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.



  • 8 week program - June to August. 

  • Placement in New York for the summer.

  • Personalized placement into one of our portfolio companies

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

  • Mentorship from various NEA Partners, investment staff, and portfolio services experts (design, marketing, talent, business development)

  • Exclusive events and networking

  • Guidance and education on working at startups, including aspects of company formation and building such as: fundraising, product development, etc.



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

  • Business Development
  • Operations
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Product Management

If you have experience in one or more of the above fields, we would love to chat with you!


1. Build Your Entrepreneurial Experience

Work on challenging startup problems alongside amazing talent at venture-backed companies.

2. Understand Startups

You don’t just want to work at a world-class startup, you want to understand how the whole ecosystem works. We’ll help you gain the essential skills and knowledge to succeed in the startup world after you graduate.

3. Unparalleled Insights on Venture Capital

In addition to learning about operations at your startup placement, you will get a behind-the-scenes understanding of venture capital with sessions taught by industry experts at NEA.

4. A Network for Life

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



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

We will have participating companies based in New York for Residents. Companies participating in NEA Next for Summer 2018 include: