Tag Archives: volunteer

Summer Opportunities Fair with Insight Education: Internships, Research Programs, Volunteering & more!

Calling all Students!

Are you deciding what to do with your Summer 2022? 

Do you have questions on how to apply to some of the top internships and programs? 

Looking to get hands-on experience in a field of interest? 

Want to explore program options outside of just summertime? 

 

Join Insight Education on Saturday, November 6th, 2021 for the Summer Opportunities Fair! 

Time – 12:00pm – 4:00pm (note – it is open house style. You can arrive at anytime between 12-4pm!)

Date – Saturday, November 6, 2021

Location – Outdoor in the Garden behind Insight Education HQ

1601 South De Anza Blvd, Suite 108 (First floor) Cupertino, CA 95014

 

Meet program admissions teams and learn what you need to know about their programs and how to apply.

Featuring:

ACME Entrepreneur

The ACME Entrepreneur program was founded by Stanford Entrepreneur Aditya Mittal, and hopes to make the world a more entrepreneurial place. ACME believes that a general understanding of entrepreneurship is the path to greater prosperity, high quality living, mankind’s future, solutions and exploration, new products in every sector from energy to healthcare, wealth generation, and greater economic stability.

Code with Us

Code With Us is a Silicon Valley based EdTech organization guiding students ages 6 to 18. They are one of the largest U.S-based EdTech schools with 7000+ students from all over the world.  They offer personalized curriculum and project-based teaching, providing step-by-step instructions while focusing on programming fundamentals to design games and projects in popular coding languages such as; Python, JavaScript, Scratch, Robotics, and much more.

Global Glimpse

Global Glimpse brings groups of students from a wide variety of high schools together through travel with highly-skilled teachers the summer after their junior year. While abroad, this group of learners explores history, culture, politics, poverty, education, development, and business in a developing country. We challenge students to think critically, collaborate with each other and bring their newfound perspective back to their high schools and communities.

Inspirit AI

Inspirit AI inspires curious high school students globally by exposing them to the defining technology of our times: Artificial Intelligence. AI is already present everywhere: in our voice-activated devices, smartphone face recognition systems, and autonomous vehicles. The potential to apply this technology for good is limitless. This program, developed and taught exclusively by a team of alumni and graduate students from Stanford and MIT, provides guidance on initiating AI projects, pursuing AI ventures, and preparing for college.

Lumiere Research Scholar Program

The Lumiere Research Scholar Program is a selective research program for top high school students. As a Lumiere scholar, students work 1-1 with top researchers from universities like Harvard, Stanford, and Oxford. Founded by a Rhodes Scholar and Harvard College classmates, the program guides students in the creation of an independent, 20-page research paper over the course of 10 weeks. 

Our City Forest

Our City Forest (OCF) is an urban forestry non-profit located in the heart of San Jose. OCF’s mission is to create a green and healthy Silicon Valley by engaging community members in the appreciation, protection, growth, and maintenance of our urban forest. Volunteer opportunities range from helping out at the Community Nursery and Training Center with various tree and shrub-care activities, to joining at the new Education Center at Martial Cottle Park to help expand the arboretum. OCF also hosts community tree planting events in which volunteers can help plant trees at various locations throughout Santa Clara County! These events are typically held on Saturdays. 

PilotCity

PilotCity runs programs where students “build projects to win internships” with our employers – serving as an engine for innovation in cities with the people from there. Students enrolled in the program explore employer projects, choose a project, and then are guided through a series of unlockable activities & deliverables to complete to then auto-apply, interview & win offers for internships. Upon hire, interns further advance their project, assigned tasks, and the objective of the employers.

Pioneer Academics 

The Pioneer Research Program is a virtual research institute for outstanding high school students worldwide. It offers STEM, social sciences, and humanities disciplines. Widely respected for its high standards in admissions selectivity and academic rigor, it is the only US online college credit-bearing research program for high school students. In Pioneer’s rigorous academic system, students work one-on-one with university professors in advanced study and research of a topic of their interest, culminating in a full-length research paper.

Polygence

Polygence is an online research academy connecting high achieving students with expert mentors to pursue personalized research projects and publish research papers. Polygence offers project-based research mentorship in academic disciplines across STEM, the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts. Polygence students submit their projects to high school science fairs, research journals, and conferences with guidance from expert mentors. Mentors hold PhDs, MDs, JDs, MAs, and MFAs in a variety of disciplines from neuroscience and computer science to fashion design and architecture.

Rosetta Institute of Biomedical Research

Rosetta Institute provides advanced classes for high achieving high school and middle school students interested in pursuing a career in medicine or related fields, such as biomedical research, drug development, pharmacy, or nursing. They offer a variety of workshops related to molecular medicine – Molecular Biology, Medicinal Chemistry, Medical Bioinformatics, Introduction to Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Covid-19: Biology/Immunity/Medicine, Cancer Research, Immunology Research, and Biomedical Research – that are taught by PhD-level instructors with years of research and teaching experience. 

