The Summer Gig High School Internship Program

Pursue your passion.
Join a company for a two week internship.
Get innovation and startup experience.
Build your resume for college applications.
Start thinking about your career.
Win a $1,000 paid internship.

How to Apply

1. Write an essay on innovation

Pick and area of innovation that interests you. Tell us how innovation in this area will solve big problems over the next ten years.

2. Submit your application

Send your essay and a note about your interest in the innovation area to

3. Win an Internship

10 students are selected from each of our partner schools for an internship at a company.

Apply Now

Deadline: March 4, 2017


Frequently asked questions

Where can I do an internship?

Internships are available in Berlin, Boston, Munich, London, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego, San Francisco and Stockholm.


What types of industries?

Aerospace, Environment, Food & Agriculture, Industrial Automation, Internet, Medical Technologies and Transportation.


How does the internship matching work?

We work with you to match you to a company in the city and industry of your choice.


If I get an internship will I have a choice of companies?

Yes but it may be limited based on demand and location.


Are there set internship dates?

No. The internship dates and duration are to be worked out between you and the host company.


What will I be expected to do during an internship?

You will be expected to work with the host company to complete a project they have designed for you during your internship.