What is the purpose of the Women’s Bridge to Business program?
The program is aimed at developing the business interests of college and university women, and at helping students majoring in the humanities, the sciences, and social sciences engage the college-to-career transition.
Who administers the Women’s Bridge to Business program?
The program is a collaborative effort partnering Agnes Scott College and Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business. Thirteen Georgia Tech faculty members and three Agnes Scott faculty members participate in the program.
Who is eligible to apply?
College and university students worldwide. Applicants must be on track to have completed one year of college prior to beginning the program in late July. Applications will be accepted, as well, from students who have graduated college within the past three years.
Do I earn academic credit for participating in the Women’s Bridge to Business program?
Yes, students who complete the program with a passing grade earn six (6) academic credits from Agnes Scott College. The official course designation is Economics 225: Bridge to Business.
What does a typical day at Bridge to Business look like?
Bridge to Business Scholars attend lectures, read and discuss cases, engage in classroom exercises, conduct online business simulations, visit corporate offices at companies such as Turner Broadcasting and PWC, and derive insights from women executives.
When does the program take place?
In 2014, the program runs three weeks from Monday, July 28 to Friday, August 15.
When do I apply?
Applications for the 2014 program will be accepted beginning January 15, 2014 and ending May 15, 2014.
Where will I attend classes?
Classes are conducted on the campus of Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business in midtown Atlanta, Georgia.
Where will I live?
Students have the option of living Agnes Scott College campus housing for a fee of $595.
What does the program cost?
For 2014, program tuition is $3,395.
Are meals included in the tuition?
All students receive, free of charge, thirteen complementary lunches at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center.
How long has the Women’s Bridge to Business program been in existence?
The program has been operating since 2011.