Stories & Impact
Mason Break Through Tech Sprinterns™ interned at top companies
A select number of George Mason University students used their winter breaks to gain valuable professional experience through the Break Through Tech Sprinternship™ program.
Students Create Virtual Tour to Showcase Decades of U Street Culture
During their Sprinternship with local extended reality marketing company Capitol Interactive, UMD students used a 360-degree camera to create an interactive tour of historic U Street, providing VR views to immerse users in locations that played a key role in Black Washington.
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Mason Guild guides more women into computing
Break Through Tech’s mission to propel more women into computing is off to a good start with the first Mason Guild program ending July 30.
First Mason Guild kicks off July 26
On July 26, the first-ever Break Through Tech at Mason Guild program kicks off with a group of more than 60 women from Mason and Northern Virginia Community College who want to learn more about technology and computing.
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Seven iSchool Undergraduates Join UMD’s First Sprinternship™
The students worked to create solutions to cybersecurity, IT, and other tech challenges while exploring career opportunities in information science.
Undergrads Explore Tech Careers by Building Apps to Solve Transportation Challenges
Trying out a career in tech can be the best way to explore whether it’s the right fit. And this summer, University of Maryland students got that opportunity through the university’s recently announced partnership with Break Through Tech.