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Bright Future Program Italy

In Italian | Live online
8 weeks
Start date
24 Feb
On demand
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560€* (390€ or less with our scholarships!)

Discover the best career opportunities. Design your future.

Discover the answers to your burning questions as a university student. Uncover promising industries, salary potential, and leading companies. Join our 8-week journey with top experts, empowering you to shape your future.

A selective cohort to learn with the top 3% of talent

Each cohort is built based on the previous experiences, motivation, and unique value that each fellow can bring to the class. You will learn and connect with the best talent.

Actionable insights by leading practitioners

All instructors are members of Nova with successful careers who will provide you with practical insights to choose the right career path, accelerate your professional growth, and prepare for interviews.

A learning experience designed for top performance

Live online classes, skill development workshops, recorded modules, mentoring and the most fun in-person events for networking, personal brand, and interview preparation.

Nabila Colmenares
Fourth-year Economics student at UC3M | BFP Alumni Spring '23

The BFP is a program that helps you connect with people who have the same concerns as you. It allows you to learn about different sectors, get inspired by the trajectories of other people, and gives you the opportunity to get to know yourself better, growing both personally and professionally.

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About the program

Understand the career paths, salaries, skills and requirements of the 8 most demanded careers:

  • Management Consulting
  • Investment Banking
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Product Management
  • Law
  • Software Engineering & Data Science
  • B2B Tech Sales
  • Marketing

Join three Career Saturdays (in-person events) in Milan to participate in panel sessions with top talent experts of the different careers, events to supplement learnings with action: case competitions, HR-led workshop, debates, personal branding workshop, pitching challenge, a culminating StartUp contest, and more!

Discover the most suitable career path for you and boost your professional journey

As a student of the BFP, you will receive advice and professional guidance from the top 3% of talent in Italy.

With over 30 mentors who have achieved outstanding career trajectories, they will share their experiences, provide guidance, and help you create a personalized roadmap for your professional career. You'll discover that having a great mentor is key to your success.

Whether you aspire to create your own startup, gain insight into entering the world of Investment Banking, Strategic Consulting, or simply prepare yourself for the job market, the BFP provides you with everything you need to embark on the path towards your desired professional career. The first edition in Spain was a great success, so don't hesitate to apply for our first Italian edition starting February 24th, 2023.

How does a month in the BFP look like?

Case and Startup Competitions, live online classes, in-person events, debate contests, Personal Branding workshops, interview preparation, and much more! The image below is for you to get an idea of how does a month in the BFP looks like, it is not the updated calendar.

Your path in the program

After 2 weeks in the program

After engaging in our first set of interactive workshops and gaining profound insights into the influential business and tech roles that propel the success of the top 3% of global talent, you will already possess a clear understanding of the most promising job opportunities in today's market. You will have begun the journey of discovering how to leverage your distinctive strengths, identify suitable career paths, and acquire the indispensable skills necessary to secure your first job.

Halfway through the program

By this point, you will have built a strong network of talented peers who are embarking on a similar career journey. You will also be connected with a dedicated mentor who will provide invaluable support and guidance throughout your development. Additionally, you will have had the opportunity to participate in engaging and interactive experiences, including case/pitch competitions, debates, public speaking workshops, and much more!

After finishing the program

In just 8 weeks in the BFP, you'll immerse yourself in the lives of Italy's top professionals, from product managers to entrepreneurs, consultants, software engineers, lawyers, and more. Through fireside chats, panels, cases, and roundtable discussions, you'll gain firsthand insights. Connect with the best students across Italy through 1:1 networking, mentorship groups, afterwork events, and in-person gatherings. With mentorship and workshops, you'll be interview-ready to confidently excel in your career.

Who will you learn from?

Gioia Ronci

Senior Associate at Chiomenti

Gioia is a lawyer specialized in banking and financial law. She graduated in 2014 from Bocconi University and provides assistance in various financial operations, including financing, securitizations, structured finance, portfolio divestments of credits, as well as bond issuances and covered bonds.

Eugenio Cibruscola

Lead Data Product Manager at Vodafone IoT

Eugenio's 10-year journey from finance to B2B sales culminated in his role as Product Manager at Vodafone IoT. He holds bachelor's degrees in Economics and Finance and a double master's degree in Management & Business Administration with a major in Strategy from universities in Portugal and Brazil.

