Category: Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley – Freestyle Capital – Fellowship/Internship

Are you interested in interning at a tech startup in the Bay Area this summer? Do you want to explore Silicon Valley and the startup ecosystem from the perspectives of engineers, investors, and founders?

Freestyle Capital is a leading seed-stage venture capital firm co-founded by Duke alum Josh Felser (T’86, B’90). The Freestyle Fellowship matches entrepreneurially-minded students with its San Francisco-based portfolio companies in engineering, design, product management, and business development roles for a summer-long internship. Freestyle Fellows are given an “inside look” of Silicon Valley and invited to sit in on VC pitches, meet with founders, and tour some of the world’s fastest-growing startups. Freestyle Fellows from this past summer were invited to visit companies such as Lyft, Square and Airtable.

 The Fellowship is open to all Duke students, undergraduate and graduate. Interns will be competitively compensated. You can read testimonials from past interns here:

 Applications extended to Sunday, November 3 at 11:59 PM.

Apply here:

 Please email any relevant questions to Caroline Brockett ’20 (, Miles Todzo ’20 (, or Jacob Young (

Silicon Valley – Kleiner Perkins – Fellows Program

Kleiner Perkins, a world-leading venture capital firm located in Silicon Valley, just announced that they are now accepting applications for the 2020 KP Fellows Program (Product, Design, Engineering) and we’d like to share this opportunity with you. The KP Fellows Program is a unique, career-defining opportunity for technical students who are interested in pursuing technology, entrepreneurship, design and startups. Engineering and Design Fellows work with one of our company partners over the summer where they develop and hone their technical skills and are mentored by an executive within the company. Product Fellows will spend a full year working with one of our company partners.

The program offers:

  • Meaningful experience at one of of our company partners like Slack, Airbnb, Pinterest, and Robinhood
  • Founder speaker series with portfolio CEOs and executives
  • Entrepreneurial workshops with partners at Kleiner Perkins
  • Community events like sailing to Angel Island, Kayaking, Paintballing and more
  • An alumni network of 500+ up and coming tech leaders across product, design, and engineering
  • An opportunity to receive $100K for entrepreneurial endeavors through our investment program

Applications for the 2020 KP Fellows Program are open now and close October 6th, 2019 at