Academic Talent Search (ATS) Summer Progam
For 9th graders (uprising sophomores)
Academic Talent Search (ATS) has offered classes on the Sacramento State campus since 1982. Over the past 38 years, more than 47,500 young scholars have gained an early exposure to college life through ATS. Students preview the “college experience” by choosing their own classes in areas that interest them, meeting new friends from around Northern California who share their enthusiasm for learning, remaining academically engaged over the summer, and considering potential majors and career paths.
Classes planned for Summer 2020 include (but are not limited to):
- Acting for Stage & Screen
- Algebra 1 (Fast-Paced)
- Building a Dynamic Vocabulary through Latin Derivatives
- Creative Writing: Building Suspenseful Stories
- Criminal Law & Trial Advocacy
- Fantastico Fundamental Spanish
- Fashion Design & Business
- Hands-On Psychology
- Intro to Python Programming
- Intro to TV Broadcasting
- Japanese (Beginning)
- Media Production with Mobile Devices
- Mock Trial
- The Science of Logic
- The Science of Saving Lives
For more information check their website CSUS Academic Talent Search
For rising 10th-12th graders.
STEM Academy programs include:
PRIORITY APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2020
FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARY 27, 2020
More information is in the College & Career Center
2020 Engineering and Construction Camps
Camps for high school students interested in exploring STEM skills careers.
Five camps to choose from.
See attached flyer HERE
Deadline to apply is MARCH 16, 2020
Students Thrive at Stanford This Summer
We offer programs across a wide variety of disciplines—including arts, business, humanities, math, science, and more—allowing highly motivated students to investigate advanced topics not typically taught in secondary schools. Participants engage in small classes with brilliant instructors and peers who share their passions.
Deadlines for most of our summer programs are in February, with some early round deadlines in January. Admission is selective. Limited financial aid is available.
- Stanford Summer Humanities Institute brings students in grades 10 and 11 together to explore the big questions at the heart of the humanities. Seminars are led by distinguished Stanford professors during this three-week residential program.
- Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer Institutes allows students currently in grades 8–11 to apply to a single-subject intensive course selected from a wide range of disciplines, and benefit from small class size and academically themed residences.
- Stanford AI4ALL invites students in 9th grade to apply to this three-week residential summer program. Participants learn about topics in AI, partake in ongoing research at Stanford, and receive mentorship from professors, graduate students, and industry professionals. Young women and students from underrepresented and/or low-income backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply.
- Stanford University Mathematics Camp (SUMaC) students participate in a highly-selective program centered around lectures, guided research, and group problem-solving in advanced math topics. This four-week program is intended for an elite group of talented students in grades 10 and 11.
- Stanford Pre-Collegiate University-Level Online Math and Physics offers 13 courses throughout the year, including a summer term for high school students, grades 9–12. Students earn Stanford University Continuing Studies credit.
The high school application period will be December 13, 2019 through January 10, 2020.
Information on the High School Program
Interns are provided with work experience that expose them to administrative and supporting careers in health care environments. Interns will not participate in medical treatment or procedures for patients or members during this internship.
About The Experience
- An eight-week paid summer work experience, earning the city’s hourly minimum wage ($12.00 – $15 per hour)
- Weekly workshops designed to give participants valuable personal and professional skills development
- A unique relationship with supervisors and mentors to gain insight on how to prepare for a career in health care
- Networking opportunities with peers and senior leaders through work-based activities, community service projects, or social events
Who Should Apply
As a community-serving program focused on increasing diversity in health care careers, we strongly encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and underserved communities to apply. This opportunity best serves students who have no previous exposure to health care.
High school interns must:
- Be age 16 through 19. Priority is given to juniors and senior level students
- Be a high school student or recent high school graduate of the class of 2020*
- Be available to work full-time during eight-week summer program
- Provide proof of eligibility to legally work in the United States
- Have permanent residence in a Northern California Kaiser Permanente designated service area
*High school graduates of the class of 2019 without college experience may apply for consideration for this program
Dependents of Kaiser Permanente employees and physicians are not eligible to participate in KP LAUNCH programs.
APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT MEET ALL REQUIREMENTS LISTED ABOVE ARE NOT ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
THE APPLICATION PERIOD FOR THE SUMMER 2020 PROGRAM WILL BE DECEMBER 13, 2019 THROUGH JANUARY 10, 2020.
Applicants: click here to sign up to receive an email notice when the application is available.
Teachers, Counselors, Community Organizations: click here to sign up to receive an email notice when the application is available.
Bank of American Student Leadership Summer Program
Website: Bank of American Student Leadership Program
As a Student Leader, you will participate in an eight-week paid internship at a local nonprofit organization where you will learn first-hand about the needs of your community and the critical role nonprofits play. In addition, you will learn valuable civic, social and business leadership skills. Each Student Leader will attend the Student Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C. where you will learn how government, business and the nonprofit sector work together to address critical community needs.
Please go to the website for requirements and application.