Summer Immersion Academy

A 2-week deep dive into your academic passion


Choose one of our top courses that has been transformed into a customized and dynamic online learning experience. Discover your academic passions with a real-world professional, engage in interactive online learning, and learn about career paths for this major.

  • Business & Entrepreneurship – Dr. Tina Klein, UC San Diego
  • Computer ScienceDr. Qi Zhao, UCLA
  • Creative Writing – Dr. Lisa Acerbo, Published Author
  • Emergency MedicineCheryl Burke, Northeastern University
  • Fundamentals of Engineering – Dr. Joshua Ramos, MIT
  • Psychology & Neuroscience – Rob Cortes, Georgetown University
  • Trial Law – Artem Joukov, JD, University of Southern California

Program Highlights

2 week deep dive into one subject area offered in the summer
7 courses offered with project-based methodology
Gain insight into a specific major and career advice from experts in the field
Engage in interactive online learning

When & How

Classes meet 3-hours/day for two weeks and are held via Zoom and facilitated in real-time by the instructor and a classroom coordinator.

Certificate of Completion

Upon completion of the course, students will receive a Certificate of Completion from Summer Springboard

Tuition: $1495


Session 1:
June 28, 2021 July 9, 2021

Session 3:
July 26, 2021 August 6, 2021

Academic tracks in this program

Business & Entrepreneurship

  • Understand how operations, marketing, sales, and finance come together to drive businesses.
  • Learn how to read financial statements in order to decipher a company’s performance.
  • Develop a sales and marketing plan and pitch your venture to investors and mentors.

Computer Science

  • Work under the guidance of a UCLA computer science instructor
  • Explore your unknown facts and features of the Python programming world
  • Create and develop your own fully functional web app using Python
  • Meet a computer engineer at Facebook and learn about the projects he works on and advice for aspiring CS majors
  • Learn about the future of computer networking and the promises and challenges of life in a fully connected world

Creative Writing

  • Develop a portfolio of work from different writing genres, including gonzo journalism, poetry, fiction, and scriptwriting
  • Discover inspiration and cultivate your skills through daily writing exercises and mentor texts
  • Become a stronger writer by honing reading skills and diving deep into short stories, poems, drama, articles, and essays

Emergency Medicine

  • Discover practical skills such as suturing, stopping a bleed and taking vital signs.
  • Work in teams as you research, diagnose and develop a treatment plan for simulated patients.
  • Participate in a “mass casualty incident” where you work against the clock to save as many people as possible.

Fundamentals of Engineering

  • Develop 3D solutions to design challenges to learn the fundamentals behind mechanical, civil, and biomedical engineering.
  • Design and build a scale model structure compliant with code, zoning, and budget requirements.
  • Learn from professionals in the field about the latest advancements in engineering and technology.

Psychology & Neuroscience

  • Uncover the mystery of how the mind works, and examine the connection between the brain and human behavior.
  • Develop solutions to the complex questions of human behavior through studying and performing real-world experiments.
  • Interact with clinical psychologists, neurologists and researchers who are experts in this specialized field.

Trial Law

  • Explore all roles of a challenging case acting as defense attorneys, prosecutors, witnesses, jurors, or judge.
  • Develop your legal skills by researching evidence, crafting arguments, and preparing and examining witnesses.
  • Experience a unique view of the legal profession that is personal and insightful from seasoned lawyers or legal scholars.

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