Princeton Startup Immersion Program (PSIP) is an immersive summer program for talented students seeking real-world experience at emerging startups in Bengaluru, New York City, Shanghai, and Tel Aviv. New for summer 2023 are specific government or nonprofit internships in New York and Mississippi for students who seek meaningful service or social entrepreneurship opportunities (keyword social in opportunity search).

As a PSIP intern, you will:

Kevin Feng describes his PSIP experience
  • Work alongside key decision makers on impactful projects
  • Participate in weekly curated entrepreneurship talks where experienced entrepreneurs share real life lessons
  • Enjoy group social activities
  • Receive a stipend: $4,500 for Bengaluru, Shanghai, and Tel Aviv; $6,000 for New York City
  • Enjoy cultural activities such as taking a boat tour around Manhattan, camping overnight on the Great Wall, exploring the grottoes and caves of Rosh Hanikra, or spending time with the gentle giants of the Dubare Elephant Camp
  • Live as a cohort in Princeton-paid housing within easy commute of your startup company
  • Receive round-trip airfare and Visa application for Bengaluru, Shanghai, and Tel Aviv
  • Potentially receive an additional meal and commuting allowance from your company in Bengaluru, Shanghai, and Tel Aviv (varies by employer)


  • Princeton University graduate students (with email approval from your faculty advisor in order to apply)
  • Princeton University undergraduate (first year, sophomore, junior) students at the time of application
  • All majors/disciplines are welcome and encouraged to apply
  • Individual listings may have additional company-specific requirements

IMPORTANT: You must be an enrolled student at time of internship. If you are on leave from Princeton, we encourage you to apply when you are re-enrolled.

How to Apply

Applications for 2023 are closed; be notified when applications open for 2024.

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Lilian Tsang
Associate Director, Outreach and Administration
Mark Simeon
Program Coordinator