The I-Corps fellowship was created to further increase opportunities for diversity, inclusion and equity on our I-Corps teams and within our cohort. The goal of our fellowship program is to encourage those in under-represented groups to participate in an educational experience where they will learn about innovation and commercialization processes at Rutgers University. Interested parties must apply; those under consideration will be required to have a short phone interview with members of our leadership team. Selected fellows will receive a Fellowship Stipend.
There are 2 types of fellowships available: Fellows will be matched based on skill set and experience:
Team Member: Supporting role on team, willing to learn, assist with customer discovery interviews and I-Corps software platform – Innovation Within, fellows will participate with team on their customer discovery journey.
Cohort and Ecosystem: Supports I-Corps Leadership Team, you will have an opportunity to observe and contribute to cohort activities including digital communications, online event management, website development, or other items that align with your interest and expertise. The Leadership fellow helps increase the profile of I-Corps within the Rutgers community and beyond.
All applicants must complete our online SURVEY.
We are looking for the following information:
- Name, Dept, Major, Contact details, and Demographics
- Leadership Experience
- Experience with Innovation, Entrepreneurship,
- Startups, Prototype/Product Development
- Resume and/or LinkedIn Profile
Unfortunately, we will not be able to reply to all applicants. If you are considered to meet the requirements of our program, we will contact you within 7 days of receiving your application to set up a WebEx meeting to meet you and discuss potential roles within the cohort. Cohort 10 Fellows (Cohort begins Feb. 2021) will be selected between mid-December 2020 and January 2021.
Meet our I-Corps Fellows here.
Note: Periodically, we may also be looking for select fellows to participate on National I-Corps teams. Details on the National I-Corps program can be found here.