Red Cross Bay Area Summer Internship Program – Open to High School & College Students

Applications for 2011 Summer Internships with the Bay Area Red Cross are now being accepted. Applications can be found on our Leadership Development webpage (see link below) and should be submitted by the April 1st deadline. Any high school or college students may apply. Opportunities are available in many Red Cross departments.  The program runs June 20-August 12 and requires a 15 hour/week commitment. All internships are unpaid, but can be applied toward academic credit where available. Applications and questions should be sent or Jan Peterson: 925-915-0276

College Access Summer Leadership Institute at NYU – July 10-14th, 2011

Rising juniors and seniors, do you have plans for the summer? Join us at NYU’s first College Access Leadership Summer Institute, July 10th – July 14th. This 4 day program is designed to demystify the often daunting college admissions process. The curriculum will include workshops and small group sessions on college admissions, college-entrance test preparation, essay and resume writing, interviewing and presentation skills, and financial aid literacy. Program graduates will be certified College Access Ambassadors and will be required to act as mentors and advisors in their respective high schools by conducting a college application workshop.

Successful applicants for the NYU-CALI program are underrepresented, strong high school students from the New York Metro area and exhibit strong leadership potential. If selected, students are awarded a full scholarship to the institute and are only expected to cover travel expenses to and from campus. Space is limited.

Download the application here.

Summer Workshop in Writing & Thinking at Lewis & Clark College

Fir Acres Workshop is June 26 – July 8. Two week summer residency program for students completing grades 8 through 12. You will collaboratively explore the relationship between writing, thinking and learning. For info and application:

United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar & Summer STEM Program

Interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics? Check out the great summer programs offered at the Naval Academy in Annapolis for High School Students at USNA Admissions under the “Programs & Events” section. These summer STEM programs are designed to encourage rising 8th -11th graders to pursue a course of study in engineering and technology throughout high school and college.

And, if you’re interested in pursuing an appointment to the Naval Academy, consider their Summer Seminar, a fast-paced, six-day experience for rising Juniors. US News ranks their Aerospace and Electrical Engineering programs as 5th in the Nation!

John Muir Health Summer Intern Program for high school students

Sophomores and Juniors (who will be age 16 by June 20)…..

Would you like a summer job where you work within a health care system and gain knowledge about health care careers?  John Muir Health will be accepting applications for intern clerical positions beginning Feb. 14.  Interns are paid and must be truly interested in a health care career, have excellent writing and verbal abilities and be entering their junior or senior year.  NOTE:  Students must commit to working 8 hours per day, M-F for 8 weeks, June 20 to Aug. 12, 2011.

The application window will be Feb. 14 to March 4, 2011.  Go to  Stop by the Career Center to pick up a flyer or download it from below as it contains important application procedure information.  BE SURE TO FOLLOW THE APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS and APPLY EARLY!!

UC Davis Young Scholars Program

Do you want to do research this summer on a university campus? Join other high achieving high school junior and seniors doing original research in biology and natural sciences at UC Davis. Only 40 high achieving students currently enrolled as sophomores and juniors will be selected. You work one-on-one with research faculty and research groups in a laboratory for 6 weeks (June 19-July 30, 2011). Each student works on an individual project, prepare a journal quality paper and present at a symposium while living at the university.

For more information and application go to

Deadline March 31, 2011


UC Berkeley’s Academic Talent Development Program

Academic Talent Development Program at UC Berkeley from June 20 to July 29, 2011. This six week program offers challenging and stimulating classes designed for acceleration and enrichment, aimed toward students from grades 7 to 11, is now online at   Also, 5 week summer programs including a Documentary Filmmaking Workshop, the John F. Kennedy ’35 Institute in Government, a Theatre Arts Institute and a Writing Workshops will be added to this year’s Choate Summer Program. Students from middle school through high school may also select academic enrichment courses to intellectually reinvigorate them and prepare them to tackle another academic year. Stop by the Career Center or visit for details!

Deadline Wednesday March 2, 2011

UC Berkeley Summer Sessions

Berkeley Summer Sessions

Advance your academic progress this summer while enjoying the San Francisco Bay Area. Summer is the only time of year that UC Berkeley opens enrollment to visiting students. Berkeley Summer Sessions boasts a diverse student population combining UC Berkeley students with international students, visitors from other universities, newly admitted students, high school students, and members of the Berkeley community. Take advantage of one of our many offerings and enjoy the Berkeley experience.