Overview

Gain real-world exposure to multiple professional opportunities in the expansive field of engineering, learn from highly accomplished university faculty and professional engineers, gain access to cutting-edge facilities and labs, and participate in a true-to-life design challenge.

Program Highlights

What You Can Learn

Information about a wide array of engineering professions to help you make informed choices about your future career

Why the core principles of engineering and problem-solving are critical to innovation and success in the 21st century

How to incorporate the full scope of the design thinking process

Important leadership skills that you can use now and in college, including information analysis, critical thinking, and conflict management

Important insight into the college admissions process during a workshop led by university faculty

 

What You Can Experience

Life on the campus of a top-ranked engineering school and curriculum designed in collaboration with faculty from Villanova University’s College of Engineering

Interacting with industry professionals from various engineering fields through career and cultural site visits and speaking events

Programming a microprocessor to fly a model helicopter during the Helicopter Electronics Workshop, which was developed by Andrew Barry, Ph.D., MIT Graduate and Founder of Stage One Education

Utilizing digital mapping technology and ArcView GIS (Geographic Information Systems) software to synthesize data and scout a project site from afar Exploring the capabilities of Arduino microprocessors by building a remote monitoring prototype

Completing and presenting a design plan for a minesweeper robot to search for and extract dangerous elements from an area affected by explosives

Applying your engineering skills to construct low-cost, sustainable solutions to some of the world's most pressing problems during the Capstone Impact Challenge

Related Listings

Show More

Participant Reviews

Write a Review

This program hasn't been reviewed yet. Write the first review!

Testimonials

It provided me the information needed to understand what kinds of challenges I will face in my field.

- Eric B. - Aug. 31, 2018

Participant Reviews

Write a Review

This program hasn't been reviewed yet. Write the first review!

Testimonials

It provided me the information needed to understand what kinds of challenges I will face in my field.

- Eric B. - Aug. 31, 2018

Request More Information

Close Icon

Want More Information about Envision - National Youth Leadership Forum: Engineering at University of California?

Your request will be sent directly to Envision Experience.

I am a:
 
By submitting this form I confirm that I am at least 13 years of age, and provide my written consent for Envision to contact me using email or telephone—including the use of automated technology and pre-recorded messages for calls to any wireless or residential telephone number I provide. This consent is not required to purchase goods or services.