The Ideation Challenge, taking place on April 29 from 11:30 a.m.–4 p.m., is an innovative interdisciplinary program between Arrow Electronics and students at the University of Denver. During this half-day immersive experience, cross-disciplinary teams will be exposed to a design thinking framework and will apply their learnings to a real business challenge that Arrow Electronics currently faces with their SAM car.

By participating in the program you will get to showcase your capacities to executives from Arrow Electronics, as well as facilitators from DaVita, Southwest, AirMethods, Charles Schwab, Ball Corp, Gates, 9NEWS, TerumoBCT, HomeAdvisor and Denver Public Schools. The program will conclude with a networking reception from 4–6 p.m. Participants in the program will also get their résumé included in a portfolio for Arrow Electronics.


Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The first application deadline is Friday, April 1. The second is Thursday, April 21.

Please fill out the form in its entirety. If you do not receive a confirmation email after you submit the form, please ensure that you have entered all fields correctly.

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