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Any more Summer Programs?

LadrosLadros Posts: 131Registered User Junior Member
edited June 2005 in High School Life
I know this had been posted but I want to bring it back.

Are there any summer programs left that are worthy and prestigious? I know deadlines for a lot are already over but there must be some left. Any replies would be appreciated.

Also, does anyone know of any internships that are still open?
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Replies to: Any more Summer Programs?

  • veroniqueveronique Posts: 120Registered User Junior Member
    i'd be interested in this too.
    i don't really care about prestige, but is it still possible to find a worthwile summer internship or job? i'm currently working at an ice cream store and really want to quit.
  • zetsuizetsui Posts: 379Registered User Member
    suggestins for video game programming or the likes?
  • texas137texas137 Posts: 2,143Registered User Senior Member
    I doubt if it's possible to get into anything "prestigious" at this point, but commercial camps/programs that take anyone who can pay may still have openings. Some of those are worthwhile. Google "camp" plus whatever you are interested in. Also try checking out the camp ads at the back of the Sunday New York Times magazine.
  • jai6638jai6638 Posts: 1,025Registered User Member
    Upenn's SAAST ... google it..
  • ronlivsronlivs Posts: 420Registered User Member
    garcia high school scholar-does anyone konw about this
  • texas137texas137 Posts: 2,143Registered User Senior Member
    here's a list of math and science camps:
    http://www.ams.org/employment/mathcamps.html
  • Dave_BerryDave_Berry Posts: 33,344CC Admissions Expert Senior Member
    PROMYS math camp at Boston University

    Deadline: June 15... it's been extended two more weeks.. I'm guessing they need more applicants

    Anyways, it should be pretty fun
  • danielsjangdanielsjang Posts: 760Registered User Member
    PROMYS is still up? That's nice... thanks for sharing that one. I'm interested in other summer programs (whose deadline hasn't passed yet), too.
  • jai6638jai6638 Posts: 1,025Registered User Member
    oh, and UCSB summer mentorship Program ( you might just be able to make it for this one )
  • tabuLaRasatabuLaRasa Posts: 189Registered User Junior Member
    PROMYS and HCSSIM (www.hcssim.org) another math program at hampshire college
  • 70reve4rotag70reve4rotag Posts: 284Registered User Junior Member
    If you want to do scientific research and live near a college or university, you don't need to go through a summer program to do it (although it's easier if you do). Check out the website of the university near you, particularly the pages of faculty members in a depatment that interests you. They will likely list their current research topics on their site, and if they sound like something you wan to get involved with, e-mail the professor and tell him/her why you're interested in helping with his/her research. You will probably have to e-mail several (...a bunch of...) researchers before you find one that will let you into their lab to help, but if your letter (e-mail) is well written (conveys that you are a mature person) and shows the prof that you're serious about working with them, they will probably consider you if they have space.
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