Santa Cruz Mountain Trails Stewardship

The Santa Cruz Mountain Trails Stewardship is a non-profit that builds and maintains trails in Santa Cruz County through sustainability and community. They started in 1997 as “Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz” and later grew into a professional trail stewardship organization with deep trails expertise, a full roster of field and office staff, extensive community and volunteer engagement, and strong relationships with local land managers. 

Summer Springboard

Summer Springboard offers pre-college programs at Yale, UC Berkeley, UCLA, Georgetown, Boston, and UC San Diego. Students explore academic courses in Medicine, Engineering, Computer Science, Business, and Law while experiencing life on a college campus. They also offer online programs in the following fields: Emergency Medicine, Business & Entrepreneurship, Engineering, Computer Science, Psychology & Neuroscience, and Trial Law.

 

Make sure you RSVP below for your free tickets for the whole family! Everyone is welcome to attend. The event will be capped once we hit capacity. 

 

Please note, Insight Education has no financial relationship with any of the organizations who are vendors at the Summer opportunities fair, nor were the vendors asked to compensate Insight for the space provided. Insight Education and all vendors are committed to equal opportunities for students applying to their programs.

 

See you at the Fair!

Team Insight

Summer Opportunities Fair: Internship, Research, & More

Summer Opportunities Fair: Internship, Research, & More

Are you deciding what to do with your Summer 2021? Do you have questions on how to apply to some of the top internships and programs? Looking to get hands-on experience in a field of interest? Want to explore program options outside of just the summer?

The virtual fair is free and is geared towards high school students of all grades. Meet program admissions teams and learn what you need to know about their programs and how to apply. 

 

Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm (note – it is open-house style. You can arrive at anytime between 1-3pm. Check out our presentation schedule to plan your time.)

Date: Saturday, November 14, 202

Location: Online via Zoom

Please note: due to the high demand of this webinar, we recommend you reserve your spot early.

 

 

Presentation Schedule

1:00pm  Summer Springboard

Summer Springboard offers pre-college programs at Yale, UC Berkeley, UCLA, Georgetown, Boston, and UC San Diego. Students explore academic courses in Medicine, Engineering, Computer Science, Business, and Law while experiencing life on a college campus. They also offer online programs in the following fields: Emergency Medicine, Business & Entrepreneurship, Engineering, Computer Science, Psychology & Neuroscience, and Trial Law.

1:15pm  Lumiere Research Scholar Program

The Lumiere Research Scholar Program is a selective research program for top high school students. As a Lumiere scholar, students work 1-1 with top researchers from universities like Harvard, Stanford, and Oxford. Founded by a Rhodes Scholar and Harvard College classmates, the program guides students in the creation of an independent, 20-page research paper over the course of 10 weeks. 

1:30pm  Our City Forest

Our City Forest (OCF) is an urban forestry non-profit located in the heart of San Jose. OCF’s mission is to create a green and healthy Silicon Valley by engaging community members in the appreciation, protection, growth, and maintenance of our urban forest. Volunteer opportunities range from helping out at the Community Nursery and Training Center with various tree and shrub-care activities, to joining at the new Education Center at Martial Cottle Park to help expand the arboretum. OCF also hosts community tree planting events in which volunteers can help plant trees at various locations throughout Santa Clara County! These events are typically held on Saturdays. 

1:45pm  Polygence

Polygence is an online research academy connecting high achieving students with expert mentors to pursue personalized research projects and publish research papers. Polygence offers project-based research mentorship in academic disciplines across STEM, the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts. Polygence students submit their projects to high school science fairs, research journals, and conferences with guidance from expert mentors. Mentors hold PhDs, MDs, JDs, MAs, and MFAs in a variety of disciplines from neuroscience and computer science to fashion design and architecture.

2:00pm ACME Entrepreneur

The ACME Entrepreneur program was founded by Stanford Entrepreneur Aditya Mittal, and hopes to make the world a more entrepreneurial place. ACME believes that a general understanding of entrepreneurship is the path to greater prosperity, high quality living, mankind’s future, solutions and exploration, new products in every sector from energy to healthcare, wealth generation, and greater economic stability.

2:15pm Pioneer Academics

The Pioneer Research Program is a virtual research institute for outstanding high school students worldwide. It offers STEM, social sciences and humanities disciplines. Widely respected for its high standards in admissions selectivity and academic rigor, it is the only US online college credit-bearing research program for high school students. Since 2012, 3014 students from 58 countries and regions have participated in the program. 

 

More Programs to Check Out!

Reading Partners

Reading Partners was founded in Silicon Valley in 1999. Since then, Reading Partners has been successfully providing volunteer-led, one-on-one literacy tutoring to K-5 students in three counties across Silicon Valley. We currently operate reading centers in twenty schools in Sunnyvale, San Jose, Redwood City, Hayward, San Mateo, Mountain View, and Atherton.