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Summer Experiences

Spend your summer making a difference in your future—and in the world.

What Are You Doing This Summer?

For those students who want to spend their summer pursuing an interest in innovation, I&E and our partners offer a wide range of experiential learning opportunities. You can work on your own venture, support a social venture making a difference, immerse yourself in the nation’s heart of innovative enterprise, and more.

Explore potential summer experiences below. Questions about specific programs? Schedule a brief call or appointment through our Innovation Navigators service.


Ronald & Carrie Ludwig Duke in Silicon Valley Program

A comprehensive one-month, one course credit program in Silicon Valley designed to give students an intensive experience in the creation of new ventures through coursework, site visits, meetings, and experiences

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Duke I&E Summer Accelerator

The Duke I&E Summer Accelerator (virtual in 2021) provides select teams with access to additional resources in order to further their ventures. Students in the Accelerator receive mentorship, classes, community-building activities, and a $5,000 stipend. 

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Duke Technology Scholars

DTech is a comprehensive effort to inspire a more diverse group of Duke students to choose careers in computer science and electrical & computer engineering through relationships, mentoring, and hands-on experience

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