Exceptional New Grad & Student Talent
We work with a select group of elite universities outside the entrepreneurial hubs of Silicon Valley, Boston and New York to help make it easier for students to connect with exciting career opportunities at startups and high-growth entrepreneurial companies. We break down the challenges & complexities to effectively recruit on campus while creating a differentiated platform that attracts and engages talented students looking to join a leading startup.
Bowdoin has been ranked among all liberal arts colleges in the United States by U.S. News & World Report since the rankings were established, and in the 2016 edition of the rankings, Bowdoin ranked tied for fourth overall.
Carnegie Mellon University
Recognized for academic excellence, groundbreaking research and interdisciplinary collaboration, Carnegie Mellon consistently ranks among the world's top universities.
The nation’s third smallest nationally ranked research university with 120 CS students and 60% of the student base studying engineering (160 Computer & EE students) churns out exceptionally talented, highly prepared graduates thanks to its project-based curriculum complimented by the Shipley Center for Innovation and the Reh Center for Entrepreneurship which provide students real-world start-up experience.
Employers target Cornell because they have an outstanding diverse population of students. Cornell's Computer Science program is consistently ranked as a top 5 program.
The Department of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University are national leaders in research and education. Duke University is a recognized top-tier program at the forefront of national research in many strategic areas of computer science, that recruits and trains the most talented students, and provides leadership in computing and information technology.
The Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing offers B.S. degrees in computer science and in informatics, masters’ degrees in bioinformatics, computer science, human-computer interaction, information science, library science, and security informatics, and Ph.D. degrees in computer science, informatics, and information science.
McGill University is one of the top research universities in Canada and is the only Canadian university to rank consistently among the top 25 universities in the world.
Top-ranked Northwestern University has around 500 undergraduate students in the electrical engineering, computer engineering, and computer science programs (including Weinberg students who are enrolled in the bachelor of arts in computer science) and approximately 250 graduate students in the electrical engineering, computer engineering, and computer science graduate programs.
Nearly 900 undergrads and 650 full-time graduate students make Purdue’s Electrical and Computer Engineering program one of the largest in the country. Purdue’s highly recognized CS Program offers 9 unique tracks – from Machine Intelligence to Computer Graphics and Visualization.
Rensselaer Polytechnic University (RPI)
RPI is one of the nation’s top ranked private research universities. The School of Engineering has 3,100 undergraduates and 525 graduate students. In addition, there are 535 undergraduates and 100 graduate students in the Computer Science Department.
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
With 2,700 CS/IS students, an additional 3,800 students in applied science and tech, a widely-recognized top co-op program, and an emphasis on a career-oriented education, RIT offers companies a huge pool of strong candidates that come prepared for the workforce.
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is a small private college specializing in teaching engineering, mathematics and science. U.S. News and World Report ranks Rose-Hulman as America's No. 1 undergraduate engineering college.
University of Chicago
UChicago students and alumni are among the most talented in the world. Our students are critical thinkers who engage the world around them, ask compelling questions, and push the boundaries of existing knowledge. Members of the UChicago community enter the workforce eager to learn and use the skills they’ve gained from their education here.
University of Illinois
Over 9,000 students from top-ranked programs within the College of Engineering (1,500 in Computer Science) makes UIUC a leading campus to recruit exceptional talent.
University of Maryland
The University of Maryland is the state's flagship university and one of the nation's preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 37,000 students, 9,000 faculty and staff, and 250 academic programs.
University of Massachusetts Amherst
With a top-ranked School of Computer Science (550 undergraduates, 213 graduate students) and College of Engineering (1,833 undergrads, 532 graduate), UMass Amherst offers startups access to a terrific pool of technically talented and diverse students.
University of Michigan
A top 10 ranked Engineering/Computer Science program, a top 5 ranked School of Information, and a vibrant Ann Arbor startup community make Michigan an incredibly strong entrepreneurial talent pool.
University of North Carolina
More than 500 undergraduate and approximately 175 graduate students are enrolled in the Department of Computer Science which offers BS, BA, MS and PhD degrees. The faculty and students in computer science at UNC Chapel Hill are contributing to the current computing revolution by taking leadership roles in research in a large number of fields including computer graphics and image processing, computer vision, robotics, artificial intelligence, computer and network security, data mining, bioinformatics, real-time and embedded systems, computer architecture, and high-performance and parallel computing.
University of Wisconsin
The University of Wisconsin College of Computer Engineering ranks #14 and #16 for undergraduate and graduate programs in the country, while the Department of Computer Sciences is recognized as having the world’s leading research groups in computer architecture, database systems, distributed and grid computing, and nonlinear optimization, among others.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
WPI was founded in 1865 to create and convey the latest science and engineering knowledge in ways that are most beneficial to society. Project activity is an integral part of the WPI educational experience. Our academic departments offer more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, engineering, technology, management, the social sciences, and the humanities and arts.
What Students are Saying
"Through ThinkB1G, I was able to connect with Spotify and am having an incredible experience this summer in New York."
"While previous on-campus recruiting mainly connected me to large tech firms, a startup Trek to my school enabled me to intern at a top Silicon Valley company where I received great mentorship and worked on innovative technology."
“Through ThinkB1G, I connected directly with the CEO of a great startup in Boston. Thanks to them, I spent an awesome summer internship learning first hand what it takes to be an entrepreneur.”
University of Chicago
“ThinkB1G helped me land a terrific software engineering role at a Silicon Valley startup. I made major contributions to one of the main products, worked with a great team, and learned a ton about open source big data projects.”
University of Michigan