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Get 15% off all Summer Experiences by using code SUMMER15 at checkout before 31st December!

Get 15% off all Summer Experiences by using code SUMMER15 at checkout before 31st December!

The Future Computer Scientist Summer Experience Live Online

InvestIN Education
InvestIN Education

The Future Computer Scientist Summer Experience Live Online

Overview

The Future Computer Scientist Summer Experience ‘Live Online’ is an opportunity for students aged 12-14 to work alongside top computer scientists on some of the most exciting experiences of this industry that one can imagine: build a computer, create your own videogame, talk to a robot, experience VR and much more.

The Internship takes place ‘Live Online’ – 5 days of interactive work experience with top computer scientists from the comfort of your own home.

Join us for a life-changing experience that will serve as an outstanding differentiator on your CVs and university applications, setting you up for your future as a successful computer scientist.

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Immersive Experiences in Computer Science:

  • Dismantle a computer and put it back together to learn how it works and about its components
  • Meet Pepper the robot, and learn how it works
  • Design your own game with Scratch
  • Experience virtual reality
  • Private Q&A sessions with top computer scientists

Senior Computer Scientists From Iconic Global Brands::

  • Be coached through these immersive experiences by top computer scientists from different backgrounds (Software Engineering, Data Science, Cybersecurity and AI)
  • Private networking sessions with these professionals, who can become vital connections for your future careers

Comprehensive Career Coaching:

  • Coaching on navigating your career path options and advice on how you can begin your journey towards one of the most desirable jobs in computer science, starting now: GCSE, A-level/IB, university and degree choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application, admissions test, and interview techniques 
  • Build your personal profile: identify your strengths and weaknesses and receive advice on areas for development

Competitive Advantage In Your University Applications:

  • Attending the Internship demonstrates that you have gained key skills such as teamwork, attention-to-detail, problem-solving, time management, innovation, and commercial awareness
  • Complete the online assessment after the Internship and receive a personalised certificate to include in your UCAS/College applications

11.00am

The World of a Computer Scientist

- The importance of computer science in the world and our lives
- A computer scientist’s role in the global ecosystem
- The key skills, interests, and the ‘computer scientist’s mindset’
- What is a computer? How do computers work? All your questions answered
12.30pm

Lunch Break

1.30pm

Dismantle and Build a Computer

- Experience a live and interactive teardown of a computer under the guidance of a top computer scientist
- Look at what’s happening under the hood: CPUs, memory processors, graphic cards and logic gates
- Choose new components to power up a computer and design the ultimate gaming machine
- Will your custom PC make business sense?
- Can you still make a profit from your performance machine
3.30pm

Close

This programme is for students aged 12-14. No prior knowledge or experience is required; our professionals will give you all the training you need. There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis so encourage you to register as soon as possible.

The Live Online Internship will take place 14th - 18th August 2021.

Places are highly limited. The only way to guarantee your place is to click 'Register Now' and enter your details.

In select circumstances, we can offer payment by instalments, which requires a 50% deposit. To speak to a Student Experience Manager about your personal circumstances please click here OR email us at info@investin.org OR call us on +44 (0) 203 488 5089.

'Live Online' Internship
Length Days 1-5
Immersive computer science experiences. Discover the housing of the future with AI. Dismantle a computer. Design your own game with Scratch. Daily Q&A sessions with top tech experts.
Private networking with top computer scientists
Career coaching on how to get into a top career in computer science
Internship £595

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Live online

14th - 18th August 2021

10.30am - 3:30pm (UK time)

As part of your booking, you will receive 12 months’ access to our state-of-the-art tech platform, AmbitionX. Here you will find all of your programme materials and complete post-programme assessments to gain coveted ‘experience points’ to demonstrate your levels of professional development. You will also be able to access any of InvestIN’s Live Online weekend and evening programmes through AmbitionX at no extra cost. Your AmbitionX membership will be free for one year and after that will be charged at £165/annum; you may cancel any time before renewal.

WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY ABOUT US

Covid-19

In the unlikely event that the in-person programme is completely cancelled because of Covid-19 then students will receive a refund. We have never yet had to cancel a London summer experience, having successfully delivered programmes during the summers of 2020 and 2021, with strict social distancing and excellent feedback. We shall of course adhere to all Covid-related government guidelines in place at the time of the programme and keep student safety as the highest priority.

If you pay via credit because you postponed a previous booking then the credit note will be reissued to you in full.

 

Support

If you are trying to register and the registration box is not appearing it is likely because of firewall restrictions on your desktop device.

You may wish to try on your mobile device instead. Alternatively, please email info@investin.org with details of the programme you want to register for. We will reserve your place immediately and send you a link to pay by card online.