Designed to assist students in understanding the opportunities and challenges of working within a startup or early stage company.

Students engage in ten to fourteen-week, intensive internships with selected student start-up teams, gaining firsthand experience in working with challenges typically faced by start-ups. In turn, participating student start-ups gain the help of top-notch students with complimentary skills to their team makeup. 
 
Currently, two options are available. 
 
 

SPRING

SUMMER

Students

Any Rensselaer student with a minimum of one semester of coursework completed
Any Rensselaer student with a minimum of one semester of coursework completed

Compensation

Hourly wage

$3,500

Timing

13 weeks, February thru April

10 weeks, June thru mid-August

Hours/week

Five to 20 hours per week

40 hours per week

Additional student requirements Meetings every week with Entrepreneur-in-Residence Weekly meetings at Insitute's Accelerator program REVEAL

 

Companies Seeking Interns

Qualifications: Teams must be in the start-up phase, and ready to expose students to meaningful work in the world of entrepreneurship. 
 
If your company could benefit from this program, please contact the Severino Center Director at scte@rpi.edu.

FAQ - Hiring International Students

Students Seeking Internships

If this program is of interest to you, please contact the Center Director at scte@rpi.edu to discuss the possibilities.