Start Me Up recognises that academic progress and international exploration are not mutually exclusive.
Our programs offer the opportunity to explore unique Balinese culture whilst in one of the fastest economically growing countries in the world.
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From AI to Business Development to Fashion we offer flexiable internships with Start Ups and Social Enterprices across Bali.
We’ve placed interns from a variety of top universities…
University of Bristol
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Edinburgh
University of Glasgow
Imperial College London
King’s College London
University of Leeds
University of Liverpool
University of Michigan
University of Newcastle
University of Nottingham
University of Sheffield
University of Southampton
University of Virginia
University of Warwick
International work and decentralized organizations are excelling in the modern working world.
Start Me Up is the prime opportunity for students to gain work experience and researchers to expand their methods.
- Experiential learning is vital for both faculty research and student learning alike
- Future career benefits and connections across the world
- We sort all health and safety measures so you don’t have to
- We have an in depth knowledge of bali and an extensive array of partners to create connections that benefit everyone
- Organized trips and excursions to explore and network in Bali
How it works…
- We customize the trip to best suit you – adaptable group size, trip length and structure of the trip.
- We will build and adapt an itinerary and information pack before you arrive
- We organize accommodation in some of bali’s most beautiful and vibrant communities – We can also accommodate children and spouses for your comfort
- Secured health and safety measures
- Agree on a final budget and trip itinerary prior to arrival
Some of our internships are particularly popular with…
Business, Economics & Finance students
Business Development Internships
Business development is absolutely essential for all sustainable profit-seeking organizations.
A solid grounding in business development strategies will ensure students are well-placed for a future career in management.
It will also make them an attractive hire for any fast-growing organization.
Humanities & Social Science students
Communications & Marketing Internships
Communications is a diverse discipline that encompasses positioning, storytelling, branding, marketing analytics, copywriting, advertising and customer insights.
Mastering key communications skills opens up many potential career routes and industries. It also offers a lot of scope for specialization.
Engineering & Computer Science students
Design & Software Engineering Internships
Demand for software engineers has never been greater.
The growth in software engineering jobs continues but the sector is moving so fast that only those on top of the latest developments have the edge.
Students can learn practical skills and get a handle on the latest industry trends. They can also build their portfolio and get exposed to new technologies and techniques.
We cater for all subject disciplines
Breakdown by subject area
Humanities and Social Sciences
We’ve placed top undergraduates in a range of roles…
PR & Communications
Some of the sectors we offer
Health & Fitness
Why Start Me Up?
Start Me Up is an award-winning provider of entrepreneurial education programs.
Our alumni hail from top universities and have gone onto work at some of the world’s most prestigious companies.
“Not only was working for a startup really important to me, but I also really liked Start Me Up because its programs are based internationally and often in co-working spaces, not offices.
So you could meet people, network with them and get some more ideas about what you want to do in the future.”
“More than just an internship.”
“I was looking to get a full flavor of what’s out there and this program does a great job with that.”
100% were happy with the support the Start Me Up team provided during their program
96% rating on Go Overseas
60% of those on our program have confirmed work with their startup or are in discussions about it by the end of the program
97% of our interns said their internship matched their interests
Our alumni give us on average 9/10 for their overall experience with us
Program alumni destinations have included
Tomi Ogundayo spent one month interning for a blockchain startup in Bali. After her internship, she was invited to represent her startup at the UN World Investment Forum on Blockchain for Sustainability/Social Impact in Geneva.
“This experience is great for young people. But no matter what age, there will be something for you.”
Isabella Ippolito spent two months on Start Me Up’s Startup Internship Program in Bali working on projects for Penguin Random House and on a viral campaign that was featured by the BBC.
After the program she was hired by the company she’d been interning with and was flown to the Kennedy Space Station in Florida to help with an art installation celebrating 50 years since the first man on the moon.
“I’m proud that I achieved exactly what I set out to do. I made the best of my time while I was in Bali, won new freelance clients developed a close relationship with my mentor.”
Recent Northwestern graduate, Nehaarika Mulukutla, worked with an AI startup on business development. She also helped her startup source new developers for their project.
“The internship itself was incredible: entering on ground-level with some incredible start-ups is the opportunity of a lifetime if you let it be.”
Health and Safety
Weekly check ins with startups and social enterprises
Trained project managers
Flexible work to fit around study and other paid work commitments
All participants must complete contracts and agreements
Equal opportunities policy
Daily check ins
Our instructors from the world of startups and innovation can run workshops on a range of topics