Technology & Entrepreneurship Summer Program

Program Overview:
Get Ready for the summer of your life! Start Up is looking for creative and tech minded individuals like you to participate in our exciting summer program for 15-18 year olds from around the world. Four weeks, taught in English, students explore high tech business development as well as entrepreneurship and innovation.
 Students take part in academic workshops, visit leading Israeli tech firms and successful start-ups, meet industry leaders and get to know Israel as part of the program’s exciting curriculum. Lastly, participants get an opportunity to take advantage of the beautiful and diverse port city of Haifa. Known for its picturesque views and peaceful atmosphere Haifa is an ideal location.
 
Location:
The Technion, Israel's leading science and technology research university, participants have endless opportunities to discover their Start up potential. There will be access to the school's amenities like the gym, pool and brilliant faculty.

Program Highlights:
Visit Intel IT Innovation Center; where the participants investigate new technology in large quantities from multiple resources and work towards finding, thru analyzation and exploration, creative solutions.
Exposure to trail blazing speakers like Sandra Ziv, Director of Marketing at the University of Haifa International School, a forerunner in the research in the fields of co-existence, conflict management and peace process.
 Workshops in strategy and operation plans as well as robotics
Learn design from Dr.Ohad Inbar, "Veteran UX/UI researcher and practitioner, with over 15 years of experience of consulting for high-tech companies and startups in domains such as medical, IT, and consumer product"
Along with a mentor (a Technion Professor) create a product, experience the operation from A to Z; brainstorming sessions and workshops about product definition, development, market research, industrial design (create a final prototype) and negotiation and marketing skills.
All of this is done while traveling the breathe taking landscape of Israel; trips to Tel Aviv, the Dead Sea and the Kinneret just to name a few!
Make the best friends of your life in an environment that's educational, stimulating and gratifying with us, Start Up! 


Application process
1. Teacher recommendation letter
2. $100 nonrefundable application fee,  Payments for the trip can be made in three ways. 
 a. You can send us a wire transfer. 
 b. Credit Card (Visa or Mastercard)
3. Essay- please choose from the below topics
 a. What an entrepreneur  is to me
 b. Why do you think Israel is one of the  leaders of the world  in innovation and ingenuity today?
 c. Have you been involved in a project that you feel passionate about? Please outline the process and how you contributed  to its success
4. Please fill out the below registration form
5. Send your transcript, the name of your school and all application forms to STEP@jewishjourney.co.il 
6. Once the above steps are completed you will be contacted to set up a phone interview

Program costs
June 28, 2016 - July 30, 2016
$6,700 (land only)
$8,500 (including accompanied group flight. See details below)
Deadline for your application is April 1, 2016.

STEP
Send me more info
Email: June 28, 2016
Phone: July 30, 2016
Fax: Technology & Entrepreneurship
Address: 55
Visit Cities: 4
Accommodation : Hotel
Phone 972-2-566-1001
E-mail office@jewishjourney.co.il
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