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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.
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.
2016 Internship positions - apply here
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.
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.