Silicon Valley Bank Trek
Texas A&M University is proud to be a partner for the Silicon Valley Bank Trek. This year’s Silicon Valley Bank Trek took place from January 3-6, 2017. Check back soon for application dates for the upcoming program.
Purpose: SVB Trek strives to champion the next generation of innovators. Silicon Valley Bank has partnered with university advisers and tech industry leaders to create a unique opportunity for student innovators.
What: To champion the next generation of innovators, Silicon Valley Bank partners with university advisors, tech industry leaders and luminaries to create a unique opportunity for trailblazing students. The SVB Trek gives them an insider’s view of the innovative, sector-focused life in Silicon Valley. This program is boosted with immersive learning experiences and one-on-one engagements. Over the four day event in both San Francisco and Silicon Valley, students will build a network of peers and advisors and gain insights and advice to propel them to the next stage of their career development. There will also be customized, one-on-one meetings between each student and an entrepreneur, VC, or a SVB executive, based on student preferences. The SVB Trek 2017 will provide students with an immersive learning experience and discussion platform to help them move their bold ideas forward.
Who: Students are carefully selected for the SVB Trek based on two factors: their aptitude to be future leaders in the tech industry and their desire to advance their career development.
Partners: Texas A&M is one of 15 prestigious universities chosen for the SVB Trek, which also include:
- Brown University
- Cornell University
- Harvard University
- Ohio State University
- Stanford University
- University of California, Berkeley
- University of Michigan
- University of Monterrey
- University of Notre Dame
- The Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- University of Waterloo
- University of Southern California
- The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania
- University of Texas