Program Details

In June, you'll meet your classmates in Chicago for a rigorous two-week Meetup. Together, with a group of instructors who've worked alongside Stanford, Kellogg, and an array of companies, we will focus on curriculum around five core competencies.
Location:
Buenos Aires, Argentina; Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Sydney, Australia; Singapore, Singapore
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
You're in college. You want to gain experience outside of the classroom. You're thinking about an internship or study abroad, but you need something different. You learn by doing and want to make something meaningful, meet brilliant people, and gain timeless skills.

In June, you'll meet your classmates in Chicago for a rigorous two-week Meetup. Together, with a group of instructors who've worked alongside Stanford, Kellogg, and an array of companies, we will focus on curriculum around five core competencies.

You'll gain practical skills and knowledge that will help you in your career and life. You'll establish valuable relationships with industry leaders and peers. You'll develop the creative confidence and process to solve problems in any environment. You'll embark on an experience that will shape the way you view the world, define how you can make it a better place, and provide the credibility to launch you in the next step of your career. And, you'll do so as a builder of a new type of educational model. In addition, we’ve partnered with the American Council of Education to offer the chance to receive up to 12 units of college credit. At the end of the summer, if you successfully complete all aspects of the program, you can request a transcript of your course completion from A.C.E. You’ll need to check with your School’s Admissions Counselor to confirm they will accept a transcript.
Setting Description:
Upon your acceptance into Leap Summer, Sage Corps will match you with pre-vetted high growth startups in select global cities. You will work full-time with a team based on your skill set and the startup’s needs. You may focus your work on verticals such as: Marketing, Sales/Business Development, or Product Development. Outside of your apprenticeship, you'll be immersed in the host city's entrepreneurial and business ecosystem. Sage Corps will help you attend networking events and round table discussions at venture capital funds, startup incubators and larger companies. All participants will have access to the Sage and Experience Institute Network–thought leaders and innovators who act as supporters throughout your summer.
Cost:
Tuition for this Founding Class of Leap Summer is discounted to $6,000 (originally $9,000) & includes: + Pre-Course focused on Ei's framework to design your learning + One-on-one support with Sage Corps to pair you with a Summer Experience/Apprenticeship + Two-Week Meetup in Chicago around Five Interdisciplinary Competencies + Online Courses throughout the summer focused on the concentration of your choice + Weekly Coaching to offer support throughout your courses and experience + Ongoing co-wor

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