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Innovate Ireland is Full of Superheroes

Superheroes are known as a fantasy and a dream every kid has at one point or another. But what if the idea of superheroes blended into your job? During our Innovate Ireland Immersion Trip, we visited an online retailer that specializes in products based on customer research and location, Jet.com . We met with the… Read the full article…


Steering the Boat for the First Time

Editor’s note: in this piece, Alex reflects on his experience on Peak2Peak, one of the many Immersion Experiences the iSchool offers. Applications for the spring 2019 trips – EntreTech NYC, Spring Break in Silicon Valley, and TechTrek Chicago – are open now! Before getting started about the highlight of my Peak to Peak (P2P) experience, let me tell you about my… Read the full article…


Finding Syracuse University Alumni in the Pacific Northwest

Editor’s note: in this piece, Emily reflects on her experience on Peak2Peak, one of the many Immersion Experiences the iSchool offers. Applications for the spring 2019 trips – EntreTech NYC, Spring Break in Silicon Valley, and TechTrek Chicago – are open now! When milling around Amazon’s new in house rain forest, the last thing I expected to hear was, “Do you… Read the full article…


Experiencing Different Company Cultures

Editor’s note: in this piece, Xiaoxiao reflects on her experience on Peak2Peak, one of the many Immersion Experiences the iSchool offers. Applications for the spring 2019 trips – EntreTech NYC, Spring Break in Silicon Valley, and TechTrek Chicago – are open now! Company Culture in The Pacific NorthWest I’m very lucky that I get the chance to visit a lot of… Read the full article…


Diversity Starts With Me

Editor’s note: in this piece, Anna reflects on her experience on Peak2Peak, one of the many Immersion Experiences the iSchool offers. Applications for the spring 2019 trips – EntreTech NYC, Spring Break in Silicon Valley, and TechTrek Chicago – are open now! “Diversity is like being asked to a party, but being inclusive is like… Read the full article…


Dear Future EntreTech Student …

Applications for EntreTech NYC will be opening Monday, October 1st on the EntreTech website! For questions contact Julie Walas, Director of Alumni & Student Engagement at jlwalas@syr.edu.    So you’re thinking about applying for EntreTech or another iSchool immersion program? Congrats! You have been introduced to an incredible opportunity very few will ever experience. Once you have… Read the full article…



GET Immersion Experience Student Perspective: The Importance of Work Based Learning

“Immersion Experience Student Perspectives” is a series of blog posts by students who are currently participating or have recently participated in the Global Enterprise Technology (GET) Immersion Experience. These students provide unique insights into what it’s like to get hands on experience through full time employment in a technology-driven global work environment. For more information on the GET Immersion Experience please visit: http://get-immersion.syr.edu/. This guest post is written by GET Immersion Experience intern and University of Delaware student Kurt Sanders.