CHIP Internship Program

Companies & Students can

Apply Now for the 2023 Summer Program!

CHIP is Charlottesville’s biotech internship program supporting local higher education institutions and programs with local biotechnology companies to provide industry-side experiences.  The goal of CHIP is to build and celebrate community, and the program offers a structured and engaging experience for interns. Through community partnerships and our own network, we match local candidates to local companies. 

Apply Now!

2023 will be our 4th cohort! This year we are partnering with VA Bio-Connect to accelerate the matching process for opportunities in Charlottesville through a statewide application and connection platform.

For participating companies:
The portal system will open on January 9th for you to post your internship opportunity and identify students of interest.

For prospective interns:
CHIP internships offer a 10-week paid industry experience from June – August, with a unique series of educational programming and networking throughout the Summer culminating in a Final Project Showcase. This opportunity is open to students at all levels of study who are Charlottesville area residents or attending an area college.