Summer Workshops

Summer Workshop Opportunities

The Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management is excited to announce two summer workshop opportunities for current high school students and teachers.


Students - "Innovate: The Raikes School Way" and "Girls Who Innovate: The Raikes School Way"
Dates: July 17 to July 29
Target Audience: High School students who will enter the 2017-18 school year as a junior or senior
Cost: $525 upon acceptance into the workshop (limited scholarships are available)

  • Two week, project oriented, on-campus workshop (will stay in the Kauffman Center)
  • Learn basic programming skills and innovation concepts
  • Receive instruction from Raikes School faculty members
  • Visit campus departments (CB3 Labs) and local businesses (Hudl, Nmotion, etc.)
  • No computer science experience is necessary
Use the links below to apply to this student workshop! Important Dates
  • Wednesday, March 1: Application to Participate and Scholarship Application deadline
  • Wednesday, March 15: Applicants who are accepted will be notified
  • Friday, March 31: Accepted applicants full registration payment due (for their spot to be secured)


Teachers - “Adventures in Alice”
Dates: June 5-16, 2017
Target Audience: Middle and High School teachers in the areas of math, science, business/career education and technology
Cost: Free, will receive a $500-$1000 stipend upon successful completion of the workshop

  • Learn how to create code and create animated stories and games to incorporate into lesson plans at school
  • Option to receive 3 graduate credits
  • Can commute or stay in the Kauffman Center
  • No computer science experience is necessary
Use the link below to apply to this teacher workshop! Important Dates
  • Wednesday, March 29 – Application to Participate due
  • Wednesday, April 12 – Applicants who are accepted will be notified

If you have any questions, please contact Anna Pressler, Director of Recruitment and Student Success at the Raikes School, by emailing anna.pressler@unl.edu or calling 402-472-9097.