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Artificial Intelligence (AI) will change the world. Who will change AI?

 

Through AI4ALL, a national program supported by Melinda Gates’ Pivotal Ventures, students will be able to take a series of classes at no cost on the ethics of AI, collaborate with industry partners, and gain access to AI4ALL’s alumni network, to pursue internships and jobs.

It is a virtual program spanning 5-weeks tentatively running in B-term with synchronous and asynchronous instruction. Students will also receive a certificate upon completion of the program. 

The program is open to all freshmen, sophomore, and juniors, including newly accepted students. Students do not need to be a CS major or have coding experience to apply.

 View this slideshow or watch this Zoom recording for more details.

Why should I apply?

  • Get a hands-on introduction to computer science and artificial intelligence (AI), ethical issues surrounding AI implementation, and tech careers.​

  • Emerge with actionable next steps in pursuing an academic or career path in AI--and the opportunity to continue in the following semester to our second program, Apply AI .​

  • Receive mentorship from industry leaders in the AI and tech industry from companies like Google, Capital One, Facebook, Slalom Consulting, Accenture, Pearson, and more​.

  • Once you complete the program, you will be provided with a Discover AI Certificate of Completion and ideas for next steps to take along your AI path.

  • AI4ALL’s long-term vision is to foster a community of diverse leaders across a variety of disciplines who influence AI in a positive direction.

What does the program involve?

Step 1: Discover AI

An introduction to artificial intellignence fundamentals and ethical concerns.

Step 2: Apply AI

Guide participants to develop technical skills and build an AI portfolio

Step 3: Changemakers

Students will be invited to participate in ongoing career development opportunities, including applying for internships with AI4ALL partner

WPI College Pathways Timeline & Synchronous Elements

Timeline:

Application opens: Sent in late June and open on a rolling basis TA Recruitment deadline: August 15, 2022 Application deadline: September 30, 2022 Program launch:  October 26, 2022

Program Break: Week of November 21 Program showcase: November 30, 2022

Weekly Student Meeting Time Wednesdays Starting on October 26, 2022 until program showcase 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. ET

All Virtual

 

Rodica Neamtu
AI4ALL seeks to help students become different kinds of leaders--leaders who are not just knowledgeable scientists invested in the work, but also have a deep understanding of the social and ethical implications of their work.
Associate Professor of Computer Science Rodica Neamtu, who spearheaded efforts to bring the program to WPI .