StartUp Deloitte Application
StartUp Purdue is an Innovation Competition in which students propose a technology-related improvement, solution, or new opportunity for Purdue University. Candidates will spend three days learning about the design thinking process, developing their ideas, and creating an effective pitch with the support of Deloitte practitioners. At the culmination of the event, students will present their ideas to a panel of Purdue University faculty and Deloitte Leadership.
StartUp Purdue offers you the unique opportunity to be recognized as an innovative leader by both Purdue and Deloitte. Additionally, participants will have exclusive networking opportunities with Deloitte professionals to learn about where a career in consulting can take you.
Event Schedule (Times may vary)
Wednesday (3/29), 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Event Kickoff and Networking
Thursday (3/30), 9:00 am - 6:00 pm | Working Sessions with Coaches (as needed)
Thursday (3/30), 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Practice Pitches
Friday (3/31), 10:30 am - 2:00 pm | Working Sessions, Presentations, Award Ceremony, Networking
*Please note, if you are applying as a team, each individual team member must fill out an application.
(Optional) Submit you own idea for a technology-related improvement, solution, or new opportunity
During StartUp Purdue, you will have a chance to work towards solving a problem statement that is most pressing for Purdue University. Problem statements are sourced from Purdue students, faculty, and Deloitte practitioners. If you have any suggestions for problem statements, please submit them below. Previous examples have included:
- Purdue has over 300 student clubs and organizations. How can we make it easier for students to find organizations that fit their academic, social, or professional interests?
- For prospective students who would like to see campus but are not local to Indiana, how can we showcase the Purdue campus in the most effective manner?
- Many students do not have a car on campus and need to utilize Uber to run errands or purchase groceries. How can we solve this problem?
If you haven't already, pleasure email your resume to Alita Mary (email@example.com).