Venture for America will recruit the best and brightest college grads to work for two years at emerging start-ups and early-stage companies in lower-cost cities (e.g., Detroit, Providence, New Orleans). Modeled after Teach for America, Venture for America will provide a path for entrepreneurship to college grads who want to learn how to build companies and create jobs.

The goal is that a substantial proportion of VFA Fellows will become successful entrepreneurs, preferably rooted in the communities to which they are assigned. Venture for America’s purpose is job generation – our immediate goal is to generate 100,000 new U.S. jobs by 2025 by helping growth companies expand and training a critical mass of our top graduates to themselves become business builders and job creators.

Current Opportunities for Venture for America

Venture for America Fellows

Opportunity Type: Fellowship
Application Deadline: February 01, 2018
Description: Venture for America will recruit the best and brightest college grads to work for two years at start-ups and early stage companies in lower-cost cities (e.g., Detroit, Providence, New Orleans). You will receive a full salary plus comprehensive health benefits. Venture for America will award $100k in seed investment to the Fellow who is determined to have performed at the highest level throughout his or her Fellowship. Applications accepted in October, December and February.

Contact Information

Venture for America
40 West 29th St., Suite 301
New York, NY 10001
www.ventureforamerica.org/