EXPLORE summer program matches gifted and advanced high school students with distinguished mentors, hands-on research opportunities, and professional experience in their field of interest.
- Work collaboratively with distinguishedmentors for 2-6 weeks
- Are immersed and involved in college-levelresearch and projects
- Participate in weekly college and careerdevelopment workshops
- Expand their professional and academicnetwork
- Connect with like-minded peers
We are looking to fill positions at the following architecture-focused site:
Students will have the opportunity to work with Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) faculty and graduate students in a two week immersive program which introduces design thinking and fabrication techniques. The program is coordinated by design faculty and Co-Principal of I/O, Betty Kassis. Located at SCI-Arc, students will take advantage of some of the most advanced resources in the country, and experience the energy of this vital and creative institution. Through a unique series of innovative exercises, students will learn basic 3D modeling skills using Rhino and an introduction to graphical literacy using Photoshop and Illustrator. Emphasis is placed on the production of physical models constructed through a digital workflow, and the representation of these models for the students evolving portfolios. Students will also learn key design concepts, related vocabulary and communication skills through desk critiques, pinups and reviews.