Are you SNAP! Internship Programa student interested in interning at a startup or a startup interested in hiring student talent? StartingBlock makes finding an internship and interns SNAP!

 

As an entrepreneur, finding, attracting and cultivating talent is a necessity for building strong and growing teams. As a university city, Madison benefits from a large pool of students, a growing number of them are interested in working for small, early-stage startups.

StartingBlock’s SNAP seeks to connect students that specifically want to have a spring or summer internship at a local startups with startups willing to cultivate student talent and opportunities. And we make it a SNAP to do so.

Step 1:    Apply by November 13, 5:00 pm.  We will match you with startups matching for your skill set and interests.

Step 2:    Prepare. We will send you your matches by November 16 to

Step 3:    Show up & interview on November 19, 5:00 – 7:00 pm @StartingBlock Madison, 3rd Fl. Cafe. The SNAP provides 20-minute introductory interviews between matched students and startups.

It is that easy.

More details and application

What does it cost? SNAP is free to students. $50 for startups (free for StartingBlock members), for a minimum of three paired matches.

Examples of students that have already applied for the SNAP:

  • A junior in C.S. at UW-Madison is looking for “as many hours as needed” because “the ability to wear many hats and contribute to the company’s mission in several ways is a great way to grow as a professional and as a person.”
  • A sophomore in Economics at UW-Madison is looking to bring social media, web design, mobile design skills” because he wants to do “real work” that “will make a legitimate difference for the company.”
  • A junior in C.S. and Economics with Math Emphasis is looking is looking to bring social media, web design, mobile design skills” and say “I am a very goal oriented person and I wish to work in an environment where I can be excited about showing up everyday knowing that the work I am doing is directly impacting whatever goals are in place.”
  • A graduate student in Environment and Resources has “Sales and Marketing, Social Media / Content Creation, Business Development, Finance” skills has worked for startups before and enjoys getting an idea and developing it to a final product or service.
  • A graduate student in the MBA program wants Sales and Marketing experience that and to apply creative, problem solving with a direct impact to grow the business.

Examples of the opportunities at startups that have already applied for SNAP:

  • Software and web development for an VR startup with ten people that is making it super easy for K-12 teachers and students, as well as Air Force personnel, to create immersive learning experiences.
  • Software and web development, media and content creation for a dynamic young startup with a social media music platform
  • Sales and Marketing and graphic work for a local wearable tech startup.
  • Software and web development for a UW-Madison based startup working to collect, analyzeExamples of students that have already applied for the SNAP:
  • A junior in C.S. at UW-Madison is looking for “as many hours as needed” because “the ability to wear many hats and contribute to the company’s mission in several ways is a great way to grow as a professional and as a person.”
  • A sophomore in Economics at UW-Madison is looking to bring social media, web design, mobile design skills” because he wants to do “real work” that “will make a legitimate difference for the company.”
  • A junior in C.S. and Economics with Math Emphasis is looking is looking to bring social media, web design, mobile design skills” and say “I am a very goal oriented person and I wish to work in an environment where I can be excited about showing up everyday knowing that the work I am doing is directly impacting whatever goals are in place.”
  • A graduate student in Environment and Resources has “Sales and Marketing, Social Media / Content Creation, Business Development, Finance” sk
  • and demonstrate impact of local farmers’ markets
  • Multiple year-round opportunities at a growing data technology company in the utility rebate industry.
  • Software and business development for new software platform that aims to organize large event logistics and communications. Pilot was used at Freakfest and NOLA’s Voodoo Fest.
  • Sales and Marketing, Social Media and Content Creation opportunities for a govtech SaaS platform.
  • Multiple opportunities at organizations that foster entrepreneurship, including StartingBlock and the Doyenne Group.

 

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