Employment opportunities

About NCIIA

NCIIA is a 17-year-old, national nonprofit organization that promotes science and technology innovation and entrepreneurship in universities and colleges across the U.S. We provide funding and training to help impact-focused student inventors realize their dreams, and support faculty to facilitate the innovation process from a new idea to the creation of self-sustaining enterprises. Our work has led to the launch of 180 new ventures that benefit people in the U.S. and around the world.

Founded with support from the Lemelson Foundation, NCIIA also receives substantial funding from the National Science Foundation, the United States Agency for International Development, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and other funders. We are a growing organization with an annual budget of $10 million dollars.

We offer competitive pay and generous benefits including insurance, paid time off, and retirement.

To apply

Send cover letter and resume with position title in the subject line to jobs@nciia.org.

Open positions

Sr. Program Officer, Early Stage Venture Development - This individual will lead the overall development of our E-Team Program, an initiative that provides entrepreneurship training and early stage venture funding to student and faculty teams. The role involves setting and implementing strategic objectives, managing staff and projects, and participating in all aspects of the program, from teaching through engagement with the early stage venture funding community. Read more.

Sr. Trainer – Global Venture Development - NCIIA’s work is expanding into emerging markets.  This individual will be responsible for designing and implementing a variety of entrepreneurship and innovation business development trainings for our Global Venture Development Initiative. Initially Contract or PT, this role has the potential to develop into a Full Time position. Read more.