STEAM Dream Team Technology Showcase

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math

Each summer, Prince George’s County’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) creates a summer internship for 20+ high school and college students. These interns are tasked with creating an innovative solution to any challenge within Prince George’s County. The program focuses on the development of a career pipeline and interceptive strategies to improve student matriculation and eventual career success in technology fields. The interns also learn several useful project management, presentation, and teamwork skills that help to enhance their professional abilities.

2018 Competition 

In 2018, the objective of the summer program was to improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the health and wellness system in Prince George's County. Using any variation of a 3D printer, Mobile device application, Raspberry pi and Amazon echo device, teams were required to create a solution. 

Watch video of the showcase for 2018 

Teams 

  • Medicate
  • Green Machine
  • Plover
  • Echo Health

2017 Competition 

In the summer of 2017, interns were tasked with using Amazon’s Alexa technology to create an innovative solution to a challenge that exists in the Prince George’s County Public School system. 

Watch video of the showcase for 2017 

Teams:

  • T Cubed
  • B.A.S.E
  • A Squared
  • Simplexa

2016 Competition 

In the summer of 2016, six teams were charged with using a 3D printer, mobile application, and raspberry pi in order to address some of the most challenging issues facing Prince George’s County. Each team was assigned a different community that faces challenges including poverty, crime, inadequate education, and poor health rates.

Watch video of the showcase for 2016

Team

  • Crime Clippers
  • Operation Restoration
  • Diamond Developers
  • B.E.S.T
  • Oeration W.I.N

2015 Competition 

In the summer of 2015, the six teams competed again in the STEAM Team Dream Challenge and were each assigned a struggling area in Prince George’s County to focus on, a county agency, AND a technological device. The technologies assigned were Raspberry Pi, 3D printer, mobile application, video games, drones, and robots. The teams were tasked with relating all of these aspects of the project and create an effective solution. 

Watch video of the showcase for 2015

Team

  • Hand 4 A Hand
  • Aviation Heights
  • Power of Pi
  • C.U.P.
  • C.U.R.E.
  • Simulation Education

2014 Competition 

In the summer of 2014, six teams were charged with using various technological devices in order to address some of the most challenging issues facing Prince George’s County. Each team was assigned a different community that faces challenges including poverty, crime, inadequate education, and poor health rates.

Watch video of the showcase for 2014

Team

  • Better Heights - "It's About Innovation" (Marlow Heights/Hillcrest Heights)
  • Bladensburg Path Finders
  • Empowering Langley Park
  • Green Oasis Evolving Glassmanor/Oxon Hill
  • Project Outreach (Kentland)
  • Suitland YD