ThinkChicago is a national STEM talent attraction & retention program led by World Business Chicago, in partnership with City of Chicago, the University of Illinois System, and the City Colleges of Chicago.
Career Education & Exposure Events
ThinkChicago attendees meet with civic & industry leaders, and participate in talks featuring technologists and entrepreneurs.
Tech & Innovation Exploration
We provide students with a behind-the-scenes tour of Chicago’s most innovative companies and starups.
Building Diverse Talent Pipelines
Company partners receive our resume books, and have the opportunity to recruit at our company showcases.
Telling the story on why Chicago leads as a global hub for tech, innovation & entrepreneurship.
Check out the videos from our past flagship events featuring our students, our speakers, and more!
ThinkChicago Homecoming Pt.1
ThinkChicago Homecoming Pt. 2
Mayor Lightfoot & ThinkChicago
Work With ThinkChicago
Building a tech workforce truly representative of the city is no easy job! ThinkChicago recognizes that this work can't be done alone, and welcomes collaboration from all sides. Reach out to us for programming, company connections, and career opportunities.
Students & Organizations
Do you want to bring ThinkChicago to your campus/organization? Learn how to become a ThinkChicago Ambassador.