The tech world of tomorrow will look different. There will be more diversity: in gender, in background, in ways of thinking. It will be that way because of the important work we are doing here today.
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A Love for “Building Things”: AI Student Mariam D.
Mariam D.’s father works in construction. It’s he who she credits with fostering her love for “building things” — but it took Mariam a while to realize that she could build programs, abstract things, not just physical, concrete ones.
A clear view of medical tech at GE Healthcare
Come for the tech work experience, stay for the opportunity to file a patent application. To their complete surprise, that was what our Sprinternship was like for the five UIC students who matched with GE Healthcare in 2022!
Programming, preparation, and poker at PEAK6
Following a successful all-virtual Sprinternship™ in 2021, the financial services firm PEAK6 brought its 2022 Break Through Tech Chicago Sprinterns™ in house. The result? A rewarding tech immersion that combined programming experience and career preparation with one unusual ingredient.