aerospace Scholarshttp://wish.aerospacescholars.orgExploring Engineering at the Univ. of Maryland (for women)http://www.wie.umd.edu/precollege/e2umd.htmlWho: Grades 10-11 (female students)When: Session One: July 8-14Session Two: July 15-21Where: College Park, MD (Univ. of Maryland)What:“E2@UMD” is a one-week summer program for high school women(rising juniors or seniors) who are considering engineering as apossible major and career. You will live on campus for one-week andexplore the world of engineering through fun hands-on activities,laboratory experiments, informative workshops, team challenges andseminars with professional engineers.Cost: $800.00 (*student is responsible for transportation)Fin. Aid: Yes (Full and Partial scholarships)Apply by: March 23Who: Grades 11 (female students)When: Bi-weekly online modules begin Feb 27 to Jun 9On-site session: Jul 8-15 (for select students only)Where: Houston, TX (NASA Johnson Space Center)What:NASA’s “WISH” program offers female high school juniors from acrossthe country a one-of-a-kind experience to jump start their future andexplore the possibilities of a STEM major or career. The program ishosted online and for selected students will end with a weeklongsummer experience at NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston.Cost: FREE (*all expenses paid)Fin. Aid: N/AApply by: Feb 22OPPORTUNITIES28 29FOR LEAP STUDENTS


CDC Disease Detective Camphttp://www.cdc.gov/museum/camp/detectiveWho: Grades 10-11When: Camp One: Jun 18-21Camp Two: Jul 16-20Where: Atlanta, GA (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention)What:The CDC Disease Detective Camp is a week-long camp for rising highschool juniors and seniors that exposes students to epidemiologyand the field of public health. Students work with scientists at theU.S. Centers for Disease Control and take on the role of diseasedetectives and learn firsthand how the CDC safeguards the nation′shealth.Cost: FREE (*student/family responsible for transportation and arrangingaccommodations)Fin. Aid: N/AApply by: Apr 6Hopeworks N’Camden – Hope Through School (HTS)http://www.hopeworks.org/programsWho: Grades 8-12When: Ongoing 4-month sessions, afterschool Tue/Wed/ThuWhere: Camden, NJWhat:Cost:Fin. Aid:Apply by:This Hopeworks program offers high school students technologytraining and job opportunities, coupled with academic support. Theprogram meets for two hours after school and trains students inadvanced HTML, PhotoShop and ImageReady software. Aftercompletion, students are able to work on jobs like web productionand GIS or become HTS trainers themselves.FREEN/AN/A (rolling admissions)CDC Junior Disease Detective Camphttp://www.cdc.gov/museum/camp/juniorWho: Grades 6-7When: Jun 11-13 (8:30am to 3:00pm)Where: Atlanta, GA (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention)What:The CDC Junior Disease Detective Camp is a 3-day camp for rising7th & 8th graders that exposes students to epidemiology and thefield of public health. Students work with scientists at the U.S.Centers for Disease Control and take on the role of disease detectivesand learn firsthand how the CDC safeguards the nation′s health.Cost: FREE (*student/family responsible for transportation and arrangingaccommodations)Fin. Aid: N/AApply by: Apr 6OPPORTUNITIES30 31FOR LEAP STUDENTS


Rutgers: Mason Gross Preparatory School summer programhttp://www.masongross.rutgers.edu/extension/summer-programsARTS & ACADEMICSUPPORT PROGRAMSWho: Ages 6-20When: Summer Acting Conservatory (Jul 1-29)Choral Academy (Jul 8-13)Design Camp (Jul 9-20)Band & Orchestra Camp (Jul 15-20)Dance Camp (Jul 22-27)Dance Conservatory (Jul 22 to Aug 3)Summer Jazz Institute (Jul 29 to Aug 3)Kids Create Camp (Two weeks: Aug 6-10 or 13-17)Where: New Brunswick, NJ (Rutgers University)What:The Mason Gross Preparatory School seeks to nurture the innateartistic abilities of children from infancy through high school. Itssummer programs offer intensive study in dance, music, theater,and visual arts, where students work with members of the collegiatefaculty and renowned guest artists.Cost: Commuter vs. Resident fees vary per program (see website)Fin. Aid: YesApply by: Jun 1Drexel Music Industry Summer Programhttp://www.drexel.edu/westphal/about/summerHighschoolProgram/Summer_Programs_MIPWho: Age 16 and olderWhen: July 15-21Where: Philadelphia, PA (Drexel Univ.)What:A one-week workshop designed to introduce students to the musicindustry. Hands-on studio experiences in recording lab facilitiesteach students about writing songs, mixing sound, promoting artists,booking venues, signing new talent, and more.Cost: $1,200 total (includes fees and lunch)($300-refundable deposit due with application)Fin. Aid: NoApply by: May 15OPPORTUNITIES32 33FOR LEAP STUDENTS


