A Glimpse of the Future

The Summer Immersion Program offers students the chance to gain exposure to possible careers, learn directly from the best of the best, and visit companies and organizations that could be a future employer for your son or daughter. Along the way, students will collaborate with other like-minded peers, learn more about college life, and experience their future career pathway.

What You Need to Know


What Parents are Saying

“Our child gained interest and excitement for areas of the medical profession, more confidence and a glimpse into college life.”
“He has a very realistic view of the various career paths in sports marketing.”
“She gained confidence working in groups of people she did not know.”


A firsthand look at the future in two unique environments.

Learn from Charlotte’s Best and Brightest

Based in Uptown Charlotte, your child can choose from three of our dynamic institutes. Students will work with renowned industry leaders and Wake Forest faculty as they visit some of Charlotte’s leading companies and organizations. All institutes in Charlotte offer a residential or non-residential option, allowing out-of-state students to participate in the Entrepreneurship, Medicine, and Sports Marketing Institutes.

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A True College Experience

Enjoy our beautiful campus in Winston-Salem. By participating in one of the 16 Summer Immersion Programs your child will truly experience “a week at Wake”. Students will learn from faculty and industry leaders in our classrooms, participate in excursions, meet like-minded new friends, stay in the residence halls, and eat on campus. It’s as close to being a Demon Deacon as someone can get without actually being enrolled!

Explore Winston-Salem

Next Steps

Apply Now

  • Step 1 – Discover and Apply. Explore our website and discover the institute that’s best for you.
  • Step 2 – Register and Pay. Log on to to register and pay the enrollment deposit..
  • Step 3 – Experience your Future. Join us for a life-changing week in Winston-Salem or Charlotte.

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