for aspiring entrepreneurs
Launchpad is a professional development internship program focused on skills required for advanced project management. This program is unique because it provides professional experience in multiple industry sectors including: political campaigns, real estate investing and business development. This program is exclusive to UC students.
*Non UC student exemptions are provided on a case-by-case basis.
Launchpad focuses on developing skills in project management and communications, transferable to multiple industry sectors. Interns participate in on-going professional development trainings/seminars that provide hands-on experience and exposure to a variety of industries.
Launchpad works with private and public sector partners to strengthen the startup and innovation ecosystem, and to advance professional development opportunities for young people. Launchpad offers experiences in: tech-business development, real estate, and politics.
Launchpad offers a quarterly internship that provides students the opportunity to get hands on experience in various industries while participating in professional development workshops covering: project management, financial literacy and business development.
Launchpad is driven by a leadership team with experience in multiple industries, and deep interest in both private and public sector impact. The Launchpad program also features the following types of speakers technology company founders, elected officials and community leaders, passionate about changing the world.