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UNH-IOL Announces Industry Sponsors for STEM High School Summer Internship

High Tech Bound Paid Computer Science Summer Internship

DURHAM, N.H. July 12, 2018— The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) has received generous donations from industry partners Dell EMC , Verizon , Alexander Technology Group , Cisco , HPE , Liberty Mutual , QA Cafe , and Senet to support the expansion of HighTech Bound, its high school summer internship program.

HighTech Bound is a unique opportunity for high school juniors entering their senior year to gain...

The UNH-IOL Announces Ten Industry Sponsors for STEM High School Summer Internship

Durham, N.H., June 20, 2017 -- The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance solutions for the networking industry, has received generous donations from the following industry partners Fidelity , Dell, HPE , Liberty Mutual , QA Cafe, Verizon , Senet, MACOM , Cisco , and Alexander Technology Group to support the continuation of the UNH-IOL High...

The University of New Hampshire to Host NASA Space Apps Challenge

Durham, N.H., April 20, 2017 -- The University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), an independent provider of broad-based testing and standards conformance services for the networking industry, and UNHInnovation (UNHI) are excited to announce they will be hosting the upcoming NASA Space Apps Challenge on April 29-30, 2017 at 21 Madbury Road, right off the UNH Durham, NH campus. The Challenge is open to high school seniors, all college level students and young...

Why I knew HighTech Bound was something I had to be a part of…

I found out about the HighTech Bound internship opportunity at the UNH InterOperability Lab through reading other past intern's experiences and projects through blog posts and the IOL website. After spending some time reading through all the cool information, I knew immediately that this was something I had to do. Soon after, I heard more about this opportunity after I took a lab tour with my sister, a current UNH student, and my father.

In my current computer systems...

My Experience Exploring Computer Science and the UNH-IOL

Hi I’m Kate Bacon, and I was an intern at the UNH InterOperability Lab during the summer of 2018. If you’re reading this you’re probably wondering more about being an intern at the IOL, what you will be doing here, and who you will be working with. You’re probably feeling all of the same emotions I was feeling before I started my internship. I am here to tell you about my experience at the IOL, what I learned, and the...

The UNH-IOL High School Internship Experience: That I’m Still Living!

I admit when I walked into the IOL on my first day as a HighTech Bound Intern, I was nervous. When my technology teacher informed me of the internship during my junior year of high school, I had no idea that my decision to apply would help shape many of my future college decisions and life experiences.

I was eager to start my position as soon as I had discovered my acceptance. I walked into a room surrounded by...

Meet our High School Summer Interns!

We are excited to share the big news, we have officially hired 12 interns for the upcoming 12th year of our HighTech Bound Program. Their first day is Monday, June 23rd. We couldn't have done anything without the support of our 2017 Sponsors .

Aaron Hill

Aaron attends Hollis Brookline High School located in Hollis, NH. He has experience in JIRA and has worked on several projects on github using different...

Breaking Barriers: My experience at the UNH Girls Technology Day

The STEM field, especially engineering and computer science, has been historically populated by men. This is caused by years of stereotyping and while the percentage of women in the field is slowly increasing, the ratio of men to women in the workforce is still severely unbalanced. Today, only about 20 percent of STEM jobs are occupied by women. To help combat this and spark interest in technology-based careers, the NH Department of Education, in partnership with the NH Community College...

The Problem is Always the Cable: My 2015 High School Internship

It always feels friendlier, in my opinion, to write essays and articles as though I were in conversation with my readers. 1

So hello! I’m Daroc Alden, a freshman at the University of New Hampshire and a Test Technician in the IOL’s AVnu Testing Services. 2 I was recently asked to write a blog post about my internship experience during the summer of 2015. Although I am writing this 18 months after my internship, and so my memories might...