Spring Quad Innovation Consulting Projects

Build your network, experience, and access to meaningful professional work with the Quad this Spring!

The Quad is more than an internship. It’s the best way to do work that matters in the Pikes Peak Region. We facilitate students from CC, PPCC, UCCS and the US Air Force Academy working together to advance strategic projects for area companies and organizations. It’s not easy, but the outcome is an unmatched opportunity to generate real impact and jumpstart your career. And, you’ll earn $1,200.

Find more info and apply at: QuadCOS.org/Programs
Applications due: January 30

Applications are now open for five project teams:

Identify the future of energy
Where will our energy come from in 20 years? How will that impact how we use energy in our homes and businesses? Identify how trends in energy production will influence the future of energy in the Pikes Peak region.
Client: Colorado Springs Utilities.

Augmented reality: capture an emerging market
Augmented reality is poised to transform our world. How will this emerging technology affect how we interact with our cars? How can area technology company capture this emerging market?
Client: Altia

Secure the future of Venetucci Farm
Venetucci is more than a farm; it’s a community icon. Water contamination is threatening the farm’s future. How can the farm operate to preserve its impact for generations to come?
Client: Pikes Peak Community Foundation

Improve access to healthy food
Some local neighborhoods have disproportionately low access to fresh, healthy food. What is a viable model to leverage best practices and sustainably improve access to healthy food?
Client: El Paso County Dept. of Public Health

Affordable housing: develop a model that works
How can we elevate community awareness and advance the development of a real affordable housing project to better serve our region’s most vulnerable senior citizens?
Client: Innovations in Aging


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