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GWT | Hacker Exchange San Francisco
San Francisco, United States (Outgoing Program)
|Restrictions:||RMIT applicants only|
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Key Experience Criteria|
|RMIT College (AUS)/School (VTN):||Business (BUS)||RMIT School:||Any compatible discipline|
|Program type:||Global Work|
|About your Experience|
- Host Organisation: Hacker Exchange
- Program Dates:
- 25 June - 6 July 2018
- 2 - 13 July 2018
- 26 November - 7 December 2018
- 3 - 14 December 2018
In week 1, you'll learn about how Silicon Valley became what it is today and demystify the culture of its inner workings. You'll cover product design, prototyping, customer intimacy and tour some inspiring companies. By the end of the week, you'll know how to build a truly scalable start-up business model and understand what investors look for in fundable start-ups.
In week 2, you'll visit Facebook in Menlo Park, CADiscover the art and science of growth hacking and cutting edge marketing strategies for your startup. Learn how to structure your pitch deck and practice pitching to Silicon Valley investors. Get an intimate insight to what's trending in Silicon Valley and how you can stay ahead of the curve.
For more information about the program, please see here.
This program is open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Business students can gain up to 12 credit points towards your degree by enrolling into one of the following courses:
- BUSM4471 - Business Internship (undergraduate)
- BUSM4483 - Business Internship (postgraduate)
If you're eligible for credit, we recommend that you get the approval in the form of a study plan.
The approximate cost of this program is AU$4950. This cost includes the following:
- Welcome Dinner
- Farewell Lunch
- Mentor Meetup
- Internal Transportation (including airport pickup/drop-off)
- 3 Lunches
- 3 Dinners/Social Events
- Continental Breakfast Daily
- Educational Tours
- Tuition Fees
- Health Insurance (if applicable)
- Personal Expenditure
- Visa (if applicable)
Students on approved overseas activities receive complimentary travel insurance (policy number: 41443), although you may require additional cover depending on your circumstances.
For more detailed information, please refer here.
- Apply directly to Hacker Exchange for the November and December intakes by 2 September 2018.
- Successful applicants must register through this page by 1 October 2018. You will need to complete the following:
- Outbound Student Mobility: General Information
- Short Term Mobility: General Information
- Please submit your acceptance letter from Hacker Exchange.
- If you are receiving alternate credit, please submit a study plan.
There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website and Global Experience website for funding options.
For general inquiries, please contact email@example.com.
For program inquiries, please contact Hacker Exchange at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For credit related inquiries, please contact your program coordinator.
- College of Business students, please refer here.