Get a Better View of Tomorrow. Right Now.

The Summer Immersion Program application is live. We will be operating on-campus for Summer 2022.


The Wake Forest Summer Immersion Program is a hands-on learning experience. High school students dive deep into a career pathway or field of study with access to world-class faculty, researchers, and industry professionals.

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19 Institutes. 1 Incredible Summer.

Experience Wake Forest University

Students can choose from a variety of on-campus learning opportunities that fit best with their busy summer schedules. Whether you’re interested in applying to Wake or not, the Summer Immersion Program is a great way to experience life on a college campus and Wake is a pretty great place to discover the major or career pathway that’s right for you.

On-Campus Institutes

“The law program gave my child the opportunity to learn about and network within the different branches of law which allowed her to narrow her focus prior to attending college and law school.” Parent, 2021 Law Institute

Exposure to a Career Pathway

Students have the opportunity to experience a career pathway or academic field of study, meet new friends from around the world, make professional connections, explore life on campus, and learn what their future may hold. 

On-Campus Institutes – Summer 2022

“I felt such a sense of belonging here. The medical sim labs were so cool and the hands-on experiences gave me a clear view into the world of medicine. I made a new best friend and realized what I want to pursue in my future. The leaders were so kind and really made all of us feel included, safe, and excited about Wake Forest!” Kristen, Medicine Institute


Institutes

 

Biosciences and Engineering

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 Experimentation. Exploration. Innovation. The building blocks of science.

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Business

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Swim with sharks who know how to create and seize opportunities in ponds large and small.

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Debate and Public Advocacy

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Speak up. Speak out. Build confidence and skills; be your best advocate.

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Entrepreneurship

Take your idea from concept to reality and learn how to launch the next industry-changing start-up.

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Film

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Lights. Camera. Action. What’s the story you want to tell? We can help you tell it!

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Finance and Investing

Stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Get ahead of the game. Money that does not make money, is a waste of money.

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Health and Exercise Science

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Work out your future. Master the essentials of health, exercise, and overall wellness.

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Law

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Your permission to approach the bench is granted. Experience an insider’s view of the legal industry.

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Learn the skills and tools it takes to lead and inspire others.

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Medicine

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Don your white coat and scrub into the world of medicine. Prepare to make a positive impact.

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Neuroscience

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From the molecular to the philosophical – explore how the brain develops, functions, & learns.

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Policy and Politics

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Learn to use your power to shape the policies that govern you, your community, your state & the nation!

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Psychology

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Take a trip inside the mind. Discover why people think, act,
and feel the way they do.

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Sports Marketing

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From the field to the locker room, get an in-depth view of one of the largest industries worldwide.

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Sports Medicine

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What does it take to keep top athletes on the field and performing at their very best? Grab some athletic tape, have the scalpel on standby and come find out!

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Technology

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Inspire yourself by exploring the intersection of technology and innovation.

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Virtual Reality

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Explore the digital divide between reality and the virtual world through virtual reality, augmented reality, game engines, and motion capture.

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Writing for Life

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Compose. Communicate. Create. Take your ideas from concept to reality and be prepared to write for life.

On-Campus

Next Steps

Apply Now

  • Step 1 – Discover the institute that’s right for you!
  • Step 2Apply! You’ll need to craft two essays and request a recommendation from a teacher, school counselor or administrator for the 2022 application.
  • Step 3 – Experience your future. Join us for a life-changing week on-campus.

Highlights from the Summer

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