AI4ALL Discover AI
INTERESTED IN LEARNING ABOUT ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND HOW IT INTERSECTS WITH A VARIETY OF FIELDS? WANT TO LEARN ABOUT CAREER PATHS IN TECH?
Application Deadline: September 3, 2021.
Discover AI is a virtual program that offers a hands-on introduction to computer science and artificial intelligence, ethical issues surrounding AI implementation, and tech careers. Students will walk away with:
- Discover AI Certificate of Completion
- Ideas for next steps to take in pursuing an academic or career path related to AI
Discover AI is online and:
- Consists of 8 weeks starting the week of September 21, 2021 and includes both synchronous and asynchronous instruction.
- The program involves a total commitment of 15-20 hours during the Fall semester.
- The experience consists of no program fees.
Discover AI is the first in a series of AI4ALL programs to support your journey in AI.
- STEP 1: Discover AI - Intro to AI fundamentals
- STEP 2: Apply AI - Build an AI portfolio
- STEP 3: Changemakers - AI internship program (pilot)
WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE?
AI4ALL programs are designed to bring together and highlight voices that have been historically excluded, and that will lead and shape the future of AI. We aim to serve the following students, especially those at the intersection of two or more of these identities:
- Indigenous Peoples, Black, Hispanic or Latinx, Pacific Islander, and Southeast Asian
- Trans and non-binary; two-spirit; cis women and girls
- Lesbian, gay, bisexual, asexual, and queer
- Students with a demonstrated financial need (for example, students who receive financial aid)
- First-generation college students
Open to all Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors at UIUC. Discover AI is designed to accommodate both students with and without prior computer science or AI experience. No program fees.
AI4ALL Student Information Sessions
Want to speak with a representative of AI4ALL and learn more about Discover AI? Click on the info sessions below for more information and registration link! You can also visit the AI4ALL eventbrite page to register (please note...times are listed in EDT on their site).
- August 12- Thursday, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM CDT
- August 19- Thursday, 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM CDT
- August 24- Tuesday, 5:30-6:00 PM CDT
- August 26- Thursday, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM CDT
- August 31- Tuesday, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
- September 1- Wed, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
Ready to Apply?
Click here to access application. Application deadline is September 3, 2021.