Don’t want to choose between getting amazing work experience and traveling the world?

Start Me Up runs 1-2 month startup internships that combine in-demand skills learning with adventurous travel.

Learn skills to help you get hired.

Spend your weekends exploring a new country.

Choose from a range of locations

Sign up for more information

Sign up and we will send you an info pack with details of internship options and locations.

We will use your e-mail address to send you information regarding start me up opportunities. We respect your privacy - your email address will *never* be shared or sold to a 3rd party.

“I’m so glad I did this program and would recommend it to anyone interested in startups.”

Aishy Vimal

Cornell University

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“The exposure to startups and their founders was incredible. Being part of a co-working community meant there were so many project opportunities in a variety of business sectors.”

Ian Leung

University of Cambridge

What you’ll get

Placed with a startup

 

Accommodation, airport pickup, and sim card

 

Co-working space membership

 

Weekly accountability meetings

 

Work on anything between 1 and 4 projects per month

 

Support from expert mentors

 

Access to workshops (previous workshops include data analytics, programming and UX).

 

First-week excursion eg surf trip, trek or rafting.

Recent alumni destinations

Our packages

As part of our packages you will get access the following and more, find out more on our pricing page.

Training and mentorship

Get access to expert mentors who will help you master skills and meet your professional and personal goals.

Access to a co-working space

24/7 access to leading co-working space and up to 12 events a month.

Accommodation

We house everyone on our placements in their own rooms in central locations close to coworking spaces, bars, and restaurants.

Airport pickup

We’ll pick you up from the airport and make sure you get to your accommodation safely.

Previous projects undertaken by candidates

Startup Idea Validation

Read more about Juan’s story here. 

Data Visualization

Read more about Rachel’s story here.

App Development

Read more about Emily’s story here.

UX Design

Read more about Rhiannon’s story here.

Business Development

Read more about Josh’s story here.

Business Model Canvas

Read more about Tomi’s story here.

Where you’ll work

We work with some of the world’s best coworking spaces, as ranked by Forbes.

HUBUD

ROAM

OUTPOST

DOJO

Hear Ruby’s Story

Durham graduate Ruby Goddard gives her perspectives on her one month internship in Bali with Start Me Up.

“Never in a million years did I expect to be given so much responsibility. I was invested with so much trust and so much time from my mentors. Being on this program allows you to meet some incredibly inspiring people who you would never otherwise get to connect with on such a personal level.”

Sound interesting? Just fill out the form below to get an information pack for details of how to apply. 

Sign up for more information

Sign up and we will send you an info pack with details of internship options and locations.

We will use your e-mail address to send you information regarding start me up opportunities. We respect your privacy - your email address will *never* be shared or sold to a 3rd party.