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Below are some internships related to innovation & entrepreneurship. Caltech students should work with the Career Development Center for more information and to learn about additional opportunities. 

Caltech's Summer Undergraduate Startup Internship (SUSI) Program

In 2015, the Ronald and Maxine Linde Institute of Economic and Management Sciences launches its Summer Undergraduate Startup Internship (SUSI) program for Caltech undergraduate students. The program places participants in high-quality startup companies for 10-week paid internships. During their internships, students gain exposure to the unique startup environment and have the opportunity to develop their skills in a real-world business setting.

2017 Internship positions - apply here

Huawei 2017 Seeds for the Future summer internship - apply here

Huawei Technologies is proud to announce the launch of a two-week fully funded summer program for U.S. undergraduates to gain international learning experience in an ICT company and a deeper understanding of Chinese culture. The application deadline is April 24th, 2017.

Starburst Accelerator 2016 summer Technical Scout internship - apply here


Starburst Accelerator, the world's first aerospace accelerator, with offices in Los Angeles, Paris, Munich and Singapore, brings the private sector, research and investment community together to accelerate business growth and opportunities for startups in aerospace.

Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers (KPCB) Fellows

The program offers outstanding college students an opportunity to gain significant experience developing their technical or design skills all while being mentored by a company executive at startups like Coursera, Flipboard, Nest, Indiegogo, Twitter, Square and many others.

Applications for Summer 2016 internships are due by October 31st, 2015. Apply here.


Summer@Highland is a startup accelerator which helps the next generation of student entrepreneurs build companies over the summer. Selected teams receive a $20K investment, free office space in Palo Alto, and the opportunity to leverage the network and experience of the Highland partners. In the last seven years, Summer@Highland has helped more than 50 teams go on to build companies like Cloudflare, Handy, Wellframe, and Wildfire.  Members of the program have gone on to raise in aggregate over $230M in venture funding and have built businesses acquired by the likes of Google, Dropbox, and Oracle.  Past teams have included Caltech students and they are hoping to have a Caltech team this summer.