Applications now open for summer internships at the Desai Family Accelerator

The Desai Family Accelerator, an intensive program offered through the Zell Lurie Institute and the Center for Entrepreneurship that helps early stage ventures scale and succeed through funding, mentorship and other resources, is now accepting applications for summer interns. The companies currently in Desai’s portfolio are working to launch their products, demonstrate product/market fit and raise investment, and summer interns will help them develop their companies and achieve their goals.

Desai is hiring development, design and business development interns who will help portfolio companies with business development, financial modeling, product QA/testing, customer development/support, user acquisition, user experience, design, marketing and market research. Students who thrive in a fast-paced environment and are current students or recent graduates are welcome to apply. Interns will work full-time at the Ann Arbor office and should have a strong interest in 1) technology and startups, 2) great execution, organizational and communication skills 3) desire to learn and improve and 4) the ability to work individually and as part of a team.

This is the first year the Desai Accelerator has hosted internships. You can download the application here. Please submit your completed form with any other relevant materials to Lauren Roth at loroth@umich.edu by Sunday, March 29 at 11:59 p.m. You can also contact Lauren with any questions you might have.

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