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43N Internship Program

If you’re curious about entrepreneurship, innovation, startups, or simply eager to gain professional experience working alongside passionate Buffalonians, then the 43N Internship Program is a surefire way to fast-track your goals. 


As a 43North intern, you’ll have the opportunity to sit in on private meetings with founders, shake hands with top-tier investors, recruit some of the world’s fast-growing companies to Buffalo, and have a whole lot of fun while doing it.















On top of adding professional experience to your resume, you’ll also get: 

  • A chance to contribute to building Buffalo’s entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Casual work environment in Buffalo’s tech hub at Seneca One Tower
  • Regular quality of life events such as weekly Bagel Tuesday networking breakfasts, educational programming events, and out-of-office activities like boat rides, rollerskating, and more.
  • 43North swag to help you represent and stay on brand! 


43North looks for individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit who are willing to collaborate, roll up their sleeves, and pitch in as needed. But, we also want you to like what you do. The 43N Internship Program offers multiple tracks to align with your career goals.

HOW TO APPLY: Click the + to view the position descriptions and apply through the link. 

Participants in the portfolio track work directly with the portfolio team to help recruit, manage, and retain 43North portfolio companies. If you dream of working in venture capital, starting your own company, or want to learn how to invest in startups, the Portfolio track is for you. Learn more and apply here.

Participants in the recruitment track work primarily spend their time hitting the phones in an effort to recruit startup founders to apply for the 43North accelerator program. In addition to assisting with the application process, these interns will work hands-on with startup founders to answer questions and ensure applications are completed by the deadline. This is a great opportunity for first-time interns and someone who is eager to gain professional experience, but not certain of their preferred career path or industry. Learn more and apply here.

Participants in the marketing track work directly with our marketing team while participating in creative discussions, assisting with content creation and social media, and serving as overall execution support. Day-to-day responsibilities will vary including everything from packing and shipping mailings to event support to developing marketing materials. Whether you’re interested in marketing, entrepreneurship, or both, this track will give you a taste of both worlds. *Our summer positions are now filled. Please click the following link to apply for fall*  Learn more and apply here.

Participants in the events track assist with the planning and execution of events during 43North Finals week. Events include (but are not limited to), a welcome dinner for semi-finalists, founder's mentor day, semi-finals pitches, and our grand finale event at Shea’s Performing Arts Center where eight winners will take home a cut of $5 Million. *We are not currently hiring an events intern. If you want us to keep your resume on file, click the following link*  Learn more & apply here.

The accounting intern will play a key role in supporting 43North’s Finance team by helping support the grant funding and other key accounting processes. This individual will support the Director of Finance and Operations by aiding in the monthly accounting processes and procedures specifically related to expense reporting and grant reporting. *We are not currently hiring accounting interns. If you want us to keep your resume on file, click the following link*  Learn more and apply here.

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Compensation is negotiated on an individual basis. 

If you have questions about the 43N Internship Program, are interested in learning more about open positions, or if you’re a college, university, or business that would like to partner with 43North’s 43N Internship Program, contact us at [email protected]