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Career Up Now: Boston
November 3-6, 2016

From the Seaport to Cambridge

High Tech, Bio Tech, and Entrepreneurship in Boston

Boston is known for its place at the forefront of American History, elite academic institutions, and beautiful brick-laden brownstones. Boston is also a leader in global innovation, career opportunities, numerous Israeli startups and a tapestry of diverse Jewish life.

 

This four day, three night experience is specifically designed to provide IACT Hillel Birthright alumni an opportunity to immerse themselves in the innovative Boston community and gain the critical skills and connections that top employers are looking for. Participating in this experience will help you on your path to personal and career advancement, as well as connect you to our Jewish ecosystem for a competitive advantage moving forward.

CAREER UP NOW: BOSTON
NETWORK OF INDUSTRY LEADERS

 

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Josh Fialkoff

CEO @ ForwardJump Marketing

Stas Gayshan

Founder, Managing Director @ Cambridge Innovation Center

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Meggan Levene

Gin and Jews

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Mike Morgenstern

Analyst @OpenView Venture Partners 

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Eugene Buff

Innovation Broker

Jeffrey Glass

CEO @ StartingFive

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David Manchester

Research Analyst @ The Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies

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Benjamin Sigel

Director of Client and Community Relations and of Communications at Mintz Levin

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Andrew Gilman

GTM Strategist - Growth Advisor - Marketing Leader

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Eric Walk

Lead Technical Consultant @ Perficient

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Michael Bohnen

President at Adelson Family Foundation

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Rebecca Liebman

Co-founder and CEO at LearnLux Forbes 30 Under 30

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH

SAMPLE ITINERARY

11/03

THURSDAY

11/04

FRIDAY

11/05

SATURDAY

11/06

SUNDAY

5:00pm: Meet @ Hotel

 

6:30-8:30pm: Dinner and facilitated conversation with Career Up Industry Leaders.

 

Headline speaker Jeffrey Glass, CEO Starting Five Partners, "“How My Great Grandma Yetta, taught me everything (and more) that I needed to be a tech entrepreneur” 


10am-11am: Sit-down with Stas Gayshan @ Cambridge Innovation Center​ (CIC)


11am-12pm: Conversations with Career Up Now Industry Leaders
@ CIC

 

12-1pm: Lunch @ CIC

 

1:30-2:30pm: Small group interviews with Career Up Industry Leaders

3:30pm: Free time/prepare for shabbat


7pm: Services @ Tremont Shul


8:30pm: Shabbat dinner

9:30am: Giving Circle
(an event to build community, as well as personal and professional networks)

 

1pm-3pm: Social action project 


4pm-7pm: Free Time


7pm: Holocaust Memorial walk followed by Havdallah


7:45pm: Dinner

10:00am: Sunday morning chat with Career Up Now Industry Leaders including:

Eugene Buff, Innovation Broker, Lecturer, and President/Founder Primary Care Innovation Consulting speaks on "Considering an Innovative Future" 

11:30am: Debriefing and Goodbyes