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College to Business Leadership Conference Application Process

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 only 100 applicants will be selected.

Please note, students may only apply to one Forté College Conference in one city/date per semester.

Eligibility Requirements

The Forté College to Business Leadership Conference will bring together undergraduate women from diverse academic backgrounds including STEM, Economics, Liberal Arts, Finance, 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 resumé.  Note: This program is not open to seniors or graduate students.

To be considered, applicants must have a strong undergraduate academic record as well as proven leadership experience reflected in their resumes.

Investment

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. Learn more about the travel stipend.

Washington, DC Hotel Information

Hotel: Club Quarters Hotel Washington DC 839 17th Street NW, Washington DC 20006
Date: Thursday, April 5 – Friday, April 6, 2018
Rate: $235 + tax for standard room
Booking Phone Number: 203-905-2100
Expiration Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 5:00PM CT or when the block is full
*Please call the phone number above and identify yourself with PNC Bank to receive the discounted rate. This rate is first come first serve and will not be available once the standard rooms are sold out.

Hotel: Residence Inn Washington DC Downtown 1199 Vermont Avenue, NW Washington DC 20005
Date: Thursday, April 5 – Friday, April 6, 2018
Rate: $265.00 + tax for a king room
Reserve here.
Expiration Date: Thursday, March 15 or until the block is full
*Please call the phone number above and identify yourself with PNC Bank to receive the discounted rate. This rate is first come first serve and will not be available once the standard rooms are sold out.

Chicago Hotel Information

Hotel: Hyatt Centric The Loop, 100 W. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603
Date: Thursday, April 12 – Friday, April 13, 2018
Reserve here.
Rate: $239.00 + tax for a king room, $279.00 for 2 Queens
Booking Phone Number: 312-236-1234
Expiration Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 5:00PM CT or when the block is full
*Please note that all reservations must be cancelled 72 hours in advance to avoid cancellation penalties.

Application Process

We are no longer accepting applications for our Spring 2018 events. Thank you for your interest in the Forté College to Business Leadership Conference.

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 applications and may follow up with a phone call or email if there are outstanding questions.

When your application is complete—both step one (application) and step two (resume upload)—your application and resume will be sent to the selection committee for review. You will be notified with a decision (admit, waitlist, decline) as soon as possible.

If admitted, an email will follow to confirm your seat and submit a refundable deposit.

Contact

Do you have questions about the Forté College to Business Leadership Conference? Email us.

Travel Stipend

A stipend ($300 maximum) will be provided to help cover some of the travel costs associated with the conference. Learn more about the travel stipend.