Booz Allen Hamilton’s Summer Games

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Booz Allen Hamilton’s Summer Games

More than 7,000 students applied. Just 450 of the most creative minds were selected. The prize is a 10-week opportunity to participate in Booz Allen Hamilton’s Summer Games, a fun, intense and competitive internship program that assesses each student’s interests, passions and skill sets before assigning them to project teams that align best with each individual’s goals. The following posts are part of a series of stories written by Booz Allen Hamilton’s Summer Games interns.

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DC Inno Spotlights Booz Allen’s Summer Games Internship Program
Students who participate in Booz Allen Hamilton’s unique Summer Games internship program have the freedom to capitalize on their imagination, to grow, run with ideas, and learn the process of building something new in an unobstructed environment. They are encouraged to collaborate, and given intellectual freedom to develop and prototype ideas aimed at solving major world problems. Think large-...
Sep 12, 2017 3:15 PM ET
Revolutionary Drone Solution Takes Home the Gold at Booz Allen’s Summer Games
More than 50 percent of the workforce will be comprised of Millennial talent by 2020. This generational shift, combined with the increasing demand for companies to find top STEM-based talent, has resulted in an arms race for interns. What is the secret sauce to attracting and retaining top tech-savvy Millennials? Booz Allen Hamilton is challenging the traditional idea of the...
Aug 31, 2017 2:50 PM ET
The Next Generation Rucksack: Booz Allen Interns Develop Autonomous Vehicle to Ease Soldiers’ Load
Today the average U.S. soldier carries at least 60 pounds of gear. An extended patrol can double that weight.1  A group of Booz Allen Summer Games interns are looking to end the musculoskeletal injuries – a result of the weight they carry – that can plague soldiers. As the military explores how to...
Aug 18, 2017 3:30 PM ET
From Protecting Critical Infrastructure to Streamlining IT Systems: How Booz Allen Interns Apply Machine Learning to Solve Tough Problems
The steam engine. The airplane. The microprocessor. Now, machine intelligence—machines’ ability to perceive, interpret, and take action based on data—represents the next transformative technology for society. We’re already seeing its awe-inspiring effects: from trucks that drive themselves, to computer programs that develop drug therapies, to software that writes news articles and...
Aug 14, 2017 4:50 PM ET
Booz Allen Interns Use Crowdsourcing and Smart Phones to Save Lives During Natural Disasters
Natural disasters cost billions in infrastructure repairs and claim tens of thousands of lives each year. In 2016, there were 91 weather, climate or geological disasters in the U.S.—including severe storms, hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, heat waves and droughts. Globally, there were 750 disasters in 2016, the highest number in four years....
Aug 7, 2017 12:05 PM ET