The Countywide Youth Bridges Program (CYBP) provides at-risk and disconnected youth with career exposure opportunities within the County of Los Angeles and provides them with resources such as support services and personal enrichment training that will help prepare them for future success. More importantly, the CYBP will ultimately introduce youth to various career pathways within the public sector.
Free 3-year, STEM residential college preparation program that empowers students to deepen their talents and pursue STEM careers. For 5 weeks every summer, scholars are immersed in tuition-free studies at leading universities throughout the country. During the academic year, scholars participate in monthly programming. They are coached by instructors that represent the future they can have.
The Los Angeles SLI provides high school students with exposure to legal careers, the opportunity to build legal and professional skills, and connections with judges, lawyers, and other leaders in the legal profession. The program is FREE and open to students who are high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors or seniors as of the Fall of 2018. Enrollment is limited to 40 students. Early applications are encouraged.
ASPIRE leverages the Schools’ facilities and participating faculty for a 2-week Engineering and Computer Science Course over the summer period. Working in classrooms university facilities, students learn skills across the broad spectrum of engineering and computer science disciplines.
The Computational Biology Department will be offering a three-week Pre College Program in Computational Biology. This program is the first summer computational biology program in the United States designed for high school students.
In the program, our students will learn the computational and laboratory skills needed in modern biology. We’re looking for students who enjoy math and science and have done a little bit of coding (but by no means do we expect expert programmers).
COSMOS is an intensive four-week summer residential program for students who have demonstrated an aptitude for academic and professional careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects. Through challenging curricula that are both hands-on and lab intensive, COSMOS fosters its students’ interests, skills, and awareness of educational and career options in STEM fields.
The Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program (GWC SIP) is a FREE, 7-week summer program for 10th–11th-grade girls (rising juniors and seniors) to learn computer science, gain exposure to tech jobs, and join a supportive sisterhood of thousands of girls across the US.
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science provides unique academic programs to expand the educational capacity of underrepresented youth to ensure their long-term success, health, and well-being. CDU currently offers Pre-K to 12th-grade student’s pathway to careers in medicine, science, research and health through our various pipeline programs which include, Saturday Science Academy II, Opportunity Scholars Public Health Academy, CDU MedSimulations, Los Angeles Pediatric Society (LAPS) and CDU Mobile STEM labs. All of the programs encourage students to become dedicated leaders in their field who strive to address a social injustice, health inequities and disparities in underserved communities.
L.A. Youth at Work is a program of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce and its strategic affiliate, UNITE-LA. Together we work to move Los Angeles forward. Our future depends on an educational system that develops each child’s talents so they reach their full potential. Increasing educational attainment will positively impact the economic prosperity of our region and the quality of life for our residents.
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The BET Experience Youth Program (June 22-24) is designed to educate local high school students (ages 16-18) on the various aspects of the music and entertainment industry. Selected students will spend three days at L.A. LIVE learning about careers in music and entertainment including event production, marketing, and artist management. They will also receive professional advice on personal and career development.