OUR PROGRAMS & INITIATIVES
Dirving inclusive growth and opportunity for Chicago's tech economy and innovation ecosystem
Our annual summer flagship program
A three-day event for 200 of the nation’s top engineering, computer science, design and business students to immerse themselves in Chicago’s tech scene and attend one of the nation’s most popular music festivals, Lollapalooza.
ThinkChicago Chicago Ideas Week
Our annual fall flagship program
A three-day event for 200 of the nation’s top engineering, computer science, design and business students to immerse themselves in Chicago’s tech scene and attend thought-provoking panels at Chicago Ideas Week.
ThinkChicago Webinars & Virtual Events
In partnership with local universities to connect university students with Chicago's tech community
We work with university entrepreneurship centers and student groups on various webinars and virtual events for students to explore Chicago tech career opportunities.
ThinkChicago Campus Roadshows
Bringing Chicago's leading tech companies directly on campus
ThinkChicago: Roadshow brings Chicago’s technology and innovation companies to visit colleges & universities, showcasing career-building opportunities directly with students on campus
Spring 2020 Resume Book
Connecting university talent with tech career opportunities
Supporting university students to explore career opportunities and directly connect with future employers as we navigate these challenging times due to COVID-19
Partner Program: City Scholars
Led by the University of Illinois' Grainger College of Engineering
Launched in 2018, the City Scholars program leverages nationally renowned
University of Illinois engineering students to build Chicago’s tech pipeline.
Partner Program: DPI Digital Scholars
Led by Discovery Partners Institute (DPI)
Digital Scholars is an immersive program for high school and community college students, and incoming freshman - in partnership with UIC.
Helping Students Explore The City’s Vibrant Innovation Ecosystem