“I selected Summer Springboard this summer because I wanted to explore a career in medicine while meeting new people and learning new things. Summer Springboard provides the perfect opportunity for me to encounter new people, new things, and a career in medicine.”
Engineering Excursion – Stantec
Students arrived at the project site for the new UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences building.
An architect from Stantec, the leading global engineering firm at the project site, spoke to the students about the ins and outs of creating a building from scratch.
Computer Science Excursion – Raspberry Pi
At the Raspberry Pi office there was an experiential event where students could build a project using Python and machine learning.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation provides low-cost, high-performance computers that people use to learn, solve problems and have fun
Engineering Excursion – Autodesk Gallery
Named a top destination by Wired magazine and the San Francisco Chronicle, the Autodesk Gallery at One Market in San Francisco explores the future of making things.
From a car that’s grown from seeds to an interactive dress, the gallery has dozens of fascinating exhibits to explore.
Students dived into the entire museum featuring exceptional design and engineering exhibits, including original works by Lego, Mercedes-Benz, Nike, and more.
Giants Stadium Tour
The students heard from two speakers with the Giants corporation who gave some great advice – “Communication is key no matter what profession you get in to. Make sure to work well with teams as this will get you far!”
Fun fact – whenever the championship trophy is flown in, the trophy gets its very own first class seat!