Learn relevant skills by building a digital product
Menon Labs is where students join global, interdisciplinary teams and gain relevant skills by building working products - together with our start-up Partners
Help Plant Jammer to stop food waste by building a widget which recommends users creative recipes with leftover and sustainable food products.
Help save patient lives by developing an app to prevent the risk of overmedication (no knowledge of biomedicine or pharmacology is required, as you will have access to drug databases!)
Research and develop an open-source image compression algorithm that is both fast and accurate. If the project goes well, your work could culminate in a research paper.
Help Ethi to make millions of users aware how Spotify has the capacity to use their personal data to predict their mood, mental state & emotions.
They represented almost all Top 50 Universities (per QS) from around the world.
49% of Fellows identified as women and 40% came from an underrepresented background.
Our global cohort of Fellows came from 5 continents and represented 23 countries.
Over 96% of Fellows said they would likely recommend the Fellowship to their friends.
Interactive workshops with industry experts. Get both industry insights and domain expertise.
Informal yet structured interviews with guests like Alan Greenberg, former Director @ Apple.
Join in for community events and meet your top of the class peers from other top-universities.
"The highlight of the program was being able to collaborate with very bright and motivated students from all over the world."
"As a group of like-minded individuals, we collaboratively built an amazing product from scratch. The best feeling!"
"This program allowed me to gain more exposure to professional settings and enhance my data science skillset."
The Fellowship is an 8-week, part-time Program free of cost. There, you will be building a working product in industry-like Teams - together with our start-up partners.
Complementary to your project, we will provide you with guidance, role-specific learning content, virtual community mixers and fireside chats with industry experts.
As a member of your Fellowship Team, you will tackle your product with fellow designers, software engineers, program managers and others on a weekly-basis. The Program will culminate in a Demo Day, where the most promising projects will get to present and battle it out for the win!
You can expect to improve your technical skills, sharpen your Teamwork and gain work experience – all of this on a part-time basis.
Here is a list of what the Fellowship encompasses:
The Fellowship is open to students enrolled at a University from all over the world.
We welcome students during all stages of the educational journey – from Undergraduates, Postgraduates to Post Docs.
For some specialist projects, we recommend students to be further in their educational journey.
We also accept applications from recent graduates.
Yes, the Fellowship is completely free of cost. However, you will need to pass a rigorous selection process in order to enrol in our Program.
As our Fellowship is focused on Teamwork, our special selection process reflects exactly that!
After submitting your CV and answering some brief questions, you will be invited to an interview together with another peer. Therein, you will engage in a collaborative exercise together. In the last stage, you will be onboarded to our platform and engage in a project-related exercise together with another peer.
Wholly optionally, you will also be tell us about your professional aspirations in preparation for our recruitment offerings.
The roles you can apply for generally depend on the project.
However, common positions include: Frontend Developers, Backend Developers, Product Managers and Data Scientists.
To find out more about available roles, check out the projects above!
All projects are part-time and range from 10-20 hours in expected commitment per week. However, the exact required commitment depends on the project.
The expected skill level and technical requirements depends on the project.
Menon Labs cannot guarantee any hiring decisions, as this is in the discretion of our Partners.
However, you will also have the opportunity to either be scouted by our Corporate/VC Sponsors or present yourself at office hour sessions.
Recruitment sessions currently are exclusive to current Fellows or Fellowship Alumni. Therein, Corporate/ VC Sponsors (separate from our start-up Partners) will be interested to get to know you closer, and if all goes well, offer you professional opportunities with them. They will approximately open in late Q2 2021.
This depends on the project. In some cases, the Partner will own the Intellectual Property created by the project. In these cases, you will need to sign an IP assignment. In this Fellowship cycle, however, most projects are open source.
This depends on the project. In some cases, the Partner will require a non-disclosure agreement (NDA). In these cases, you will need to sign the NDA in order to participate.
Right now, we are running 4 projects. They range from Consumer-Tech & Data Science to Computer Vision & Signal Processing. You can find them above!
Yes, you will be able to display your projects on GitHub & co. Additionally, we will provide you with a certificate upon completion of the Fellowship.