Thank you for your interest in summer programs at Rensselaer! On this site you will find opportunities for outstanding 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 of 2019 programs.
APPLICATION: Apply Online
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: March 31, 2019. The following programs are still accepting late applications and will remain open until filled.
Aerospace Engineering (Session 2 ONLY)
Chemistry & Engineering Design
CURENT - Smart Grid
Architecture Career Discovery Design & Innovation
Polymer Chemistry Research Rensselaer Research Experience STEAMM Inventor's Studio
For information about pre-college opportunities focused on underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students, please contact the Pipeline & Partnerships office. 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.