NYU Steinhardt Music Business Summer Institutehttp://steinhardt.nyu.edu/music/business/programs/summer/starWho: Ages 16+ (Applicants DO NOT need to be musicians to apply)When: Session One: Jun 25-29Session Two: Jul 9-13Where: New York City, NY (New York University)What:This exciting program from NYU’s Steinhardt School teaches studentsabout the business behind the music and recording industry and asks“What Makes A Star?” The program gives students the opportunityto meet and interact with industry professionals such as performers,A&R scouts, producers, record label executives and managers.Cost: Fees: $1,190Housing: $339 (includes 10 meals)Application Fee: $50.00Fin. Aid: NoApply by: Apr 1Summer Institute for the Gifted – Moorestown Day programhttp://www.giftedstudy.org/day/moorestown/index.aspWho: Moorestown day program: Ages 6-12When: Jun 27 to Jul 15Where: Moorestown Upper Elem. SchoolWhat:Provides advanced instruction covering humanities, mathematicsand sciences, and multi-disciplinary courses and engages students indaily recreational activities. Classes meet five times a week for 90minutes each.Cost: $1,995.00 (*student is responsible for transportation)Fin. Aid: NoApply by: May 1Appel Farm Arts & Music Center summer campwww.appelfarm.orgSummer Institute for the Gifted – Princeton Residential programhttp://www.giftedstudy.org/residential/princeton/index.aspWho: Ages 13-17When: Jul 22 to Aug 11Where: Princeton, NJ (Princeton University)What:Provides advanced instruction covering humanities, sciences andmathematics, visual and performing arts, and fitness and recreationand some multi-disciplinary courses. Students select five coursesfrom a list of 60. Each seventy-five minute class meets five times aweek with a supervised tutorial study session each evening.Cost: $5,195.00 plus application fee and cost of booksFin. Aid: NoApply by: May 1Who: Grades 4-11When: June through August2, 4, 6, and 8-week sessions availableWhere: Elmer, NJWhat:A performing and visual arts camp that builds artistic skills througharts instruction in a non-competitive atmosphere. Subjects include:music, theater, dance, visual arts, photography, video, recording arts,creative writing, sports and swim.Cost: $3,000 to $8,300Fin. Aid: YesApply by: Feb 15OPPORTUNITIES34 35FOR LEAP STUDENTS


Rowan’s Upward Bound for English Language Learnershttp://www.rowan.edu/camden/esl/upwardbound.cfmWho:When:Where:What:Cost:Fin. Aid:Apply by:Grades 9-10 (See website for full eligibility)July through AugustCamden, NJ (Rowan University)A continuing, four-year program that provides fundamental supportto English Language Learners in their preparation for collegeentrance. The program meets during the academic year and summerto provide opportunities for participants to enhance both theircontent knowledge and language proficiency, in order to succeed intheir higher education pursuits.FREEN/ATBAYOUTH LEADERSHIPDEVELOPMENTKimmel Center Teen Summer Arts Camphttp://www.kimmelcenter.org/education/maec.phpWho: Ages 14-18 (*auditions required)When: Choral/Vocal Camp: Jun 18-29Pipe Organ Camp: Jul 2-13Jazz Camp: Jul 2-13Chamber Music Camp: Jul 16-27Where: Philadelphia, PA (The Kimmel Center)What:Cost: FREEApply by: Apr 27Student artists spend 10 days developing their artistic and creativeskills with highly respected teaching artists from the performing artscommunity. The camp culminates with solo and ensembledemonstrations.OPPORTUNITIES36 37FOR LEAP STUDENTS


