Another aspect of the learning journey.
Internships provide our students with their first look at their desired field – like giving their career a “try out”. These first looks can be extremely important, considering how many different paths our program offers. Valuable insights they gain can include how their course work is applied in real-life situations, to the subtlety of workplace dynamics.
The daily tasks of each intern can vary widely, from internship to internship. With each placement, they will grow and expand their ability to think critically. They also have the opportunity to network and develop connections that will serve them further down the road, while earning resume entries that make them stronger candidates for jobs after graduation.
Veteran auto industry executive Freeman Shen MS ’94 discussed the state of China’s car industry and its challenges with a few hundred UCLA students.
For batteries to fit into tinier electronic devices without compromising performance they need “to be built like a skyscraper in New York instead of a ranch house in California,” says Bruce Dunn.
Tony Nowatzki, an assistant professor of computer science at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER award.
Professor Tim Fisher has been appointed chair of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering.
A new algorithm developed by UCLA researchers more accurately predicts which people will survive heart failure, and for how long, whether or not they receive a heart transplant.
A UCLA bioengineer has developed a technique that uses a specially adapted 3D printer to build therapeutic biomaterials from multiple materials.