Students must be at least 16 years old to hold an internship within a research lab. Please go to this link to understand the process for finding an internship at Stanford University.

Program Name Deadline Program Length and Costs Description

Rolling Admissions

Dates: Depends on program selected. See website for more info.

Cost: Varies Depending on Program

Eligibility: Age requirements depends on the program you select.

For students ages 12-18 with interest in Flight, STEM, Engineering, Robotics, Safety, Security, and Intelligence, Space, Academics, and Athletics

Rolling Admissions

Dates: June 15 - July 24, 2020

Cost: 2 Week Program: $1,950. 4 Week Program: $4,200

Eligibility: . All students from rising high school freshman through graduating high school seniors are welcome to apply.

Students learn what it’s like to complete a real engineering project before attending college. Projects, tools, and equipment are similar to those used by universities and engineering companies. All projects involve the complete design cycle, with all the challenges, pitfalls, and rewards. Students can use program to prepare for technical clubs in high school/college.

Rolling Admissions

Dates: July 26 - July 31, 2020

Cost: $1,300

Eligibility: High School Students ages 14-18 who are interested in computer, electrical, and software engineering

Microprocessors have revolutionized every aspect of aerospace technology. Our Arduino pre-college program allows students to take an inside look in the Computer, Electrical, and Software Engineering industries. This hands-on experience provides students the ability to learn about software, hardware, and applying the Arduino. Each student will be tasked with programming an Arduino Microcontroller, and testing applications such as sensing temperature and pressure, and controlling motors.

Priority Deadline: February 14, 2020

Dates: Depends on the selected program. June - July, 2020

Costs: 1 - 2 week programs available. Ranges from $2,600 - $3,900

Eligibility: You are eligible to apply to our pre-college programs if you are a rising junior or senior in high school. Admission to all Stevens pre-college programs is highly competitive and based on a number of factors, including your academic achievement, extracurricular involvement and recommendation letters.

All of our programs are carefully designed by our faculty to be creative, project-driven, hands-on immersions that give you not just real college experience, but real world experience too. By night you’ll live in the dorms, by day you’ll visit major corporations, work on a tangible project and learn alongside experts. You can choose to participate in more than one program during the summer, as long as the program dates don’t overlap.

March 1, 2020

Dates: June 27- August 8, 2020

Costs: Varies depending on program selected.

Eligibility: There is no cost for tuition, housing, nor dining for students admitted to the Summer Academy for Math and Science (SAMS).

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.

March 18, 2020


Session One: July 12-16

Session Two: July 19-23

Session Three: July 26-30

Costs: Free


  • Students who will have completed their sophomore or junior year of high school by July 1, 2020
  • Students who are interested in broadly exploring the field of engineering and its various disciplines
  • Students who have not been exposed to the engineering profession through high school coursework, extra-curricular activities, similar programs and close role models working in engineering
  • Students who may lack the means to access engineering courses and programs, due to limited financial resources and/or a lack of school & community offerings.
  • Women, first-generation college students and other underrepresented groups in the field of engineering are highly encouraged to apply, though this is not a limiting factor for program selection

The School of Engineering at Santa Clara University is pleased to announce its 29th annual Summer Engineering Seminar (SES) program. This special summer experience is for current high school sophomores and juniors who are interested in exploring the field of engineering. The program is designed to acquaint participants with the engineering profession, the academic expectations of college, and the nature of life at a university.


Dates: Fall: Late August/early September, mid-December, 16 weeks

Spring: Mid-January-early May, 16 weeks

Summer: Late May/early June, August 10 weeks

Costs: Free. The majority of interns received a stipend award, but there are some volunteer opportunities noted in project descriptions.


U.S. Citizen

Cumulative 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)

Full-time students (high school through graduate)

Enrollment in a degree granting institution

16 years of age at the time of application (no exceptions)

NASA Internships are competitive awards to support educational opportunities that provide unique NASA-related research and operational experiences for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students, as well as educators. These opportunities serve students by integrating interns with career professionals emphasizing mentor-directed, degree-related tasks, while contributing to the operation of a NASA facility or the advancement of NASA's missions.

Application Available January 22, 2020

Dates: June 17 - July 24, 2020

Cost: Young Scholars pay a tuition fee of $368 per unit (75% off the regular tuition rate) plus the cost of their books.

Each year select, highly-motivated high school students (currently enrolled in the 9th, 10th, or 11th grades) explore the world of higher education in a five-week intensive program that includes university courses, advising, and meetings with key people on campus. In addition to college credit, students leave with a hands-on experience of college life. Please note: students are required to attend every class meeting. Travel and other summer programs should not occur during the dates of the Young Scholars Program.

April 13, 2020 - scholarship deadline



Session I - July 5 - July 11

Session II - July 12 - 18


Engineering (1 week) - $2,799

Leadership (2 weeks) - $3,299

Physical Therapy (1 week) - $2,799

Eligibility: Students ages 16-18 can explore their interests during these one- and two-week residential academies.

Learn about aerospace, biochemical, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, forensic, industrial, material science, mechanical and systems engineering through an integrated program of lectures, demonstrations, hands-on projects, tours, and field trips

May 15, 2020

Dates: August 2 - August 8, 2020

Costs: $3,025


  • Be a current high school freshman, sophomore, or junior during the academic year prior to your summer program
  • Show evidence of good academic standing, with at least a 2.0 GPA
  • Have no history of suspension from high school

The Introduction to Data Science Academy offers an inside look at the professional world of data science through the eyes of experts in the field. Through a combination of coding exercises, presentations from data science experts, and class discussions, you’ll be introduced to contemporary data science resources and best practices. You’ll have the opportunity to explore the processes of data collection and analysis, gain hands-on practice with statistical analysis and coding languages, and learn about the main elements of programming in R. By the end of the program, you’ll understand key concepts like how to wrangle data, how to visualize data, how to present your conclusions, and how to arrive at those conclusions.

January 15, 2020 and then Rolling Admissions

Dates: Session 1: june 21 - july 3, 2020, Session 2: July 5 - July 17, 2020, Session 3: July 19-July 31, 2020

Cost: $6,300

Eligibility: The YYGS program is open to students, typically between the ages of 16 and 17, who have already completed at least one year of high school prior to applying for YYGS AND who will have at least one semester of high school left to complete after they return from YYGS prior to graduating high school. Applicants must be in US Grade 10 or US Grade 11 (or the international equivalent) at the time of application. YYGS accepts applicants from ALL countries.

Yale Young Global Scholars emphasizes an open, exploratory, and collaborative approach to learning. Our program is designed to allow students to experience learning in a variety of different university contexts, from large lectures to small seminars, and even the spontaneous learning that happens in dining halls and around campus.

February 7, 2020

Dates: July 5 - August 1, 2020

Cost: $4,128

Eligibility: Rising 8th graders (will be in 9th grade in Fall 2020) through rising 11th graders (will be in 12th grade in Fall 2020). Students who are not residents of California may apply, COSMOS can admit up to 20 out-of-state students each summer. Please contact the Statewide COSMOS office with questions about student residency status for application purposes.

COSMOS is an intensive four-week summer residential program for students who have demonstrated an aptitude for academic and professional careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects. Talented and motivated students completing grades 8-12 have the opportunity to work with renowned faculty, researchers and scientists in state-of-the-art facilities, while exploring advanced STEM topics far beyond the courses usually offered in California high schools. Through challenging curricula that are both hands-on and lab intensive, COSMOS fosters its students’ interests, skills, and awareness of educational and career options in STEM fields.