Who are we?

Start Me Up is an educational organization that runs internship programs all over the world.

What do we do?

We match the smartest interns with fast-growing startups, wherever you are in the world.

Our interns can work with you remotely and learn important skills, while helping you to grow your business.

How do I find out more?

To find out more just submit your details via the form below and a representative will be in touch with you to discuss your requirements.

What our startups say

Working with our intern from Start Me Up was a joy. A truly great experience that we hope was mutual. The initial introduction and logistics of starting the work were made easy. Highly recommended.

Lee Constantine

Co-Founder, Publishizer

Our first intern, Monica joined us initially for 2 months, but her last day is today, almost 4 months later. She has become an invaluable, wonderful part of our team and will be very much missed. We recently brought on 3 more interns and the enthusiasm and energy they bring is amazing.

Nick Hale

Ingenuit

Start Me Up is an amazing service for startups. Working with Start Me Up interns has been a game changer for my business. 

Lola Adeyemi

Founder, Mentoring Her

It’s been a great experience working with Start Me Up interns. They have all been eager and engaging, not to mention very useful. It’s a great service where everyone comes out a winner. I have personally really enjoyed hearing the perspectives of people looking at things with fresh eyes.

Francis Hutley

Co-founder, Blocksmart

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Interview

All candidates that meet our initial selection criteria are interviewed twice as part of the selection process.

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Identify projects

From our network of startups around the world, we identify suitable projects with clear objectives and deliverables.

Screen

All candidates are tested for mathematics, logical reasoning, and written English ability.

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Match

We match candidates’ areas of interest with specific opportunities with startups and support interns and startups via mentoring.

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"I spent two months making promotional videos for campaigns that ended up being featured by the BBC"

Isabella Ippolito graduated with a BSc Creative Digital Media and wanted to expand her portfolio while she traveled the world. She worked on video projects for Penguin Random House and on a viral campaign that was featured by the BBC – all while working from a co-working space by the beach.

"I interned for an early stage Data Visualization startup"

Lorraine Cliff is at Princeton studying Operations Research and Financial Engineering. She spent two months on Start Me Up’s Startup Internship Program in Bali where she worked with an early stage data visualization startup on market research, product development, data visualization, content creation and UX. 

"I carried out market research and mobilized online communities"

Juan Vidal de la Peña was a 4th year student at the University of Navarra in Spain studying Economics, Leadership and Governance. Previously, an intern at the United Nations in New York City, he spent two months carrying out market research for an early stage sustainability startup, gathering customer insights via online communities like Reddit.

"I developed a sales forecasting model and a Netflix-like recommendation system."

Einar Jonsson has just completed a Masters in Mechanical Engineering at UCL in the UK. He completed a two month internship as a Machine Learning Engineer for a Asia-based aggregator service for the entertainment industry.

Entrepreneur Mel Loh explains how working with Start Me Up interns is a low-risk way for startups to get support and recruit for longer-term positions.