Our Mission & Impact

StartX is an educational non-profit community that develops Stanford's top entrepreneurs through experiential education and collective intelligence. StartX requires no fees and takes zero equity from its startups. StartX's startups have...

Best of all, the StartX model nurtures entrepreneurs to support each other and represents a critical mass of startup founders who care about collaborating with others, sharing their insights with the next generation, and supporting a non-profit community to help make that happen.

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Available Volunteer And Internship Positions

StartX focuses on personalized education and development not only for founders, but for its team. You will work alongside Stanford's best founders and be put in roles that will help you personally develop and work on things that you are passionate about. Come join us and get immersed in Silicon Valley culture.

StartX Internships

StartX Intern Program is your extracurricular of choice if you want to work side-by-side with Stanford's top entrepreneurs! You'll be part of critical initiatives and projects, given an advantage in future Student-in-Residence applications, and given many hands-on opportunities to work closely with Stanford's top founders, mentors, and investors. StartX Interns build a deep understanding of what it takes to grow successful start-ups and develop extensive networks in the start-up ecosystem.

StartX Interns also play a key role on the StartX team, and if you demonstrate high performance quality you will be given the reins in a future quarter to direct the entire Student-in-Residence Program, lead StartX's entire Investor Demo Day platform, or spearhead StartX's entire campus strategy for a full year, during your time on the team (depending on the track you select). This program is open to any active Stanford student, ranging from freshmen all the way to 5th year PhDs -- the top performing StartX Interns each year are also automatically awarded a paid summer internship if you choose to accept it.

Because of the knowledge and training gained by every successful StartX Intern, students who serve successfully as StartX Interns earn automatic promotion to the interview stage if they ever choose to apply to StartX or SIR with a team in the future.

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Content Creator Intern

As a Content Creator intern, leverage your social media and marketing skills to increase the profile of StartX on Stanford's campus, in Silicon Valley and beyond. From TikTok video development to graphic design, bring your full creative skillset as you amplify the voices of our exceptional founder community.

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Apply to 590+ StartX Companies

Apply for jobs at StartX Companies. Keep in mind that more than 30 companies are accepted in the community each admission cycle. The number and variety of opportunities to join StartX companies continues to grow with each session.

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Available Full Time Positions on the StartX Team

Marketing Manager

The StartX Marketing Manager position represents the opportunity to leverage your prior marketing experience to drive the growth of a community of world-class founders, mentors, and Stanford professors. Own key marketing initiatives, including attracting new StartX founders. You will drive marketing campaigns from beginning to end, track outcomes, update future messaging based on feedback from customers and proactively identify new marketing methods and outlets.

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Full Stack Software Engineer

Work in the most fast paced, collaborative, and well connected entrepreneurial environment in the world. Design and ship features that will be actively used by 1300+ of Stanford’s best entrepreneurs in StartX’s community.

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StartX Principal - Admissions Manager

We are looking for a detail-oriented, responsible, community-driven teammate to drive our Admissions and Selection processes across founder, mentor and demo day applicants. Leverage your aligned process improvement and organization skills to become a committed advocate of high quality admissions to our community. The ideal candidate will possess an eye for detail, a track record of successful professional project management, and an ability to learn how to measure and track key metrics. Be ready to learn through self- and group-study about our Admissions processes, and proactively develop your understanding of our founder, mentor and applicant communities. The goal is to ensure that our community maintains a high quality bar for acceptance and that we are continually improving our processes to meet and exceed that quality bar. This will ensure all participants have exceptional experiences and allow our community of founders to achieve long-term success.

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Partnerships Manager

The Partnerships Manager position represents the opportunity to scale the impact of Stanford technology startups through facilitating aligned partnerships with large corporations. This role is focused on delivering on the relationships and the agreed outcomes with our corporate partners to provide value and experience . In this role, you will be maximizing the impact that StartX entrepreneurs have on their markets, customers, investors, employees and on each other. Candidates should bring a learning attitude toward facilitating successful partnerships for a community of 1500+ of Stanford's best entrepreneurs.

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Business Development Sales Manager

The Business Development / Sales Manager position represents the opportunity to develop a world-class sponsorship portfolio and inspire global Fortune 2000 enterprises to pilot, co-develop, and license products and services from Stanford's fastest-growing well-funded market-ready startups. Combine your passion for enterprise sales with your excitement about startups and power the success of a community for 1300+ of Stanford's best entrepreneurs.

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Medical coverage

StartX supports team wellness through a range of methods, including robust medical, dental and vision insurance.

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