Weeks 1 and 2: The Immersion Phase
Students will come together as a larger group. They will receive specific training and instruction about the program and learn about different companies across Berkshire County.
Where: The Berkshire Innovation Center, 45 Woodlawn Avenue, Pittsfield
When: 5 - 7 pm
Weeks 3 and 4: The Exposure Phase
Students will visit host companies as well as participate in company presentations at the Berkshire Innovation Center. This expose to manufacturing operations across Berkshire County will give students a better understanding of the scope of industries in this region.
Where: Host companies and the Berkshire Innovation Center
When: Could be as early as 2:00 pm to adhere to host companies' hours of operation.
Weeks 5 and 6: The Challenge Phase
Students will be divided into teams to work on a final project. At the conclusion of the program, each team will present their project to a panel of judges.
Where: The Berkshire Innovation Center
When: 5:00 - 7:00 pm