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Employer: Watson Institute

Expires: 06/01/2021

The Watson Semester Accelerator is a program for college students, recent graduates, and gap-year students with an early-stage social venture/project and a passion for social impact.The Fall 2021 Watson Semester Accelerator program will be offered in a hybrid format with both in-person and virtual participation options. The in-person format is available only to those based in the U.S. and will be limited to twelve Scholars. Admissions decisions will be made on a rolling basis. U.S. based individuals are encouraged to apply early to secure an in-person spot. The deadline to apply for the Fall 2021 program: June 1st, 2021The program takes place between August 23 and December 10, 2021Two options:Venture Founder Track- The Venture Founder track is for students who are founders or co-founders of a venture or project. The Venture Founder may collaborate with a Free Agent track student attending the same cohort.Free Agent Track- The Free Agent track is for students looking to join a venture or project and are prepared to contribute in significant ways to the team. Free Agents join a Venture Founder’s team at the beginning of the cohort.Please contact Miranda Williamson, Director of Search for Watson Institute, at with any questions you may have about the application process.