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    Wake Forest Summer Immersion: Technology Institute

    Wake Forest Summer Immersion: Technology Institute

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June, July
    • Session Length: One Week
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Category: STEM
    • Sub-Categories: STEM
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
    • Minimum Cost: $3,000 - $6,999
    • Career Clusters: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Call: (980) 224-9298
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    Overview

    Discover the world of technology from the inside out.

    In today’s fast-paced, digitally connected world, technology has invaded In today’s fast-paced, digitally connected world, technology has invaded almost every aspect of our lives. In this institute, students will learn how big data is leveraged to shape buying habits and consider the security ramifications and implications that a world shaped by the Internet of Things presents. 

    Students will immerse themselves in the world of technology and gain an understanding of how technology has connected our lives in ways never before possible.  We will explore the opportunities available in the job market at places that might not be realized.  There will also be basic hands-on experiences with hardware and software giving students a taste of what it’s like to work as a programmer. This Institute explores technology from the inside out. 

    Topics Covered:

    • Basic Programming (a beginner’s guide) T
    • The Internet of Things
    • Computer Science
    • Engineering
    • Cyber Security

    Hands-On Experiences: 

    • Basic Arduino microcontroller workshops
    • Hear from industry experts about what it’s like to work in technology
    • Explore technologies at a NASCAR racing facility
    • Basic Raspberry Pi workshops
    • Create your own podcast

    Hands-on experiences are subject to change.