ThinkChicago invites 200 university students to tour Chicago's fast growing tech scene and attend Lollapalooza and Chicago Ideas Week Programming.


ThinkChicago-from-Home 2020!
Application Deadline is Monday,
July 6, 2020 by 11:59pm CDT

Any student in the University of Illinois System may apply.

We're excited to announce ThinkChicago-from-Home 2020, an all-virtual event where you'll take a behind-the-scenes tour of Chicago's vibrant tech and innovation ecosystem. 200 top-tier college students 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 July 29-31! Learn more.

And thank you to our ThinkChicago 2020 Presenting Sponsor tastytrade!

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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.










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