Ireland 2019: Career Readiness for the STEM Industry

Freshmen Global Seminar

Seminar description

Take this incredible opportunity to go abroad with a faculty member and other first-year students. Make friends, see the world, gain new experiences, and earn credit. 

Students will have the opportunity to investigate how Ireland’s specific history, culture and economy have led to it embracing the STEM industry—focusing on a computer science lens. The group will work on career exploration, along with personal development aimed at building professionalism and long-term goals. Experience the charming Irish culture and history as well as this country’s innovation in startup companies, tech firms, and more.

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Application deadline is Oct. 15, 2018.

Seminar details

Term: Winter Break 2018-19

Tentative travel dates:  Thursday, Jan. 10-Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019

Cities: Dublin, Galway, and Limerick (some cities may be subject to change)

Eligible students: Open to CSE first-year students. Admission is by application.

Credit: One credit (CSE 1002)

Language prerequisite: No language prerequisite

Faculty leader: Victoria Interrante, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Estimated program fee: Each program fee includes one credit, round-trip airfare, housing, tours, special events, some group meals, and international health insurance. The fees will be finalized during Fall Semester before students commit to participating, but are estimated to be between $4,300–$5,300.

Questions? Email cseabroad@umn.edu

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