Programs for Entrepreneurs

NYC Tech Talent Draft Program

NYC Tech Talent Draft provides computer science and engineering students with a firsthand look at exciting start-up careers in New York City’s booming tech hub.

Through the NYC Tech Talent Draft, NYCEDC introduces NYC’s tech scene to student audiences seeking entrepreneurial career opportunities, while providing NYC start-ups with a convenient, effective way to recruit top computer science and engineering students.

Spring 2014 NYC Tech Talent Draft


April Virtual Event: Wednesday, April 2, 6-7pm


Interested in hiring top technical students?

  • Sign up here to participate in an on-campus event or virtual panel, or to host students during a tech trek.
  • Email us to be included on the Common App.


Want to get hired at an NYC-based startup? Apply to up to ten jobs at once using our Common App.

Latest Updates

On November 19th, NYC Tech Talent Draft live streamed a Virtual Panel. During the lively discussion, the following startup leaders talked about their own startups and the scene in NYC:

  • Seth Bannon, CEO at Amicus
  • Mark Wilkie, CTO at Buzzfeed
  • Chris Hazlett, Director of Technology at Gilt

  • Ian White, CTO at Sailthru
Matt Brimer, Co-founder at General Assembly

Watch the video to learn more:

2013 Past Drafts

Fall 2013 NYC Tech Talent Draft

NYCEDC organized seven successful NYC Tech Talent Draft events at Brown, Carnegie Mellon, Cornell, Harvard, MIT, University of Pennsylvania, and Princeton. Panels featured leaders from companies such as Amicus, Birchbox, Callida Energy, Chartbeat, Gilt Groupe, Harry's, Meetup, Reelio Labs, Rap Genius, Sailthru, Vemno, and Yext. 

Spring 2013 NYC Tech Talent Draft

Watch the Spring 2013 panel at Cornell.

View a gallery of the Spring 2013 Tech Talent Draft Tour.

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