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Summer Opportunities in Science

Subject Area Program Focus Program Name Program Length Eligibility
(grade)
Program Location Program Finances Is Aid Avail?
astronomy research

Summer Science Program

6 weeks 11-12 multiple:

Socorro, NM; Ojai, CA

MUST pay
Yes
biology informational sessions National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine 10 days 10-11 multiple:

Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, LA, ,etc

MUST pay
Yes
biology labwork Advanced Biotechnology Institute 3 weeks 9-12 MA: Boston
MUST pay
Yes
biology research, coursework and mock summit UCSB precollege programs 6 weeks 10-12 CA: Santa Barbara
MUST pay
Yes
biology research-lab Research Apprenticeship in Biological Sciences - Cornell 6 weeks 11-12 NY: Ithaca
MUST pay
Yes
biology coursework Pre-Med/Pre-Vet Summer Academy 1.5 weeks 9-12 Grenada MUST pay ?
biology research-lab Harvard Partners Center for Genetics and Genomics Summer Internship

(see Dr. Hagler for more information)

6 weeks 11 MA: Boston
PAID
n/a
biology coursework, labwork HPCGG Explore Genetics 1 week 11 MA: Cambridge
unpaid
n/a
biology research-lab MDI Biological Laboratories 6-8 weeks 10-11 ME: Bar Harbor
PAID
n/a
biology coursework, lab Pre-Medical Institute 3 weeks 10-11 MO: St. Louis MUST pay Yes
biology coursework UCLA stem cell science 3 weeks 11-12 CA: Los Angeles
MUST pay
Yes
biology research - lab Tufts' Teachers and High School Student Program 7 weeks 11 MA: Boston
PAID
n/a
biology research - lab Summer Student Program - Jackson Labs 8 weeks 11-12 ME: Bar Harbor
PAID
n/a
biology research - lab Summer Research Program for High School Students - U Texas 8 weeks 10-11 TX: Galveston
PAID
n/a
biology coursework, fieldwork Broadreach College 1.5-2 weeks 9-12 international locations
MUST pay
?
biology research-lab Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research - NIH 8 weeks 10-12 MD: Baltimore; other locations
PAID
n/a
biology coursework - lab Boston University Biotechnology SummerLab 1-2 weeks 10-12 MA: Boston MUST pay Yes
biology research - lab Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard 6 weeks 11 MA: Boston PAID n/a
biology coursework Camp Cardiac 1 week age 15+ various (Boston, Chicago, NY, others) MUST pay Yes
biology coursework Health Science Honors at Tufts 5 weeks 10-11 MA: Boston MUST pay Yes
biology, engineering coursework, lab Stony Brook Summer Camps 4 weeks 11-12 NY: Stony Brook MUST pay Yes
biology, engineering labwork Summer Academy in Applied Science and Technology 3 weeks 11-12 PA: Philadelphia
MUST pay
Yes
biology, engineering coursework, research Summer Science and Engineering for Girls 4 weeks 9-11 MA: Northampton MUST pay Yes

biology, physics

research, fieldwork, coursework

University of Chicago Summer Session - Various 4 weeks 9-11 IL: Chicago
MUST pay
Yes
biology, physics coursework and labwork Research Academies - UPenn 4 weeks 9-11 PA: Philadelphia MUST pay ?
marine biology fieldwork GVI foundations Turtle Conservation: Greece 3 weeks 9-11 Greece MUST pay ?
maine biology coursework, fieldwork Whale Camp 1-3 weeks 10-11

(11-17 yrs old)

Canada: Grand Manan Island, Nova Scotia
MUST pay
?
marine biology coursework, fieldwork Acadia Institute of Oceanography - Marine Science Camp 2 weeks 9-12 ME: Bar Harbor MUST pay ?
marine biology coursework, fieldwork SEA Semester Summer Programs for High School 2.5 weeks 10-12 MA: Woods Hole, CA: Catalina MUST pay For Cape Cod students
marine biology fieldwork Ocean Blue Education 2 weeks 9-11 various MUST pay no
marine biology fieldwork Marine Consortium High School Internship 8 weeks 11 Virginia unpaid n/a
engineering coursework and hands-on experiences Women's Technology Program - MIT 4 weeks 11 MA: Cambridge
MUST pay
Yes
engineering coursework UVM Engineering Summer Institute 1 week 10-11 VT: Burlington MUST pay Yes
engineering coursework and hands-on experiences Engineering Innovation 4 weeks 10-12 multiple:

