The best way to learn about a culture is to immerse yourself in it. The iSchool currently offers three annual experiences across the United States to visit startup hotbeds and big tech companies and to connect with SU alumni. Everyone one of these program are open to students from all majors, all schools and colleges, and all degree programs at Syracuse University. Which one should you apply to?

In you’re interested in the East Coast and New York City: EntreTech NYC

You’ve never seen New York City like this. This weeklong experience redefines the bustling metropolis, which bustles with startup activity from top players like Google, Kickstarter, and Foursquare. Meet over 100 alumni and visit over 20 companies on this trip!

Want to learn more about EntreTech NYC? Learn firsthand from past EntreTech-ers!

If you’re interested in the Pacific Northwest and Portland or Seattle: Peak 2 Peak

If you’ve ever wanted to visit the west coast, this trip will bring you to startups in Seattle and Portland, two hipster hotbeds for new tech companies. From Mount Rainier in Seattle to Mount Hood in Portland, you’ll find a string of startups in between.

You can learn more about this trip from Kristen’s Peak 2 Peak Recap: Honey, this is Portland!

If you’re interested in the West Coast and San Francisco: Spring Break in Silicon Valley (SBinSV)

There’s no better way to spend your Spring Break! Come visit the birthplace of startups in Silicon Valley and San Francisco. You’ll get to visit companies at all different stages of growth and meet alumni of all different ages. The Orange connections range from coast to coast!

Want to learn more about SBinSV? Read blog posts from past SBinSV tips, and check out Natalie’s vlog on how to apply to (and prepare for) SBinSV.