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We are now almost fully booked for Summer 2024 and expect to close registration in the next few days.

We are now almost fully booked for Summer 2024 and expect to close registration in the next few days.

The Young Computer Scientist Summer Experience Live Online

InvestIN Education
InvestIN Education

The Young Computer Scientist Summer Experience Live Online


The Young Computer Scientist Summer Experience Live Online gives students aged 15-18 a 360-degree summer work experience in Computer Science, from the comfort of their own home. Over the course of 5 days, you will be working with top Software and AI Engineers, Cyber Security Analysts and Data Scientists, ‘Live Online’ via our interactive platform. 

You will experience the real-life work of a Computer Scientist, with opportunities to build and programme an app, investigate cybercrime through data forensics, become a ‘White Hat Hacker’ and explore the capabilities of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

You will also have the opportunity to network with our Computer Scientists and ask them all your burning questions.

Join us for a truly unique experience that will serve as an outstanding differentiator on your university and job applications and set you up for a future as a successful Computer Scientist.

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Immersive Computer Scientist Experiences:

  • Work with top Software Engineers to programme the ultimate app 
  • Carry out a data forensics investigation to uncover cybercriminal activity
  • Carry out penetration testing on a ‘secure’ website (Ethical/White Hat Hacking)
  • Explore the capabilities of artificial intelligence and the evolution of machine learning

    Meet Senior Computer Scientists from Global Brands:

    • Be coached through the immersive experiences with Software Engineers, AI Specialists, Data Scientists, Cyber Security Analysts and more
    • Private virtual networking/panel sessions with these professionals, who can become vital connections for your future career

      Comprehensive Career Coaching:

      • Training on how you can get one of the most desirable jobs in computer science, starting now: A-level/IB, university and degree choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application and interview techniques
      • Experience real-life recruitment methods used across industries to recruit computer scientists
      • Personalised development plan: create a personalised development plan based on the advice you are given, which identifies your strengths and weaknesses and shows you which areas you need to develop further

      Competitive Advantage In Your University Applications:

      • Attending the internship demonstrates that you’ve gained key skills such as problem-solving, innovation and commercial awareness, which are highly-valued by top universities
      • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your UCAS/College applications


          Enter the Internship

          - Today's fastest growing industry, computer scientists, are key players in global commerce
          - How to make your mark in the industry defining the future
          - The possibilities, demands and expectations

          Inside the World of Cybersecurity

          - Our time is now: data as the most valuable asset in today’s software-driven economy
          - Navigating the world of cybercriminals: cyber threat as one of the most critical risks to business
          - The latest trends in the threat landscape

          Your Data Footprint

          - Discover the longevity of your actions on the internet
          - Clean up your data exhaust
          - Beat the phishing scams and malware attacks: understanding the tools of deception used to manipulate you into divulging confidential or personal information

          Data Forensics

          - Carry out your own data forensics investigation to uncover cyber-criminal activity
          - Work alongside leading cybersecurity analysts to acquire, examine and analyse digital evidence

          Lunch Break


          You 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


          *exact programme format subject to change without notice.

          This programme is for students aged 15-18. 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 31st July - 4th 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 OR call us on +44 (0) 203 488 5089.

          'Live Online' Internship
          Length Days 1-5
          Create your own bespoke app alongside top software engineers
          Penetrate a company's security system and simulate a real-life cyberattack with your team
          Personalised career coaching session: receive a dynamic, personalised development plan to reach the height of your career ambitions
          Internship £595

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          Live online

          31st July - 4th August 2021

          11am - 4:30pm (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.



          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.



          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 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.