During MIT's Independent Activities Period (IAP), a four-week period between semesters, MIT students can sign up for activities led by Lincoln Laboratory technical staff ranging from academic seminars to hands-on engineering projects.

Lincoln Laboratory staff members have organized the following classes in the past:

  • Build a Small Radar System
  • Free-Space Laser Communication
  • Hands-on Holography
  • Mathematics of Big Data
  • RACECAR: Rapid Autonomous Complex-Environment Competing Ackermann-steering Robot
  • Software Radio
  • Technology Innovation Accelerator