Presented by CommonBond and WayUp
Convene - 117 W. 46th St, New York, NY 10036
& via Live stream across the U.S.
Friday, April 21, 2017
12pm - 3pm
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Are you an undergrad looking for an internship with an innovative startup? Well, that’s exactly who’ll be on hand at The Startup Internship Summit – startups searching for the next generation of rising stars to help them turn big ideas into even bigger realities. And this isn’t your typical (aka stuffy) job fair. No suits, and no stress. Just a great chance to connect with hiring managers at the places you want to work.

At The Startup Internship Summit, you'll have the opportunity to:
Meet directly with recruiters, so you can pitch your skills (in person, where it counts!)
Learn about different career paths from panels of startup experts
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Not in NYC? Register for our livestream, and we’ll send you updates and directions so you can tune in to the panels.


12:00 - 12:30pm
How to Stand Out and Land That Summer Internship at a Startup

Syndhia Javier, Associate Director, Columbia University Center for Career Education

Panelists: Keryn Koch, VP of People, CommonBond
Nikki Schlecker, Head of People, WayUp
Danielle Davis, Human Resources Manager, Convene
Tech Careers for Non-Tech Majors

Michael Wieder, Head of Brand Marketing, WayUp

Radhika Duggal, VP of Marketing, CommonBond
Greg Davidson, Head of Sales, Artsy
MacKenzie Barth, CEO & Co-founder, Spoon University
Meet the hiring companies


  • Who can attend?
    This event is for current undergraduate students seeking internships for the summer of 2017.
  • What if I’m not an undergrad?
    You're welcome to attend but the companies attending are actively recruiting undergraduate talent.
  • How much does the event cost?
    It’s completely free!
  • Do I need to wear a suit?
    No (unless you just love suits)! These are innovative companies looking for the best minds – not the best dressed.
  • Should I bring my resume?
    Yes – and you should also create a WayUp profile, so employers have access to a digital copy of your resume, as well.
  • I’m an employer hiring interns – how can I register?
    Please email us at Or, you can sign up and post your open roles on WayUp, to get connected with millions of students. Use code STARTUPSUMMIT10 for a discount.


We’ve funded nearly a billion dollars in student loans, and helped thousands of members take big steps toward their goals.

CommonBond believes in the power of positive lending and responsible borrowing – the first steps in helping you get where you want to go.

We're innovators, creators, movers, shakers, numbers geeks, and finance freaks. We're people just like you, who were frustrated by the high rates and poor service that cost us extra money and caused us extra stress. We knew there had to be a better way. So we created one.

We're here for you every step of the way – from the beginning all the way to the finish line. Welcome to CommonBond.


WayUp understands that the job search can be frustrating, intimidating...and nearly impossible to find anything you’re qualified for.

WayUp is committed to change by matching students and recent grads with the right opportunities. Whether you want to be an engineer, marketer, consultant (or you’re not yet sure…) WayUp is here to guide you, and be a partner in your career.

We work with hundreds of thousands of employers to bring you millions of jobs and internships - whether it be a summer internship at an emerging start-up, or a full-time position at a Fortune 500 company. WayUp provides you with relevant tools and content to make sure you’re putting your best foot forward at every stage of the process.  

Millions of students and recent grads have joined the WayUp community since we launched in 2014, and, to date, 1 out of 3 people who have used WayUp to apply for a job have been hired. Learn more at


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