[Crimson Students only]
Aera VC invests in outstanding people who are striving to build their business to be the best in the world and the best for the world. The Founders are based in New Zealand, Hong Kong and New York with a network of Venture Partners and Advisors around the world.
They specialise in early stage ventures defined by both purpose and profit with the philosophy that these two elements are not only equally important in defining success in the venture world, but propel each other forward. Their portfolio highlights include: Wild Earth, Solugen , and Andela.
Aera is looking for highly ambitious, bright students to join them for internships. Applications open now!
For further information visit the official website at http://www.aera.vc/
The Harvard Model United Nations (HMUN) is a four day international simulation for high school students held annually in Boston. The event offers delegates to insight into the working of the United Nations by assuming the roles of world leaders.
HMUN creates an opportunity for young leaders to debate on pressing international issues and draft creative solutions.
For more information visit the official website at http://www.harvardmun.org/about_what.php
U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL, USA
The Space camp program is geared towards teaching students STEM principles, space and flight history, and how to work together in teams. Participants called "Trainees" will also experience complete simulated space missions, and learn what it really means to be an astronaut.
Program instruction is aligned with the national science and math standards. The experience is framed with amidst a backdrop of mankind’s greatest technological achievements in space hardware. Trainees will have the opportunity to explore the historic artifacts housed at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center.
Each year, trainees of all ages travel from across the United States and 150 countries to participate in this program.
For more information visit the official website at: https://www.spacecamp.com/whyspacecamp
TOMODACHI Honda Global Leadership Program was established in 2018, building on the TOMODACHI Honda Cultural Exchange Program conducted from 2014 to 2016, where participants were selected from among high school students from the Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake. For more information visit the official website here
Built on 30 years of experience working in 40 countries and 50 states, the Founding Directors Tony Allen, Chris Frantz and John Meislin, present the Student Diplomacy Corps. The Student Diplomacy Corps (SDC) provides opportunities and scholarships for high school students from across the nation and around the world to access dynamic international education summer programs that build college readiness, deepen understanding of global issues and unleash the potential and creativity of youth.
For more information visit the official website at https://sdcorps.org/
ILMUNC was founded as the Ivy League Model United Nations Conference at the University of Pennsylvania in 1984. Ever since, we have been striving to make an impact on students and teachers’ lives by providing a truly unique educational experience. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization run by undergraduates of the University of Pennsylvania and our annual conference located in Philadelphia is host to high school students from across the United States and the world. Our mission is to organize and run model United Nations conferences serving high school students and to promote international affairs and model United Nations among students at the University of Pennsylvania by providing opportunities to be involved in international affairs related activities on-campus, regionally, and abroad.
For more information visit the official website at https://www.ilmunc.com/
The Breakthrough Junior Challenge is an annual global competition for students to inspire creative thinking about science. Students from countries across the globe are invited to create and submit original videos (3 minutes in length maximum) that bring to life a concept or theory in the life sciences, physics or mathematics. The submissions are judged on the student’s ability to communicate complex scientific ideas in engaging, illuminating, and imaginative ways. The Challenge is organized by the Breakthrough Prize Foundation and the winner receives a $250,000 college scholarship, renovations to their school valued up to $100,000 for the renovation or addition of a science lab, and the Winner will also elect one teacher who has inspired them in the field of science or mathematics to receive a $50,000 award.
For more information visit the official website at: https://breakthroughjuniorchallenge.org/
KWN is a global hands-on video educational program for students supported by Panasonic. Panasonic aims to contribute to the realization of their philosophy and brand slogan "A Better Life, A Better World." Since 1989, the program aims to stimulate children's creativity, build communication skills and encourage teamwork through video production, based on young people's point of view , "The World Through Their Eyes." There are 3 themes for the Global Contest: Communication, Environment and Sports. KWNGC's panel of judges, composed of video production experts, journalist, educators, and Panasonic officials, select the Grand Prix winner and other top award winners among the videos submitted from all over the world.
For more information visit the official website at: https://www.panasonic.com/global/corporate/kwn.html
Northeastern University, Opera Place, Boston, MA, USA
The Rising Leaders Model UN Conference is a challenging single-day Model UN conference that gives students an opportunity to debate a current international issues in each committee.
