Category Archives: General

A letter from a current SVP student to future participants, by Julia Keinan

Dear SVP Fall 2014 Participants, The months between getting accepted into the Silicon Valley Program and actually starting the semester are incredibly stressful. While your friends are filling out study abroad paperwork and planning their trips to Oktoberfest or Croatia, … Continue reading

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Tackling San Francisco Public Transportation, by Lauren Henderson

Three of us chose to rent an apartment in San Francisco to be closer to our Silicon Valley Program internships this semester. We are completely separated from the other members of the program six days per week, since they are … Continue reading

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Discovered Opportunities, by Christian Mkpado

I thought I knew the career path that I wanted to pursue before I came to Silicon Valley. The tech industry, for some reason, never seems to be in the discussion at CMC where the careers of choice overwhelmingly favor … Continue reading

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Welcome to the SVP Fall 2013 Class

Fourteen SVP students arrived in the Bay Area this week for program orientation in advance of what will be one of the most rewarding experiences of their academic careers. Students enjoyed sessions on Venture Capital, safety, making effective presentations, and … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley Program Photo Contest

SVP Photo Contest SVP students past and present may share their SVP experience through photos.  Win cash prizes!  The deadline to submit is Friday, October 11, 2013. Select your favorite “Kodak moments” of the Silicon Valley Program that best captures … Continue reading

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SVP Articles & Links of Interest

Did you know that the SVP staff keeps a list of articles and links of interest to a technology-focused audience?  Check out the page at http://www.cmc.edu/svp/siliconvalleynews.php.  Tell your friends. Better yet, if there’s an article that interests you, send it … Continue reading

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The Summer 2013 Robert Day School Newsletter Features SVP

The first year of the Silicon Valley Program is a wrap, and the Robert Day School featured an article on the highlights. Check it out!  

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Introducing the Fall 2013 Interns

Silicon Valley, watch out!  The third semester of Silicon Valley Program interns have been selected.  They arrive at the beginning of September 2013, and are working away on securing their internship placement for Fall.  So, if one of these bright … Continue reading

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In with the New

The first semester of the Claremont Colleges’ Silicon Valley Program (SVP) ended mid-December with a whirlwind of activity.  The interns’ long hours at work, careful analysis of cases, and thoughtful preparation of papers and presentations gave way to the satisfaction … Continue reading

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Hot Potato

SVP Fall 2012 students pass along an iPad to tell the SVP Story. Check out this great video:  https://vimeo.com/51713178

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