Summer Opportunities

SHOW-ME State Games:

The Show-Me State Games are now accepting applications for the 25th Annual Audrey Walton Youth Leadership Conference.

Quick facts:

-The Conference is held here at Mizzou on July 18-20, 2019, in conjunction with the Show-Me State Games

-The Conference is fully funded by a donation from Audrey Walton and there is no cost to students (meals and housing are included)

-Missouri high school students entering their junior and senior years in the fall of 2019 will be eligible to participate

-Transportation is provided from Kansas City and St. Louis to the Conference

-Students will work on leadership skills, college prep activities, as well as wellness challenges

-The deadline to apply is May 17, 2019

-Applications and more information can be found at:

 Please contact Julie White, with any questions!

Interested in exploring a healthcare career? Now is your chance to investigate the world of healthcare, while gaining hands-on experience. Exploring Careers in Healthcare Opportunities (ECHO) Camp is a one week, FREE, career planning program designed for students, highlighting a variety of careers in healthcare.
This camp is for spring 2019 high school freshmen through
spring 2019 high school graduates.
July 8 – 12, 2019
9:00 am – 3:00 pm, daily
(Lunch is provided)
2019 ECHO Flyer.pdf
2019 ECHO Brochure.pdf
2019 Application.docx

UCM is now taking applications for summer custodial positions.  It pays $8.50 per hour.  You can apply online at  Select the Temporary Custodial Helper position.  Or they are having an in-house job fair for  FPO positions, including the temporary positions and also full time permanent positions,  which includes custodial, setups, grounds, and maintenance positions. UCM can help apply on the spot! If you have a resume, bring that along with you.  Location is 415 East Clark Street at the Southeast Complex.  Tomorrow, March 28th from 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 


If students have specific questions about the job fair only, they can call Kim Krewson or Kim Pitman for more information at 543-4331.  Otherwise, you will need to contact Human Resources at 543-4255.


70 positions available. Positions will work May 13, 2019 – August 10, 2019. High School students will work June 3, 2019 – August 10, 2019.


Completed UCM online application for employment required.


NOTE: A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.


For assistance please visit the Office of Human Resources, Administration 101 or call 660-543-4255.


Shifts available:


Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:30pm

Sunday – Thursday 7:00am – 3:30pm

Tuesday – Saturday 7:00am – 3:30pm

Monday – Friday 2:30pm – 11:00pm

Sunday – Thursday 2:30pm – 11:00pm

Tuesday – Saturady 2:30pm – 11:00pm  

Scholarship and standard applications have just opened up for Camp CardiacKansas City 2019!

Camp Cardiac & Camp Neuro, run by medical students in over 30 cities nationwide, are 1-week summer day camps for high school students interested in exploring careers in medicine.

Students may learn more and apply by visiting

In addition, you may download a PDF flyer byclicking here.
Scholarship Application Deadline
Monday, April 15th
Standard Application Deadline & Tuition
Friday, May 10th | $675*

UMKC Pharmacy Camp

Come to one of our three campuses to learn about the field of pharmacy, how to become a pharmacist, engage with current faculty and practicing pharmacists, do hands-on experiments in the lab, participate in social/networking activities with current students and experience what it’s like to be a Pharm.D. student at UMKC.
2019 Pharmacy Camp Dates
One-Day Pharmacy Camps- 3 Locations
May 31st – Columbia
June 14th- Springfield
June 28th- Kansas City

Eligibility: Students who have completed 9th grade or higher
Cost: $35/student, $15/guest
For more information: 816.235.1613 or email:

Click HERE for more information about summer experiences at Washington University in St. Louis:


Dear Students,

At Duke Summer Session for High School Students , we believe that intellectual curiosity is a virtue that should be pursued relentlessly.  Each summer we provide high school students with the opportunity to engage more deeply with an academic topic than ever before.  Whether you are interested in becoming a Global Executive, Entrepreneur or Researcher, combating cyber-attacks, defending human rights, or predicting the future through mathematical modeling, our three-week Summer Academy courses are the opportunity of a lifetime!
Our one-week Accelerated STEM Academy will provide you a “behind-the-scenes” look at the research happening at Duke, give you a chance to do your own laboratory activities, and learn from renowned faculty from Duke’s School of Medicine!
Courses fill quickly, so apply online today and take a powerful step towards pursuing your intellectual passion and honing your global citizenship skills, while living and learning with students from around the world!
Yours in global academic pursuits (OR Yours in intellectual curiosity),
Nicki Charles, Ed.D


CAFNR Summer Academies at Mizzou


Interested in an agriculture or science related field? Learn more about Mizzou and a field of your choice with a variety of summer offerings from the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources!

Some of these programs are at no or little cost to our students.


Through the College Prep Scholars Program, high-achieving, low-income high school juniors can receive special awards and opportunities, including a full scholarship to a college summer program, an invitation to a National College Admissions Conference, campus visits, essay feedback, and more.

The deadline for students to apply is March 20, 2019.

Needing a summer job? Contact Lori Snyder at UCM at 660-543-8940. They are looking for people to help clean doors to get them ready for the Fall semester.
NYU’s varied array of high school programs offer flexibility and options that can be tailored to your individual needs and schedule. Most programs are offered during the summer, but there are options for weekend workshops during the fall and spring. Application processes, requirements and deadlines are varied; as are housing and financial aid offerings.

Each program draws on the strengths of NYU’s various schools and colleges. Whether it’s by earning college credit or strengthening artistic or professional skills in an intensive non-credit offering, students will experience college and city life, first hand. Many of our programs allow students to increase their academic portfolio, while others enhance performance and studio art experiences. Be sure to visit each specific website to see which program is right for you.


MoDOT Youth Transportation Conference (YTC)

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) sponsors an annual Youth Transportation Conference each summer. Thirty students are selected from across the state to attend this conference in Jefferson City, Missouri. The six day conference is free to 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders, with participants staying overnight on the campus of Lincoln University.

The conference exposes students from across Missouri to the numerous career opportunities in the field of transportation and is packed with fun and exciting academic, career development and social activities. Students apply math, science, and computer concepts learned in school to transportation-related problems. The academic curriculum includes sessions on math modeling, applied physics, magnetic levitation, public administration, and safety. Other activities include field trips, office/site tours, and speakers from various divisions within MoDOT and related organizations.

Interested students must complete an application in full which must be accompanied by the required essay. For more information regarding the Youth Transportation Conference please contact the MoDOT Equal Opportunity and Diversity Division at 573-522-5333 or via email at equal