Elfman-Wareham Private Equity and Venture Capital Lab (PE/VC Lab)

Elfman-Wareham Private Equity and Venture Capital Lab (PE/VC Lab)

A TIMELINE FOR THE 2020-2021 PROGRAM IS LISTED BELOW

A timeline for the 2022-2023 program is listed below: 

 September – October 

  • September: Firms complete a survey outlining their criteria for an intern 
  • October 3: PE/VC Lab info session  
  • October 3: Student Application Opens  
  • October 14 at 10:00am CT: Student application deadline *Please note there is only one application deadline for both the winter and spring terms of the PE/VC Lab. If you intend to participate in the PE/VC Lab during any portion of the 2022-23 academic year, you must apply in alignment with the October 14th deadline. Acceptations for late applications will not be made. 
  • November 14: Deadline for firms to select interns for Winter term registration 
  • October – late February: Students may be contacted by firms for interviews.  
  • February 20: Deadline for firms to select interns for Spring term registration 
  • January – May: Selected students intern with firms for a minimum of 10 weeks 
  • January – March: Winter Term of the PE/VC Lab course takes place 
  • March – May: Spring Term of the PE/VC Lab course takes place 

 

General Timing Information 

The Private Equity and Venture Capital Lab is a two-term commitment, including an application and selection process, a minimum 10 week internship, and a winter or spring term course. A full calendar is outlined below: 

September – October 

  • Firms complete a survey outlining their criteria for an intern. 
  • Students apply to the program indicating up to 20 firms of interest.  
  • Student resumes are sent to participating host firms based on the firms of interest indicated on the student application. 

October-February 

  • Firms review student resumes and select students they wish to interview. 
  • Interviews take place and firms make final decisions. Selected students gain entry into the course. In order to be enrolled in the Lab course, students must notify the Polsky Center of their selection by a firm. 
  • Internships may begin as early as January or as late as March. 
  • Students will be enrolled in the course on a rolling basis – first filling the winter term course, then the spring term course.  

January – March  

  • Early January: Winter term Lab class (BUS 34702) begins. 
  • Firms submit evaluations of their intern’s performance. 
  • Late March: Winter term Lab course ends. 

March-May 

  • Late March: Spring term Lab class (BUS 34702) begins. 
  • Firms submit evaluations of their intern’s performance. 
  • Late May: Spring term Lab course ends. 
  • International students on F-1 or J-1 visas must conclude PE/VC Lab internships no later than May 26, 2023. 

 Summer 

  • Students not on international visas may continue their internships into the summer, depending on the respective firm’s need and resources. This is discussed on an individual basis between the student and the firm. 

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