Pre-College Summer Academies

Choose from a variety of one-week residential certificate programs designed for students ages 16-18.

Pre-Engineering Summer Academy | July 9-13 or July 16-20, 2018

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. Learn more.

Leadership Academy | July 23-27, 2018

Assess your own leadership style through a 360-degree assessment and carefully callibrated experiential exercises. Learn about the practices and ehtics of leaders in a wide range of spheres through integrated lectures, interviews, engaging in-class activties, and a field trip to the United Nations Headquarters in NYC. Final student presentations address individual leadership developoment and applications.

TV Production Academy | July 30-August 3, 2018

Industry professionals teach you the fundamentals of video and television production: lighting, audio, video, editing, and special effects. Use state-of-the-art equipment at the Rutgers iTV Studio to complete a short group project, take a field trip to visit a major television studio, and earn a certificate that will prepare you for internships and employment in the industry.

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