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  • Application Deadlines:
  • Spring Terms: Nov 1 
    Summer: April 1
    Fall: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO July 12, 2017
  • *Check back for deadline extensions

For the fall semester, we offer three program options:

Study Abroad + Global Entrepreneurship

  • Study at a foreign university
  • Intern with a global startup, and get paid! 
  • Build a global professional network
  • Gain professional experience that 99% of your peers don't have

Leap Semester

  • Take 15 credit hours online 
  • Intern with a global startup, and get paid! 
  • Launch your career early while earning credit towards your degree
  • Credit offered by Columbia College Chicago
  • Week long meetup in Chicago to meet your peers and work on core competencies

Global Entrepreneurship

  • Work full-time (35-40hrs/week) alongside global entrepreneurs at a startup
  • Build a professional network that can help you land your dream job
  • Gain professional experience that 99% of your peers don't have
  • Earn money while you're abroad
  • Explore a new part of the world 

Typically, our Fellows will work with our partner entrepreneurs in one of the following areas:

Product Development

  • Software design and development
  • Web design and development
  • Mobile app design and development
  • Hardware product design and prototyping


  • Data science/analytics
  • Social media strategy/content development
  • Search engine optimization (SEO); Search engine marketing (SEM)
  • Digital content development including blogging, video, site updates, and email marketing
  • Digital ad development and campaign management

Sales / Business Development

  • Strategic partnership development and management
  • Use of customer relationship management (CRM) tools to track/analyze sales leads and develop/improve processes
  • Market/competitive research and analysis for regional or global expansion
  • Financial modeling and analysis
  • Pitch deck development

Sounds like you? Join us. Apply to one of our programs below. If you have questions about our application process and timeline, please see our FAQ page.

Note: Sage Corps will conduct an initial screening process and invite selected students to interview via Skype. Sage Corps will then review the final candidates with the participating tech startup companies, and invite a select group to join our program. Sage Corps extends offers on a rolling basis until all spots for the program are filled.

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