National Hispanic Institute: Northeast Collegiate World Seriesnhi-net.orgWho: Grade 11When: July 1-5Where: Boston, MA (Wheelock College)(more locations available online)NHI: The Northeast Great Debatenhi-net.orgWho: Grade 9When: July 24-29Where: Villanova, PA (Villanova Univ.)(more locations available online)What:Cost:Fin. Aid:Apply by:A five-day leadership program for Hispanic high school students thatbuilds successful behaviors for college admission and college life,both academically and socially, while engaging students to reflect onthe cultural, moral, social, and personal values that inform theiridentity and life goals.$545.00 (*student responsible for transportation)NoTBAWhat:The Great Debate allows high school freshmen the opportunity totest and improve their written and verbal communication skillsthrough organized discussions and debates about issues that impacttoday’s Latino community.Cost: 4 days: $510.006 days: $565.00(*student responsible for transportation)Fin. Aid: NoApply by: TBANHI: Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Sessionnhi-net.orgWho: Grade 10When: July 8-15Where: Rochester, NY (Univ. of Rochester)(more locations available online)Johns Hopkins Univ. CTY Civic Leadership Institutehttp://cty.jhu.edu/summer/leadership/welcome.htmlWho: Grades 10-12When: Jun 24 to Jul 13Where: Baltimore, MD (Johns Hopkins Univ.)What:Cost:Fin. Aid:Apply by:A week-long leadership program for Hispanic high school studentsthat encourages young people to discuss issues in the 21st CenturyLatino community and the roles they expect to play in shaping theirworld as future leaders.$715.00 (*student responsible for transportation)NoTBAWhat:Cost:John’s Hopkins’ Civic Leadership Institute is a 3-week residentialsummer program for gifted high school students. The Institutecombines rigorous academic work with community service andhands-on field experiences designed to help young people developthe knowledge, experience, and leadership skills they need to make apositive impact on society.$4,120 (covers tuition, room, meals, field trips, books and materials)$50 application fee(*student responsible for transportation)Fin. Aid: Yes (apply by Mar 31)Apply by:Mar 31 (*with Financial aid)Apr 14 (*regular registration)OPPORTUNITIES38 39FOR LEAP STUDENTS


Alice Paul Leadership Institute: “Lead-A-Way”www.alicepaul.orgWho:When:Where:What:Cost:Fin. Aid:Apply by:Grade 7-8 (female students)JulyMt. Laurel, NJLead-A-Way is a series of empowerment workshops for middleschool girls that explore leadership skills and role models. Girls beginto identify their own leadership style and formulate strategies fortaking leadership roles in their school and community.FREEN/ATBASUMMER INTERNSHIPSOTHER OPPORTUNITIESTeenSHARP Youth Leadership Programwww.teensharp.orgWho: Ages 10-16When: Sept 2012 to May 2013 (two Saturdays per month)Group 1 (ages 10-12): 9:30 to 10:45amGroup 2 (ages 13-16): 11:00am to 2:00pmWhere: Camden, NJ (Rutgers–Camden)What:A 10-month program that equips youth with the skills, knowledge,and high standards necessary for leadership and academic success.The program features highly interactive training sessions,experiential learning trips, community service and applied researchprojects, regular assessments, and individualized academic advisingand planning.Cost: $100 registration feeFin. Aid: NoApply by: Aug 1OPPORTUNITIES40 41FOR LEAP STUDENTS


