Submitted by Qualcomm Inc.
“Engineering was not something that I thought was accessible to me and going through the Porterville program really opened my eyes. The Thinkabit Lab has really affected my growth and development. Qualcomm gave me the confidence to start dreaming about a career in engineering.”
Luis, Thinkabit Lab student participant and summer camp intern from Porterville, California
Thinkabit Lab is our homegrown STEM engagement program that introduces students to the invention process through hands-on engineering activities. Since 2014, Thinkabit Lab has engaged students from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds to wire circuits like an electrical engineer, code like a computer scientist and build and design IoT-themed inventions that address a real-world problem. These and other career exploration activities give students an idea of the variety of jobs that can be found at technology companies like Qualcomm, while helping them understand how they can use technology to shape a better world.
This year, we added to our Thinkabit Lab curriculum, by:
Here’s a snapshot of our 2022 impact across the United States:
*Sites are defined as collaborating organizations that deliver the Thinkabit Lab program in either a virtual or physical capacity
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