PRE-PROGRAMME: THE TEAM
Apply for a project
As an individual applicant, you will be applying to work on one of the confirmed projects when they are selected and announced in May 2019. Some of these projects have established teams but are looking for skilled and entrepreneurial-minded individuals to take up a full-time, paid role for the duration of the accelerator.
We’re looking for individuals who are resilient, open-minded, willing and adaptable team players. We’re after people with a range of technical skills, experience but most importantly those who are passionate and motivated to solve the problem. If this sounds like you we encourage you to register your details below to be the first to know when the projects have been announced and applications are open.
Being a part of a Lightning Lab accelerator gives you the opportunity to solve impactful problems by building better solutions for citizens, you’ll expand your networks and experience with the help of New Zealand’s best entrepreneurs and change makers.
Some of the key benefits to being a part of Lightning Lab GovTech include:
> Personal Development. You will learn and practice key startup methodologies and modern business techniques used by the world’s most innovative companies.
> Employment. Get paid to participate in a Lightning Lab accelerator, a programme that is based on the best of breed accelerator model developed by TechStars in the US.
> Experience. Alumni of our Lightning Lab accelerators have become a valuable addition to their workplace upon return or become some of New Zealand’s leading entrepreneurs. The programme opens up a wide range of exciting opportunities.
– Sally Hett, Safer Seas for Albatrosses
Applications for individuals looking to join the 2019 Programme are not yet open. However, you can register your interest and we’ll notify you when you’re able to apply and the projects have been announced.