[Socrates] Opportunities for Students - June and July

Ying Zhou Ying.Zhou at qc.cuny.edu
Wed Jun 27 15:21:21 EDT 2018

The following opportunities are mostly for students. Please distribute as you see fit.

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Announcement: NYC Media Lab is seeking NYC university-based teams that endeavor to start new companies. Join NYC Media Lab's XR Startup Bootcamp, an accelerator for startup teams focusing on VR/AR, voice technology and other future interfaces. The program will empower teams to adopt the "lean" startup method to search for and develop a business model for their startup concept. The program runs from September through November 2018 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Participating teams will receive mentorship from leading media and technology executives and investors from NYC Media Lab Member Companies and $10,000 in funding.

Eligibility: Faculty members, students (undergraduate and graduate), and/or existing startups affiliated with a NYC-based university are eligible to apply. Students who graduated in 2018 are eligible to apply.

Learn more about the program and application, and register for an information session this summer.<http://nycmedialab.org/projects/2018/6/15/xr-startup-bootcamp?utm_source=NYC+Media+Lab+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=348c9379ca-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_01_26_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d8d6abf51-348c9379ca-1204819641>

Application Deadline: Friday, August 3, 2018

Questions? Contact: Amy Chen at amy.chen at nycmedialab.org<http://amy.chen@nycmedialab.org>


The following opportunity is specifically for Black and Hispanic students:

If you're a college student who is curious about a career in venture capital, you should join HBCUvc on July 14th for their summer venture capital boot camp in New York. HBCUvc<http://www.hbcu.vc/> provides black and Latino college students at select schools a two-year venture capital fellowship where they learn the theory and practice of investing in innovation. At the boot camp, you will learn from experienced investors how to break into venture capital, build a professional network, and how to identify breakthrough technologies of the future. Space is limited. Apply to attend by visiting the event page<https://student-hbcuvc.splashthat.com/> (password = bootcamp).

If you have a product or service idea to solve a real problem, the Tech Incubator is offering an “Idea Pitch” practice event every Friday from 1 pm to 1:30 pm, by appointment only. You can register via the link below:


As the summer gets underway, Revature will be hosting Webinars for Students and Alumni to learn more about Revature, and to discuss one of our newest Programs that launched earlier this year: SPARK! Students and Alumni will be able to watch a LIVE presentation AND participate in a LIVE Q&A Session with yours truly. Please share this opportunity with your Colleagues, Classmates, Friends, and Family, all of the Revature opportunities are FREE and happening THIS SUMMER!

Upcoming Webinar Dates:

·         Wednesday June 27th 2018 at 12pm

·         Monday July 2nd 2018 at 12pm

Webinar Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/8659409824583586563

In addition to the Webinars, Revature is also HIRING for our July Immersive Training Positions! Trainings are being held: July 9th at the CUNY School for Professional Studies and July 30th at CUNY Queens College. To apply for the 12-Week Immersive Training please click the link below and complete the application form.

Application Link: www.Revature.com/cuny<http://Www.Revature.com/cuny>

For more information regarding Revature and the programs available, I have attached shareable content. For additional information please visit our website at: www.Revature.com/CUNY<http://www.Revature.com/CUNY> or www.Revature.com<http://www.Revature.com>

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For classes and workshops at the Tech Incubator in June and July, please check this link:


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