CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

Chicago is among the largest cities in the U.S. and has a constantly changing landscape. Once razed by fire, the city redefined itself through bold architecture combining both the old and the new. As industries have come and gone from the city, Chicago is rising (once again) as a start-city in the tech world.

Without question, the start-up scene in the windy city has been flourishing, becoming more important to Chicago's economy. Tech start-ups have embraced the diverse economy, It's startup scene is focused on building profitable businesses and solving real customer problems. With an active entrepreneurial network, , Chicago's startup tech community is incredibly accessible to those looking to learn and get their foot in the door.

AVAILABLE PROGRAMS:

 

1. SEMESTER PART-TIME ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM:

  • Intern part-time 10-15 hours per week at high growth tech startup 
  • Attend weekly professional networking events and speaker series
  • Program Fee: $3,195 

2. SUMMER/WINTER FULL-TIME ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM:

  • 8 week program
  • Work full-time at a tech startup 
  • Attend weekly professional networking events and speaker series
  • Does NOT include housing
  • Program Fee: $2,900

3. SEMESTER FULL-TIME ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM

  • If you want to spend more than 8 weeks during a semester working full-time, please contact us for customized pricing - campusrelations@sagecorps.com

 

SAMPLE ITINERARY

 

WEEK

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PRE-DEPARTURE SUPPORT

Online Curriculum (Introductory, Networking & Design Thinking Courses)
Video Chats with your Host Startup and Preparation for your role
Group Video Chats with other Fellows in the program
Review Orientation Materials and Prepare for Arrival

WEEK

1

Fellows arrive in Chicago

Orientation Events

Talk with Experience Institute
Tour of 1871
Design Thinking Challenge
Social & Cultural Activities

Fellows begin full time at startups

WEEK

2

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VC NETWORKING EVENT

WEEK

3

Visit to Google

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4

WORKSHOP ABOUT STARTUP JOBS

WEEK

5

Battle Balls Event

WEEK

6

Roundtable AT LINKEDIN

WEEK

7

Last day of work at startup

WEEK

8

Fellows leave Chicago

End of Program Feedback Survey
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