Pre-College Summer Academies

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

Medical Imaging Technology Academy | June 24-30, 2018

Discover how CAT Scan, MRI, and other imaging technologies are used in prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and trauma. Hear from factuly and residents, collaborate on small group exercises and case studies, and take field trips to the medical school and a radiology office to learn first-hand about this exciting and dynamic field.

Pre-Engineering Summer Academy | July 8-14 or July 15-21, 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 22-28, 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 29-August 4, 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.

Science, Technology, Art & Math (STEAM) Academy | August 5-11, 2018

Integrate design into science, technology, engineering, and math challenges during the STEAM Academy. Work with a cross-disciplinary team of Rutgers faculty members to plan and prototype using 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC machines, sewing machines, and other Rutgers Makerspace tools.

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