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The CIE offers those enrolled in the Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program the opportunity to apply new entrepreneurial skills in emerging Silicon Valley startups.  A variety of paid and unpaid internships are available throughout the year.

In addition, undergraduate students enrolled in the BUSN 145 Entrepreneurship Practicum course have the opportunity to intern for a quarter at both emerging and established startups.  This 2-unit course is available in Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters.  Undergraduate students pursuing a Minor in Entrepreneurship will also have an opportunity for a startup internship through MGMT 198E  Internship in Entrepreneurship.  For more information, please contact


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 Yatown Seeks Multiple Interns

Friday, May. 27, 2011

Yatown (

Internship Opportunities

Product Designer:
- Own and complete one user-facing product/service

Software Engineer:
- Own and complete one user-facing product/service, OR
- Address scale/performance/reliability infrastructure issues

Engineering Project Manager:
- Work with US and offshore teams in processes in place to iterate rapidly on site rollouts.

Marketing & PR Contact:
- Own and complete several media and consumer outreach campaigns

Desired Skills/Knowledge

Product Designer: strong UX (not just UI) skills, ability to translate a product concept into visual and interaction design, good graphic design skills, experience working with technical team to implement. Details-oriented.

Software Engineer: PHP/CodeIgniter, Javascript/jQuery, Java/Tomcat. Star coder. Strong architecture experience coupled with a good sense of value/cost engineering trade-offs. Details-oriented.

Engineering Project Manager: Has successfully managed web teams to deliver projects. Strong engineering foundation; preferably CS background. Details-oriented.

Marketing & PR: Social Media expertise (at minimum as a frequent user of Twitter, Facebook, preferably with experience in group communication and influence. Details-oriented.

Position Description

  • Full-time employment opportunity (Paid)
  • 20-40 hours/week
  • At least 3 months per engagement, preferably 6-12 months
  • Graduate students preferred

We seek and filter strongly for all 3 components: Intelligence, Energy, and Integrity. And we prefer finishers over starters.

Christopher Nguyen


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