For all contests, please first visit the website, whenever it is available. (The underlined gray names are "clickable.") If you have any other questions, please see Ms. Suri in the Social Studies Office (302).
National History Day Contest
Classes and internships
Futures and Options: Internships in business!
Internships for seniors
Museum of the City of New York:
Internships and summer study.
New York County District Legal Bound Summer Internship program for Manhattan residents only. Open to current Juniors and Seniors. Go to www.manhattanda.org for the flyer and additional information.
New York Historical Society:
Sunday scholars and Saturday Academy
Sunday scholars and Saturday AcademySaturday Academy at the New York Historical Society
Sunday Scholars at the New York Historical Society
A leadership internship for young woman(http://www.sadienash.org/)
Summer Internship Program
Borough of Manhattan Historian’s Internship ProgramSee Ms. Suri in late March for an application. Please do not call the Borough President's office directly.
Summer Study/Travel Programs:
Presidential Classroom: This annual 7-day program shows students the other side of Washington, that is, the world beyond the marble buildings. Students will meet with Washington insiders, such as Congress members, presidential appointees, senior military officers, top business leaders, and journalists. They will also be able to observe the Congress in action, visit the monuments (including the White House), and engage in peer debate over key issues. Please visit their website and see Ms. Suri in 302.
Junior State of America
Summer Program (tuition)
Diplomat Program (Travel to China)
U.S. Department of State Travel/Study Programs for Youth
Summer study and travel in China and India through Foundation Global Education (www.foundationge.com). Information also available in room 302 contact Ms. Suri.
George Washington University Summer Scholars: Summer Scholars offers credit and noncredit course options for high school students in International or Comparative Politics, International Affairs, or History. They also offer short mini-courses including a new offering in Election Politics. The location in Washington DC provides unique and exceptional educational and cultural opportunities.
Pre-Collegiate Summer Program in Early American History: Students can earn four hours of college credit at the College of William and Mary for one of two three-week sessions: June 24-July 14 and July 15-August 4. Students will have a choice in one of two courses: HIS 216: From Jamestown through the American Revolution, or HIS 216: From the American Revolution through the Civil War. Visit the website for details.
Columbia University High School Programs: This year-round program gives students an opportunity to sample a wide variety of non-credit courses in the arts, in mathematics, in the sciences (including computer and social), in religion, and in college preparation. There are 3 semesters per year (Fall, Spring, Summer) which have to be applied for separately. Applications for this Summer are due in early April, and applications for the Fall are due in August. Please click on the above link to obtain course information and applications.
Summer Honors Programs for High School Sophomores at Cornell University: Provide students with an academically challenging and personally rewarding experience during the summer between their sophomore and junior years of high school. The three-week programs are designed to help students develop the critical thinking and writing skills that are essential to success in college.
Skidmore's Pre-College Program in the Liberal Arts: A summer program offering college-level courses to high school students. Excellent chance to gain college credit and experience.
The School for Field Studies (SFS): One of the oldest and largest study abroad program exclusively devoted to undergraduate environmental field studies. SFS teaches students environmental problem-solving skills through cooperative field work with local communities, conservation organizations and government agencies. Students have a choice of studying in the Caribbeans, Australia, British Columbia, Baja in Mexico, Costa Rica, and Kenya.
AFS Intercultural Travel Program: Live in another country in the leading international exchange, with 128 programs in 44 countries, a host family you can call your own, etc. No previous language experience required for most programs. Call 1-800-AFS-INFO or go to their website for a free catalog.
The Road Less Traveled: A variety of wilderness expeditions to New Hampshire, Maine, Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, Montana, Idaho, Arkansas, Washington, British Columbia, Costa Rica, Australia, and more!
Washington Workshops: National Student Leadership Seminars, Washington, D.C. Three programs:
The Experiment in International Living: The Experiment in International Living offers dynamic summer programs for high school students in over 25 countries around the world. For three to five weeks, Experimenters focus on themes such as community service, language study, travel, peace studies, ecology, the arts, or outdoor adventure as they enjoy daily life with their host families and participate in activities with their group. Click here for a Parent Review.