High School Opportunities

Welcome to our database of opportunities for high school students! Here you will find over 180 seasonal and year-round internships. Use the drop down menu below to help you find a program that is right for you.

Also check out our recorded webinar on our YouTube channel about finding opportunities to expand your research experience in high school!

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Compiled by Kirill Chesnov & Daisy Duan with contributions from Women of Aeronautics and Astronautics
(Amanda Toledo Barrios, 
Amy Vanderhout, Sabrina Khan, Kaitlyn Wickline, Yvette Gonzalez, Kaylin Borders)

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AgDiscovery Summer Program

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Tuskegee, AL

Tuskegee University

1/31/20

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The AgDiscovery Summer Program is an outreach program to help students learn about careers in agriculture and related sciences, including animal science, veterinary medicine, agribusiness and plant pathology. This 2-3 week program allows participants to live on a college campus and learn about Agricultural science from university professors, practicing veterinarians and professionals working for the U.S. Government. Students chosen to participate in AgDiscovery will gain experience through hands-on labs, workshops, field trips and other group and team building activities.

Air Force Association CyberCamp

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Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania

5/20/20

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Introduce Your High School Students to the Growing Field of Cybersecurity: The Air Force Association's CyberCamp program inspires students toward careers in cybersecurity and other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines that are critical to our nation's future.

Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Scholars Program

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Riverside, OH

Air Force Research Laboratory

3/20/21

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The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is currently accepting applications for internship opportunities available at AFRL sites across the United States (including but not limited to: Kirtland AFB in Albuquerque, New Mexico; Eglin AFB in Valparaiso, Florida; and the Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing Site (AMOS) in Maui, Hawaii). AFRL Scholars Program internships are competitive awards that provide AFRL-related involvement for students to gain degree-relevant, real-world experience while contributing to the operation of an AFRL site and supporting the advancement of DoD missions. Internship opportunities are primarily in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Selected interns are paid a competitive stipend award amount based on their academic level at the beginning of the internship opportunity.

Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Scholars Program

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Columbia, MD

Universities Space Research Association (USRA)

2/23/20

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The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is currently accepting applications for internship opportunities available at AFRL sites across the United States (including but not limited to: Kirtland AFB in Albuquerque, New Mexico; Eglin AFB in Valparaiso, Florida; and the Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing Site (AMOS) in Maui, Hawaii). AFRL Scholars Program internships are competitive awards that provide AFRL-related involvement for students to gain degree-relevant, real-world experience while contributing to the operation of an AFRL site and supporting the advancement of DoD missions. Internship opportunities are primarily in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Selected interns are paid a competitive stipend award amount based on their academic level at the beginning of the internship opportunity.

Air Force Research Laboratory Scholars Program

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New Mexico, Florida

Air Force Research Laboratory

01/14/20

Grades 9-12, Undergraduate, Master's, Ph.D.

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Scholars Program offers stipend-paid internship opportunities for high school students to gain valuable hands-on learning from AFRL scientists and engineers. Interns will take part in projects in STEM fields ranging from bioscience, materials science, and munitions aerodynamics. Research topics supported by the AFRL are listed here: a) https://afrlscholars.usra.edu/locations/eglin/; b) https://afrlscholars.usra.edu/locations/kirtland/

American Association of Blacks in Energy Scholarship

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Washington, DC

American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE)

3/20/21

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The American Association of Blacks in Energy is a professional association composed of African Americans in the energy industry. Through its Scholarship Program, the Association seeks to help increase the number of African-Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans (underrepresented minorities) in energy related fields.

AMS Minority Scholarship

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Washington, DC

American Meteorological Society

2/7/21

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The AMS Minority Scholarships will award funding to minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and Black/African American students. Funding for the scholarships is provided by donations made by members to the AMS Giving Program.

Animal Science: Captive Raptor Management at Cornell University

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Ithaca, NY

Cornell University

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Over the course of three exciting weeks, students in Cornell University's Captive Raptor Management course will learn everything from the identification and natural history of various birds of prey to basic raptor care, and the best strategies for restoring threatened bird species, among other things. Best of all: plenty of opportunities to work with (and hold!) live raptors.

Animal Science: Sustainable Animal Husbandry at Cornell University

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Ithaca, NY

Cornell University

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Whether you are considering an education and career in farming or veterinary medicine or if you just really like animals, Cornell's Animal Science pre-college summer program in animal husbandry is sure to be a valuable way to spend three weeks. In addition to some lectures and classroom discussion, students will acquire real-life experience by touring a variety of animal farms, practicing animal handling techniques, and learning about the relationships between domestic animals and humans.

Applications of Nanoscience Program at UCLA

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Los Angeles, California

University of California, Los Angeles

06/05/20

Grades 9-12

Applications of Nanoscience course is designed for high school students with strong background in biology, chemistry, and physics. Students will learn design-thinking, basics of entrepreneurship, and review scientific literature. The program will be working on a team project as to experience the process of pitching a business to a team of investors. There are few additions to a college application more valuable than formal research experience, which students can attain by taking part in UCLA Applications of Nanoscience pre-college summer program. Over the course of two weeks, program participants will learn the basics of pursuing a scientific research project. They will attend lectures, take part in hands-on experiments, and work on a team project having to do with actual scientific research. By the end of the program, students will have a solid understanding of nanoscience, nanotechnology, and research projects.

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