Category: SPEED Teams

Clarkson University’s SPEED Teams, short for Student Projects for Engineering Experience and Design, are at the forefront of experiential learning, providing students with hands-on opportunities to apply their engineering knowledge and skills to real-world projects. Through participation, students collaborate with peers, faculty mentors, and industry partners to tackle complex challenges, innovate solutions, and make a tangible impact in their fields of study.

One of the key features of SPEED Teams is their interdisciplinary nature, which brings together students from various engineering disciplines to work on projects that require diverse perspectives and expertise. Whether designing a solar-powered vehicle, developing a sustainable energy solution, or creating a prototype for a biomedical device, students learn to collaborate effectively, communicate their ideas, and solve problems creatively.

Participation in SPEED Teams offers students a unique opportunity to gain practical experience and enhance their professional skills outside the classroom. From project management and teamwork to technical proficiency and communication, students develop a wide range of competencies that are highly valued by employers in today’s competitive job market.

Moreover, student team members have the chance to network with industry professionals, gain exposure to cutting-edge technologies, and build their professional portfolios. Through partnerships with leading companies and organizations, students have access to valuable resources, mentorship opportunities, and potential internships or employment opportunities.

Overall, Clarkson University’s SPEED Teams offer students a dynamic and immersive learning experience that prepares them for success in their future careers. By participating, students not only gain practical skills and knowledge but also develop the confidence, resilience, and adaptability needed to thrive in a rapidly changing world. Whether pursuing a career in engineering, technology, or any other field, SPEED Teams equip students with the tools they need to make a positive impact and achieve their goals.

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International Student POV: Shazoi Hall from Golden Spring, Jamaica

Hi, my name is Shazoi Hall and I am an international student from Jamaica studying Civil Engineering here at Clarkson University as an Ignite Presidential Fellow. During my time here, I’ve had the opportunity to get involved in quite a few things that have made my experience valuable and have helped me with my self-development …