Business & Entrepreneurship Sector Student Internship/Faculty Externship Funding Requests for Applications (RFA)

The California Community Colleges Workforce and Economic Development Program Business and Entrepreneurship Sector is seeking applications for following two student internship/faculty externship projects:

Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center Student Internship/faculty externship project

  • Seeking 15 colleges to place student interns/faculty externs (coaches) at Nasdaq Startup Companies across the state
  • $2,500 Stipends for faculty externs (coaches)
  • Student Internships can be paid or unpaid by Nasdaq Startup Companies
  • Students are encouraged to enroll in college work experience programs to earn college credit

Governor’s Office DOD Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) CASCADE Grant student internship/faculty externship project

  • Seeking 10 colleges to place student interns/faculty externs (coaches) at DoD Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) or Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I, II, or III firms to assist the firms with cybersecurity readiness/compliance and assist with commercialization of the SBIR firm’s proposed innovations.
  • $17,500 per college ($16,000 for stipends for faculty plus $1,500 in travel expenses for faculty to attend required orientation or business site visits).
  • Student wages will be 100% subsidized by the grant at a burdened rate of $20/hr (up to 240 hours per DOD SBIR firm)
  • Students are encouraged to enroll in college work experience programs to earn college credit

Applications were due by 5 PM November 1st, 2019. Materials for winners of the RFA can be found below.

For more information, contact your Regional Director or Charles Eason, Statewide Director Business (707) 863-7846 charles.eason@solano.edu.