Summer Springboard invites ambitious high school students to join us for a two-week SUMMER program on a competitive college campus, exploring COLLEGE majors and careers IN THE FIELDS OF BUSINESS OR LAW.

Students will dive deep into a specific subject area with creative, dynamic instructors, engaging professors and professional experts.

Considering a career in business or law? It’s a major decision that can influence the four to six years of your life in college and post-grad alone. These courses give you a 360 degree view of these fields, as well as immersive learning through hands-on projects and professional workshops.

Summer Springboard programs combine hands-on learning, fun excursions, career shadowing and instruction from experienced faculty and experts in law and in business.

Choose from one of these academic courses within the Business & Law academic track this summer:

• Brand & Digital Marketing
• Business & Entrepreneurship
• Criminal Justice
• Economics
• Finance & Investing
• Foreign Affairs
• Global Business: The Singapore Impact
• International Relations
• Innovation & Entrepreneurship
• Judicial Politics & the Supreme Court
• Marketing Bootcamp
• Mastering Sustainable Business
• Political Science & US Elections
• Politics & Public Policy
• Public Policy & Political Advocacy
• Public Policy
• Sports Management
• Trial Law
• World Politics & International Law


At the heart of your Summer Springboard program is the academic track you choose. Depending on your field of interest, you will take a course, led by an expert instructor, that is designed to give you a taste of the real-world college experience at a competitive university.

Each course is designed by educators and real world experts to allow high school students to quickly grasp core concepts in an easy and enjoyable way.

The following campuses have programs in the Business & Law track to choose from:

UC Berkeley
UC San Diego
Barnard College, Columbia University
Duke University
University of Michigan
Cal Poly
National University of Singapore

You can also choose from other Academic Tracks such as Engineering & Science, Medicine & Healthcare, Media & Design and beyond!

Why Choose SSB This Summer?

On a Summer Springboard pre-college academic program, teens are invited to explore a major and find a future career path, on elite university campuses in the United States and abroad.

We are proud to host our programs at some of the nation’s – and world’s – leading colleges and universities to offer students a rich taste of life on a major campus.

Each campus has been selected for our programs based on outstanding academic excellence and rigor, reputation for safety and comfort, and capacity to inspire students to reach their full potential. With an outstanding university as your home and real-world classroom for two weeks, you’ll experience a true taste of college student life.

Each instructor has been chosen for their expertise in their field of study, their academic achievement, and their exceptional ability to teach and connect with high-achieving, college-bound high school students. Whether you’re working with a professor from the university, a scientist who runs their own lab, or any other number of extremely qualified instructors, this is a learning experience not to be missed.

Summer Springboard hosts summer programs on the campuses of the following locations:
UC Berkeley, Yale University, UCLA, Georgetown University, UC San Diego, Oxford, National University of Singapore, Boston, University of Michigan, University of Washington, Georgia Tech and Barnard College, Columbia University. More campus locations are also on their way!


Hands-on Learning

Dive deep into our academic immersion courses taught by industry professionals. Imagine learning Law from someone who argued before the Supreme Court or writing under the guidance of a published author.

College Prep

Through campus visits and enrichment electives, we provide a deeper understanding of the college admissions process. Students also make new friends from across the United States and around the world and learn to live as a college student.

Career Exploration

Beyond theory, there will be excursions and guest speakers for students to hear firsthand from experts in their field of interest. Past company visits included Google, Bloomberg, and the United Nations Foundation.

Weekend Excursions

Whether it’s Central Park, the Golden Gate Bridge or even a pristine California beach, students visit the must-see sites of the region. Also, students will have a fun day with friends at an amusement park, National Park or other nearby attraction.

Summer Springboard

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Explore A Major. Discover a Career Path. Enjoy College Life.


“I learned so much and had a wonderful time immersing myself in the academic program. I was presented with many amazing opportunities that I never would have been exposed to had it not been for Summer Springboard. Last but not least, I made lifelong friends. I owe so much to this program. Thank you for these extraordinary opportunities.”

-Summer Springboard Alum

Summer Springboard programs are not run by our campus partners. Universities and their affiliated departments are not responsible for the Summer Springboard program in any way.