Alex: Waking Early, Creating Space and Knowing when to Stop

Working remotely has been interesting if I were to describe it. Interesting in the sense that it gives me more freedom than expected and the downside of having to maintain that balance of work and relaxation. In the beginning, I truly did struggle to properly wake up and do my work, because I have alwaysContinue reading “Alex: Waking Early, Creating Space and Knowing when to Stop”

Working remotely! The benefits, the challenges, the fun, and the opportunities

Alexander Blanchette is a 2020 Tech Fellow interning with Orlando’s StarterStudio. If I had to sum up my experience working remotely with StarterStudio in one word it would be “flexibility”. Working remotely comes with many benefits, for starters, I don’t think I would be able to learn about and take part in as many projectsContinue reading “Working remotely! The benefits, the challenges, the fun, and the opportunities”

Nohemi: Making the most of a remote internship

Nohemi Soza-Acevedo is a 2020 Tech Fellow interning at Orlando’s StarterStudio. In this past week, I can sincerely reflect and conclude that the challenges, opportunities, and growth presented as a StarterStudio intern does not go unnoticed. During the past few weeks working with StarterStudio, I have learned many valuable skills that not only will help meContinue reading “Nohemi: Making the most of a remote internship”

Chris: Helping Domi Station Transition

Chris Lormeus is a 2020 Tech Fellow interning with Tallahassee’s Domi Station. This week my internship with Domi Station has yielded a few surprises. One surprise in particular that stuck out that was being tasked with creating and modifying the procedures the company should take since the lockdown due to COVID-19. I had to researchContinue reading “Chris: Helping Domi Station Transition”

Nohemi: Challenges so Far

Nohemi Soza-Acevedo is a 2020 Tech Fellow interning at Orlando’s StarterStudio. As my third week of interning for StarterStudio came to an end, I can reflect back and say that I have faced some challenges. One of my favorite sayings that I live by, states the following: “Accept the challenges so that you can feelContinue reading “Nohemi: Challenges so Far”

Adel: Week One

My name is Adel Bebe. I’m starting my 2nd-year at Florida State University majoring in Chemical Engineering. I have been involved in CARE’s SSS-STEM program and the CRE’s Florida-Georgia Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation program (FGLSAMP), in addition to the National Society of Black Engineers. Through FGLSAMP I’ve been able to talk with minorityContinue reading “Adel: Week One”

Alexander Blanchette: My Mobile Work Setup

My name is Alexander Blanchette and this summer I am working as a Marketing Intern for Starter Studio Orlando. Currently, I am tasked with creating content for their social media pages, engaging with and growing all social media platforms; and working directly with Starter Studio alumni to further develop and flesh out the network byContinue reading “Alexander Blanchette: My Mobile Work Setup”

Chris Lormeus: Week One

Hello, My name is Christopher Lormeus a third-year student at The Florida State University studying Finance with a minor in Business Analytics. Some of my personal interests include day trading stocks and foreign exchange currencies while mapping out the necessary components I need to launch my drop-shipping business. Last summer, I was part of theContinue reading “Chris Lormeus: Week One”

Welcome to the IDEA Grants Blog

Welcome to the IDEA Grants program blog! IDEA grants fund summer research, creative projects, and the development or evaluation of new or existing ideas. The program offers students the chance to flex their intellectual and creative muscles through innovative summer projects. Each Spring semester, FSU students of all majors are eligible to apply for grantsContinue reading “Welcome to the IDEA Grants Blog”