The Startup Internship

Learn entrepreneurship in real time in the real world.


The Startup Internship, previously known as Venture for NOLA, pairs selected undergraduate students with local startups looking for talent. Entrepreneurship is for everyone which is why the Startup Internship is open for every undergraduate student at Loyola University. 

Whether you're interested in healthcare, real estate, marketing, accounting, non-profit work or anything in between, the Startup Internship gives students real-world experience and provides growing companies with the support they need.

Fall 2019 Companies




Apply by September 3, 2019! Applications can be found here. Qualified candidates will be invited for an in-person interview after submitting the initial application. Students can apply for an internship during Fall, the Spring, or both the Fall and the Spring (continuation into the Spring is contingent on a successful first semester.

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2019 Internship Companies

Spring 2019 Internship Locations



MKG Marketing


Emerging Philanthropists of New Orleans


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Credit Fulfillment

Credit Fulfillment

The program fulfills the required 120-hour undergraduate internship and can be taken for credit. The program is open to all Loyola students including graduate students and non-business majors. Expected time commitment is 10-12 hours per week for the Fall 2019 semester. Actual hours will be set with the employer.


To be successful in the Startup Internship program, you should:

  • Complete and track 120 hours of "individual" work over the course of a semester.
  • Be available to work onsite. In some cases, remote work may be able to be arranged.
  • Be self-motivated and take initiative in spotting opportunities.
  • Positively represent Loyola by being consistently engaged and delivering exceptional work.

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For more information, contact the Center for Entrepreneurship and Community Development at

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