NYU's College & Career Lab — led by faculty at NYU's School of Law, Stern School of Business, Tisch School of the Arts, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, Tandon School of Engineering, The School of Global Public Health, Rory Meyers College of Nursing, The College of Dentistry, The Office of Sustainability, academic programs for The College of Arts and Science, and NYU University Life Offices — will expose students to introductory courses within each featured academic schools. Each student will be paired in a group with an NYU student advisor to provide mentorship and guidance for the duration of the Lab.
The College and Career Lab is designed to serve economically disadvantaged, first-generation college going, and historically underrepresented students residing full-time in the NYC metro area. The goal of the Lab is to prepare, support, and inspire students to think about various career paths while exposing students to a college campus. The Lab allows students to gain valuable skills that prepare them with opportunities to thrive.
NYU’s College & Career Lab is an intensive, free, non-credit summer program for current 7th and 8th graders attending New York City schools. Students can expect to meet at NYU’s Washington Square Campus for the duration of the program and will participate in classes, workshops, and field trips on weekdays. The program schedule will be provided to students during acceptance to the program. The sample schedule from summer 2019 is provided below as an example of what to expect for summer 2020.
*Two sessions of CCL will run at the same time and students arrival and departure times will vary by one hour to make arrival and departure seamless.
**A metro card is provided to ease transportation costs to and from campus.
***Housing is not provided for this program.
Program Dates: Monday, July 13 - Friday, August 7
Orientation Dates: Thursday, July 9, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm with students and parents or guardians, and Friday, July 10, half-day with students
Farewell Ceremony: Friday, August 7, time TBD with students and parents or guardians
*All applications will be reviewed for admittance to the program
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