Fisher is committed to helping students explore their interest in pursuing a career in business, and learn more about life at The Ohio State University.

Who should apply for a Fisher summer enrichment program? 

If you’re a talented Ohio high school student seeking hands-on experience with business education, explore our high school programs and find one that fits you! Programs are selective and only offered once a year. Please see specific programs for details.

What does a Fisher summer enrichment program entail? 

Each program is different and students can apply for all three options. Please see program descriptions for more details. In general, each summer program focuses on building community, teaching students important skills necessary to be successful college applicants, and allows students to learn more about The Ohio State University and Fisher College of Business through an on-campus, hands-on experience. 

Why should you apply for a Fisher summer enrichment program?

Summer programs are introductions to  Ohio State and Fisher College of Business, and the many opportunities and resources we offer! Summer programs allow participants to engage with a diverse student community and emerge as leaders.


Summer Enrichment programs

Check out which program is right for you!

  • Accounting Careers Awareness Program (ACAP)

    Who: Racially and ethnically underrepresented high school students interested in exploring careers in accounting and business. 

    When: Sunday, June 9, to Friday, June 14, 2019

    Where: The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business

    What: ACAP-OHIO is an innovative development program designed specifically for minority high school students. This fully supervised, week long summer residency program provides minority students an opportunity to explore careers in accounting and business. 

    During their stay on campus, students attend a variety of business and college preparatory workshops and are introduced to topics such as accounting, finance, economics, computer technology, and business management.

    Other important info: This event is sponsored by  the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) and the Ohio Society of CPAs (OSCPA) in conjunction with Fisher College of Business. 

    Contact: Rebecca Hixen, Director, Student and Young Professional Initiatives at 800-686-2727  ext. 2248

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  • Business Bootcamp

    Who: Ohio high school juniors and seniors may apply. Preference will be given to first-generation* college students and underrepresented students.

    When: Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 8:30a.m. to 4:00p.m.

    Where: The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business

    What: Business Bootcamp is an opportunity for students to gain information and tools necessary to be successful college applicants. Join other motivated students from across the state to interact with current Fisher students, alumni, faculty, business leaders and recruiters to start building your collegiate toolkit.

    • Participate in workshops with top Fisher faculty and company recruiters
    • Lean about the numerous involvement opportunities available at Fisher and Ohio State
    • Cultivate professional development and first-impression skills through etiquette lunch
    • Learn about the college application process and Ohio State 
    • Navigate financial aid information and the lingo used during the college application process

     

    *Other important info:  "First-generation" is defined as neither parents graduated with a bachelor's degree from a four-year institution. 

    Contact: Christopher Field at field.78@osu.edu or at 614-292-7191

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  • Future Women in Business Summit

    Who: All female students may apply. Preference will be given to young women living in Ohio, rising high school seniors with a minimum 3.3 GPA, first-generation college students, and/or underrepresented students. 

    When: Saturday, June 22, 2019, or Friday, June 28, 2019 from 8:30a.m. to 4:00p.m.

    Where: The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business

    What: The annual Mary Helen Wolfe Chandler Future Women in Business Summit, prepares and educates young women about the world of business and introduce attendees to a variety of topics within business while experiencing Ohio State and Fisher College of Business.

    • Interact with successful Fisher alumnae and current students
    • Participate in workshops with top Fisher faculty and company recruiters
    • Cultivate professional development and first-impression skills through an etiquette lunch
    • Connect with like-minded women interested in business
    • Learn about the college application process and Ohio State 

     

    Other important info: This program is sponsored by our generous partner, Deloitte. 

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    Contact: Samantha Reed at reed.1006@osu.edu or at 614-292-7191 

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  • Fisher F.I.R.S.T. (Admitted students only)

    Who: Applicants must be admitted into the Fisher College of Business!  Preference will be given to incoming first-year, under-represented and first-generation students.

    When: Sunday, August 11 through Friday, August 16, 2019

    Where: The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business

    What: Focusing on Inclusion and Readiness for a Successful Transition or "Fisher F.I.R.S.T," allows participants to engage with a diverse student community, develop stronger relationships with the campus community and emerge as leaders on campus and beyond. The program begins with an early arrival aspect for incoming first year participants, and continues throughout the student's college journey.

    Program benefits include: 

    • Participate in a year-long program with monthly meetings and intentional leadership activities.
    • Support from a dedicated Program Manager specifically for Fisher F.I.R.S.T. students. 
    • Immediate sense of belonging and connection within Fisher College of Business. 
    • Demonstrate less anxiety about your college readiness and ability to succeed in your intended specialization.

    • Discover career interests through exposure to various industries through company site visits, and networking with alumni.

    • Mentoring from upperclassmen and the opportunity to pay forward by becoming a mentor.

    • Connect with students and alumni of diverse backgrounds and broaden your cultural perspective.

    Other important info:  "First-generation" is defined as neither parents graduated with a bachelor's degree from a four-year institution. 

    Contact: Mathilda Tuuli, Program Manager at tuuli.1@osu.edu or  at (614) 247-1502

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