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2017 Barboza Space Center Fellowship Program

The Barboza Space Center was founded under the belief that students need hands on experience in the areas of STEAM++ (science, technology, engineering, visual and performing arts, mathematics, computer languages and foreign languages).  Today, The Barboza Space Center is actively developing the technologies to prototype satellites, robots and Martian habitats with the ultimate goal of enabling humans to occupy Mars.


The Barboza Space Center is currently seeking talented individuals for our Fellowship Program at the CAMS High School location on the campus of California State University Dominquez Hills. The Barboza Space Center engineering Student Fellows play a significant role in the design, development, testing and manufacturing of spaceflight hardware. Here at The Barboza Space Center, you will obtain invaluable hands-on technical experience that you can’t learn in a classroom. Our engineering and science teams will help you to roll up your sleeves and apply textbook theory and lab experience to creating solutions for real aerospace challenges. You will gain practical experience by participating in actual space hardware design, building and repair projects. The most successful candidates for the Barboza Space Center Fellowship Program have a history of significant contributions to hands-on extracurricular engineering projects in addition to a strong academic record.



  • Must be currently enrolled at an accredited public or private high school
  • Parent permission is required
  • Must submit a letter of intent
  • Must submit a current resume
  • Must be recommended by a school administrator
  • Attend a formal interview
  • Students must be able to participate for the duration of the program, June 12-15, 9:00 am-3:00 pm.
  • Students must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident of the U.S., or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State


  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Hands-on experience through science fair projects, lab research, project teams, prior internships or work experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment, accomplishing tasks with limited resources at a regular pace
  • Intermediate skill level using Macintosh and/or Windows Operations Systems
  • Intermediate skill level using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Resume and Letter of Intent due to Ms. Shipman by May 15th at 4:30 pm.  


2017 Barboza Space Center Fellowship Program Brochure

LAMP Summer Educational Internship Program

LAMP program information:

  • 7 week program; Tuesday-Thursday 12pm-5:30pm; June 27th–August 10 or 11th
  • Applicants must be 14 years of age by first day
  • Applicants must meet income eligibility (low income households) or receive CAL Fresh, unemployment, SSI, SSA, DPSS
  • Have a passion and/or talent in either Music Production, Graphic Design/ Silk Screening, Film/TV Production and Photography
  • Applications will be available starting May 15th (Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays).
  • Applicants must take a tour before collecting an application so they understand the program in full before applying.
  • Applications are due June 2nd

Long Beach CAll Summer Internship

Linked Learning Alliance Internship - Sacramento, CA

The Linked Learning Alliance is seeking two interns for the summer of 2017 to support Alliance projects and workflow. Assignments may include social media support, research assistance, and event planning for the annual Linked Learning Convention. Interns assisting with convention planning maybe tasked with drafting budgets, contacting service providers, developing event materials, and communications. Convention communications may include outreach and marketing, drafting social media content, email blasts, brochures, and handouts, etc. The Alliance is committed to framing the specific description based on the qualified applicant's particular interest and desired skills.


To apply, students must be registered on

Deadline to apply: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Summer Introduction to Engineering and Science Program (SITES)

City of Los Angeles 2017 Hire LA's Youth - Summer Introduction to Engineering and Science Program (SITES)

SITES Program Flyer 2017-- FINAL.pdf

Summer internship opportunities in Los Angeles

Search for summer 2017 internship opportunities in the Los Angeles area using this website:

Internships available at Rancho Los Cerritos!!

The Curatorial Intern will support the curator at Rancho Los Cerritos by helping inventory the Rancho’s artifact collections. These collections highlight the history of the Rancho, its past residents, and the surrounding region during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The Intern will update inventories and provide condition reports for the Rancho’s artifacts in order to assist with museum collections maintenance. This 120-hour internship comes with a $500 stipend (payable upon completion of 120 service hours). The intern’s 120 hours will be completed between July 3 & August 19, and there is some flexibility in scheduling (depending on the intern’s availability and the historic site’s needs), as follows: Training (8 hours): Thursday, July 7, 8:00-4:30. This date is required. “Mud Mania” Festival (7 hours): Sunday, July 9, 10:30-6. This date is required. The intern will help with event set up, crafts or activities during the event, and clean-up. Curatorial Work (105 hours): to be determined with the Curator. Schedule will be set between the Curator and the intern. This internship position will be awarded on a competitive basis to LBUSD Linked Learning Summer Internship Candidates, and they require an intern’s firm commitment to participate in the one day of training, the Mud Mania event, and Curatorial Work hours. Candidates will be pre-screened by LBUSD Linked Learning Staff, and then interviewed by Rancho Los Cerritos Staff.


