No Prior Experience Is Required. Applications are closed.
Empower Students With Cutting-edge Tech
Gain firsthand experience in VR/AR technology and its potentialto transform education
Develop product skills like market research andcollaboration to drive yourcareer development
Play a critical role in launching Dope Nerds' VR Gaming division and drive change in the EdTech industry
This Summer Internship Opportunity at
Dope Nerds, a forward-thinking education technology (EdTech) company, focused on harnessing the power of VR and AR to enhance the learning experience for our youth
What You'll Learn
Conductqualitative and quantitative research on middle and high school students to establish and inform user personas
Configure VR headsets to curate a seamlessuser experience in preparation for events
Participate in events and engage with potential customers and users, answer questions, and ask questions to better understand their needs
Gain mentorship and advice that can help you accelerate your success and stand out when applying to college
Applications are closed.
June 19 - August 14, 2023
Length: 2 months
Where: hybrid based in McLean, VA
This internship requires our training program
Learn industry skills and company-specific knowledge
Gain essential communication and time management skills
Get 1:1 mentorship and support throughout the internship
How It Works
Pre-College & Internship Training Prep
Asynchronous Skills Learning
Hybrid Product Internship
Workshops in small groups led by our college & career expert mentors
Learn basic understanding and skills remotely to be ready on day one
Put your knowledge into practice to gain hands-on product experience
of students are more prepared and confident about their post-high school plan
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 earn a Certificate?
Yes! You will earn signed certificates of completion for your training prep and internship.
How Do I Attend?
The training prep will be held on Zoom and asynchronously. The internship is remote.
Are there any prerequisites?
No, you can come in with no product 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 encourage every student to complete our Bootcamp to gain resume and 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 is 2 months, which includes the training prep. Pre-work takes about a full day of work to complete asynchronously.
What is Gateway?
Gateway is a platform offering expert-led virtual workshops and internships, where students explore their career interests and build confidence to prepare for a successful future!
We partner with organizations and industry experts in future-proof and high-demand careers to provide real-time advice and hands-on learning.
Have More Questions?
Schedule a 15-min consultation with one of our experts!