Welcome to Summer at Lassonde
Summer Programs for Residents & Non-Residents at Lassonde Studios
Get the most from your summer and a life-changing experience by participating in programs for residents and non-residents at Lassonde Studios. We will have unique living options, internships, workshops, grants, makerspace, tools, scholarships, summer fun and more. Participate to build your resume, develop entrepreneurial skills, launch a company or product, and meet new people. Start by applying below. We have many activities you won’t want to miss.
Live at Lassonde Studios in Summer
All students are welcome to live at Lassonde Studios during the summer. Living here is a great way to get the most from our community. Live here while taking summer classes at the U, or live here without taking classes by participating in our non-credit programs. Non-credit options include our Explore Entrepreneurship program and internships. Students living with us while taking classes are also welcome and encouraged to participate in these programs. See details below.
Housing Options & Prices
Residents at Lassonde Studios choose from four themed floors and three housing types. Browse to discover what options will work best for you. Amenities and prices vary by room type.
Explore Entrepreneurship Resident Program
Students living at Lassonde Studios are welcome to participate in our Explore Entrepreneurship resident program. Students will attend workshops, learn about the entrepreneurial mindset, get to know each other and have a great time. This program is free for those living here. Apply for this opportunity by completing the standard resident application and indicate you want to live here without taking classes. Students living at Lassonde Studios in the summer without taking classes must participate in this program or one of our internships.
All students are welcome to apply for our summer internship opportunities. Options include our Founder Internship, Startup Team Internship and Program Manager Internship. Details and the application process varies by opportunity. Living at Lassonde Studios is required for the Startup Team Internship and optional for the Founder Internship and Program Manager Internship.
Work on your startup company, get support growing it, and be recognized for your effort as a Lassonde intern. You will have access to office space, tools, grants, workshops, mentors and more. We will also help you find people to join your team.
Startup Team Internship
Join a startup to gain valuable experience and be recognized for your work. Roles and duties vary by company but may include operations, marketing and technical support. You are required to live at Lassonde Studios for this opportunity.
Program Manager Internship
Manage a Lassonde program to gain experience as a leader. Help manage our Company Launch space, Make space, Workshops, grant opportunities and more. Scholarships are available for these opportunities.
Take Entrepreneurship Classes
Take entrepreneurship classes. Get an in-depth at what it looks like to start a company, invent a product and manage a business. Check the course catalog for options.
Stay for Utah Residency
Staying on campus through the summer will help you obtain Utah residency. Spend your time at Lassonde Studios with our community of entrepreneurs, makers and innovators.
Graduate on Time
Stay on track to graduate by taking summer classes and getting ahead. Check the University of Utah course catalog to see what classes are available.
More about Lassonde Studios
Find a virtual tour, image gallery and more on our main page for Lassonde Studios. Learn about our amazing, five-story facility that combines a public creative space and mixed-use space on the first floor with four floors of residential space above.