Institutes

Academic Discovery

Spend two weeks this summer at Wake Forest University discovering how to change the way you learn, the way you think, and the way you lead.

Wake Forest professors will teach you to explore complex issues and cultivate your potential to develop effective solutions. Engage in hands-on learning and inspiring conversations. Sharpen your critical writing and research skills. Throughout the program, students will work in small project groups to design a community action plan that addresses a real-world need.

Embrace new friendships, enjoy social activities, and become part of our collegiate community. Experience the college environment at its best through one of our exceptional academic opportunities.

WINSTON-SALEM ONLY – RESIDENTIAL 2 WEEKS

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Biosciences & Engineering

Experimentation, exploration innovation. The building blocks of science, hands on. Cutting-edge investigation draws upon ideas and methods from a broad range of experiments spanning the sciences and engineering. Guest lectures, field trips and a lab components are included in this week-long residential experience.

WINSTON-SALEM ONLY – RESIDENTIAL 1 WEEK

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Business & Entrepreneurship

Develop practical skills and the ability to think critically while gaining valuable exposure to important business topics and methods of analysis. In addition to working alongside experienced faculty and working in teams, this institute ends with a product presentation by students to potential investors encompassing what they learned throughout the week.

CHARLOTTE – NON RESIDENTIAL & WINSTON-SALEM – RESIDENTIAL 1 WEEK

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Law

Your permission to access the bench is granted. Experience an insider’s view of the legal industry. Find out what it’s really like to be a lawyer. This is your chance to learn about civil, criminal & transactional litigation as well as analyze and argue your case in a moot court simulation. Learn to make your argument, network with judges and attorneys and dive into the law industry to discover if this is the career path for you!

CHARLOTTE ONLY – RESIDENTIAL/NONRESIDENTIAL 1 WEEK

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Leadership

The Leadership Institute offers students an outlet for enhancing their ability to inspire and influence people in reaching a collective goal before they begin their collegiate careers. Personal growth, exploration and reflection promote students who will be prepared to make a difference in their communities and create positive change in the world.

CHARLOTTE ONLY – RESIDENTIAL/NON RESIDENTIAL 1 WEEK

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Medicine

Gain a first-person view into the medical field, and insight into the many career opportunities available within various disciplines of medicine and medical research. Interact with physicians through hands on experience in the medical field, and insight into the many career opportunities available within various disciplines of medicine and medical research.

CHARLOTTE – NON RESIDENTIAL &WINSTON-SALEM – RESIDENTIAL 1 WEEK

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Sports Marketing

What happens in the game, the front office and behind the camera fuels a $250 billion a year industry that represents one of the fastest growing career fields worldwide. This institute explores the many professional options available in the global sports industry.

CHARLOTTE ONLY- RESIDENTIAL/NONRESIDENTIAL 1 WEEK

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Sports Medicine

Discover what it takes to keep top athletes on the field and performing at their very best. Designed for students to learn about the basic skills and knowledge necessary for careers in sports medicine. We will expose students to key areas of sports medicine through lectures and hands-on practice utilizing athletic training techniques and procedures.

WINSTON-SALEM ONLY – RESIDENTIAL 1 WEEK

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Technology

Enter the wonderful world of apps, gaming, strategy and user experience by diving deep into emerging technology. The world’s most rapidly growing industry is an endless frontier of opportunity for those with innovative minds and the ability to turn ideas into reality. See what’s new, what’s next and what inspires your digital dreams.

CHARLOTTE ONLY – RESIDENTIAL/NONRESIDENTIAL 1 WEEK

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