• LAunchPad students speaking on a podium
  • Students working on tablets
  • Students working with wires
  • Students testing small cardboard airplanes
  • Students working on small cardboard airplanes
  • Students at work
  • LAunchPad group photo
  • Students working in a lab
  • Student raising her hand
  • Students looking ahead attentively
  • Students working with cardboard
  • LAunchPad students and faculty posing behind a podium

LAunchPad at Cal State LA mark

Welcome to the Cal State LA’s College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology (ECST) LAunchPad Summer Program. LAunchPad 2020 is a two-week virtual summer program at Cal State LA where you learn about the exciting ways engineers and computer scientists make the world a better place. Explore the fields of civil engineering, computer and electrical engineering, computing science, mechanical engineering, technology and discover how choosing to study in these majors looks like in a career after college.

Engineers and Computer Scientists working in the field will serve as panelists to explain what their jobs involve and to share their experiences to help you better understand the field. Along the way, you’ll make new friends, meet our ECST students and faculty, and get to learn more about our College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology.

We hope you enjoy your two weeks on our virtual LAunchPad program, and that you consider applying to ECST this Fall when it’s time for your college applications. Check out the schedule below for more details!


LAunchPad 2020 Schedule


Week 1

Week 2


Meet the Speakers ›






Our Sponsors

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Thank you to our supporters for making this program possible.

Contact Kevin Doody at [email protected] for sponsorship opportunities.



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