How To Win the IDEAS Competition - Workshops that Produce Winners
Enrollment limited: advance sign up required (see contact below)
Limited to 30 participants.
Participants welcome at individual sessions (series)
The IDEAS Competition is an invention and enterpreneurship competition with community service at its core. IDEAS encourages teams to develop and implement projects that make a positive change in the world. Each year, at least six teams win IDEAS awards of $2500, $5000, and $7500 to develop and implement their projects. This series is designed to help your team succeed in the IDEAS Competition.
Contact: Alison Hynd, 7-133, x8-0691, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsor: Edgerton Center
Cosponsor: Public Service Center
How To Win The IDEAS Competition: The Basics
IDEAS staff offer insights and strategies for successful applications. Learn more about IDEAS and the application process; get the low-down on the judging criteria; get tips on proposal writing, project development and convincing the judges; find out the differences between winning projects and all the rest
Thu Jan 12, 06-08:00pm, 4-402
How To Win The IDEAS Competition - Words of Wisdom from Judges and Winners
Get great tips from the people who choose the winners and the winners themselves! IDEAS judges will talk about how they evaluate applications and project displays, and what convinces them that a project is a winner. Past winners will share successful strategies and the lessons they learned.
Thu Jan 19, 06-08:00pm, 4-402
How To Win The IDEAS Competition - Resources Workshop
Find out what resources are available at MIT and beyond to help your team develop a good project, translate your work into a compelling application, and access additional funding.
Thu Jan 26, 06-08:00pm, 4-402
How To Win The IDEAS Competition - Mentors Social
Learn about the skills and experience that some of the IDEAS mentors have to offer, get tips on recruiting mentors, and then meet the mentors over dinner. (If you already have a mentor, this is also a good opportunity to meet with them when the IDEAS staff are on hand to answer any questions).
Thu Feb 2, 06-08:00pm, 4-402
Latest update: 06-Jan-2006