Start @ a Startup Conference in NYC (1st App. Deadline Friday 7/19)

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Interested in information technology and working at a startup company?  Sequoia Capital, Dropbox and Business Today have teamed up to help you break into the field!  Students from top East Coast school are invited to apply for an October 5-6 (Saturday to Sunday) conference at the Grand Hyatt in New York City, the second such conference ever.

Students must apply in advance in order to attend! Apply here, using the Start @ Startup website. The first application deadline for prospective attendees is Friday, July 19, and there will be a second application period that opens July 19 and ends August 10.  Decisions for both application rounds will be sent out on September 6.

On the first day of the Start @ a Startup conference, attendees will attend talks by industry leaders as well as participate in workshops and discussions relating to information technology and related fields. On the conference’s second day, participating organizations will hold interviews with attendees for full-time positions and internships.

This is a great opportunity to network with professionals and students interested in information technology and startups, as well as launch a career in the industry! So far, over 20 organizations have signed up to participate in the event, including Dropbox, Hubspot, Kayak and Sequoia Capital.  Travel and other expenses for attendees will also be reimbursed by the conference’s sponsors for up to $100 total! Apply now!

For more information about the event and testimonials from past student participants, check out the Start @ a Startup website or post about the event on Business Today.