“I wanted to explore the global health career path further and fully immerse myself into a college environment to get a feel for what’s to come! I also wanted to step out of my comfort zone and go across country to experience new adventures and hopefully make lifelong friendships.”
Medicine Excursion – Kanbar Center
The Kanbar Center supports UCSF’s educational mission of teaching, learning, and assessment through simulation recreating routine and complex situations.
Students performed compressions on dummies to the popular songs, “Stayin Alive” by Bee Gees and “Stronger” by Kelly Clarkson.
Engineering Excursion – Stantec
Stantec houses the entire cross-functional project team in a temporary building at the project site so designers, engineers, architects, estimators and project managers can work faster and more collaboratively.
Students spent time reviewing “pull schedules” that allow the orchestra of fields to come together to create a masterpiece – the new UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences.
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 toured the entire museum featuring exceptional design and engineering exhibits, including original works by Lego, Mercedes-Benz, Nike, and more.
Business & Entrepreneurship Excursion – Oakland BBB
Students visited the Better Business Bureau, the ideal place to foster young entrepreneurs with its focus on encouraging and supporting best practices by educating consumers and businesses.
The BBB helps people find and recommend businesses, brands and charities they can trust.
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
Global Health Excursion – Alameda County Public Health Lab
The Public Health Laboratory provides testing services for the identification of microorganisms that cause disease including bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites.
These services aid in the prevention and control of communicable diseases and provide student’s with real world, practical insight of everything they’ve been learning in the classroom.
College Life Panel
Student’s got the opportunity to ask the RAs all about the college experience – from the good to the bad!
The group of RAs represent current or recent grads from UCLA, U Mass Boston, Temple University, Rutgers, Dickinson College, Knox College, UC Riverside, and Wayne State University.