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AI Immersion Summer Program

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Apply by May 1, 2021 for the free AI Immersion Summer Program co-sponsored by The Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois and AI4ALL!

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What is the AI Immersion Summer Program?

The AI Immersion Summer Program is a 2-part program designed to support your educational and professional journeys in AI. Part 1, Discover AI, provides an introduction to AI fundamentals including key ethics issues. Part 2, Apply AI, builds on these learnings to further develop technical skill sets and build an AI portfolio. Upon completion of the AI Immersion Summer Program students:

  • Will receive a Discover AI Certificate of Completion and an Apply AI Certificate of Completion
  • Will gain ideas for next steps to take in pursuing an academic or career path related to AI
  • Will be invited to participate in further career development opportunities including AI internships

This free program is designed to accommodate students with both limited and advanced levels of CS and coding experience. Students will be placed into specific pathway depending on prior experience. 

Program Dates and Format

The program runs for 6 weeks online beginning the week of July 5th. Synchronous and asynchronous instruction with flexible scheduling totaling 10 to 15 hours weekly.

Who Should Participate?

The Summer Program is best suited for rising sophomores and juniors though all undergraduate students at UIUC are encouraged to apply.

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 

 

Ready to apply?

Apply here by Saturday, May 1, 2021, 8 PM CT. Please note applications submitted early will be given priority.

Questions?

Contact Jancie Harris (jlphili2@illinois.edu)

Want to learn more about AI4ALL? www.ai-4-all.org

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?

Spring 2021 applications are now closed.

WHAT

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 spanning 6 to 8 weeks starting February 16, 2021 and includes synchronous and asynchronous instruction with flexible scheduling. Total of 10-15 hours time commitment.  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: Experience AI - 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 undergrads at UIUC. Discover AI is designed to accommodate both students with and without prior computer science or AI experience. No program fees. 

Questions?

Contact Jancie Harris (jlphili2@illinois.edu)
Want to learn more about AI4ALL? www.ai-4-all.org