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M.E.T. Entrepreneurial Fellows Program (EFP)

The M.E.T. Entrepreneurial Fellows Program is a program envisioned by the M.E.T. community and made possible by generous support from the M.E.T. Advisory Board. Each student selected receives a grant of $2000/month ($6000 total) for 10-12 weeks of internship engagement with an affiliated startup partner between June and August.

Startup Requirements

  • Currently affiliated with a UC Berkeley or M.E.T. -approved startup accelerator or fund.

  • Be pre-seed, seed, or series A funded with 3-30 employees.

  • Cannot be a current undergraduate student-founded startup from any college or university (including student).

  • Interview candidates and make offers to students of interest with a maximum of (2) M.E.T. student interns at each affiliated startup.

  • Employer participation in EFP is at the discretion of the M.E.T. Program.

Student Expectations

  • An enrolled M.E.T. student not already committed to a summer 2022 internship and able to complete a full-time internship (10-12 weeks) between June – August, 2022.

M.E.T. Program Commitment

  • M.E.T. students selected for a startup internship receive a monthly grant via the Entrepreneurship Fellows Program Fund.

Important Dates

April 6, 2022 Attend M.E.T. Virtual Company Meet & Greet
April 7 – 22, 2022 Complete interviews and make offers to students of interest with a maximum of (2) M.E.T. student interns in each affiliated startup
April 22, 2022 Send M.E.T. team a list of all students offered a summer internship with your team
April 29, 2022 Offer and acceptance deadline
May 6, 2022 Student EFP applications due
May 20, 2022 Student EFP decision notification
June 1, 2022 Student begins internship



Chris Dito, Executive Director
(530) 574 – 4368

Frequently Asked Questions


EFP Intern Evaluation for Supervisors

We value feedback from our business partners about student intern performance and thank you for taking the time to complete an evaluation. We’re currently collecting feedback for Summer 2022 interns. The deadline is August 14, 2022.

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