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Are you ready to intern at a Start-Up this Fall?

Apply to be a Paid Shattuck Intern by Friday, 7/28

July 23, 2017 6:49 AM

Do you have an interest in Entrepreneurship?
Are you ready to intern within a Start-up this Fall?

If yes, apply to the Shattuck Family Internship Program for Entrepreneurship Innovation and Social Change.  DEADLINE TO APPLY: FRIDAY, JULY 28TH

The Shattuck Family Internship Program for Entrepreneurship Innovation and Social Change prepares UMBC students for the rigors and rewards of entrepreneurship and social innovation. This program places highly-motivated students from diverse backgrounds in mentored internships to better prepare them to launch for-profit ventures.

Internships last one semester (15 weeks) and students will work, on average, 8 to 10 hours per week. Students receive a stipend of $1,500 toward their compensation. In addition to the internship, students engage in projects and activities that further expose them to the entrepreneurial mindset.

Why Participate?
- Earn a competitive stipend of $1,500 plus an opportunity to potentially earn credit and obtain up to $5,000 for a scholarship or seed funding for a new venture
- Gain valuable experience in your career field by interning 120 hours over the course of the semester (8-10 hours per week)
- Be exposed to the knowledge, skills, and mindset required to successfully launch and manage a growing business
- Develop a network of contacts in the entrepreneurial community for future references and opportunities
- Apply classroom knowledge in a realistic work environment and apply lessons learned in the workplace to academic coursework

TO APPLY:
Interested students are asked to submit a Resume and a Cover Letter answering the following questions:
Discuss your interest in both entrepreneurship and this intern program. What has been your entrepreneurial involvement thus far such as coursework, seminars, etc. (if applicable)? What type of start-up would you like to intern for and why?

Credentials can be submitted via UMBCworks (position 9293227) or e-mailed to:
Christine Routzahn
Director
UMBC Career Center, UMBC
routzahn@umbc.edu, 410-455-3671

DEADLINE TO APPLY: FRIDAY, JULY 28TH

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