The Forté College to Business Leadership Conference is a one day leadership program for undergrad women leaders interested in exploring the full scope of career options, including a career in business. There is an application and space for 100 attendees.
Please note, students may only apply to one Forté College Conference in one city/date per semester.
The Forté College to Business Leadership Conference will bring together undergraduate women from diverse academic backgrounds including STEM, Economics, Liberal Arts, Business, and Communications majors. This is a great opportunity for first year, sophomore and junior women looking to explore career opportunities in business, network with business leaders and schools, and build their resume. Note: This program is not open to seniors or graduate students.
To be considered, applicants must have a strong undergraduate academic record and proven leadership experience reflected in their resumes.
The cost to attend Forté College to Business Leadership Conference is free, a benefit provided by our conference sponsors.
Not only is the event free, but financial support in the form of a travel stipend ($300 maximum) is available for eligible attendees to help cover some of the travel costs associated with the conference. The travel stipend is reimbursed to qualified attendees after they attend the event in its entirety. Learn more about the travel stipend.
We have a limited number of seats for this program so your application will be an important component of selection. The selection committee will review all complete applications and may follow up with a phone call or email if there are outstanding questions.
Step One: Application Form
Complete the the Application Form
Please note as part of this form, you will be asked to reflect on the following question in fewer than 250 words to demonstrate your interest in applying for this conference, you may want to draft this in advance: How do you anticipate that attending the Forté College Leadership Conference will build on your leadership skills and what is your goal for attending this conference?
Step Two: Resume Upload
Submit your resume in the Forté Job Center.
What to Expect Next:
When your application is complete—both step one (application form) and step two (resume upload)—your application form and resume will be sent to the selection committee for review. You will be notified with a decision (admit, waitlist, decline) via email from the Forté College Team as soon as possible.
If admitted, an email will follow asking you to confirm your seat and to submit a $50 refundable deposit. This deposit will be reimbursed after you attend the event in its entirety.
Not only is the event free, a travel stipend ($300 maximum) is available for eligible attendees to offset travel costs associated with the conference. The travel stipend is reimbursed to qualified attendees after they attend the event in its entirety. Learn more about the travel stipend.