Launchpad 2019 Apprenticeship Application
In mid-May, startups get the rare opportunity to work with apprentices (you!) for one week—to prototype and begin building their company’s organizational structure, roles, project strategy, and roll-out. As an apprentice, you will participate in this prototype stage.
What is Required?
Attend the Night Launch event April 29th, 5:30–7:30pm
Work with selected startup May 13–20 for approximately 10 hours
Responsive, reliable candidates that thrive in fast-paced environments with experimental projects
What Exactly is the Gig?
One week, unpaid apprenticeship
Assist with the roll-out of special projects that range from marketing and sales to operations
Provide critical feedback to startup founders
Work directly with the Launchpad teaching team, Perry Klebahn and Jeremy Utley to push startups to scale utilizing various design thinking methods
What’s in it for you?
Inside track on working with Stanford’s hottest startups, some of which will be looking for new hires this summer
Hands-on participation in one of the d.school’s most exclusive classes (over 100 companies apply for the limited spots) and ability to potentially influence a startup’s trajectory
The opportunity to get experience working in a fast-paced, startup environment
Exposure to the d.school’s design thinking creative problem solving methodology