CRANFORD – This summer the Office of Continuing Education at Union County College is offering the 2017 College for Teens program sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

The program is offered for two sessions. Each session will be held for two weeks and will meet from Monday through Thursday. During the session students have the chance to explore and research careers in criminal justice, healthcare or supply chain management, while experiencing life on a college campus. Students will learn about relevant career opportunities from prominent guest speakers. The morning session will be held from July 10 to 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The afternoon session will be held from July 17 to 27, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

To apply for the College for Teens program, students must be enrolled in a Union County high school by Sept. 2017 and possess a grade point average of C or better. In addition to the application, students will need to submit a copy of their recent report card along with a recommendation letter from a teacher or guidance counselor.  The completed application package can be faxed to (908) 709-7070, emailed to youthprograms@ucc.edu or delivered to the Office of Continuing Education at 1033 Springfield Ave. in Cranford.  The application deadline for the College for Teens program is Friday, May 26, 2017.

For additional information and the application form, visit http://www.ucc.edu/nonCredit/ForDown.aspx or call (908) 709-7600.