StartUp Health Fellow

Location: New York, NY

Type: Internship

Min. Experience: Student (College)

Applications are now being accepted for Winter/Spring 2016 Fellowship positions with StartUp Health, which will begin in January 2016. For best consideration, please submit your application by November 15, 2015. 

Our Fellowship Program is an immersive 12 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, held at our New York City headquarters. 

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:

  • Play a role in identifying and selecting companies for the StartUp Health Academy 
  • Identify and analyze industry and funding trends to prepare reports for publication
  • Gain exposure to the innovators in the health and wellness ecosystem through 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.  

  • Why do you want to apply for a StartUp Health 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?
  • What are your top 3 most used smartphone apps?
  • Where is the last place you traveled to?
  • What is your favorite TV show and movie?
  • List availability (when can you start, how many hours a week, do you need any specific time off)
  • Anything else?

About StartUp Health
StartUp Health is a global health innovation company. The StartUp Health Platform, including its Academy, Network and Innovation Fund, is empowering a global network of entrepreneurs and innovators to transform healthcare. StartUp Health has the world’s largest portfolio of digital health companies, at more than 100, from 11 countries and 50 cities. StartUp Health was founded in 2011 by Steven Krein and Unity Stoakes and is chaired by former Time Warner CEO, Jerry Levin. StartUp Health’s notable strategic partners and investors include AARP, AON, Aurora Health Care, California Healthcare Foundation, Steve Case, Cleveland Clinic, Conifer Health Solutions, Mark Cuban, Esther Dyson, Roger Ehrenberg, Brad Feld, GE Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, SeventySix Capital and Stericycle. Learn more at

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