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Horizons School of Technology Presents: "Landing a Job in Silicon Valley"

Nov 13, 2017
6:30 p.m.
8 p.m.
Wilson Hall, Room 214

​Join Horizons as Sunny Shah and former Horizonites Will Yoo and Lizzie Halper talk about opportunities to break into roles in Silicon Valley as both a technical and non-technical person. The Horizons School of Technology builds tomorrow's technology leaders through an immersive technology curriculum. Past Horizonites come from engineering, business, liberal arts and design backgrounds - they've gone on to receive product management, engineering, and venture capital offers from firms such as Google, Facebook,, Yelp, Optimizely, Redfin, Insight Venture Partners, McKinsey and Slack. No coding experience needed! >> Join the facebook event.

What will you learn?

  • Their backgrounds (finance vs. tech, product management, machine learning, investing)
  • How we gave up traditional opportunities to break into tech 
  • If you want to be an entrepreneur, but aren't ready to start just yet, what you should do?
  • What are the best companies to work for to maximize your career potential. Companies like Google, Goldman, McKinsey don't make our list. 
  • How to prioritize pay, company, role when thinking about a career in technology