A summer internship program for the world’s most talented up and coming startup minds. 



NEA is one of the world’s largest venture capital firms. We invest in consumer, enterprise, and healthcare innovation at any stage. We have truly novel challenges across our companies in areas spanning from design and product to engineering and business—and we have brilliant entrepreneurs working to solve them. We are committed to nurturing the next generation of young operators working within and building start-ups.



  • Program Timeline - June to September 2019 (flexible based on school schedules and arrangements with portfolio companies)

  • Located in New York or the San Francisco Bay Area

  • Personalized placement into one of our portfolio companies

  • First-hand experience working at a startup with top-tier VC partners

  • Exclusive events and networking opportunities between NEA Next Fellows, NEA portfolio companies, and NEA venture investment staff



We are looking for talented, driven, and curious undergraduate and graduate students with demonstrated interest and experience in these fields:

  • Business Development

  • Design

  • Engineering

  • Marketing

  • Operations

  • Product Management

  • Sales

If you have experience in one or more of the above fields, we would love to read your application!


1. Build Your Entrepreneurial Experience

Work on challenging startup problems alongside amazing talent at venture-backed companies. Learn first-hand what it takes to build a world-changing business from the ground up.

2. Deep Area Concentration

Put your skills to the test in a real startup environment and by delving deep with your portfolio company mentors. Build upon past experiences to accelerate your career or try out a new role that you’ve never experienced before!

3. A Network for Life

Build relationships with talented peers, NEA investors, and engaged portfolio company mentors, creating a startup network to support you wherever you go. 



We work to match NEA Next companies with the best talent, ensuring the right fit across multiple dimensions. 

Companies that participated in NEA Next for Summer 2018 were: