The TAVtech Fellowship connects students to Israel's economy by offering them access to Israel's top entrepreneurs and through an engaging educational program, giving them tangible, high-demand, technical skills.
Be inspired by programmers who have built and sold start-ups.
Be exposed to a culture that sets a mindset for success.
Be challenged to solve real-world problems using cutting-edge technologies and skills that you’ve learned.
Utilize our network of non-profit partnerships to share your knowledge in local communities.
Learn real, tangible skills that are wanted by employers.
Make lifelong friends and join the TAVtech community.
Dates: 2019-20 Dates to be Announced
Program Cost: Subject to scholarship availability. Fellows pay a $550 non-refundable fee. The Fellowship includes housing, instruction, and most programmed activities including touring trips around Israel and weekend retreats.
Program Structure: One cohort for students of diverse academic backgrounds to participate in an intensive introductory programming curriculum. One cohort that allows accomplished computer science students to work with cutting-edge technologies.
Classes: Taught by successful entrepreneurs, industry professionals, and top academic practitioners from Hebrew University, Tel Aviv University, and the Technion: Coding for Non-Coders Bootcamp, Data Science and Analytics Intensive For Beginners, Cybersecurity Intensive, Artificial Intelligence Intensive, Data Science and Big Data Intensive, and Virtual Reality Intensive.
Additional Components: The TAVtech Speaker Series features Israel's top venture capitalists, start-up entreprenuers, and corporate leaders. The TAVtech Weekend Retreats take Fellows to a unique set of destinations in Israel for incredible sightseeing, cultural immersion, and community building. The TAVtech Hackathon brings Fellows from all classes and skill levels together in building cutting-edge solutions to global problems.
|9 AM||Breakfast & Learn with Michael Eisenberg of Aleph|
|10 AM||Instruction Session One - Artificial Intelligence class learns about implementing neural networks for computer vision.|
|12 PM||Break for Lunch|
|2 PM||Instruction Session Two - Coding Crash Course class goes over Python fundamentals.|
|5 PM||Community Beach Trip|
|8 PM||Meet & Greet at Google Tel Aviv|
We seek applicants who have a keen understanding of global issues, a track record of community leadership, or a genuine interest in solving global challenges.
Fellows learn technical and entrepreneurship skills in the context of solving real-world problems.
Alumni Fellows fulfill their commitment to use learned skills to help under-privileged communities through volunteering and mentoring. Some Fellows will represent TAVtech on our summer social impact trip to India.