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The Future Computer Scientist Summer Experience Live Online

The Future Computer Scientist Summer Experience Live Online

Ages 12-14 Live Online

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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.

Highlights

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

      Fees, Eligibility and Options

      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.

      Internship Name '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

      Day 1: Computers and Hardware

      Day 2: Software Engineering & Robotics

      Day 3: Cybersecurity

      Day 4: AI and the world of the future

      Day 5: Personal Career Coaching

      Day 1: Computers and Hardware

      11.00amThe 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

      12.30pmLunch Break

      1.30pmDismantle 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

      3.30pmClose

      Day 2: Software Engineering & Robotics

      11.00amWhat is Software?

      - Explore the different branches of software engineering: Front-End and Back-End
      - Discover the most common algorithms and implement them in an exercise
      - How has Software improved our lives

      12.00pmProgramming with Scratch

      - Investigate the pillars of programming through Scratch
      - Think like a computer scientist
      - Design and build your own game with Scratch

      12.30pmLunch Break

      2.00pmRobotics

      - Introduction to Robotics and the most famous real robots
      - Discuss the future and moral dilemmas of robotics
      - Understand software applied to robotics

      3.00pmPanel Discussion

      - Ask questions to high-ranking computer scientists across various disciplines
      - Ask your burning questions about life as a computer scientist
      - Make valuable contacts

      3.30pmClose

      Day 3: Cybersecurity

      11.00amThe World of Cybersecurity

      - Discover the main concepts of Cybersecurity
      - What are the main threats on the internet and where can you be caught out
      - Hackers, who are they and what do they do?

      1.00pmLunch Break

      2.00pmYou Become the 'White Hat' Hacker

      - Ethical hacking: play defence against cybercriminals
      - Simulate a cyberattack to identify vulnerabilities in a ‘secure’ network
      - Penetration testing: compete against your peers and work under time pressure to hack into a specially designed “secure” website or app

      3.30pmClose

      Day 4: AI and the world of the future

      11.00amData Science & Big Data

      - What is data and what purpose does it serve?
      - How to analyse data and explain it to non-data scientists
      - Perform a real data analysis to help an under-performing professional marketing campaign

      12.30pmLunch Break

      1.30pmArtificial Intelligence

      - Understand the basics of AI (inputs, outputs, processing data)
      - AI applied to the world: present and future
      - Meet a top AI Expert who will answer your burning questions

      3.30pmClose

      Day 5: Personal Career Coaching

      10.30amYour Path as an Computer Scientist

      - Career path options for computer scientists of the future
      - GCSE/A-level/degree/university choices
      - How to excel no matter what path you choose
      - Interactive exercises to understand each stage of your career path

      12.00pmSkills, Work Experience & Extracurriculars

      - Discover the skills needed to excel, and how to develop those skills throughout school and beyond
      - How to get the work experience that employers are looking for - both traditional forms of work experience and other relevant experience that will make your application stand out, including extra-curricular activities
      - Make the most of work experience once you get it - impressing employers and using this as a gold star on your CV

      1.00pmLunch Break

      1.45pmYour Personal Pitch

      - Talk confidently about your accomplishments at every stage of your journey
      - Preparation; style; body language; understanding what you are really being asked; answering difficult questions and more
      - Interactive exercises and top tips to succeed

      2.45pmYour Personal Profile and Skills

      -How to excel from now, through school and beyond
      - Discover the skills needed to excel, and how to develop those skills most needed to succeed
      - What Universities are looking for
      - CVs, personal statements. and application forms for top firms
      - Assessing your strengths, weaknesses, and areas which you need to develop further

      3.30pmClose

      Venues, Dates & Locations

      Live Online

      In-Person

      14th - 18th August 2021

      10.30am - 3:30pm (UK time)

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      Online

      14th - 18th August 2021

      10.30am - 3:30pm (UK time)

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      AmbitionX

      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.

      COVID-19 Group

      This programme will be delivered ‘Live Online’, so is not affected at all by any Covid-19 restrictions.

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