Coriell Institute Summer Experience for Studentshttp://www.coriell.org/education/summer-experience-for-studentsPhiladelphia Zoo High School Intern Programhttp://www.philadelphiazoo.org/participate/Volunteer/Teens/High-School-Internship.htmWho:When:Where:Age 17 or olderJuly 3-27 (9:00am to 2:00pm)Camden, NJ (Coriell Institute for Medical Research)Who: Grade 10-11When: June through August (80 hrs of service, min. 4 hrs per shift)Where: Philadelphia, PAWhat:Coriell Institute for Medical Research offers motivated students apaid internship placement for 4 weeks during the summer. Studentinterns rotate through various laboratories and departments,including Cell Culture, Molecular Biology, Cytogenetics, Biobanking,and Communications and Development. A stipend of $1,000 isawarded to each student upon their completion of the program.Salary: *PAID placement* ($1,000.00)Apply by: Apr 2What:The Philadelphia Zoo’s unpaid intern program is designed to givestudents practical experience in environmental education and theopportunity to gain a broad background of the Zoo community andhow it operates. Interns will work a total of 80 hours and immersethemselves in the sights and sounds of the Zoo’s everyday operationswhile providing an educational experience to our guests. (Interns willnot handle animals.)Salary: *UNPAID internship*Apply by: Apr 1Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory High School Internshiphttp://science-education.pppl.gov/HS_Internship/Overview.htmlWho: Grade 9-12When: Jun 25 to Aug 18Where: Princeton, NJ (Princeton Univ.)What:Salary:Apply by:The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory High School Internshipoffers a limited number of paid internships to motivated high schoolstudents. Students will perform independent laboratory work inplasma physics with physicists. School-year internships are alsoavailable for students (age 16 and older) if they are able to receiveschool credit for the research.*PAID internship*(*student is responsible for transportation)E-mail Aliya Merali at amerali@pppl.govDrexel University Summer Research Intern Programhttp://goo.gl/ZpghuWho:When:Where:What:Age 16 and olderJun 18 to Aug 10 (8 weeks, 25-40 hrs/week)Philadelphia, PA (Drexel Univ.)Drexel’s Summer Research paid intern program provides studentswho have an interest in biomedical research with an opportunity toenhance their understanding of current biological/biomedicalprinciples and their skills in a research environment. Research internswork 25-40 hours per week and are mentored by Drexel Med faculty,who work in various disciplines such as biochemistry, molecular andcell biology, neuroscience, microbiology, immunology and more.Salary: *PAID internship* ($1,500.00)Apply by: Mar 1OPPORTUNITIES4243FOR LEAP STUDENTS


NIH Summer Intern Program in Biomedical Researchhttps://www.training.nih.gov/programs/sipWho:When:Where:What:Age 16 and older8 weeks (May through August)Bethesda, MD (some placements available at other cities)The National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers an 8-week paid summerinternship for students to work side-by-side with some of the leadingscientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research. This is a highly competitive program with over7,000 application submitted each year for 1,000-1,100 spaces.Salary: *PAID placement* (stipends vary)(student is responsible for transportation)Fin. Aid: N/AApply by: Mar 1NIH Community College Summer Enrichment Programhttps://www.training.nih.gov/ccsep_home_pageAvailable Student Job & Internship Search engines:USA Jobs: Student Educational Employmenthttp://www.usajobs.gov/studentjobsInternships.com : High School Studentshttp://www.internships.comBloomberg Business Weekhttp://jobs.businessweek.comCentral Intelligence Agency: Student Opportunitieshttps://www.cia.gov/careers/student-opportunities/index.html2012 NJ Governor’s Conference for Womenhttp://www.nj.gov/dca/hmfa/home/womensconference/index.htmWho: Age 15 and olderWhen: May 8Where: Atlantic City, NJ (AC Convention Center)Who: Seniors or alumni enrolling/attending community collegesWhen: June 4 to August 4Where: Bethesda, MD (some placements available at other cities)What:The National Institutes of Health (NIH) offers a specialized paidsummer internship for community college students, who will workwith leading scientists in the world, in an environment devotedexclusively to biomedical research. Students will also complete anacademic enrichment curriculum.What:Cost:Apply by:A one day conference for women young and old to experienceeducational workshops, networking opportunities, and motivationalstories. New Jersey Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno is expected to attendand to speak.TBA (2011 costs were $75.00/person)TBASalary: *PAID placement* (stipends vary)(student is responsible for transportation)Fin. Aid: N/AApply by: Mar 1OPPORTUNITIES4445FOR LEAP STUDENTS

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