From July 31st – August 3rd, 2014, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Ideas Week, World Business Chicago, 1871, and Lollapalooza will invite 100 university students from across the country to take a tour of Chicago’s fast growing tech scene and also attend the 3-day Lollapalooza music festival. Each admitted student to will receive a ticket to Lollapalooza as well as the opportunity to attend company career fairs, interview with local companies, and participate in panels featuring Mayor Emanuel, business leaders, and Chicago-based technologists.
We are seeking candidates who are enthusiastic about digital technology, computer science, innovation, or entrepreneurship and have demonstrated a commitment to excellence as evidenced by academic honors, leadership ability, extracurricular activities, and/or professional achievement. It is preferred that applicants be in their junior or senior years of their undergraduate studies. The application deadline is May 7th.
More information at the ThinkChicago website: thinkchicago.net