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EntreTech NYC 2019

Jan. 6, 2019, 9 a.m. - Jan. 11, 2019, noon

Location: New York City

Join us January 6–11, 2019 for EntreTech NYC, where you can immerse yourself in the NYC digital landscape for a week.

We'll visit and interact with emerging startups, established unicorn companies, Syracuse University alumni, and investors in Manhattan. We’ll shadow IT personnel and entrepreneurs in information-based companies like: Google NYC, FourSquare, LinkedIn, Night Agency, Brand Yourself, Vox Media, Arkadium, and more.

EntreTech NYC is designed to give students a firsthand look at the companies, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and way of life (both personal and professional) in Manhattan, New York City.

This program is open to students from all majors, all schools and colleges, and all degree programs. Students must enroll for three undergraduate or graduate credits.

Application and Deadline

Apply to EntreTech NYC 2019

Applications due by 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, November 1.

Admissions Information

EntreTech NYC is a competitive program with limited space.

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
  • An Experiential Learning statement of 500 words or less, describing what attending EntreTech NYC would mean to you.
  • A short video describing what you envision as the ideal company or organization to visit on this trip.

These details are all contained in the application.

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, including the transcript, resume, the Experiential Learning statement, short video, 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

Cost

$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.

Credit

This trip must be taken as a credit­-bearing course (3 credits). Graduate students MUST register for the 3-credit IDS 660 Immersion Experience course to participate. Standard tuition fees, per credit, will apply. 

Contact

Please direct any questions to Julie Walas, Director of Alumni & Student Engagement at jlwalas@syr.edu

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