Goldman Sachs


April 12-14, 2019


ApplicationS HAVE CLOSED


Boston Scientific


September 27-29, 2019


ApplicationS HAVE CLOSED




October 4-6, 2019


ApplicationS HAVE CLOSED



San Jose

September 20-22, 2019


ApplicationS HAVE CLOSED


Essay questions


  1. Why do you want to attend an O4U conference? Some prompts to get you thinking: How would attending O4U make a difference in helping you achieve your professional or personal goals? What do you hope to gain from the speakers, professionals, recruiters and your fellow attendees? What can you contribute to the event?

  2. What is an interest or passion of yours? Some prompts to get you thinking (for illustrative purposes): What are you most excited about on the weekends? What unique interest of yours sets you apart from your friends? What side projects or activities make you happiest?


  1. Thinking of any social movement, past or present, what is the role of an engineer? How would/will you, as an engineer, contribute to this social change?

  2. Talk about a time where diversity impacted or influenced an engineering-related project you were working on. How did your unique identities contribute to this effort? This could be a previous academic project, experience from research/internship, a hackathon submission, an innovative idea that might be sitting in the back of your head, etc.


  1. What is your favorite or least favorite marketing campaign of the past year, and why? Some prompts to get you thinking: What was the campaign's target audience, approach to collecting data, and impact on consumers? Why do you think it was successful in accomplishing its goals?  Was it focused on brand recognition or driving specific action? How would you improve it (using data, creative processes, etc.)?  

  2. What matters most to you, and why? Some prompts to get you thinking: Illustrate how a person, situation, or event has influenced you—do some deep self-examination, so you can genuinely illustrate who you are and how you came to be the person you are today. Show the “how” and “why” rather than focusing merely on what you’ve done or accomplished. 


  1. What is an emerging area in technology & why does it interest you (Where do you see it 10 years from now?)