Virtual iFp Studios Internship

By Innovators for Purpose

Changing the world requires people who are as creative as designers, as tech savvy as scientists & engineers and as driven as entrepreneurs. Develop your world changing skills with iFp.

iFp Design Process
This program runs during the school year.
Monday and Thursday. Afternoon.

3:30pm - 6:30pm

Ages: 14 to 18.

Grades 8th grade through 12th grade.


Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

See website for more information.



  • Both in-person and virtual (online or over the phone).


449 broadway
Cambridge, MA 02142
United States

Mid Cambridge

Wheelchair accessible

Additional information

Dream, design and build experiences that will look amazing on your college applications. Learn about amazing careers never imagined. Discover how your passions intersects with these opportunities and get paid for it!  

iFp Studios is a teen-powered design and innovation studio that deploys fresh youth inspired solutions to real problems for real clients. Working collaboratively with designers, technologists, makers and other professionals, youth weave the physical and digital worlds together to create immersive experiences with enduring impact. We like to think of it as a teen-powered consultancy analogous to design firm IDEO. Past clients include:  Cambridge Redevelopment Authority, Cambridge Public Library and MIT.

Innovators for Purpose is accepting applicants for its iFp Studios Internship program. Students will receive a stipend, while building the skills and mindsets to pursue life-changing opportunities at the most innovative companies in Kendall Square and Greater Boston. Interns work on projects ranging from interactive public artworks to augmented reality experiences to new forms of immersive events. 

Program Dates Fall:        October  5 - December 10 Monday - Thursday, 3:30 - 6:30pm
Program Dates Winter:   January  11 - March 18 Monday - Thursday, 3:30 - 6:30pm
Program Dates Spring:   March  22 - May 27 Monday - Thursday, 3:30 - 6:30pm

Location: Will start virtual, then transition to in-person at Cambridge Public Library 449 Broadway once CPL is open to the Public.

Stipend:  $12.75 / hour

Eligibility: Open to students 14-18 years of age. Interested in learning how design, science, technology and entrepreneurial thinking can transform lives (most importantly your own). Must reside in Cambridge.

Selection Process:  Students will be invited for interviews based on strength of application.  Cohort contains 15 students, however only about 2-5 new students are accepted per term.

Deadline:  Apply soon for our Winter Term!

iFp Studios School-Year Flyer.pdf