Events, Internships, and Camps

Students, parents and teachers in NECSS member schools (Districts 211, 214, 220 and Harper) are encouraged to use the information on this page to explore opportunities outside the school day and or year.

2nd Semester

Organizations provide these Career Exploration experiences for students during the 2nd Semester.
Many opportunities fill quickly and  have early application and registration deadlines.
Architecture & Construction Architecture Chicago Architecture Foundation Teen Academy
Architecture & Construction Architecture Experience Architecture
Arts & Communications Broadcasting
Arts & Communications Art/Fashion  Art Institute “After Dark”
Arts & Communications Graphic Arts
Arts & Communications Journalism Chicago Wolves “Writing Chance”
Arts & Communications Media Arts Screen Test Student Fest
Government & Public Administration Government Tenth Dems University
Government & Public Administration Government ISBE Student Advisory Council
Health Science Medical Mini Med School at Midwestern University
Health Science Medical Perry Initiative Women in Engineering & Medicine
Health Science Pharmacy Careers In Pharmacy Summer Program 
Health Science Pharmacy Illinois Pre-Pharmacy Fair at Harper
Manufacturing Manufacturing Gcamp Open House at Big Kaiser
Natural Resources Natural Resources Future Leaders in Planning 
Natural Resources  Veterinary Anti-Cruelty Teens Who Care Program
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math S.T.E.M. Fermilab S.T.E.M. Career Expo
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Engineering Ace Mentor Program
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Engineering Society of Women Engineers Career Day for Girls
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Environmental Chicago Council On Science and Technology
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Science Argonne Science Careers in Search of Women Conference
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Science Illinois BioGENEius Challenge
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Engineering Expo at Fermilab
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Engineering Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Engineering Juniors Exploring Engineering at Purdue
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Technology Vision Camp at Purdue
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Automotive World of Wheels Student Career Day
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Aviation
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Automotive Tech Expo

Summer

Organizations provide Career Exploration experiences for students during the summer months.
Many of these opportunities fill quickly and  have early application and registration deadlines.
Agriculture Vet Science USDA AgDiscovery Program
Architecture & Construction Architecture Discover Architecture Summer Program
Architecture & Construction Architecture High School Architecture Camp
Architecture & Construction Architecture IIT Experiment in Architecture
Arts & Communication Film Digital Media Academy
Arts & Communication Media Arts Digital Storytelling Workshop
Arts & Communication Media Arts Flashpoint Next Level Workshops
Arts & Communication Media Arts Illinois Institute of Art Summer Studio
Arts & Communication Media Arts I College of Media
Arts & Communication Media Arts Media Entrepreneurship Camp
Business Mgmt & Administration Actuarial Science Risk Management Actuary Challenge
Business Mgmt & Administration Business Careers Focus on Business
Government & Public Administration Government Illinois Boys and Girls State
Health Science Healthcare Future Healthcare Professionals
Health Science Healthcare The American Cancer Society Summer Research Program
Health Science Healthcare Camp Cardiac
Health Science Pharmacy Careers in Pharmacy Summer Program
Human Services Non-Profit Amigos Latin American Service Opportunities
Human Services Military Naval Academy Summer Seminar
Human Services Church Leaders Summer Theology Institute
Information Technology Computer Science Girls Who Code
Information Technology Computer Science Google Summer Institute
Information Technology Info Tech DeVry Workshops
Law, Public Safety, Corrections, Security Law Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Internship Program
Marketing Marketing Marketing & Advertising Ad Camp
Natural Resources Environment Barrington Conservation Internships
Natural Resources Marine Biology Shedd Aquarium Programs
Natural Resources Natural Resources Summer Chicago Conservation Leadership Corps Program
Natural Resources Zoological Science Conservation Science Scholars Program
Natural Resources Veterinarian Vet Mentoring Program
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Engineering Ace Mentor Program
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Science Fermilab Summer Research Internship
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Science Fermilab Science & Engineering PAID Internship
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Science Summer Forensics Institute
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math S.T.E.M Boeing Scholars Academy
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math S.T.E.M Naval Academy S.T.E.M. Summer Program

1st Semester

Organizations provide these Career Exploration experiences for students during the 1st Semester.
Many opportunities fill quickly and have early application and registration deadlines.
Architecture & Construction Architecture  Chicago Architecture Foundation Teen Academy
Business Mgmt & Administration Actuarial Science Actuarial Career Fair
Business Mgmt & Administration Business
Business Mgmt & Administration Entrepreneur
Education & Training Education
Government & Public Administration Government Student Election Judge
Health Science Healthcare Advocate Lutheran General Career Night
Health Science Medical Northwestern Memorial Medical Explorers
Hospitality & Tourism Culinary America’s Baking & Sweet Show
Hospitality & Tourism Culinary Kendall Hospitality & Business Camp
Manufacturing Manufacturing Smartforce Student Summit
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Zoological Science Conservation Science Scholars Program
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Engineering Ace Mentor Program
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Engineering WOW iT at Purdue
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Engineering Young Scholars Clinical Laboratory Science
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Engineering Chicago Council on Science and Technology Events
Science, Tech, Engineering, Math Technology CLAIMiT Camp at Purdue
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Aviation
Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Aviation SIU and American Airlines Career Day
Arts & Communication/Human Services Career Night at Elk Grove High School
Health/Natural Resources Career Night at Prospect High School
Engineering & Industrial Tech/Business & Computers Career Night at Wheeling High School