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Innovation Fund Associates Program

Innovation Fund Associates Program

Application & Eligibility

Innovation Fund Associates are selected from across the University of Chicago ecosystem and commit to two, 12-week investment cycles (Spring and Fall) in addition to four weeks of training in the winter quarter. Each associate is placed into one of five, four-person teams comprised of:

  • One Scientist (PhD or PostDoc)
  • One MBA Student
  • One Law Student
  • One College or Other UChicago Student

The Innovation Fund Associates program is an intense, learn-by-doing apprenticeship, and Associates commit to dedicating at least 15-hours per week during each 12-week investment cycle.