Fall Applications 2019-2020
September 18th 2019
The Role of a Fellow
The Fellows program is an opportunity for MIT graduate students and postdocs to coach and mentor aspiring student entrepreneurs.
Sandbox Fellows work in pairs or alongside with an experienced mentor to learn while they also provide guidance to teams.
To apply please fill out our application.
The Sandbox Fellows program is open to all MIT graduate students and post-docs who have completed entrepreneurship coursework and/or have equivalent industry experience.
FORMAL TRAINING (coursework):
Foundational Entrepreneurship (e.g. 15.901/6.901, 10.02)
Product Design and Manufacturing Processes (e.g. 2.009, 6.902, 3.086)
Industry-specific courses (e.g. energy, healthcare, think tank)
Practical knowledge of founding a company
Work experience in a startup
Team coaching and mentoring experience
Sandbox or deltaV participation
3-5 hours of work per week, including:
Scheduling mentor meetings
Holding mentor meetings and answering team questions
Attending Sandbox training sessions and fellow meetings
Reviewing Sandbox applications
Providing feedback on Sandbox teams