2019 International Conference Application

The third round application deadline is August 15th at 11:59 PM EDT. For more information, please visit www.ic19.org.

All responses and documents uploaded should be in English.

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First name*
Last name*
Email address*
Phone number*

Attach resume as .pdf, .doc, .docx, .odt, .txt, or .rtf (limit 5MB) or paste resume

Paste your resume here or attach resume file

College or University*
Website, blog or portfolio:
What is your gender?*
What is your race?*
What is your ethnicity?*
Will you be enrolled as an undergraduate student by November 2019?*
If you will not be enrolled as an undergraduate student by November 2019, please briefly describe what type of study you will be pursuing at that time. (graduate school, masters degrees, independent work, etc.)
What is your major/concentration?*
What is your projected graduation date? (month/year)*
Are you a first generation college student?
In what industry(ies) do you plan on working in after graduation?*
Have you been involved with Business Today in the past?*
If yes, please describe your involvement.
If you have previously attended the International Conference, please describe any major accomplishments since last year.
If you have previously been a student ambassador for the International Conference, please briefly describe your involvement.
If you were referred to the International Conference by a Student Ambassador, please state his/her name.
Are you applying as a day participant? (Check this if you live within ninety minutes of Midtown Manhattan and are not asking for accommodation for the three days of the conference. NOTE: This does not exempt you from participation in all three days of the conference, and will not increase your chances of being selected.)*
Which three words best describe you?*
Please share with us your favorite quote.*
Steve Forbes, Editor in Chief of Forbes Magazine and esteemed businessman, keynoted last year’s international conference. If you had the opportunity to ask him three questions, what would they be? (300 words)*
What do you hope to gain from attending the International Conference? (50 words)*
What was the environment which raised you? Describe your family, home, neighborhood or community, and explain how it has shaped you as a person. What lessons have you learned and how do you think those lessons will help you in the future? (300 words)*
For the following two questions––both are optional–– but if you do choose to submit a response, PICK ONE! (each 150 words)

1) What does it mean to you to be or to become a global citizen, and how do you see the opportunities at the International Conference advancing your understanding of this concept?

2) Our conference is a diverse environment, a key underlying trait of globalization. Expanding on the experiences you have already shared with us, how do you believe diversity, whether of experience or thought will contribute to our current understanding of globalization?
May we share your information with potential employers? Checking the yes box permits the 2019 International Conference Team to share the information you provided in your application with interested sponsors (including your resume). (Note: The answer to this question does not affect your chance of admission)*