How to Host an Intern

Benefits of being in the program


Build a team with top diverse talent from around the world, our engineers come from 35+ counties.

Immigration Services

The SVIP takes care of matching, immigration and all travel logistics for the new employee so you can focus on your business.

World Class Talent

SVIP engineers are top ranking graduates and young professionals around the world with a global perspective.

Startup Partner Companies

Company Requirements

Running a startup can have many time-consuming bottlenecks and we're here to ensure that companies have the best experience hiring top diverse engineers without the hassle. We cover technical tests, matching candidates, visa paperwork, flights, accommodation and everything logistic based so you can focus on what you do best! To host an intern you will need to meet the below requirements:

  • Be based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Be able to employ the SVIP participant for either a 12 or 18 month internship, starting in September of 2024.
  • Be able to interview candidates in April of 2024.
  • Be able to pay the SVIP participant a minimum salary of $80,000.
  • Be able to host the SVIP participant on either a fully in office or a hybrid workplace contract with a minimum of 2 days in office per week.
  • Provide Healthcare Insurance to the SVIP participant which meets visa sponsorship requirements.
  • Provide any other benefits to the SVIP participant which your employees would normally receive.
  • Pay a participation fee to the SVIP which covers immigration and travel logistics for the intern.

Company Testimonials

SVIP has continually connected us with outstanding engineers over the past five years. It's been amazing to see how motivated SVIPers are and how quickly they're able to get up to speed and make meaningful contributions to our business.

Julian Ong, VP of Engineering, EatClub

SVIP has been an incredible partner to Roam Analytics! They've helped introduce us to some exceptional candidates and have always made the process a breeze. The individuals they admit into the program are high-quality, as are the program administrators. We're thrilled to be a part of the program and look forward to our continued partnership with SVIP!

Carter Wilkinson, Head of Operations & Finance, Roam Analytics

At Awair, we have been very happy with SVIP. Alex, our backend software engineer who joined us through SVIP, is now a proud member of our team. Highly recommend SVIP to any startup that is looking to scale the team with quality engineers!

Simon D. Kim, Director of Engineering, Awair

SVIP has brought us top talent from across the globe. They dove straight in and have been adding immense value to our company ever since. The diverse viewpoints and experience they bring has been highly beneficial to our culture and growth

Dawoon Kang, Co-founder Coffee Meets Bagel

We are a proud long-term partner of SVIP. They have helped us find incredible engineers who have become part of the core fabric of the Caring family. SVIP has not only connected us to amazing talent but they have created an end-to-end solution, making it a lot easier for startups to work with ambitious engineers from around the world.

Steve Fram, CTO & Co-Founder, Caring Inc.

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