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.
Boost Graduate Salary
93% of our alumni felt better equipped for their career as a result of our program
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Access to a co-working space
24/7 access to world-renowned co-working space and events schedule. Immerse yourself in a leading tech eco-system.
We provide accommodation in central locations close to co-working spaces, bars, and restaurants.
Workshops and mentorship
Get access to expert mentors to help you master skills and meet professional and personal goals.
We’ll pick you up from the airport and make sure you get to your accommodation safely.
Previous Startup Internship Projects
Here’s a few projects previous interns have worked on…
Haven’t found a project of interest?
Don’t worry we offer internships in a variety of roles and sectors …
Start Me Up’s Workshops
We offer a range of workshops on our startup internships.
The best business ideas rarely come by accident.
This module covers the practice of startup ideation – the process of coming up with new business ideas.
Discover the techniques used by everyone from tech giants and startups to top design studios.
No Code Prototyping
How to prototype your idea quickly. An overview of creative examples of Minimum Viable Products.
Learn the importance of validating ideas before investing time and resources into them.
Insights into how to validate ideas quickly and get feedback from customers.
How to set up tests for startup idea validation.
How to iterate and incorporate feedback from users.
An introduction to design thinking.
Get an overview of product design, learn essential technical terms.
The Essentials of UX
Understand the role of the UX designer and the fundamentals of UX.
Get acquainted with the world of audits and briefs.
The user is the central element of UX design.
Learn how to research user personas, carry out user testing and carry out UX research and user journey mapping.
Why Start Me Up?
Start Me Up is an award-winning provider of entrepreneurial education programs.
Check out our stats and testimonials…
“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.”
I learned a huge variety of essential skills from marketing to web development.
I have also had access to mentors and industry leaders to help me with my own startup idea.
The wealth of experiences and contacts were invaluable.
100% were happy with the support the Start Me Up team provided during their program
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
Whether you stumbled upon Start Me Up because you need a summer internship, a school-time getaway, or just an interesting experience during a gap year of some sort, I would highly, highly recommend you take the plunge.
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.
The Application Process
To get started just complete our short application form.
Please note that our programs are competitive, so early applications are advised for the most competitive roles in our network of startups.
Successful applicants will be invited to an interview with a member of the admissions team.
This is where you’ll have an opportunity to explain more about your professional goals and the kinds of sectors and skills areas that interest you.