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

This semester the SNAP! will be conducted virtually, and we recommend Companies prepare to offer virtual internship to students.

 

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 April 5, 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 April 10.

Step 3:    Get online and interview on April 21 2, 5:00 – 7:30 pm. The SNAP provides 20-minute virtual 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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