Immerse Yourself in America's Innovation Capital

The KIEI San Francisco Immersion Quarter marks the latest evolution in the expansion of our innovation offerings.

Candidates will have the opportunity to learn from Kellogg faculty and business leaders in San Francisco, both in the classroom and on-site in startups and firms across the Bay Area.

This unprecedented opportunity is ideal for students with strong professional interest in entrepreneurship, technology or venture capital; ambitions to work in a growth-stage entrepreneurial or venture capital firm; and the desire to serve as a proud Kellogg ambassador.


The San Francisco Winter Quarter is an accredited curricular experience. Students selected for the program will take 1.5 credits of required course work and an additional 1.5 to 3.0 credits of elective course work.

Students are responsible for managing their own internship search and interview process with additional support from KIEI and the Career Management Center.

Required courses (1.5 credits)
  • KIEI 980-0: Bay Area Internship and Networking Lab (full credit)
    • Internship with a growth-stage startup, or
    • Internship with a VC firm (prerequisite: FINC 445)
  • One of the following half-credit finance courses:
    • FINC 980-5: Venture Investing, or
    • FINC 982-5: Advanced Topics in Venture Investing (prerequisite: FINC 445)
    • A mandatory pre-term finance course session for both FINC 980-5 and FINC 9821-5 (during week of November 18) at Kellogg Global Hub
  • KIEI 967-0: Launching and Leading Start-Ups (full credit)
  • KIEI-458-0: Product Management for Technology Companies (full credit)
  • KIEI 952-5: Entrepreneurship: Building Innovation, Teams and Cultures (half credit)
  • LAW: electives TBD


Please be aware that there are strict prerequisites for admission into the program.

Application (Phase 2) Deadline Friday, September 04 at 11:59pm CST

Winter 2021 Info Session
SF Immersion 2021 Internship

Taking classes like Venture Investing and Launching and Leading Startups while spending most of the week at a growth-stage firm helped me think critically about every aspect of starting a company, and gave me the tools to do it myself.

Julia Eger '20

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