STEM & Innovation

STEM and Innovation Academy participants are creative, analytical problem solvers committed to understanding how things work and imagining what the future could look like. Our partners at companies like Intel, Genentech, and Google are part of the team that will build STEM students’ progress in becoming tomorrow’s innovators.

Academy Week

Monday, February 20 to Thursday, February 23, 2017

HopHacks Spring 2017

February 17–19

Should you start at a startup?

Monday, February 20. 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
Students are invited to visit Fast Forward to learn from startup CEO’s and tour the wet lab space. Transportation provided, 30 spaces available.

Google Technical Interviewing Techniques

Monday, February 20, 4–5 p.m.
Glass Pavilion
Join the Google team as they share ways to perfect your technical interviewing skills.

Google Lightning Tech Talks

Monday, February 20, 6 p.m.
Glass Pavilion
Join a team of Google Engineers as they share a behind-the-scenes look at the exciting technologies they work with every day.

Young Alumni Panel & Resume Review Networking

Tuesday, February 21, 1–4 p.m.
Glass Pavilion
A short panel with young alumni from APL, Trane, Bloomberg, Capital One, and Pizza Hut, followed by open house resume reviews with alums and employers. Drop-ins welcome!

Engineering Job Search Workshop

Wednesday, February 22, 1–2:30 p.m.
Garland Hall, 3rd Floor, Conference Room B
Learn how to effectively use tools like Handshake, LinkedIn, and GoHopOnline in your internship and job search.

Ph.D and Master’s Non-Academic Career Search

Thursday, February 23, 1–3 p.m.
Garland Hall, 3rd Floor, Conference Room A
Explore career options, improve your resume, and gain tips on connecting professionally. Career coaches will be available all day for PhD and Master’s appointments: please register in advance.

Please find other non-Career Center Eweek events please visit the Whiting School of Engineering.

Academy Guide

Academy Guides outline suggested industry-centric programming events, clubs, classes, and experiences according to each year of a student’s academic career.

PDF Document: STEM & Innovation Academy Guide


Emily Hogan, Employer Engagement Lead

Andrea Wiseman, Career Coach

Monica Butta, Director of Employer & Market Development