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iStart Valley Internship Program

Application Due by 9th December 2016

Click the link to submit the Application  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/K8FVQ9J

iStart Valley is offering experiential Self-paced and team based learning opportunity with a 6 Months Internship program. Program is developed based on the rigor and relevance framework to help Interns develop Entrepreneurial Mindset and Leadership Qualities. Successful students will receive Presidential Service Awards based on the hours accumulated completing the Internship Assignments.

Internship Training 2

Participants will have unique opportunity to interact with the Business leaders, Young Entrepreneurs and Industry Experts throughout the program. There’s no commute or travel involved in this program. Administered remotely, Interns will have the benefit of flexible working hours to meet the Assignment Deadlines. Time commitment from interns is 2 - 4 Hrs. per week. All live sessions are online through Web Conference. For more info send an email to - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Program will begin 9th January 2017 and end by June 2017. A payment of $500.00 tax exempted, is required at the beginning of the Program, Installment based options are available.

Click the link to Submit the Application  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/K8FVQ9J No later than December 9th 2016.


1. What is the eligibility criteria for this Internship program?

 Internship Program is for High Schoo Students from 9 to 12 Grade. However 8th Graders who will be going into 9th Grade High School can also apply.

 2. Is there a selection process?

Internship Committee will select top Applicants based on the Merit.

3. Are there any pre-requisites for the program?

 There are no pre-requisites for this program.

 4. What is the work load when the schools are in session ?

 We will be cognizant of Schools in session and School Work. During the School days, work will be lighter and will not interfere with your school work.

 5. What is the method of learning?

Learning will be Team based and Self-paced on Collaborative Educational platforms like edX which are used by the Ivy League Schools and they are proven as the next generation experiential learning platform.

Students will then be asked to apply this learning into real-life Businesses/Startups and iStart Valley related specific assignments. Interns will be earning Volunteer Hours by completing these assignments that count towards the Presidential Awards.

 6. Who else is participating?

Internship program is open for students in High School from all over the nation. Expect to work with High Schooler’s from across the Nation.

 7. Is there a Siblings discount?

iStart Valley is a non-profit organization. Fee that you pay is Tax Exempted. Sibling Discount if paid in full is 10%.

 8. What do Interns need to do to earn Presidential awards at various levels?

Interns work on given assignments during the program. Volunteer hours will be awarded for the completion of the assignments and applied towards the Presidential Awards. Bonus volunteer hours will be awarded based on the quality of work and demonstrated progress.

9. Is it an individual or team deliverable?

Both. Interns will have individual assignments and team based assignments.

 10. Will I be refunded in case I do not want to pursue the program after attending 1st session?

 Refunds will be based on extra-ordinary situations prorated with minimal fee applied.

 11. Do we have the flexibility to pay?

You can make one- time payment of $500 or 2 Installments (1) Deposit of $300 and (2) Second installment of $200 after 3 Months.

 12. Is there a referral Fee?

Yes. You will get $25 for the Referral.

13. When can we see the detailed schedule?

We have published monthly schedule. However, detailed week by week schedule will be made available to Interns after they are selected and onboarded to the program.

14. Can I still register in case I miss the deadline of June 6th? Is there a late fee?

Send us an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. explaining your situation. We will get back to you with the possibilities.

 15. How will my work be measured for various Presidential award (gold, silver, bronze)?

Hours by Award




Teens (11–15)

50 – 74

75 – 99

100 +

Young Adults (16-25)

100 – 174

175 – 249

250 +

Adults (26 and older)

100 – 249

250 – 499