Join the Lassonde Team as a Student Leader
More than $700,000 in scholarships available annually
Browse our student leadership and scholarship opportunities below, then apply to everything that interests you! All incoming and current University of Utah students are welcome to apply. All Lassonde Institute programs are run by students for students. Becoming a Lassonde student leader is a great way to learn and practice your entrepreneurial skills. Opportunities include being a leader for networking programs, skills and mentorship programs, competitions and more. Time commitments vary by position and program. Student leadership scholarships range from $500-$10,000. Application deadlines and requirements vary by program. Learn more below.
For All Students
Most Opportunities Become a Lassonde Student Chair, Director or Associate
Student leaders organize events and programs that help university students from across campus learn and practice the entrepreneurial mindset. Become a student leader to grow your skills while also enriching the education of your fellow students. All students at the University of Utah are encouraged to apply. Join the team and get involved with our community by leading it. Learn more by browsing our program directory.
We have student leadership roles for many programs including:
- Arts Entrepreneur
- Company Launch Program
- Cowork Program
- Food Entrepreneur
- Get Seeded
- High School Utah Entrepreneur Series
- Hours with Experts
- Lassonde 400 Residential Program
- Lassonde Outreach and Fieldtrips
- Make Program
- Utah Entrepreneur Series
We are always looking for writers, editors, photographers, videographers, designers and more. Positions range from paid freelance opportunities to year-long scholarships. We want people with leadership skills and creative know-how to help grow the Lassonde community.
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.
Are you looking for a fun, team-oriented part-time job on campus? As a Lassonde Studios Desk Assistant, you’ll join a great team of students who help all guests of Lassonde Studios with their questions, provide 24/7 support to residents, and execute the Housing & Residential Education values in service, respect, integrity, positive attitude and team. If interested, apply through Housing & Residential Education.
For Graduate Students
The Lassonde New Venture Development Center provides an opportunity for graduate students to work side-by-side with faculty inventors, giving them with business advice and strategic planning to bring their product into the marketplace. Over the course of the year-long program, student associates engage with campus resources and business professionals while building a lasting professional network. The program is open to graduate students from any major at the U.
For Lassonde Studios Residents
Live at Lassonde Students and help guide activities and programs throughout the residential facility. Students interested must first apply through the University of Utah’s Housing & Residential Education Department. Follow the link below to apply.