Swissnex - Impact Sabbatical in San Francisco (2024)

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24 Ottobre 2023

 

Swissnex Impact Sabbatical in San Francisco (2024)

Participants

  • Swiss researchers, professors, and lecturers.
  • Must organize funding to cover program expenses.

Duration

  • Two program lengths available: 2-4 weeks or 5-8 weeks.

Program Highlights

  • Winter 2024: Focus on Health & Well-Being (Start: Jan 15, 2024).
  • Spring 2024: Focus on Climate & Sustainability (Start: Apr 15, 2024).
  • Summer 2024: Focus on AI, Data & Digital Space (Start: Aug 19, 2024).

Benefits for Participants

  • Immersion in the San Francisco Bay Area innovation ecosystem.
  • Collaboration opportunities with local partners.
  • Training sessions, workshops, and introductions.
  • Access to Swissnex workspace at Pier 17.

2-4 Week Sabbatical

  • Development of SMART goals with Swissnex staff support.
  • Access to Swissnex office at Pier 17.
  • Coaching sessions on networking, storytelling, growth mindset, and impact mindset.
  • Individual check-ins and participation in Swissnex events.

5-8 Week Sabbatical (Includes all 2-4 Week benefits)

  • Continued coaching on milestones and challenges.
  • Feedback and support on project ideas.
  • Opportunity for an in-depth presentation to the Pier 17 community.
  • Option to extend with designated desk space for an additional two weeks.

Costs

Timeline

  • Winter 2024:

    • Application deadline: Nov 30, 2023
    • Decision by Swissnex: Dec 15, 2023
    • Travel Commitment deadline: Dec 19, 2023
    • Kickoff (virtual): Jan 8, 2024
    • Prep week (virtual): Jan 8 - Jan 12, 2024
    • Sabbatical start in SF: Jan 15, 2024
  • Spring 2024:

    • Application deadline: Feb 16, 2024
    • Decision by Swissnex: Mar 4, 2024
    • Travel Commitment deadline: Mar 18, 2024
    • Kickoff (virtual): Apr 8, 2024
    • Prep week (virtual): Apr 8 - Apr 12, 2024
    • Sabbatical start in SF: Apr 15, 2024
  • Summer 2024:

    • Application deadline: Jun 3, 2024
    • Decision by Swissnex: Jun 24, 2024
    • Travel Commitment deadline: Jul 15, 2024
    • Kickoff (virtual): Aug 12, 2024
    • Prep week (virtual): Aug 12 - Aug 16, 2024
    • Sabbatical start in SF: Aug 19, 2024

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