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Google CSSI Summer Program at UB (CSSI@UB)

Google's Computer Science Summer Institute (CSSI) program is a three-week introduction to computer science (CS) at the University of Bridgeport for graduating high school seniors with a passion for technology — especially students from historically underrepresented groups in the field at no cost.

 

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Program goals


  • To provide students with an interest in computer science an opportunity to learn what their future career might hold, and inspire them to complete their work towards a technical degree.
  • To help students develop their technical skills, build confidence in their abilities, and better prepare them to study computer science or closely-related fields.
  • To help participants begin building important personal networks and friendships with a diverse group of students who share their passion for technology and computer science.
  • To give students an inside look at Google's unique environment, community, and culture.
  • To provide exposure and insight into Google’s internship program and technical career opportunities

 

Program Features


This program is a partnership between the University of Bridgeport and Google for high school students. It is intended for students who want to major, minor or just explore Computer Science. No computing or programming experience is required.

 

Program Contents


  • Basic computer skills: Web, HTML, and CSS
  • Introduction to Computer Programming: JavaScript and Python
  • Group project work: App creation
  • Soft skill development
  • Field Trip to Google NY Manhattan office (August 9, 2019)
  • Opportunities to interact with Google engineers

Program dates and times


  • July, 22 (Monday), 2019 - August 12 (Monday), 2019
  • No class on July 26 (Fri), 2019
  • Field Trip to Google NY Manhattan office: August 9 (Fri), 2019

 

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM daily

Location: UB campus including Computer Labs in Technology Building and Library

 

Contact


Dr. Jeongkyu Lee

Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

jelee@bridgeport.edu

 

Jessica Crowley

Director of Domestic Undergraduate Admissions

jessiccr@bridgeport.edu

(203) 576-4812