Students

Participate in a high impact project this summer - from home!

Join the Clemson COVID Challenge!
This is a unique, campus-wide opportunity to work on projects that can address issues related to the current COVID-19 situation. No previous experience is required.

You can work on problems and issues you see in your own communities or address some of the needs curated by our colleagues from institutions across South Carolina. There are many problems from a variety of fields that can be addressed for the Clemson COVID Challenge: issues in healthcare delivery; public policy; social factors; and the economy.

To solve these issues, we need to work together (while still being safely apart!). This will require students of diverse backgrounds, expertise, and majors. While we realize that you will be at home to work on this, there are many ways you can gain practical skills at home to develop ideas, prototype designs, and create models of your solutions.

We will provide you support to be able to prototype and do basic testing of the project. You will work with a team of students and a mentor to help guide and advise the team. The end of the project will culminate in the creation of a video pitch to sell and explain your idea to a panel of judges. The winners of the video pitch will be featured in a virtual awards ceremony in late June. All students will be invited to present at the CI Summer Showcase in August in the Watt Center.

Click here to Sign Up (for Clemson Participants) Click here to Sign Up (for Non-Clemson Participants)

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