This conference is open to any and all high school (and advanced middle students) throughout New England and beyond.
For more information visit the official website here .
Junior Optimist Octagon International (JOOI) is a dynamic coalition of youth volunteers. JOOI members aim to make their communities better - one service project at a time. With more than 15,500 members in more than 600 communities, JOOI members are constantly working to promote positive change in their communities.
For more information, visit the official website at https://www.optimist.org/joi/joix.cfm
Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change - across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.
Interact clubs, the youth division of Rotary, bring together young people ages 12-18 to develop leadership skills while discovering the power of Service Above Self. They enable students to connect with leaders in their community and around the world to: take action to make a difference, discover new cultures and promote international understanding, become a leader in their community, and have fun and make new friends around the world.
For more information visit the official website at https://www.rotary.org/en/get-involved/interact-clubs
American Legion Boys State is among the most respected and selective educational programs of government instruction for U.S. high school students. It's a participatory program in which students become part of the operation of local, country and state government. At Boys State, participants learn the rights, privileges, and responsibilities of franchised citizens. The training is objective and centers on the structure of city, county, and state governments. Operated by students elected to various offices, Boys State activities include legislative sessions, court proceedings, law-enforcement presentations, assemblies, bands, choruses and recreational programs.
For more information visit the official website at https://www.legion.org/boysnation/stateabout
Quill and Scroll honors the best work done by student journalists around the world, providing students and their advisers with resources to do great work and to have it evaluated. Their mission is to recognize every student, through induction into the society, who meets the criteria established by the society.
For more information visit the official website at https://quillandscroll.org/
Emerson College, Boylston Street, Boston, MA, USA
The Creative Writers Workshop is an opportunity to develop writing skills in an intensive program. Participants attend classes designed to help young writers concentrate on fiction or prose, screenwriting, graphic novel writing, and magazine writing. During the program, students write, workshop, revise and develop a portfolio.
For more information visit the official website at https://www.emerson.edu/academics/pre-college/creative-writers
The Emerging Writers Institute offers challenging workshops in fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry for both new and accomplished high school writers. Students study craft over the summer with experienced authors and instructors in intensive MFA-style workshops, work in a collaborative environment, and live with other students in a college dormitory.
For more information visit the official website at https://educationunlimited.com/camp/category/10/creative-writing-camps-creative-writing-summer-camp-&-teen-writing-camps.html
Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
Participants in the Summer Young Writers Institute receive instruction in poetry, fiction, and dramatic writing and engage in the critical evaluation of each other's work. By bringing top high school student writers together to work extensively with professional writers, the Institute provides young artists with recognition, respect, opportunities for artistic development, and peer support.
For more information visit the official website at https://www.skidmore.edu/youngwriters/
At the National Student Leadership Conference on Political Action and Public Policy, students learn how they can have an impact on our nation's future. Students stage a mock Presidential campaign and immerse themselves in the inner workings of the U.S. Congress. Leading political advisors, politicians, and experts will be their guides as they gain a real-world understanding of the U.S. political system.
For more information visit the official website at https://www.nslcleaders.org/youth-leadership-programs/political-action-public-policy/
Arizona State University, Tempe Campus, Tempe, AZ, USA
For two weeks every summer, the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication brings top-performing high school students to ASU for intensive, hands-on experiences in broadcast and digital journalism.
For more information visit the official website at https://cronkite.asu.edu/outreach/high-school-institute
Georgia Public Broadcasting, 14th Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA, USA
JCamp brings a multicultural group of high school students together for six days of intensive journalism training. Students will learn from professional journalists and get hands-on training in writing, photography, television broadcasting, online media, and reporting.
For more information visit the official website at https://www.aaja.org/jcamp-high-school-program
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
PSJP is one of the only programs of its kind offering a free, innovative residential journalism and college prep institute for high achieving high school juniors from low-income backgrounds. Over 10 days every summer, up to 40 students explore current events and world affairs through workshops led by Princeton professors. The summer culminates in the publication of the Princeton Summer Journal, the student-produced newspaper.
For more information visit the official website at https://psjp.princeton.edu