Andrea Fogazzaro

Senior Account Executive at Google Cloud

Andrea is an experienced professional in tech sales and entrepreneurship, having worked for major players like Rocket Internet and Google. He is also an active investor and academic coach with a background in business management and quantitative methods from renowned institutions in Italy, Germany, and the USA.

Iris Skrami

Co-Founder and CEO at Renoon

Iris, the co-founder and CEO of Renoon, started her career in Amsterdam with renowned fashion and sportswear companies, developing a passion for sustainability. She later became a sustainable fashion consultant and founded Renoon, a startup supported by the Italian government and a US venture capital fund.

Francesca Oberti

Alliance Marketing Manager @BIP xTech

Francesca Oberti is the Alliance Marketing Manager at BIP xTech, where she coordinates the co-marketing strategy with hyperscalers for lead generation. With experiences in Google Cloud and other tech companies, she's also a Communication Strategist for TEDxMilano.

Andrea Marino

Co-founder and CEO at NOVA

Andrea Marino holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from Bocconi University. He completed a Master's degree cum laude in International Business from CEMS and Bocconi. In 2014, he joined NOVA as an intern and currently serves as the company's CEO.

Barbara Rizzi

Consultant at Bain & Company

Barbara is a Consultant at Bain & Company based in the Milan Office. She joined in 2019, after a previous experience in INDEFI, a French advisory boutique. She is affiliated with Vector, Bain's Digital practice, and advises clients on Strategy, Value creation, Digital Transformation and Innovation, mostly working in the Energy & Utilities and Mobility & Transport industries.

Valerio Ingiusto

Investment Banking Vice President at Finergreen

Vice-President at Finergreen (Madrid) since 2020, one of the world's leading advisors in the renewable energy sector. Previously worked 4 years for BNP Paribas in the M&A department and 3 years for Citibank. In his 7 years of investment banking, Valerio has covered many different sectors, specializing in infrastructure-energy at Finergreen. In the product area, he mainly specializes in M&A but also has done several transactions in project finance and ECM. Valerio holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the Università di Napoli Federico II and a Master's degree in the English language course Banking & Finance from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan.

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Frequently asked questions

How can I get a scholarship?

The "Bright Future Program" by Nebula costs 560€. However, at Nova, our goal is to promote meritocracy and accelerate the careers of the best individuals, regardless of their background and economic situation. Therefore, Nova offers a 30% scholarship for all selected students, and we also provide 25 scholarships ranging from 50% to 100% of the total cost for candidates facing financial difficulties:

  • Minimum income
  • First-generation college students
  • Underrepresented ethnicities in Europe, such as Asian, Indian, Black, or Afro-American.
  • Personal disability or disability of an immediate family member
  • Special large families

Apply as usual and leave your motivation for the scholarship in the application open field

Is this program for me?

We recommend enrolling if you meet the following conditions:

  • You are a university student in the 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of your degree (any discipline).
  • You desire to learn from top professionals, enhance your skills, and prepare yourself for choosing the most suitable career path.
  • You are motivated to develop your career and connect with other exceptional students.

What does this program include?

  • Insights from experts and workshops led by some of Italy's most talented young professionals.
  • Individual and group mentoring sessions with a mentor. All our mentors are members of Nova (the top 3% of the best young talent).
  • Access to additional resources and materials for professional development: CV building, interview preparation, personal branding work, etc.
  • "Career Saturdays": In-person sessions to take learnings and connections to the next level.
  • Workshops to complement learning with hands-on experience: case competitions, challenges, debates, personal branding training, pitching challenges, a culminating kickoff weekend, and much more!
  • Encounters and connections with the most ambitious students and young professionals in Italy through online and in-person events and after-work activities.

Got any questions? We're here to help

Join now for the first edition of the Bright Future Program in Italy! Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Submit your application now to increase your chances of securing a spot and being considered for a scholarship.

Join the waitlist now!

By enrolling early, you will have a guaranteed spot in the cohort and an exclusive benefit. Once officially launched, spots fill up quickly, so don't miss out on this opportunity!