March 30th, 2000
|[3:00 PM] Guy Kawasaki's Garage.com Launches Entrepreneurial Internship Program
Everyone's favorite former Mac Evangelist has announced a new program through Garage.com, his online Venture Capitalist company. Garage.com is launching JumpStart 2000, an internship program for full time 1st year MBA students. Competition is likely to be fierce as there are only 10 positions to be placed. According to Garage.com:
Garage.com, an online venture capital company that helps entrepreneurs and investors create, build, and fund early-stage technology companies, today announced the launch of JumpStart 2000, a summer internship program designed to provide select first-year MBA candidates with valuable startup experience. Garage.com will place ten entrepreneurial business school students with Garage.com Portfolio companies for an intensive twelve-week summer internship program. Each student will have an opportunity to play a critical role in the development of a fast-growing high tech startup.
Garage.com Portfolio companies participating in JumpStart 2000 come from high tech industry sectors including: business-to-business e-commerce, business-to-consumer e-commerce, Internet tools and infrastructure, communications and networking, software, hardware, semiconductors, and life sciences.
Qualified students from the participating business schools are invited to apply to JumpStart 2000. This year, the participating schools include:
- Babson College, F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business
- Carnegie Mellon University, Graduate School of Industrial Administration
- Columbia University, Graduate School of Business
- Dartmouth College, Amos Tuck School of Business Administration
- Duke University, The Fuqua School of Business
- Harvard Business School
- London Business School
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management
- Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management
- New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business
- Stanford University, Graduate School of Business
- University of California-Berkeley, Haas School of Business
- University of California-Los Angeles, The Anderson School
- University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business
- University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School
- University of Texas-Austin, Graduate School of Business
- Yale University, School of Management
Garage.com invites full-time, first-year MBA candidates from the participating business schools to apply through the JumpStart 2000 Web site. Garage.com will accept applications until April 10, 2000. For complete details, please visit:
You can find more information on JumpStart 2000 at Garage.com's web site.
The Mac Observer Spin: This is an incredible opportunity for 10 people. Garage.com has made lots of heads turn since it first launched last year. Guy Kawasaki generated a lot of credibility in the business world during his long stint as Apple Chief Evangelist.