In 2012, The NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering and the Wasserman Center for Career Development at the School of Engineering launched a new program called SPIKE . SPIKE is a fellowship program for undergraduate and graduate students designed to empower students with the knowledge and experience needed to thrive in startup and professional environments.
NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering is offering Fellowships through our SPIKE program for undergraduate and graduate students.


Applying to SPIKE

Program dates: Application deadline: Sept 7th, Program Start Sept 21th, 2015

Fellowship Details

The incubators will match prospective Fellows to companies for Fellowships that include entrepreneurial education and exposure to the exciting world of technology startups. Applicants must be motivated, quick learners, detail oriented, organized, and flexible. Fellowship value is $2000, divided into three payments. Prospective students must be in good academic standing and enrolled at NYU for 9 credits or more.

Who Can Apply?

Full-time NYU students enrolled or taking course at any NYU School. Students must be able commit to 10 weeks during the semester.

Can I apply if I am an international student?

Yes, all students are eligible.

How to Apply

1. Apply for the SPIKE Fellowship through CarrerNet.
1a. Log on to CareerNET, register if not already registered.
1b. Type the job ID '991889' into the search bar.
1c. Click Apply.
2. You will get an email of available Fellowship opportunities and fill out a survey to let us know which you are interested in.
3. We will match you with the startup that is the best fit.
Login/register CareerNet

Fellowship Projects Available

A sampling of the skills required to be a SPIKE Fellowship:

  • Front-End Development
  • UX/UI Development
  • Mobile Development
  • Backend Development
  • Full Stack Development
  • Software Development
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Design
  • Marketing, Biz Dev, Sales
  • Social Media 
  • Renewable Energy Product Development

For more please visit: NYU Incubator Jobs and Internships

Companies on the Fellowship

A sampling of companies involved on SPIKE program:

  • Avanan
  • EnerKnol
  • The Loaddown
  • Cognative ToyBox
  • Theycay
  • Agrilyst
  • Board Vitals