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Chicago Ideas Week 2020
October 27-29

Application Deadline is Monday,
October 5, 2020 by 11:59pm CDT

You're invited to join 300 top-tier college students from across the country for Chicago's premier tech talent immersion event. Any student in the University of Illinois System may apply.

We're excited to announce ThinkChicago Chicago Ideas Week 2020, an all-virtual event for top-tier students to explore Chicago's thriving tech and innovation ecosystem and participate in Chicago Ideas Week. Selected participants will take part in a three-day immersion program where you'll meet with tech community leaders, explore career-building opportunities, and network with student entrepreneurs and innovators from across the country.

This program is FREE and you can participate from the comfort of your home, from October 27-29! Learn more.

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ThinkChicago connects university students with career-building opportunities in Chicago's tech & innovation ecosystem. ThinkChicago is led by ChicagoNEXT of World Business Chicago, in partnership with the City of Chicago and the University of Illinois System.

Thank you to ThinkChicago 2020 presenting sponsor tastytrade. Learn more about one of Chicago's leading tech companies and their hiring.


Thank you to our partner Chicago Ideas. Learn more about this innovative year-round platform designed to make visionary ideas accessible to a wide audience, fostering meaningful connections to spark positive change in the world.