Career Incubator

Program Overview

The VelocityTX Career Incubator is a year-round internship program that offers high school and college students hands-on work in bioscience, entrepreneurial development, and related fields. Designed to provide students with valuable skills and experience, our paid internship program is designed to help you to take advantage of San Antonio’s rapidly growing STEM career opportunities that are being created right here on the VelocityTX campus.

The Career Incubator operates on an academic calendar with the following rotating launch dates:
Spring / January
Summer / June
Fall / September

Available Opportunities

Learn more about our open positions below:

-No openings currently available, check back soon!-

Hear From Our Interns

“The VelocityTX Career Incubator gave me hands-on experience in my chosen field, helping me secure a full-time position immediately upon graduating.”

Brianna Rodriguez, former VelocityTX Intern

Frequently Asked Questions

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Who is Eligible to Apply?

VelocityTX is proud to be located on the East Side of San Antonio and we make every effort to recruit East Side residents into our career incubator . Employers will make their own hiring decisions based on business needs.

- High school students ages 16+ currently enrolled in school.

- College students in good standing at any San Antonio-area two- and four-year institution.

- STEM majors at any four-year institution who indicate an interest in biosciences and have an interest in working in San Antonio upon graduation.

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How Long is the Program?
Internships follow the school calendar with start dates in the Spring (January), Summer (June), and Fall (September).

- The commitment will vary based up the position to which you apply and your employer’s needs. Please see individual job descriptions for details.
- The number of hours per week is up to the employer and may be full- or part-time. We recommend no more than 20 hours during the academic year and up to 40 hours during the summer.
- Extending internships beyond the designated period is at the employer’s discretion in conversation with interns.

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What is the Application Process?
Each applicant may apply for multiple positions. All required information on the application must be provided. Incomplete or falsified information on the application will disqualify applicants from consideration.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled, therefore please indicate for which term you are applying. All applications must be submitted on the VelocityTX website.

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What are the Application Requirements?
Each applicant may apply for multiple positions. All required information on the application must be provided. Incomplete or falsified information on the application will disqualify applicants from consideration.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled, therefore please indicate for which term you are applying. All applications must be submitted on the VelocityTX website.

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What Will I Gain?
-Access to Diverse Opportunities – TRTF has an extensive network spanning various industries, including bioscience and technology, trades, non-profit, and administration. This network provides you with access to a wide range of opportunities.

-Expert Guidance – TRTF’s industry connections will ensure that your internship experience is aligned with industry trends and best practices that are relevant to your future career goals.

-Ongoing Support – Throughout your internship, TRTF is committed to providing guidance, support, and opportunities for community building. We conduct orientation sessions at the beginning of each term, helping you understand program expectations and goals. Monthly cohort activities and optional events will enhance your overall experience and help you connect with fellow interns.

-Skill Enhancement – TRTF offers training and workshops that will allow you to develop a
broader skill set and gain a deeper understanding of the world around you. This preparation equips you to contribute effectively to your employer’s projects and enhances your career prospects.

-Long-term Opportunities – Your internship serves as an extended interview process, allowing you to showcase your skills, work ethic, and cultural fit with potential employers. This could lead to the possibility of permanent, long-term employment in the future, providing you with a pathway to a rewarding career.

-Contributing to the local STEM Ecosystem – By joining our program, you become part of a collective effort to support the growth and sustainability of the local bioscience and technology ecosystem. Your participation contributes to the development of San Antonio’s Innovation District.

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