What it is: Together with the University of Illinois and other industry partners, The Discovery Partners Institute will develop a semester-long immersion program.
What will students do: For-credit courses, internships, workshops, and networking events.
What will students learn: The program will emphasize understanding how applied computing and data is used in the food & ag industries.
Why this program: This program will take advantage of DPI’s unique ability to collaborate across institutions and to leverage the Chicago loop space and industry, community, and university partners.
What’s in it for your company: Your company will benefit by having early access to top talent from the University of Illinois and DPI’s partner institutions.
What will you gain: With these experiences, you will have multiple opportunities to network with industry professionals that will help you directly link your studies to future career pathways.
Who will you meet: You will have access to innovative food companies and professional organizations in downtown Chicago and across the Chicagoland area.
What about careers? And, you will be better prepared to enter the workforce with a more concrete understanding of possible career paths for yourself upon graduation.