Online Summer Opportunities
Pioneer Research: one-on-one mentoring with college professor
- List of NJ opportunities to volunteer to help during crises
- Translators Without Borders
- Crisis Textline
- Chemo Angels (Letters for patients undergoing chemotherapy)
- Transcription.si.edu (Transcribe historical documents for the Smithsonian)
- Volunteer Match (general volunteer opportunities)
- UJA of NY
- BookShare Is designed to help people with reading disabilities. If you are 15 or older, you can volunteer to edit, read a description or scan and proofread documents.
- Be My Eyes is a free app connecting blind and low-vision people with sighted individuals. As a volunteer, you will have the ability to help people with disabilities manage daily challenges through live video calls.
- Amnesty Decoders is an innovative way for volunteers worldwide to use their computers or smartphones to help researchers sift through critical information. Join a global network of volunteers helping locate and expose human rights violations.
- The Zooniverse provides an opportunity for anyone to help out with important research. Simply select a project in an area that interests you
- For more ideas, see 25 Volunteer Jobs to Do From Home .
Varied Course Offering
Online Creative Writing Programs
The Iowa Young Writers’ Studio online courses
AI Scholars Live Online is a 10 session (25-hour) program that exposes high school students to fundamental AI concepts and guides them to build a socially impactful project. Taught by our team of graduate students from Stanford University, students receive a personalized learning experience in small groups with a student-teacher ratio of 4:1. Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
jGirls Magazine invites self-identifying Jewish teenage girls ages 13-19 across the world tHaro submit creative content (fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, photography, music) on the subject of their choice for consideration for publication in our online magazine. We accept submissions on an ongoing basis. Writers and artists are paid for published content.
Teen Life online/virtual summer programs – 43 current programs; application dates vary by program
Great Books Summer Program Great Books Summer Program is still nearly four months away, and we expect to be open for business as usual on all campuses and locations. We are proactively building Great Books Online: an innovative new way to bring students together in exciting virtual classrooms and discussions with our distinguished Great Books professors and scholars. Please Note: we plan to offer both options and will give you the choice.
Pharmacy Summer Institute for High School and College Students–The School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2020 Pharmacy Summer Institute is still scheduled to occur but will move to a virtual format with the schedule to be finalized in the coming months. The Pharmacy Summer Institute will be free for 2020. Applications are due June 1.
Immerse Yourself in a Foreign Language
Concordia Language Villages is also offering a week-long online programs for several foreign languages throughout the summer and online four-week high school credit programs with 180 hours of instruction.
Watch TV shows or movies in a foreign language
Learn to CookCooking with Gemi: Learn how to cook healthy dishes