• OUR PROGRAMS & INITIATIVES

    Dirving inclusive growth and opportunity for Chicago's tech economy and innovation ecosystem

    ThinkChicago Lollapalooza

    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.

  • THINKCHICAGO PARTNERS

    Helping Students Explore The City’s Vibrant Innovation Ecosystem