Startup Internship Program
University of Alaska students are placed with some of the state’s most exciting startups for a mutually beneficial relationship: students learn about working in the startup world and what it means to be a founder, while startups work with the University’s best and brightest as they grow their companies.
The Startup Internship program features the following:
Semester-long internship for 10-20 hours per week
Professional development workshops to broaden participants understanding entrepreneurship in Alaska, learn startup tools, and develop soft skills
New peer connections through the cohort experience
One-on-one career coaching based on Gallup’s CliftonStrengths
End-of-program event to reflect upon and celebrate achievements made during the program
Participants make $18 an hour
You must be currently enrolled in the University of Alaska Anchorage.
You must be able to commit 10-20 hours per week for the entire 12 week internship.
September — Application and placement Period
October - November — Program participation
December — Internship wraps up, all participants attend the end-of-program event