Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Weston Ideation Lab Accelerator Summer Internship Program

The Weston Ideation Lab Accelerator Summer Internship program is a PAID, 8-week, structured internship that assists student entrepreneurs or those with startups to work full-time on their venture.  Weston_Accelerator_website_300x300_2024.png

If you have an existing business, a side hustle you would like to take to the next level or are launching a startup, this program is for you. 

This is a PAID internship program, but you must apply here before April 15, 2024.

As part of the internship, you are expected to have office hours in the Weston Ideation Lab on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM unless otherwise arranged with the Weston Ideation Lab team.

What You Need to apply:
  • Demonstrated, measurable traction on your venture. This could include:
    • Number of paying customers
    • Number of active users
    • Downloads of your product/service
    • Letter(s) of Intent
    • Interviews, survey results 
    • Significant website traffic, blog comments, likes, followers, etc.
    • Relevant media coverage
    • Attendance at events, exhibits, shows, etc.
What You will receive:
  • A $3,000 stipend as you work on your business.
  • Workshops to help you advance your venture.
  • One-on-one additional sessions with mentors and subject matter experts tailored to support your needs.
  • Community and peer networking with other CSU students building businesses.
  • Dedicated office hours in the Weston Ideation Lab.

Office hour dates are:

  • June 4, 5, 6
  • June 11, 12, 13
  • June 18, 20
  • June 25, 26, 27
  • June 27, 28, 29
  • July 9, 10, 11
  • July 16, 17, 18
  • July 23, 24, 25
  • July 30, 31
apply here before April 15, 2024!

Once you apply, we will contact you for an interview.

Summer Accelerator interns will be selected by April 30, 2024.