Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that ThinkChicago is now accepting applications for its seventh annual installment of ThinkChicago: Chicago Ideas Week, taking place Oct. 19-21.
Mayor Emanuel, ChicagoNEXT, the University of Illinois System and Chicago Ideas Week will welcome 200 students from top universities across the country to Chicago. Student participants will have the opportunity to experience Chicago's growing tech scene, meet leading innovators, technologists and business leaders and attend Chicago Ideas Week.
ThinkChicago is seeking a wide range of students with an exceptional academic track record and a commitment to innovation and technology. Preferred applicants are juniors, seniors or graduate students considering Chicago for potential employment. Applicants with work, internship, leadership and entrepreneurial experience are especially encouraged to apply by visiting ThinkChicago.net . Applications are due 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17.