StartUp Health Fellow

Location: New York, NY

Type: Internship

Min. Experience: Student (College)

Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2015 Fellowship positions with StartUp Health. We have filled our positions for Summer 2015. 

Our Fellowship Program is an immersive 12-16 week experience. You’ll have the opportunity to work on and implement a series of projects focused on digital health and wellness innovation and get practical experience from a team of passionate entrepreneurs, investors, and advisors.  Fellows receive a $1,500 award for the successful completion of the Fellowship.  The fellowship program is held at our New York City headquarters, located near Union Square.

We are looking for motivated superstars who are passionate, hard-working, entrepreneurial and have a desire to learn and get practical startup experience. This is an opportunity to do extraordinary work and make a big impact with a team of innovative, smart, ambitious, and fun people. If you have an interest in working to solve one of the biggest challenges of our time: closing the ‘Health Gap’, and being part of a company that is helping to shape the digital health revolution, we want to meet you! Sample focus areas for the Fellowship include:

  • Interpret data reports in collaboration with the Analytics Fellow to draft white papers and trending reports, while staying atop of developments in the health and wellness industry.
  • Focus on identifying industry and funding trends to prepare reports for publication.
  • Support the Finance team in portfolio data collect and financial due diligence of new companies. 
  • Gain exposure to the innovators in the health and wellness ecosystem and steward relationships between the StartUp Health team, advisors, and CEOs of the StartUp Health Academy.

How to Apply
Submit your resume and cover letter with one sentence responses to the questions below.  Also, please indicate on your cover letter which Fellowship position(s) best match your interests and skill set. 

  • Why do you want to apply for a StartUp health Fellowship?
  • What are you most passionate about in life?
  • Define success for you from this Fellowship?
  • What is your unique ability that other people notice and value, is energizing and something you love doing?
  • What words best describe your work style?
  • What is worst job you’ve ever had?
  • Choose one: I am…… creative / hard working / passionate / wicked smart / analytical / geeky / fun / motivated / happy / still figuring it out / ready
  • List availability (when can you start, how many hours a week, do you need any specific time off, when do you have to go back to school).
  • Anything else?

About StartUp Health
StartUp Health is a global growth platform for entrepreneurs transforming healthcare, headquartered in New York City. The StartUp Health Academy, a long-term coaching program and trusted peer network, includes 185 entrepreneurs from 94 companies in 9 countries and more than 50 cities. StartUp Health's full-time team of entrepreneur coaches helps increase the equity value of its companies by providing structured programming and access to investors, customers and advisors, from the StartUp Health Network, for every stage of a company’s lifecycle.

StartUp Health companies have cumulatively raised  $195M and to date, three have been acquired - Basis Science by Intel, Avado by WebMD and Arpeggi by Gene by Gene. StartUp Health was founded by health tech entrepreneurs, Steven Krein and Unity Stoakes, and is chaired by former Time Warner Chairman and CEO, Jerry Levin. Investors include Steve Case, Mark Cuban, Esther Dyson, Roger Ehrenberg, Brad Feld, Richard Forman, Jason Finger, Linda Holliday, Jon Kaplan, Howard Krein, MD, PhD, Jon Miller, Jeff Stewart and Wayne Kimmel. 

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