Thursday, May 28, 2009

Curby's 2nd Annual FREE Summer Intern list (c) for 2009

We found these programs to be curiously LOW on applicants this year so I urge all our college age readers to apply to an opportunity listed below because just one of these programs may change your life forever! Have a Wonderful but Safe Summer everyone and don't forget to use the Curby Classifieds to recycle your stuff to your fellow readers ~ Curby

FREE!! MIT announces its MITES Program, (Minority Introduction to
Engineering and Science), a challenging 6 week summer program that prepares
promising rising seniors for careers in engineering and science. If you are
selected, all20educational, housing, meals and activity costs are covered.
You must, however, pay for your own transportation to and from MIT. To
apply, go to;

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Science & Engineering Apprenticeship program
(summer) - This program places academically talented H.S. students (at least
16 yrs old, sophomores/juniors) with interest in science & math in Dept. of
Defense laboratories for an 8-wk period over the summer. This is an
invaluable experience in the world of scientific research, with hands-on
exposure to scientific & engineering practices not available in the HS
environment. It is a paid apprenticeship ($2,000) and the students are
assigned a scientist or engineer as their mentor. To apply online or get
more information about the program:;

Students must submit their transcript (minimum GPA 3.0) and teacher recommendation to the
program director for consideration and daily transportation is the student's
responsibility. Program runs from June 22 - August 14, 2009.

FREE!! Princeton University announces its Summer Journalism Program for
low-income sophomores or juniors with at least a 3.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
who have an interest in journalism. The cost is free including travel costs
to and from Princeton! Apply now! Go to

FREE!! The National Center for Health Marketing's Global Health Odyssey
Museum is pleased to offer the 2009 CDC Disease Detective Camp (DDC). DDC is
an academic day camp for students who will be high school juniors and
seniors during the 2009-2010 school years. Campers will take on the roles of
disease detectives and learn how CDC safeguards the nation's health. The
camp will be offered twice from June 22-26 and July 13-17. For more info and to apply go to;
FREE!! The American Legion sponsors a week-long summer leadership program
called Boys State. This year's program will be held at McDaniel College in
Westminster, Maryland from June 21-27. If you are a junior interested in a
leadership opportunity see your guidance counselor right away for more information.

The Leadership Center at Morehouse College presents the 2009 Coca-Cola
Pre-College Leadership Program
. There are 2 programs, one for male students
completing their sophomore or junior year, and the other for male students
completing their senior year. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a
4.0 scale). The curriculum focuses on personal and interpersonal leadership
skills. The program runs from June 20 to June 26. The cost is $400.00. To
apply, go to Application access is listed under "Events
at the Leadership Center."

NASA sponsors the National Space Club Scholars Program, a 6 week summer
internship at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
. It is open to students who
will be 16 years old and have completed the 10th grade by June 2009, have
demonstrated high academic success, and have an interest in space science or
engineering as a career. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Applications are
available in the Career Center or online at

Apply now!

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