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

SVIP will take care of matching, immigration and all the logistics of on-boarding a 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 willing and able to employ an intern for either a 12 or 18 month internship, starting in September of 2022
  • Be able to interview candidates between April 4th and April 29th
  • Have raised adequate funding (our startup partners are seed to series D rounds)
  • Be willing to pay a minimum salary of $80,000 for the year
  • Provide Healthcare Insurance to the intern
  • Provide any other benefits to the intern which your employees would receive
  • Pay a participation fee which covers immigration and 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.

Candidate Universities

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