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)

Search opportunities 


  • 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.

2023 Program Dates

  • Application Period: November 1 - January 6, 2023 at 11:59 pm (Bengaluru open until February 15, 2023 at 11:59 pm)
  • Company Interviews: January 9 - January 13, 2023; January 30 - February 3, 2023
  • Offers Made: Third week of January; second week of February
  • Commitment Deadline: Within five days of receiving offer
  Move In Program Dates Move Out
Bengaluru June 3 June 5 - August 11 August 12
New York June 3 June 5 - August 11 August 12
Shanghai June 3 June 5 - August 11 August 12
Tel Aviv June 4 June 5 - August 10 August 11

How to Apply

PSIP applications for the Bengaluru location are open until February 15, 2023 at 11:59pm ET.  Once you select an internship to apply for, save the challenge puzzle document then click the APPLY NOW button to complete your application in GPS.


Lilian Tsang
Associate Director, Outreach and Administration
Manda Ryan
Program Coordinator, eLab and PSIP