2023 ACE-Related Summer Programs

ACE GNY will be concluding our 2022-23 Program Year in May 2023! To fill the ACE absence during the summer, we recommend checking these summer programs related to architecture, engineering, and construction management. Have a great summer!


Center for Architecture: https://www.centerforarchitecture.org/k-12/youth-family-programs/summer-programs/ Various programs to introduce architecture to high school students. (Application up on 3/14/2023)

Cooper Union – INTRODUCTION TO ARCHITECTURE FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ONLINE For juniors, seniors, and graduated high school students. https://cooper.edu/architecture/summer-programs/hs-introduction-architecture

Cooper Union – Summer Art Intensive. Helps high school students prepare a portfolio for college applications, worthy of top undergraduate programs. Participants have the choice of 1 out of 4 concentrations, Animation, Digital Photography, Drawing, or Graphic Design. Rising Sophomores and up. http://cooper.edu/academics/outreach-and-pre-college/summer-art-intensive?mc_cid=5be48c430d&mc_eid=d62d7f359e

Cornell University – Introduction to Architecture Summer Program  https://aap.cornell.edu/academics/architecture/summer-intro-to-architecture/high-school-students

Fallingwater Summer Institute –  https://acementortools.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/Fallingwater-Institute-Summer-Programs-for-ACE-2023.pdf

Jefferson Unversity – Architecture and the Built Environment: https://my.jefferson.edu/register/?id=ba5743ac-e719-4e0c-a90d-4245c526e250

New Jersey Institute of Technology – Career Exploration in Interior Design, Architecture, Industrial Design, or Game Design. For all current high school students. https://design.njit.edu/career-exploration-summer-programs

Pratt Institute – PreCollege Summer Programs in Art and Design. https://www.enrole.com/prattscps/jsp/index.jsp?categoryId=4A01E7D0

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Architecture Career Discovery Program. For rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors. https://summer.rpi.edu/node/3



Cooper Union – Summer STEM Program. Rising high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. https://cooper.edu/engineering/stem/summer\

Columbia University – HK Maker Lab – Rising juniors and seniors learn the foundations of design and apply to a summer project. https://www.hypothekids.org/hk-maker-lab-application-info-page

Manhattan College – Summer Engineering Awareness Program. Rising high school juniors and seniors. https://manhattan.edu/academics/schools-and-departments/school-of-engineering/high-school-programs.php Click here to register

NYU – Various Engineering and Leadership Programs https://www.nyu.edu/admissions/high-school-and-middle-school-programs/high-school-programs.html



All Star Code – Summer Intensive Program. For freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Program aimed at young Black and Latino men. https://allstarcodeapply.smapply.io/

FIT – various online and in-person pre-college programs. https://www.fitnyc.edu/academics/precollege/classes/programs/summer.php

Girls Who Code – Summer Immersion Program. For rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors. https://girlswhocodesm.smapply.io/?utm_source=Website&utm_medium=Website&utm_campaign=Domestic+GWC+SP+Website+2022

Pace University – Summer STEM Institute. https://seidenberg.pace.edu//special-events/stem-summer-institute

[HYBRID] Parsons School of Design – Online Summer Intensive Studies. https://cpe.newschool.edu/youth-and-pre-college/parsons-online-summer-intensive-studies

Syracuse University – Various online and in-person pre-college programs. https://precollege.syr.edu/



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