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Jacobs School and Corporate Affiliates Partner in Team Internship Initiative

Six teams of Jacobs School undergraduate students will be deployed at ABIOMED, Cymer, Inc., Callaway Golf Company, Lockheed Martin ORINCON Corp. and SPAWAR Systems Center, San Diego this summer as part of the School's team internship initiative. The aim is to enhance students' education through realworld engineering experience in a multi-disciplinary team environment. Nearly 150 students applied for the program, and 25 students were hand-selected to participate.

"Companies receive the benefit of our talented students, and because the students are working as a team, they can communicate well across engineering disciplines to bring a true systems approach to their solution," said Anne O'Donnell, director of the Jacobs School Corporate Affiliates Program. She says a key to the success of team internships is well-defined, substantive projects. During their 10-week internships this summer, Jacobs School student teams will be working on projects ranging from a system to track and receive data on golf club selection and performance, to development of deformable blood contacting surfaces for an implantable artificial heart. For more information, please contact Anne O'Donnell, odonnell@ucsd.edu, (858) 822- 5963.