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UIDP Project Summit 2018 in Mobile, AL
January 24 - January 25
In-person working group meetings provide an opportunity for members to engage with each other and advance UIDP Project objectives.
We’re heading south for Project Summit 2018, where we’ll be hosted in Mobile by the University of South Alabama.
Our Project Summits are two-day, working group meetings providing opportunities for members to engage with each other and advance UIDP project objectives. As an organization of problem solvers, we work together to tackle the most challenging issues impacting U-I relations.
The agenda will include two themes, or tracks. Each track (Strategic Partnerships and Workforce Development) includes several different UIDP projects. Additionally, the agenda offers networking opportunities and a UIDP Academy Workshop.
Projects meeting include:
- Pre-Competitive IP Approaches
- Maximizing the Outcomes from University-Industry Visits
- Scholarship Programs
- Decision Tree for Selecting U-I Partners
- Graduate Industry Internships
- New Models for U-I Research
- Partnership Continuum
Industry-Supported Graduate Internships Workshop
Additional fee required. See below for details.
Wed. Jan. 24 • 9 AM – 12:30 PM
While there are many benefits for students, faculty, and companies, industry internships at the graduate level are often arranged in an ad-hoc fashion and demand often outstrips supply. This workshop will examine the types of graduate level industry internships, explore the challenges faced in setting up a successful graduate internship program, and present strategies for their effective implementation.
Workshop Agenda (Subject to Change):
- Definition and types of graduate internships
- Benefits and challenges from the perspective of students, faculty mentors, university administrators, and companies
- Issues (and recommended strategies) that should be addressed when setting up an internship program
University of South Alabama
Student Center, 2nd Floor
Meeting Room “The Terrace”
Breakout Rooms 203, 205, 211, 212
350 Campus Drive
Mobile, AL 36688
A block of rooms has been reserved at:
Hampton Inn and Suites
525 Providence Park Drive East
Mobile, Alabama, 36695
Please ask for the “USA” rate when booking.
Complimentary breakfast is included.
UIDP Academy: Industry-Supported Graduate Internships Workshop
- Members: $125
- Nonmembers: $600
- Members: $125
- Nonmembers: $1,250