2016/2017 Sandbox Fellows Application
MIT Sandbox is launching a fellows program in order to provide additional training and support for Sandbox participants. We are collecting applications on a rolling basis. Please see details below for eligibility, expectations and how to apply.
The Sandbox Fellows Program is paid opportunity for MIT graduate students and postdocs to coach and mentor aspiring student entrepreneurs.
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.
International students: please check with ISO before applying.
|FORMAL TRAINING (coursework)||EXPERIENTIAL TRAINING|
(e.g. 15.901/6.901, 10.02)
|Practical knowledge of founding a company|
|Product Design and Manufacturing Processes
(e.g. 2.009, 6.902, 3.086)
|Work experience in a startup|
|Finance||Team coaching and mentoring|
(e.g. energy, healthcare, think tank)
- 5 hours of work per week maximum, including:
- a weekly 2-hour training/meeting, initially (likely on Fridays)
- ~10 Sandbox teams for each Fellow to support
How to apply
- The online application asks for 250 words on this topic: “why do you want to be a Sandbox Fellow?”
- Fill out your Sandbox Fellow application here: https://mit-sandbox.fluidreview.com
Timeline and process
The application process for the Sandbox Fellows Program is currently closed.
|Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 9AM||Fellows recruiting mixer|
|Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 11:59PM||Application due|
|Wednesday, September 14, 2016 from 9AM-3PM||Fellows Interviews|
|Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 9AM-3PM||Fellows Interviews|
|Friday, September 16, 2016 from 9AM-3PM||Fellows Interviews|
|Wednesday, September 21, 2016||Fellows program decisions announced|