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Mark Your Calendars! Venture for America Presents Nov 19th, 8:15

This message was sent to Students on November 16, 2012 by Kristen McCormack, Career Center.

Message:
Mark Your Calendars! Venture for America Presents Nov 19th, 8:15 Venture for America is a 2-year fellowship program that sends talented graduates to work for startups in emerging cities (ie. Cincinnati, Detroit, New Orleans, Providence, Las Vegas), with the goal of mobilizing them as entrepreneurs moving forward. Meet VFA's Recruitment Manager Monday, Nov 19th, 8:15 pm, Mears House. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=22279 from Kristen McCormack, Career Center
Message details:
"Venture for America is a program designed to recruit the best and brightest college grads to work for two years at emerging start-ups and early-stage companies in lower-cost cities (e.g. New Orleans). Modeled after Teach for America, we provide a path to entrepreneurship for college grads who want to learn how to build companies. We were recently featured in Time,The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. Its mission is threefold: To revitalize American cities and communities through entrepreneurship. To enable our best and brightest to create new opportunities for themselves and others. To restore the culture of achievement to include value-creation, risk and reward, and the common good. VFA recruits the best and brightest recent college graduates, provides them with training and mentorship, and places them at partner startups to help grow those organizations. This is an opportunity for students who want to learn how to build companies." The 2013 Venture for America Fellowship consists of the following components: Training - a 5-week crash course in startup readiness, held at Brown University in Summer 2013 Company Placement - 2 years of work at a start-up or early stage company Programming and Capstone - Regular assignments, readings, and meetings, including a $100k prize at the conclusion of the program To learn more, meet VFA's Recruitment Manager on Monday, Nov 19th at 8:15 pm in Mears House, the Career Center (Mears Lewis Room), or visit www.ventureforamerica.org --

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