Our Scholars

We are committed to success. Learn about opportunities that LiFT scholars have engaged in to support their personal and professional growth.

Scholars' Accomplishments

LiFT program scholars with Molly Morin and Mathew Palakal

IUPUI student selected to address science organizations at national S-STEM symposium

Bianca Chavis, an IUPUI student, spoke to the leadership teams of the National Science Foundation and the American Association for the Advancement of Science as well as more than 600 other members of science organizations, university officials and students.

Read more about Bianca

Andres Calvillo at Infosys

Andres Calvillo

Infosys InStep Global Internship Experience, Summer 2019

InStep includes an allowance, flight tickets to and from, airport transfers in India, visa fees, accommodation, chauffeur-driven cars, health insurance, health club membership, and many other conveniences.

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Isabel Lopez at the i3 Institute

Isabel Lopez

iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3), Summer 2019

i3 is an undergraduate research and leadership development program that prepares students from underrepresented populations for graduate study and careers in the information sciences. Only 25 students from across the country are selected each year to become i3 Scholars. Those students undertake a yearlong experience that includes two summer institutes hosted by the University of Pittsburgh School of Computing and Information and a research project spanning the year.

Andrew Burkholder at Geico

Andrew Burkholder

Xtern Participant: Business Analyst Intern for Geico, Summer/Fall 2019

Through Xtern selected college students have the opportunity to work alongside industry leaders at Indy’s fastest-growing tech companies, live and make friends with more than 100 other Xterns from around the country, and experience why Indy is such an awesome place to live and work in the tech field. TechPoint provides the ultimate tech internship experiences through the Xtern program.

Group of Salesforce interns

Megan Dabney, Andrew George, and Andrea Johnson

Salesforce Pathfinder Program, Spring/Summer 2019

Armed with both the technical and business skills to become Salesforce administrators and developers, Salesforce Pathfinder graduates will fulfill in-demand positions in the Salesforce ecosystem and blaze their own career trails.

Alvaro Gomez, Stewart McCalley, and Jared Westerfield

Undergraduate Research, Spring/Summer 2019

Engaging undergraduate research experiences provides students an opportunity to engage in research under the mentorship of a faculty member. There are a variety of ways students can engage in undergraduate research, students are encouraged to explore the variety of student programs offered through the Center for Research and Learning at IUPUI.