Sophomore JumpStart

All Viterbi sophomore students are invited to JumpStart their Viterbi life by engaging in a series of unique and specialized programs designed to fast-track their experiences in career exploration and development, academic support and resources, and social events and connections. The JumpStart program is designed to incentivize students to engage in everything that Viterbi has to offer.

Program Requirements

Students can JumpStart their success by learning about resources and getting to know their classmates, staff, and faculty through:
  • Career development and exploration
  • Academic support and resources
  • Social events and connections
  • Health and wellness
All Viterbi sophomores can participate in any component of the JumpStart program. Some program components include the opportunity to apply for funding that can support undergraduate research, hands-on design projects, or academic travel experiences.


Gain hands-on engineering experiences

Interact with Faculty

Get connected and meaningfully involved

Explore Career Development & Exploration