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Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Internship Program

The Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Internship Program is for students interested in working for entrepreneurial ventures in a variety of fields. Through this program, students are connected with full-time, paid internships with ventures across the world. It is open to all years, including graduating seniors. See what previous interns said about the program here.


  • Apply by March 3.
  • Info session on 26 January 2017 at 7:30PM in the Library Tutor Room. Food will be provided.
  • Info session on 21 February 2017 at 11:00AM in the Library Tutor Room. Food will be provided.
  • Click here to watch a digital info session.

Students: Apply in the spring through Handshake.

Employers: Learn more hereRequest a Davidson Intern here.

Venture Lab

Davidson College Venture Lab is a start-up incubator designed to accelerate the development of Davidson’s innovators and entrepreneurs through experiential education. It’s is a full-time, immersive, 10-week program suited for all business models (both for-profit and nonprofit). Click here to learn more.

Venture Lab


Venture Lab is Davidson’s startup accelerator for student entrepreneurs. The Venture Lab takes no equity and aims to help early-stage startups achieve significant, sustainable growth.

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Program Structure

This a summer program that lasts for an intensive 11 weeks and revolves around weekly meetings every Monday from 9 AM to 12 PM, culminating in a demo day. The Monday meetings allow teams to discuss their problems with each other, check in with advisors, and get feedback from various mentors. There will also be additional workshops and events throughout other weekdays. Teams are expected to work on their projects on a daily basis throughout the duration of the accelerator.

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