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Purdue ASPIRE Internship Schedule


April 21         Student Application Due

April 28         Internship Notification


Week 01

May  16          Accelerated Firestarter Starts - 9:00 am to 11:00 am

May  18          Firestarter  - 9:00 am to 11:00 am

May  19          Attend Foundry Grounds - 8:30 am


Week 02

May  23          Firestarter  - 9:00 am to 11:00 am/ASPIRE Team Meeting @ 11:15 am NLSN 1215

May  25          Firestarter  - 9:00 am to 11:00 am

May  26          Attend Foundry Grounds - 8:30 am


Week 03

May  30           Firestarter - 9:00 am to 11:00 am/ASPIRE Team Meeting @ 11:15 am NLSN 1215

June 01           Accelerated Firestarter Ends 9:00 am to 11:00 am

June 02           Attend Foundry Grounds - 8:30 am


Week 04

June 06          ASPIRE  - Phenomics Advisory Board - Beck Center arrive at 10:45am

June 08          Market Validation Workshop - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

June 09          Attend Foundry Grounds - 8:30 am


Week 05

June 12         Customer Discovery Plan Due

June 13         ASPIRE Team Meeting @ 11:15 am NLSN 1195

June 16         Customer Discovery Report 1 Due/Attend Foundry Grounds - 8:30 am


Week 06

June 20         ASPIRE Team Meeting @ 11:00 am NLSN 1215 - Market Validation - 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

June 23         Attend Foundry Grounds - 8:30 am


Week 07

June 27          ASPIRE Team Meeting @ 11:00 am ABE 212

June 29          Market Validation Workshop - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm 

June 30         Customer Discovery Report 2 Due/Attend Foundry Grounds - 8:30 am


Week 08

July 05           Prototype Update 2 Due/Market Validation Workshop - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

July 07           Prototype Update 2 Due/Attend Foundry Grounds - 8:30 am


Week 09

July 11            ASPIRE Team Meeting @ 11:00 am NLSN 1215

July 13           Market Validation Workshop - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

July 14           Attend Foundry Grounds - 8:30 am


Week 10

July 18          ASPIRE Team Meeting @ 11:00 am NLSN 1195

July 19          Market Validation Workshop - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm 

July 21          Final Business Model Due/Entity Formed/ Attend Foundry Grounds - 8:30 am


Week 11

July 27          Soybean Showcase  -  Beck Center


August 01      Discuss Ag-Celerator Program & Required Submissions - 11:00 am ABE 212


August 11      Upload for Ag-Celerator Funding


August 18     ASPIRE Fund Pitch (Ag-Celerator Funding)


Firestarter  -  May 16, 18, 23, 15, 30 and June 1 - Burton Morgan #219

Market Validation Workshop - June 8, 20, 29 / July 5, 13, 19,
(All Workshops will be held at the Foundry - Burton Morgan #219)

Foundry Grounds  -  30 minute coffee gathering at 8:30 am  immediately followed by an hour entrepreneurship topic presentation