As part of the Hebrew University’s Executive MBA program, an internship program will be offered this year to students interested in making a career for themselves in the start-up world. During the internship, the students will learn about the Israeli and international start-up markets.
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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem will launch a new internship program focused on investing and managing start-ups called Start-up 360°. The internship is part of the high education institute’s Executive MBA studies. Start-up 360°, which is the first of its kind not just in Israel but around the world, will provide the students with a deep familiarity with the Israeli and international start-up markets. They will learn about how the markets function and how to make beneficial and educated decisions in the start-up world.
During the internship, the students will get an exclusive look into the process of investing in a start-up. At the end of the internship, the students will be granted 2 million NIS and will need to choose in which start-up to invest.
“We understood that the future managers are interested in receiving another significant advantage during their master’s studies, which will help expand their level of content and knowledge they receive and will directly impact their career management,” said Dr. Shai Harel, the academic director of the program.
“Only a small percentage of start-ups take off regardless of the quality of their product or service,” explained lawyer Etai Shay, one of the lecturers in the program. “Thus, there is a real need for such a program.”