Thank you for your interest in summer programs at Rensselaer! On this site you will find opportunities for outstanding elementary, middle, and high school students to explore the academic environment at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Summer@Rensselaer programs prepare you for the rigorous study, research and laboratory experiences similar to those that you would experience as a student on campus. Expand your world view, meet a diverse set of peers, test-drive potential majors, and learn alongside our faculty who are experts in their fields. Residential and commuter options are available in most programs. Embark on a journey that will pave the way for a successful college experience anywhere! Visit the Enrichment Programs page above for a full schedule, or explore the program list below.
High School Academic Enrichment Programs - Deadline extended unless indicated. Apply now.
Architecture Career Discovery
Engineering Exploration Applications closed 3/31/18
Exploring STEAMM Careers
Polymer Chemistry Research
Rensselaer Research Experience Applications closed 3/31/18
3D Printing & the Chemistry of the Periodic Table
For information about summer program opportunities off-campus for children in pre-k through 8th grades, please contact the Center for Initiatives in Pre-college Education (CIPCE) and Samaritan-Rensselaer Children's Center.