many west-coast and eat-coast locations

MUST pay
Yes
environmental studies

fieldwork, coursework

Field Studies for Sustainable Futures for Girls 2 weeks 9-11 MA: Northampton MUST pay Yes
environmental studies fieldwork Tilton Summer Program - The Connecticut River 3 weeks 9-10 NH: Tilton MUST pay no
environmental studies fieldwork Summer Field Institute - College of the Atlantic 2 weeks 10-11 ME: Bar Harbor MUST pay Yes
environmental studies fieldwork Environmental Studies Summer Youth Institute 2 weeks 10-11 NY: Geneva MUST pay ?
environmental studies coursework, fieldwork Green Across the Pacific at UVM 3 weeks 9-12

VT, China in future years

MUST pay Yes
environmental studies fieldwork School for Field Studies 4 weeks 11 multiple: international locations
MUST pay
Yes
environmental studies fieldwork QLF Volunteer Youth Leadership Program various 10-12

(16-18 yrs old)

MA: Ipswich; others -Montreal, Quebec
unpaid
n/a
environmental studies fieldwork Earthwatch various 10-12

(16+ yrs old)

multiple: national and international locations
MUST pay
Yes
environmental studies coursework, fieldwork IVY Leader 4 weeks 9-12 NH: Hanover and travel to South Africa MUST pay ?
environmental conservation fieldwork National Conservation Crews 3-5 weeks 9-12 Various in US Free n/a
environmental conservation fieldwork Plight of the Thai Elephant 4 weeks 9-11 Thailand MUST pay no
environmental conservation, sustainability fieldwork Global Leadership Adventures 1-3 weeks 9-12 various international MUST pay ?
environmental conservation, marine bio fieldwork Conservation is Key: Florida Environmental Science 2.5 weeks 9-12 FL: Ft. Lauderdale MUST pay no
various coursework Harvard SSP 8 weeks 10-12 MA: Cambridge
MUST pay
Yes
various coursework Cornell University Summer College 6 weeks 11-12 NY: Ithaca
MUST pay
Yes
various coursework Columbia University Summer High School Programs 3-4 weeks 9-12 NY: New York
MUST pay
No
various research-lab UConn Mentor Connection 3 weeks 10-11 CT: Storrs
MUST pay
Yes
various research - lab Research Science Institute - MIT 6 weeks 11 MA: Cambridge
unpaid
n/a
various research - lab Research Mentoring Program - UCSB 6 weeks 10-12 CA: Santa Barbara
MUST pay
Yes
various research-lab KEI International Summer Research Internship 5 weeks 10-11 various
MUST pay
Yes
various research-lab High School Summer Science Research Fellowship Program 4 weeks 11 TX : Waco
unpaid (nominal fee for meal plan)
Yes
various coursework, labwork, field trips National Summer Transportation Institute 4 weeks 9-11 MA: North Andover
unpaid
n/a
various research - lab Research Internship in Science and Engineering - BU 6 weeks 11 MA: Boston
MUST pay
Yes
various coursework, labwork High School Health Careers Program (HSHCP) 6 weeks 10-11 MA: Worcester
PAID
n/a
various coursework JHU Summer Discover Hopkins Program 2 weeks 10-12 MD: Baltimore
MUST pay
?
various coursework JHU Summer Academic Pre-College Program 5 weeks 10-12 MD: Baltimore
MUST pay
?
various various Syracuse University Summer College 6 weeks ? NY : Syracuse
MUST pay

Yes

various research - lab Simons Summer Research at Stony Brook 7 weeks 11 NY: Stony Brook PAID - no housing included n/a
various internships Discovery Internships 4 weeks 10-12 Boston, Chicago, London, LA, NYC MUST pay no
various coursework USC Summer Programs 4 weeks 9-12 CA: Los Angeles MUST pay Yes
various coursework and labwork Summer Academy for Math and Science (Summer Programs for Diversity) 6 weeks 10-11 PA: Pittsburgh Minimal Cost n/a
various coursework Project SMART - UNH 4 weeks 10-11 NH: Durham MUST pay Yes
various fieldwork, coursework Duke Field Studies and Institutes 2 weeks 9-12 Various including international MUST pay Yes
various coursework Summer Fields Pre-College Program 3 weeks 10-11 WI: Beloit MUST pay Yes