Virtual Internship Program - Online Career Prep Tools & Distanced Learning - Upkey

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Welcome to Upkey’s Virtual Internship Program (VIP)

Application for Fall 2020 is now open!

Apply now!

Upkey has given me the tools, resources, motivation, and confidence to start my career on my terms.
Kathryn Ramirez, Loyola University Chicago, Upkey intern

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1,000 Students

Each Quarter, we seek 1,000 ambitious students to join our global entrepreneurship and leadership initiative. This exciting and much needed plan will provide students:

  • Real-world leadership
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leading career development
  • Experiential learning opportunities

through project-based learning and a series of micro-internships across various business functions.

What do you get out of Upkey’s VIP?

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Learn entrepreneurship, leadership and career readiness skills from experts and completing hands-on projects.
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Connect with leading companies, entrepreneurs, top professors, executives and mentors who have been in your shoes before and will support your growth.
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Grow your network. On average, students triple their network and connections in 8 weeks or less.

So, who’s eligible?

Recent graduates, college students (and high-school seniors)
seeking to gain skills in the following topics:

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the workplace
  • Design Thinking: Innovation and Creativity
  • Understanding Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Financial Literacy
  • Multichannel Marketing
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibility
  • Agile and Continuous Improvement
  • Leading in the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Refining Your Voice and Story
  • Building Virtual Social Capital
  • Building Digital Awareness
  • Understanding Social Equity
Upkey logo with students Prithika Hariharan
I have absolutely loved my experience with Upkey so far. It has been so exciting to have the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals all across the globe.
Prithika Hariharan
Bachelor of Applied Science - BASc, Management Engineering, University of Waterloo
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I am grateful to have had the opportunity to partake in this program and would recommend it for ambitious students who may not know where to start when it comes to determining their careers and establishing themselves in their fields.
Jeffrey Clarke
Bachelor of Computer Science, Hamilton College
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... This virtual experience is proof of the many students and organizations willing to work as a team during hard times.
Wanda Lopez
Bachelor of Science - BS, Psychology, Excelsior College

Fall 2020 Program Details

  • Start Date : 5th October, 2020
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Time Commitment Required: 15-20 hours per week (Must be able to attend 8 hours of live sessions each week in CST)
  • VIP Program Fee: Free for students

Apply below!

Include 1-2 paragraph(s) on why you would like to join this program and
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