Happy first week of summer Bruins! 
President Biden signed a bill today recognizing Juneteenth as a federal holiday! It's important to celebrate Juneteenth on June 19th commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Happy Juneteenth!
We are seeking a UCLA undergraduate student who is interested in entrepreneurship, marketing/social media, and events, and is comfortable working virtually 10-15 hrs/wk, Monday-Thursday, from July-September.  The ideal candidate will be available to intern during the 2021-2022 academic year.  Learn more about interning for Startup UCLA here. 

To apply send your resume, tell us why you want to work with us, and provide your summer availability to with subject line:  Startup UCLA Summer 2021 Intern.  We want to hear from you ASAP!
What motivates you to participate in extracurriculars? Let us know by filling out this poll by June 30th to be entered into a drawing to win a $50 Amazon gift card!
Drink Lyte is hiring a brand ambassador! 
We're looking for a couple of enthusiastic, outgoing individuals to represent DrinkLyte out in Los Angeles at various events as a Field Brand Ambassador! Job duties include: Handing out DrinkLyte Samples at 2-3 events per week in Los Angeles, educating people about the product and its benefits, getting people to share their DrinkLyte experience on social media, assisting the founder with organizing events and field sampling, and taking photos and videos at events to post on social media. This is a part-time position (5-10 hours per week) that will pay $13 an hour. No experience necessary. To apply, please email your resume to

Lift is seeking a co-founder! 
At lift, we build the next-generation high-resolution flash Lidar imaging systems for autonomous driving based on a proprietary technology developed at UCLA. We are looking for a co-founder(s) who can contribute to our company’s business and/or technology development. Founded by Assistant Professor Liang Gao in the bioengineering department, Lift was part of the 2021 Startup UCLA Faculty Innovation Fellows. If you are interested, please fill in the questionnaire

Swet Tailor is seeking a paid social media intern! 
Swet Tailor, a men’s casual and polished apparel brand in Los Angeles, is looking for a Jr Social Media Manager with some advertising agency experience. This role begins on-site in Los Angeles ASAP. You'll be creating content and posting to social media channels, develop relationships with your internal creative teams and external partners to ensure that integrated campaigns are being executed to their greatest potential, and stay current on all social trends ensuring that they are brought to your projects as opportunities arise. Learn more about Swet Tailor
here and send your resume to Josh Sterns at to apply for this position. 

ELIMS Oral Care is hiring a digital marketing intern! 
ELIMS is looking for a digital marketing intern who help manage our marketing channels and create content. This internship aims to provide students the chance to work with a startup as well as our vendors and partners to address key business problems and identify areas of growth for our startup. We are looking for an undergrad or graduate level student with positive energy, an analytical mindset, a
creative eye, great attention to the small details, and can work autonomously. You also have direct experience with using/managing Tik Tok, Facebook, Instagram, email marketing platforms (like Klaviyo), and can navigate Google Analytics. This internship is remote and will pay a $500 stipend. Learn more about ELIMS
here and send your resume to to apply for this position. 
ELEVATE 2021: The Growth Accelerator 
Seedcamp and HubSpot for Startups are excited to launch ELEVATE 2021, a free virtual accelerator designed to help early-stage startups learn how to achieve rapid growth through the principles of inbound marketing, sales, and service.
Event date: The growth accelerator will take place on
June 22nd and 23rd. Apply here.

Girls in Tech + AWS Free Machine Learning Course 
 Girls in Tech is collaborating with AWS to offer this free course and 425 scholarships to the Machine Learning Engineer Nanodegree on Udacity!
Application deadline: Learn more and enroll by
June 23rd here

Amazon Black Business Accelerator 
 Amazon’s Black Business Accelerator is dedicated to helping build sustainable equity and growth for Black entrepreneurs by enabling their success as sellers. Grow your business with access to financial support, strategic business guidance and mentorship, and marketing and promotional support.
Application deadline: Learn more
here. Applications for grants will open on July 1st!

WeTHRIVE Summer 2021 Cohort 
What: 8-week program for women business leaders
About: WeTHRIVE was designed to help WBEs survive the uncertainty of today and grow and thrive for the future. As part of this program, WBEs will attend virtual learning sessions with their track across five disciplines (Leadership & Communication, Financial Management, Business Strategy, Operations & Human Resources, and Marketing & Sales). WBEs should plan to commit about 3 to 4 hours per week to participate in weekly two-hour courses from leading instructors and 3 to 4 peer group sessions to network, collaborate, and connect with WBE peers. 
Application deadline: Learn more and apply by July 12th
25 LGBTQ+ founders, entrepreneurs and VCs you should know
While there’s little research on the prevalence of LGBTQ+ founders, Backstage Capital estimates that they receive less than 1% of VC funding. And, according to a survey conducted by Start Out, more than a third of founders choose to keep their sexual orientation hidden while fundraising. This 2021 list aims to highlight some of the achievements of out LGBTQ+ founders, venture capitalists, technologists and innovators—all trailblazers who created space for themselves and others in an industry that largely lacks diverse voices.

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