SMASH Rising

SMASH Rising

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From SMASH Academy to SMASH Rising:

A new take on internship preparation and early workplace exposure

SMASH ACADEMY 
SMASH scholars successfully complete our 3-year rigorous high school STEM program.

SMASH ALUMNI PROGRAM
Scholars in their first-year and second-year of college participate in SMASH Rising and put the skills they’ve honed at the Academy into action.

How SMASH Rising works:

PARTNER
SMASH partners up with industry leaders.

BUILD A TEAM
SMASH carefully selects and prepares alumni teams and project managers.
SOLVE
For 5 weeks, alumni teams work together on-site, use Design & Prototype Thinking to solve real challenges facing our partners.

LEARN
Fridays are dedicated to professional development and civic engagement.

FUTURE
Collectively invest in the future of work.

SMASH Rising Impact

Decades of social science research shows that students – especially underrepresented students of color – retain knowledge better when they can connect to what they learn and apply it to the world around them.

Summer 2018 Highlights

 

2018 Partners