Students can participate at the Innovation Center designed programs as an extra class activity or for credit during their academic year.

LIVE Classes

LIVE classes are problem-solving, project-based experiences that allow students to interact with organizations in their classes led by faculty. In these classes students will learn theory and direct application by engaging with an external organization that will video conference in the class throughout the semester.

Spring 2022 Live Courses

Virtual Internships

The Virtual Team Internship Program (for-credit) is available to undergraduate and graduate (both domestic and international) students who wish to pursue a virtual team internship linked to their major/program of study. The virtual internship experience will be uniquely designed by the IC for each student team.

The Innovation Center joined forces with the Center for Career and Professional Development to help shift the Jaggar Community Fellows Program to a virtual format. As a result, 44 students were placed in 11 nonprofits for 10 week project team virtual internships during the summer of 2020.

This program provided me an opportunity to work with a bright and diverse team besides adding a valuable professional experience beyond what I would normally be able to experience inside a classroom setting.

Terence Wong Computer Science, May 2021

Summer 2020 Virtual Internship Partners:

100 For All

100 For All is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to addressing the global water crisis. The project objective is to help 100 For All strategize and implement an efficient plan to grow their brand awareness and clear water impact.

Alchemy Sky

Alchemy Sky is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that supports Veteran healing in Atlanta by engaging them in music projects which include writing and recording original songs. The project objective is to design an expansion plan and a marketing strategy to scale their programs to reach more Veterans outside of Atlanta.

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to the mission of freeing the world from cancer. The project object is to help The American Cancer Society expand their Associate Board of Ambassadors (ABOA) strategy nationally to all chapters.

Angela’s House

Angela’s House is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides home care options for families by coordinating the extensive array of services needed to support medically frail children at home. The project object is to design and build a marketing and communications strategy.


Belvedere is a boutique investment firm based in Miami, FL. The project objective is to conduct market research and best practices analysis to support the designing of a cryptocurrency digital banking platform.


BoardBuild is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to strengthen communities through the training and matching of emerging and established leaders with qualified nonprofit boards. The project objective is to design a dashboard to measure the effectiveness of Board Build activities to enhance nonprofit goals from various angles such as social, civic, financial and others.

Center for Youth Dialogue

Center for Youth Dialogue is a nonprofit organization located in Tanzania. Their goal is to promote youth welfare at local and international levels through informative dialogues, cultural and educational exchange opportunities, and volunteerism. The project objective is to increase awareness among youths, women, and people with disabilities on the accessibility of the Zanzibar identity cards (ZAN IDs) as a pathway to access their socio-economic needs.

De la Mano con la Calle

De la Mano con la Calle is a non-governmental organization (NGO) that generates comprehensive solutions for people living in the streets of San José.The project objective is to analyze what other nations are doing to attend to the homeless during the COVID-19 outbreak, and propose new ways to ensure the health and proper attention of the homeless in Costa Rica.


NYSID is a non-for-profit membership organization that promotes social and economic goals related to the employment of New Yorkers with disabilities and qualified veterans. The project objective is to develop a strategy to increase the number of employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

Safe Place International

Safe Place International is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a core mission to empower double-marginalized refugee/migrant communities via projects aimed at the provision of basic needs. The project objective is to build a pathway and support system for the members to get online and reach the wider refugee population throughout Greece.

SEPA Mujer

SEPA Mujer is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that supports immigrant women on Long Island since 1993 by speaking out against injustice, providing access to opportunities and services, taking a stand against domestic violence and other abuses, and pushing for social change. The project objective is to redesign and develop their social media marketing presence and recommend ideas to serve the community given the in-presence limitations imposed by COVID-19.

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