Live, Create, Launch … in the Summer!

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. We have many activities you won’t want to miss. Apply and learn more below.


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.


Lassonde Studios Design Floor

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.

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Explore Entrepreneurship Summer Resident Program

Students living at Lassonde Studios in the summer are welcome to participate in our Explore Entrepreneurship resident program. You will attend workshops, learn about the entrepreneurial mindset, get to know each other and have a great time. This program is free for residents. Students living at Lassonde Studios in the summer without taking classes must participate in this program or one of our internships. Apply to live at Lassonde Studios to participate in this program.


Summer 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.

Founder 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.

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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 to participate. Scholarships are available.

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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.

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Summer Events & Activities

We have many events and activities planned for the summer. Participate in workshops, grant programs, mentor opportunities and more. We will also have plenty of just-for-fun activities to help you meet new people and have a great time. Watch our online events calendar for dates and details.


More Summer 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.

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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.

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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.

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Lassonde Studios

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.

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