At the University of Chicago Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, we want students to have access to academic and cultural resources, but to also have opportunities independent of the classroom and student life. Thus, the following is a list of opportunities where students can go to search for funding, enrich their summers or find work after graduation.

Monday, March 28, 2011

Harvard Business School (HBS) Summer Venture in Management Program (SVMP)

Spend a week with at Harvard, attending classes taught by HBS professors, analyzing case studies, and debating management issues with peers and faculty. Housing and meals are provided.

Participants will be selected based on academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, and personal characteristics. Consistent with the objective of promoting educational diversity and opportunity in business leadership, additional criteria to be considered among others, are whether the applicant is:
  • the first family member to attend college;
  • a member of a group that is currently underrepresented in business schools and corporate America (e.g. African-American, Latino, Native American, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender);
  • from a family with little business education or experience; and/or
  • from a school whose graduates are sometimes underrepresented (e.g. attends a community college as part of a four-year degree or attends a predominately minority college).
Apply to the Summer Venture in Management Program today!

Application deadline: May 18, 2011
Nomination form deadline: May 18, 2011
Transcript received: May 18, 2011
Notification date: May 26, 2011
Program: June 18 – 24, 2011

For more information about this program please visit the SVMP website:

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