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    Journalism Summer Programs

    What is a Journalism Summer Program?

    There are middle and high school summer journalism programs to fit all interests, whether you work on the school newspaper or want to create your own blog. Summer journalism programs teach writing, web and broadcast skills in combination with reporting, research and ethics. Students learn how to interview, meet deadlines, engage readers and influence public policy. Some programs specialize in particular areas, such as science writing. Some journalism programs are on college campuses; other are sponsored by leading organizations such as The New York Times. You can find journalism courses in-person or online. There are so many that you can pick the right one that best fits your needs. You can learn how to take your writing to the next level, so you can get the jumpstart on your future as a hard-hitting journalist.

    Write The World: Virtual Writing Camp
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    Write The World: Virtual Writing Camp

    Jump into new genres of writing, connect with campers across the globe, and learn from notable authors, editors, and educators in Write the World's Virtual Writing Camp. Spend your summer immersed in a virtual community of teen writers (ages 13-19) from over 100 countries as you experiment with the written word, try your hand at new styles of writing, and work with notable professionals to create pieces you're proud of...all without leaving your home!..(more)

    Summer Discovery: Penn Summer High School Programs
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    Summer Discovery: Penn Summer High School Programs

    Philadelphia, Not Applicable

    Ready for a first-rate summer experience at America’s first university? Penn offers an authentic Ivy League experience in the heart of Philadelphia for academically gifted high school students. Penn flourishes in and is enriched by a vibrant urban ecosystem steeped in history and brimming with arts, culture, and innovation. Explore America’s history in Philly’s urban setting and feel the pulse of arts, culture, and innovation. ..(more)

    University of Maryland: Terp Young Scholars | College of Arts and Humanities
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    University of Maryland: Terp Young Scholars | College of Arts and Humanities

    College Park, Maryland

    The College of Arts and Humanities aims to produce creative problem solvers and global visionaries prepared for a wide range of careers and ready to serve their communities and the larger society. Through Terp Young Scholars, students engage in learning about culture, writing, and advances in technology. Please note that the residential program is not open to international F/J visa students. The online program is open to all students...(more)

    My Pathway Conference: The Pre-College Experience
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    My Pathway Conference: The Pre-College Experience

    San Diego, California

    Experience life as a college student at the University of San Diego by living in the dorms, enjoying meals on campus, and making new friends, all while preparing for college. This unique pre-college experience will include a community service project as well as a 2-day conference involving essay writing support from expert essay coaches and college application support from My Pathway to College’s team of independent college counselors...(more)

    The School of The New York Times: Photojournalism as Art
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    The School of The New York Times: Photojournalism as Art

    New York, New York

    Join the School of New York Times to build creative and technical skills in order to visually express an artistic and narrative perspective through studying photojournalism both as a practical and aesthetic venture. Students will learn how to turn what they see and feel into photos to express their narrative...(more)

    Quinnipiac University Summer Pre-College: Sports Journalism
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    Quinnipiac University Summer Pre-College: Sports Journalism

    Hamden, Connecticut

    Explore the exciting industry of sports journalism! Former sports journalism professionals and professionals lead participants as they get hands-on experience as sports journalists and understand potential career opportunities. You will collaborate with other high school students to develop your own work by writing, recording, editing, and producing your own professional sports-related content!..(more)

    Summer Discovery: University of Michigan
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    Summer Discovery: University of Michigan

    Ann Arbor, Michigan

    Ready to explore the iconic U-M campus while taking courses at America’s “Public Ivy”?  Located in Ann Arbor, one of America’s quintessential college towns, U-M offers students a vibrant, college setting just 40 minutes from the heart of Detroit. Famous for its gigantic football stadium, proximity to Tigers games, comedy showcases, and more, Michigan is an incredible place to spend your summer...(more)

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