YNG+ Global Career Program
Internships are just the beginning. Our online platform connects YNG+ers to YPO member companies and employers and offers a wide range of career opportunities year round. Members, enroll your company as an Employer here.
Access a global YNG+ community of 3,300+ active international members sparking relationships, ideation, and future friendship through dedicated virtual platform. Check out YNG+ interest-based Groups here!
The YNG+ Perks program encapsulates Only-in-YPO access. From YPO-owned hotel discounts to YPO home rentals to travel benefits, the Perks program is there for the international YNG+er's lifestyle.
Join industry-centered cohorts for six months with YPO member mentors. Mentee applications are processed quarterly for YNG+ers to have the opportunity to learn with and be mentored by YPO industry leaders.
What's already happened with YNG+ in 2017...get on board, don't miss out!
YNG+ Public Speaking Mastery 2017
30+ YNG+ers headed to Stanford University to learn about public speaking and presentation from the best of the best. From creating their own personal pitch to understanding how body language influences your audience, Public Speaking Mastery empowers YNG+ members to craft their message to be persuasive, compelling, and most importantly, memorable!
Already ready for YNG+ Public Speaking Mastery 2018? Sign up here to be notified when it opens for registration.
YNG+ iLAB: Innovation and Disruption Powered by Harvard 2017 I
So nice we did it twice! The first iteration of iLab this year kicked off in February for university graduates. With 5 YPO member companies and 32 YNG+ members, this is the next phase of business innovation.
Powered by Harvard Business School’s new digital platform, HBX, and taught by none other than HBS’s Clayton Christensen – one of the world leaders of innovation and growth in business – YNG+ participants get the chance to innovate in a real life business situation, while member companies receive forward-thinking advancements from top millennial minds. Through six weeks of disruptive strategy learning, YNG+ers will create a live case study for each YPO member company to implement into their business.
iLab II for university students begins in June.
YNG+ @ YPO Harvard Spouse/Partner Program 2017
The YPO Harvard Spouse/Partner Program 2017 exposed YNG+ers to case studies, the advantage of the Harvard network, and provided them with specific learning and tools to further their career and take their organization to the next level. YNG+ers learned how to define business initiatives, attract capital and talent, and use the power of negotiation – for new or existing businesses. From
applying financial tools for business analysis, planning and management in today's environment (globally and locally) to analyzing frameworks for meeting the challenges of an entrepreneurial initiative and the challenges encountered by leaders who face significant change, this program helped YNG+ers enhance their competitiveness in the global marketplace.
Resource-in-Residence Dale Stephens
Dale Jasper Stephens is an entrepreneur and author, and one of the original 24 recipients of the Thiel Fellowship. He is the founder of UnCollege, which is a social movement that aims to change the notion that going to college is the only path to success.
Penguin published his book, Hacking Your Education: Ditch the Lectures, Save Tens of Thousands and Learn More than Your Peers Ever Will, in April 2013. He wrote the book because of his unique perspective on the future of education: he left school at age twelve. His writing has been published in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Wired, and Forbes. Forbes has recognized him as a 30 Under 30 Leader in education.
YNG+ @ YPO EDGE Vancouver 2017
For the very first time, nearly 75 YNG+ members attended YPO's premier global conference, the YPO EDGE in Vancouver, Canada. From speakers like Arianna Huffington to William Shatner to Justin Trudeau, YNG+ers took advantage of the best of the best that YPO offers. YNG+ers also had the chance to see some of their fellow YNG+ members on-stage in break-out sessions with The Merlin Project and YPO LAB (Leaders Across Borders).
YNG+ers helped to set the Guinness Book of World Records for most people using virtual reality technology at one time (more than 1,000 people!).
The Merlin Project @ YPO EDGE
From nearly 100 applications, 22 participants took part in a four-month virtual acceleration for entrepreneurs, with learning from the professors who built the entrepreneurship program at Columbia Business School. Each participant was individually mentored by a YPO member to help them take their business to the next level.
YNG+ True North
Nearly 50 YNG+ members headed up to Whistler, Canada to take advantage of acres of fresh powder and Only-in-YPO speakers. From hearing from how to push past your limits as an Olympian, to exploring Whistler and Blackcomb mountain from first tracks to last lift, this weekend was a Whistler experience like no other. YNG+ers strapped on their helmet to fly down the Olympic bobsled course and raced through the Callahan Valley on snowmobile.
YNG+ Saya Sa El Nido
YNG+ members from around the world converged on Palawan Island for an exciting program incorporating a host of exceptional resources sharing their expertise on entrepreneurship, family business and the art of pursuing passion. From island hopping to sunset cruises, this was a chance for young adults to create lasting friendships and forge the crucial connections necessary to take their 20s by storm!
YNG+ 20 Something 20 Everything
This dynamic program, led by Christine Hassler, enabled YNG+ers to gain skills critical to navigating one of the most crucial periods in life, and come away with greater confidence, clarity and inner strength.
The weekend also provided young women with an Only-in-YPO opportunity to learn first-hand from role models in life success: female members of YPO, who will share their experiences and knowledge with participants. Networking with these YPO legacy women led to lasting connections, and true growth for our YNG+ers!
YNG+ @ YPO Global Digital Summit
The Global Digital Summit is the premier YPO event helping members and YNG+ers understand how to take advantage of the ever-changing digital marketing landscape. When techniques and trends can become obsolete in just a few short months, you need the expertise and advice of our world-class lineup of resources to ensure you remain on the cutting edge of the industry.
Because the Global Digital Summit is all about innovation, YPO asked some of our fantastic YNG+ers to speak! Check them out!
YNG+ Communicating CLEAREly
Whether still in school, launching a business, working for someone else or considering changing career paths, effective communication is an essential quality to possess and develop.
Speaking and communicating effectively or having to give a speech is most people's number one fear – even seasoned pros struggle with their nerves and knowing how to read a room. This weekend event taught simple, time-honed techniques to handle anxiety, assess different situations to find the speaking style best suited for the moment and present in a confident and compelling manner.
YNG+ Network New York
YNG+ers are invited to harness the power of YPO's global network. YNG+ Network New York brings together an international community of thinkers, doers, and change-makers.
Challenge your views, defy convention and learn what it takes to make it in the City that Never Sleeps. Leave with a deeper understanding of yourself by forging the life-long connections that make the YPO and YNG+ community unique.
This is just the beginning....the connections in New York are endless.
YNG+ Sailing Spain
YNG+ers are invited to raise their masts for an incredible sailing adventure! Explore the Mediterranean during this week-long regatta, networking with international peers, exploring the tastes, sights and sounds of Spain and learning practical skills applicable far beyond the horizon.