Need an extra hand? Want to get awesome talent with payroll support from Rev1? Join Rev1’s innovation internship program. Rev1’s innovation internship program brings students and startups together to create exciting opportunities for both.
This page is meant for startups, if you are a student looking for an intership click here.
Q: Can I utilize this program for internships year-round?
A: Yes, this program is accessible year-round. Whenever you are looking to hire an intern, please submit the job description to Larissa Cage to be posted to the jobs board. Each internship “period” can last up to 12 weeks, with 50% wage reimbursement from Rev1 Ventures (up to $2.5k per intern for roles in fall/spring and $5k for roles in the summer). Startups are limited to intern reimbursement for no more than three total 12-week cohorts (does not need to be consecutive) per intern. Additionally, there will be no student cohort during the academic year and the approach will be more personalized with optional 1:1 mentoring for the students and access to Rev1 resources.
Q: How do I “sign up” for the program and access the reimbursement for my intern’s wages?
A: Complete the Program Agreement, Program Guidelines Acknowledgement Form, and the Company Contract Worksheet, upload to this box folder and wait for an approval email. Monthly or at end of the internship, upload Invoice/Evaluation Form to this box folder along with the intern’s timesheets and record of payment for salary reimbursement.
Q: How much will I be reimbursed for my intern’s wages?
A: Rev1 Ventures will provide a 50% reimbursement for intern’s salaries for each 12-week cohort up to the limits listed above.
Q: How much should I pay my intern?
A: Feel free to use the matrix below to determine wages (data from National Association of Colleges and Employers).
Q: How many hours can my intern work?
A: We suggest a range of no less than 10 hours and no more than 40 hours per week. Work with your hires to determine a schedule that works well for both your business and the student.
Q: How many interns can I hire?
A: No more than five interns per company per cohort are eligible for reimbursement through this program.
Q: Who can apply for an internship?
A: The program is open to a wide student base, including those registered at or recent graduates from a technical or community college; incoming freshmen up to graduating seniors at four-year institutions; and masters or doctoral candidates in high-tech graduate studies. Additionally, students need to have an Ohio connection – meaning they attend a school in Ohio, are an Ohio resident, or are willing to temporarily relocate to Ohio for the internship (virtual or in-person).
Q: What roles can I have interns fill?
A: That is up to the needs of your company. If you would like help determining the best needs of your organization, contact Larissa Cage or check out our job description templates here:
Q: Where do I submit job descriptions?
Q: When does the Spring cohort begin?
A: The 2023 Spring cohort will begin on Monday, January 23, and conclude 12 weeks later, on Friday, April 14. We are flexible with the dates, and will work with you and your students as needed. Please contact Larissa Cage to discuss further.
Q: Additional Questions?
A: Ask Larissa Cage by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.