Start. Stay. Grow.

Start. Stay. Grow. connects local university students to Philly’s startup community.

SSG Fellowship

The SSG Summer Fellowship is a 10-week program in which we pair students with paid internship opportunities at a dedicated partner startup. Fellows intern at their startup 3 – 4 days each week, and come together as a group once a week to participate in professional development programming led by Philly Startup Leaders. PSL programming immerses students in the Philly startup community with entrepreneurial-related workshops led by experienced founders, touring of co-working spaces and meetings with a variety of early stage and growth stage companies.

Who is Eligible to Become a Fellow
Current Undergrad & Master students with availability to commit to the full 10-week program, spanning early June through mid-August.

What Roles are Available
Open positions vary by startup, but opportunities exist in marketing, sales, design, logistics/operations, analytics and web/mobile development.

How to Apply
The application window for our 2018 SSG Summer Fellowship program will open in the spring semester. Join the PSL Community or follow us on social media for announcements on the SSG Summer Fellowship and other PSL programming.

How Can My Company Participate?
To express interest in partnering with us, please reach out to us at To stay in the know regarding the SSG Fellowship, join the PSL Community and follow us on social media for all upcoming announcements.


SSG Student Board

The SSG Student Board is an opportunity to act as a Philly startup ambassador for your university. Board members gain valuable exposure to a high-growth industry, the opportunity to exponentially build and experience managing a non-profit board. They work together to plan and execute entrepreneurship-focused student events and help recruit and develop the next class of SSG Summer Fellows. This opportunity lasts one full school year and generates experiences where you know your time and energy will be well-spent.

Who is Eligible to Become a Student Board Member
Current Undergrad & Master students at a Philadelphia-area university.

What Roles are Available
The Student Board roles reflect a standard board set-up and include titles such as President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and so on. We promote cross-university collaboration and learning opportunities by electing two board members per role, where applicable.

How to Apply
If interested in applying for a Start.Stay.Grow. Student Board position, please reach out to us at

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