Any VC can teach you about the industry. Only Lightbox can teach you passion.
You'll find this passion in the spontaneous 10 minute sessions packed with stimulating ideas, intense debate and a large serving of jokes. The beauty lies in that this discussion will spontaneouly stem from one person, grab the attention of that table, and then flow across the entire office, bringing out the exciting thoughts of entire team in its path. If that's not an environment to work in, then what is?
You'll find this passion in the work you do. At Lightbox, you're entrusted with solving open ended problems, not submitting deliverables with deadlines. Want to help hack marketing for an ed-tech startup? Or would you rather deep-dive into the future of fin-tech in India? A Lightbox internship is what you make of it. You will define the impact and scope of your internship, with a team of seasoned veterans perpetually challenging, supporting, and encouraging you to push yourself.
I took away a thought-provoking and exciting experience in my seven week stint with Lightbox. I picked up several useful skills as I helped teams with due diligence, worked on market research, and understood financial models. But what I really value from my experience is the inspiration and renewed focus that I got from working with the Lightbox family. Seeing people take pride and happiness in the work they do, the enthusiasm they display and the initiative they take, is a much more valuable learning experience for students and graduates alike.
An internship at Lightbox is much more than building skills and knowledge. It's an opportunity to see the wonders that passionate and dedicated teams can create as they work to shape India's startup landscape . The breadth of exposure, the convivial environment, and the bonds I formed with the Lightbox team are just a few of the highlights of what made this internship so valuable to me.