‚ÄčThe Public Programs Interns will support and staff summer programs at Rancho Los Cerritos. The interns’ primary role will be to help implement the Rancho’s day camp programs. The interns will also assist with the museum’s large-scale public festival, Mud Mania: A Celebration of Adobe, and prepare craft supplies for the festival, camps, and field trips. These internships come with a $500 stipend, which is payable upon completion of 120 service hours. Each intern’s hours will be completed between June 20 & August 18, and there is some flexibility in scheduling, as follows: Training (14 hours): Tuesdays, June 20 & July 11, 9-4:30. These training dates/times are required. “Mud Mania” Festival (8 hours): Sunday, July 19, 9:30-6. This date is required. Interns will help with set-up, supervising crafts or activities during the event, and clean-up. Summer Day Camp (65-70 hours): Interns will work two full weeks assisting with our day camp; interns will be asked for their preference of dates, but placements will ultimately be based on the site’s needs: Vaquero Adventures, July 17-21 (8:45-3:45 daily); Old Time Week, July 24-28 (8:45-3:45 daily); Adobe Adventures, July 31- Aug 4 (8:45-3:45 daily); and/or Unplugged: Middle School Adventures, Aug 7-11 (8:45-4:45 daily). Prep Days (30-35 hours): Interns will complete the final 30-35 hours preparing program materials and supplies. Prep day hours can be scheduled between 9am & 4pm on June 21-23, 28-30, July 5-7, 10-14, and Aug 14-18. Typically an intern can schedule to work 4-7 hours/day.


Contact Jean Egan at for more information

Summer Residencies and Camps

BioPharma Leadership Academy - application deadline is May 24th

The BioPharma Leadership Academy is an innovative week-long non-residential summer program designed for underrepresented high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. You’ll build your understanding of all aspects of the pharmaceutical field through a focused, undergraduate-level program taught by graduate faculty student and guest lecturers from biomedical research and industry.


To apply submit a completed online application for the 2017 BioPharma Leadership to be held at Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont, CA June 19, 2017 through June 23, 2017.

Applications must be received no later than May 24th, 2017. (Application can be completed at bottom of this page)


Rising sophomore, junior, and senior high students during the 2017-2018 academic school year. Applicants must have a current unweighted cumulative high school G.P.A. of 2.0 or higher.

There is no fee for students selected to attend this program.



Each summer, The WCSMF-TEAM TO WIN Program hosts summer mentoring athletic training and sports medicine camps. Camps are limited to 100 participants per camp.


This educational resource mentoring program is an outreach program designed to encourage interest in the field of medicine and facilitate opportunities to explore different medical disciplines. The program is free to high school students. The program emphasizes these primary topics:  First Aid/CPR/AED, careers in Sports Medicine, speakers from different medical professions, college opportunities in sports medicine, injury recognition, injury treatment and rehabilitation, emergency management care of injuries, wound care, taping, bandaging, and splinting.

Contact the WCSMF at 310-726-0750 or with questions. 

To register go to:

Cal Poly SLO-Engineering Summer Camp

Engineering Possibilities in College (EPIC) is a one week residential summer camp at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.  We have partnered with Northrop Grumman to offer campers scholarships to attend EPIC this summer.    

EPIC 2017 Dates

Session 2: July 16-21

Session 3: July 23-28

Session 4: July 30-Aug. 4


English Flyer:

Spanish Flyer:


To apply go to

Application closes on April 15, 2017.

UCLA Pre-college Summer Institutes

Online applications are now available to apply for one or more academic courses at UCLA this summer.  Although these programs usually have a cost, students may apply for support that covers all or part of the costs.  The deadline for support applications is April 1.

Precollege Summer Institutes are designed for advanced high school students who wish to gain academically challenging college-level experience.

Most programs offer mandatory or optional housing with full supervision.

Listed below are the 2017 precollege programs: 

USC / Chevron Frontiers of Energy Resources Summer Camp

Chevron Corporation has come together with USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering collaboratively to host a summer camp for High School Juniors and High School Science and Math Teachers at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. The Frontiers of Energy Resources Summer Camp offers a preparatory, interactive training program focusing on various energy resources including fossil fuels, solar, biofuel, wind, nuclear energy, and information technologies for energy efficient operations. This unique program is designed to introduce outstanding high school students going into their senior year and high school math and/or science teachers to the opportunities and career possibilities available in the global energy resources industry.

  • Individuals who are selected on a competitive basis will attend summer camp without charge.
  • All materials, supplies, reference books, notebooks, housing, and meals will be provided.
  • Students will develop problem solving techniques as well as team building skills.
  • Students will receive a full college experience by living in a residence hall, eating in a dining facility.

What:  USC / Chevron Frontiers of Energy Resources Summer Camp

Where:  University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

When:  June 25 - June 30, 2017 (Sunday - Friday)

Who:  Frontiers of Energy Resources is seeking enthusiastic and academically outstanding high school juniors who are interested in a future in the energy industry. Passionate High School Science and Math Teachers are also encouraged to apply.

Deadline to apply is April 7th

The TOMODACHI Toshiba Science & Technology Leadership Academy

The TOMODACHI Toshiba Science & Technology Leadership Academy is an annual one-week, cross-cultural Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) exchange and leadership program for 16 high school students and eight teachers from Japan and the U.S. In August, program participants from both countries will work together in Tokyo to develop a disaster-resilient, smart community of the future. With counsel from Toshiba engineers and a visit to the Toshiba Science Museum and the Smart Community building, the students and teachers will work in teams to develop proposed solutions to these problems using learning experiences that are central to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and the engineering design process.


Who is eligible?

Students entering the TOMODACHI Toshiba Science & Technology Leadership Academy must be:

  • In grades 8-11 as of April 24th, 2017
  • Currently enrolled in and attending a public, private, or home school in the United States

Teacher participants in the Toshiba TOMODACHI Leadership Academy must have all of the following requirements:

  • Current NSTA members
  • High school science teachers who currently teach at a public, private or home school in the United States (grades 9-12)

If CAMS students are interested in putting together a team, please contact Ms. O'Neill