2021 ITS Internship Program Showcase

The ITS Internship Program showcase is an annual event that serves to celebrate the projects and achievements of our summer interns. In the seventh year of implementation, the 2021 intern cohort is made up of 37 undergraduate and graduate students from colleges and universities across the state of Michigan. 

This event was hosted on Friday, August 6, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. virtually on Gather Town. Click the button below if you'd like to explore the showcase space!

View the Showcase on Gather Town

Utilizing Google Chrome as your browser to operate Gather Town is the best way to ensure you will not have any technical issues during the event. For more information on how to use Gather Town, please visit our resource guide.

When you first enter the Gather Town space, you will be placed into a room where you can familiarize yourself with Gather Town's controls. Follow the arrows to enter the main event space.

Event Schedule

Friday, August 6

Time Agenda Gather Town Location
10–11 a.m. POSTER SESSIONS BLOCK 1 Poster Gallery
11 a.m.–noon POSTER SESSIONS BLOCK 2 Poster Gallery
  • 11 a.m.: perfSONAR Plugin Factory, presented by Jing Zhang, Frank Wang, Daniel Zhang, Maxwell Li, Samuel Cummins, Yihua Shen, Ali Alrubaiee, and Alyssa Bigley
  • 11:30 a.m.: Legacy Service Charters, presented by Ryan Vanderlist, Sam Westphal, Briya Bhakta, and Taylor Gribble
Big Stage
Noon–1 p.m. Lunch and Network Social Areas
1–2 p.m. POSTER SESSIONS BLOCK 3 Poster Gallery
  • 1 p.m.: Global Cleft Palate Networking Map, presented by Meghan Tremmel, Abdulrahman Ateya, Zini Brace, Bailey Bush, Rohith Kesamneni, Heather Zimmerman, and James Wu
  • 1:30 p.m.: History of IT Timeline, presented by Andrew Esse, Samhita Barigeda, Adria Shines, Tamariah Davis, Najmin Ahmed, Jasmine Duong, Joan Kwaske
Big Stage
2–2:15 p.m. Break and Network Social Areas
2:15–2:45 p.m.

Intern Experience Panel, moderated by Deborah Gowan, panelists include: Jingcong Hu, Ali Alrubaiee, Adria Shines, Ananya Joshi, Samuel Westphal, and Frank Wang

Big Stage
2:45–3 p.m. Closing Remarks, featuring Ravi Pendse, VP-IT CIO of ITS Big Stage

Event Map

Gather Town Map