Additional Opportunities to Engage with City Scholars

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As a partner company, there are several opportunities for your company to engage with the entire City Scholars cohort this semester.

Host TE 360 Course

Lectures in Engineering Entrepreneurship

Host City Scholars in your office for a lecture on entrepreneurship and commercialization of new technology. This signature City Scholars class allows company partners to share their technology and engineering process with students. All City Scholars students are required to participate

  • Host in your office or guest lecture in our classroom at Discovery Partners Institute (200 S Wacker)
  • Feature a talk by company executive and a tour of your facility
  • Provide lunch for student attendees
  • Class time: Thursdays from 1:00pm-2:45pm

Extracurricular Cohort Activities

Enhance students’ understanding of Chicago’s tech community by hosting an optional outing. These partial group events can be hosted at your office or throughout Chicago. Students are required to attend 5 events during their City Scholars semester.

Speaker SeriesHost a small group of students at your office for a tour, tech talk, or networking session.
– Optional for students
-Event time: Fridays from 2:00-2:30pm
Small Group DinnerHost a small group of students at your office or a restaurant in the loop with company executives focused on mentoring and networking
– Optional for students
– Event time: Weekdays beginning at 5:30pm
Cultural/Entertainment/Sporting event sponsorshipShare your love of Chicago with City Scholars by hosting a visit to an iconic Chicago place or event. These partial group events help students learn what it is like to live in Chicago long term.
-Optional event for students
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