SCIHI – Summer Commercialization and Innovation High School Institute
SCIHI – Summer Commercialization and Innovation High School Institute vitinnovation
SCIHI July 17-28, 2017
Experience the fast-paced world of a technology startup!
Learn how to think like an entrepreneur!
Develop a commercialization plan for an invention of your own design!
Students will participate in a highly experiential course teaching key concepts of engineering entrepreneurship. Students will study cases similar to those of undergraduate and graduate courses. Topics covered include: Entrepreneurial team dynamics; technology and strategic assessments; creativity and business model development; communication to investors and technology managers; and technology plan development
Students spend one week on the University Park campus, where they will develop core skills in collegiate environments; and then they will spend one week at the Viterbi Startup Garage incubator in the heart of Silicon Beach. Activities may include visits to advanced manufacturing facilities and interviews with real entrepreneurs. The course culminates in a final “Demo Day” presentation.
Learn about innovation and technology startups and corporate spinup efforts
Program Dates: July 17-28, 2017
2-Week Commuter Program
Monday – Friday; 9am – 4pm
Week One: USC Campus
Week Two: SCilicon Beach
Sophomore, Junior or Senior in Fall 2017
Submit online application with a personal statement of 500 words or less
Official High School Transcripts (Recommend GPA of a 3.5 on a 4.0 scale)
1 Letter of Recommendation from a teacher able to discuss your academic qualifications in science, technology, engineering and/or math & your readiness to participate in this 2-week intensive program in commercialization and innovation