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Internships at NYS companies

Entrepreneurship at Cornell (Eship)

Eship is a diverse, university-wide program that fosters the entrepreneurial spirit in participants from every college, every field, and in every stage of life.

The CAT proudly supports matching grants for New York State (NYS) life science companies that employ a Cornell student intern for 10 weeks during the summer.

This internship program is managed through Entrepreneurship at Cornell. Interested Cornell students and NYS life science companies can visit Entrepreneurship@Cornell's Summer Internships page for further information.

What do students learn?

Students are placed in high-tech NYS companies with a focus on agricultural or environmental biotechnology, genomics, biochemistry, medical devices, biomedical engineering, nanobiotechnology, or other areas.

How do companies benefit?

Companies report that these summer interns have helped in many ways. Some participated in identifying leads for technologies and services, others advanced and developed products, researched licensing and intellectual property options, helped the company established "green" policies, set company strategy and develop websites, among other significant accomplishments.