Summer Program

Summer Program

Application Coming in March 2019

Am I Eligible?
The Summer Institute will enroll 20-25 students who: Are enrolled in a New York City Public School; Are entering the 11th or 12th grade in the 2019-2020 school year; Have a minimum GPA of 75;  Have an exemplary record of attendance.  

  • Law and Criminal Justice Summer Institute (CJSI) is designed to provide students with foundational knowledge of the American criminal justice system. Through classroom instruction, guest lectures and hands-on activities students learn the about the historical and contemporary workings of our criminal justice in practice. For more about the CJSI course select the CJSI link.
    • The response to the short answer question can be typed in the space provided on the application or it can be uploaded under the link provided on the application.  

      Directions: Please choose one of the questions below and provide a short answer (1- 2 paragraphs). Use your personal experience and any other relevant information to answer.

      Option I: Personal Statement—Tell us about yourself: Write a short personal statement discussing your interest, life experiences, career and educational goals, and your commitment to public service.

      Option II: Opinion: In your opinion, why is public service, particularly in the field of Law and Criminal Justice important in today’s society?