WH 297: Industry Exploration Program

These short-term, half-credit courses focus on various industries and cities and take place during school breaks.

The New York City Tech Sector

This program will feature visits to tech-sector businesses, lectures, extracurricular activities, and networking opportunities with alumni in the NYC area.

Visiting SiriusXM headquarters in fall 2016

The program will focus on entrepreneurship, established tech, new and emerging tech, and the finance of innovation. It is designed to:

  • Provide students with an understanding of New York’s entrepreneurial and technology-focused business environment.
  • Help students gain a working knowledge of tech-sector business practices through panel discussions and company visits.
  • Help prepare students for careers in the tech sector.
  • Connect students with alumni in the industry.

Wharton San Francisco
Wharton | San Francisco

The San Francisco Bay Area Tech Sector

This program will feature visits to tech-sector businesses, lectures at Wharton | San Francisco, extracurricular activities, and networking opportunities with alumni in the Bay Area.

The program will focus on entrepreneurship and technology, new product development, and the finance of innovation. It is designed to:

  • Provide students with an understanding of the Bay Area’s entrepreneurial and technology-focused business environment.
  • Help students gain a working knowledge of tech-sector business practices through lectures at Wharton | San Francisco and direct interaction with business managers.
  • Help prepare students for careers in the tech sector.
  • Connect students with alumni in the industry.

The Los Angeles Arts, Entertainment, and Media Sectors

This program will feature visits to arts, entertainment, and media businesses, panels, extracurricular activities, and networking opportunities with alumni in the Los Angeles area.

LA WIEP Paramount
Visiting Paramount studios

The program will focus on arts, entertainment and media. It is designed to:

  • Provide students with an understanding of the LA arts-, entertainment-, and media-focused business environment.
  • Help students gain a working knowledge of the arts, entertainment, and media industries and direct interaction with business leaders.
  • Help prepare students for careers in the arts, entertainment, and media sectors.
  • Connect students with alumni in the industry.

Questions can be directed to Lee Kramer, Director of Student Life.