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2018 Peak 2 Peak

Aug. 12, 2018, noon - Aug. 18, 2018, noon

Location: Portland, OR and Seattle, WA

Join us August 12–18, 2018 for Peak 2 Peak! 

Peak 2 Peak is a week-long travel program that takes place in Seattle, WA and Portland, OR. It is a sister program to the iSchool’s well-known Spring Break in Silicon Valley and Entretech NYC programs.

Peak 2 Peak will give you a firsthand look at the companies, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists, and their way of life (both personal and professional) in the Pacific Northwest. Participating students will connect with Syracuse University alumni living and working in Seattle and Portland.

Potential visits include: Starbucks, Nike, Intel, Amazon, Microsoft, Boeing, Smarsh, and more!

The application for Peak 2 Peak 2018 is now closed.

Admissions Information

Peak 2 Peak is a competitive program with limited space.

The application for Peak 2 Peak 2018 is now closed.

To be considered for admission, you should have, at the time of application, the following:

  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.
  • An advising transcript (unofficial is fine)
  • An up-to-date resume
  • A short essay submittion
  • A short video submission

Students who participate in this program are expected to not only represent themselves well, but also act as strong ambassadors for Syracuse University. In order for this opportunity to be made available to future students, current students must work to ensure that we are invited back to the companies who host us during this event.

Admissions decisions are based on a full review of the application file and any disciplinary records. Once admitted to the program, you must remain a student in good standing (academic and judicial) to stay eligible to participate in this program.

Costs, Credit, and Contact Information


$750 per student. All interested students should apply, regardless of their ability to pay. The iSchool will work to make this program accessible to all who want to attend.


This trip must be taken as a credit­-bearing course (3 credits).


Please direct any questions to Julie Walas Huynh, Director of Alumni & Student Engagement at

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