Open To US & International Students | High School & College | In-Person At Falls Church, VA Or Remote/Hybrid
Become the Next Generation of Inventors
This summer Internship at
Virginia Tech Thinkabit Lab offers an engaging environment—part lab, maker space, and learning classroom—to foster creativity, collaboration, and the critical skills necessary for the future technical workforce.
of students are confident in their ability to perform internship duties after the training
9.6 out of 10
satisfaction rating by students about their overall experience
of students are more comfortable with verbal, non-verbal, and written communication
Will I receive a Letter of Recommendation?
As long as you do well in your internship, your supervisor(s) are more than happy to provide recommendation letters. We provide ongoing mentorship to ensure your success.
How Do I Participate in this Program?
All students who want to be considered for any of Gateway's internships need to be a student in the Gateway Internship Program. Submit your application to the Gateway Internship Program, then schedule a 30-min interview with our team member to be considered. Once you become a Gateway student, you will participate in our career preparation training to be able to land the internship you desire. View more details here.
Are there any prerequisites?
No, you can come in with no STEM lab knowledge. As we designed this for students at any level, we will teach you from the beginning.
Am I guaranteed an internship placement?
No. Every student adheres to our application process, which includes the application form, student's resume, and interview. We provide optional training included in the program to help craft your application and improve your interview skills.
If the student is accepted to the internship program, the student will commit to the program by undergoing rigorous training to upskill for the internship.
How long is the Program?
The internship lasts 4 weeks. The pre-internship training takes about a full day of work to complete asynchronously and a live 1.5 hours training workshop with other interns.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM TUITION?
Our program tuition starts at $2,500 USD, designed to make the internship experience as valuable as possible for students with limited professional experience, which includes:
A curriculum of career materials curated by industry experts
1:1 sessions with a dedicated mentor to discover your career path, polish your resume, and improve your interview skills
Get personalized matches to interview with innovative organizations and companies
Pre-internship training for the industry, role, and company-specific knowledge and skills
Pre-internship 1.5 hours live cohort workshop in communications and time management
Ongoing 1:1 support & mentorship to answer questions and give guidance within a day
Offboarding guidance, which includes resume updates and thank you notes
What is Gateway?
Gateway is a platform offering educational internship programs, where students explore their career interests and build confidence to prepare for a successful future!
We partner with organizations and companies in high-demand and high-paying careers to provide real-time advice and hands-on learning.
Have More Questions?
Schedule a 15-min consultation with one of our experts!