Attention, Engineering Grad Students!
Join the RCEL-Rice Alliance Spring Break entrepreneurship trek to Silicon Valley. Apply now to participate in the 2016 Ignite trek for the opportunity to meet successful and up-and-coming entrepreneurs, and to visit startups, high-tech companies, and VC firms in Silicon Valley! Wednesday – Saturday, MARCH 2-5, 2016. RCEL will support up to 12 Rice engineering graduate students and 3 undergraduate students by paying for their conference fee and hotel, and providing $300 toward travel. (Students pay the balance of their travel expenses and some meal expenses.)
Ignite Trek Schedule:
- Day 1: Wednesday, March 2 – Travel day & Opening reception (6:00pm at UC Davis Campus)
- Day 2: Thursday, March 3 – Field trips to Start-ups/High-tech companies/VC firms
- Day 3: Friday, March 4 – Entrepreneurial Guest Speakers (UC Davis Campus)
- Day 4: Saturday, March 5 – Entrepreneurial Guest Speakers (UC Davis Campus). Closing dinner.
We require all Ignite participants to participate fully in all Ignite activities from March 2-5, 2016.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5:00 P.M. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2015. A limited number of candidates will be accepted to participate. Students will be notified by January 2, 2016.
APPLY NOW at: http://www.rcelconnect.org/ignite2016/
Contact: Amanda Prestia, firstname.lastname@example.org