Apply for ThinkChicago Chicago Ideas 2020


Calling all college students across the country to apply for ThinkChicago Chicago Ideas 2020. This year’s event will take place virtually this October 27-29. Submit your application to be among the 300 selected students that will take a behind-the-scenes tour of Chicago’s tech ecosystem and have access to programming by Chicago Ideas, the city’s leading ideas platform featuring global thought leaders and innovators.

Chicago Ideas speakers will share thought leadership on a variety of topics ranging from leadership and life’s lessons to science and technology, to the most pressing issues of the day and the most creative insights in entertainment in 2020 and beyond.

Students are accepted into the program based on their interest in digital technology, computer science, innovation, entrepreneurship, and demonstrated commitment to excellence. Most students are in the junior or senior years of their undergraduate studies, but students from other years are also encouraged to apply. In our most recent flagship event, ThinkChicago-from-Home 2020, 250 students from 36 universities across 20 states participated in a three-day virtual event opened by Chicago’s Mayor Lightfoot (read more here).

The selected 300 students will have access to talks and presentations featuring Chicago’s leading technologists and entrepreneurs, networking opportunities with local tech companies who are hiring and special access to Chicago Ideas programming. Click here to apply today!

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