careers & opportunities

About VentureWell

VentureWell envisions a world where science and technology innovators have the support they need to solve the world’s most difficult problems.

We are leaders in developing programs in higher education, government, and philanthropy that prepare innovators to launch economically scalable, technological ventures around the world.

Watch our introduction to VentureWell video here. We also invite you to view our blog and more videos of our work to deepen your understanding of our work in technology innovation, invention and entrepreneurship.

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

VentureWell is located in the beautiful Pioneer Valley/Five College area in Western Massachusetts. We offer competitive pay and generous benefits including insurance, paid time off, and retirement.

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Open positions

Director of Research and Evaluation  As a data-driven organization, VentureWell is committed to measuring and understanding the impact of our work. This individual will lead our Research and Evaluation function and staff. Read more.

Office Manager/HR Administrator  Varied and dynamic administrative role for a high energy, tech savvy individual (all things Apple!). Read more.

VP Programs Manages staff and directs the activities and growth of VentureWell’s programs. Read more.

Program Manager, I-Corps Initiative – Coordinates and implements the I-Corps™ courses, an innovative and unique training initiative (modeled after the LeanLaunch Pad curriculum) that brings together select academic researchers, student entrepreneurs and business mentors. Read more.

Program Manager, GIST – Coordinates and implements the Global Innovation in Science and Technology (GIST) program for entrepreneurs in emerging economies. Read more.

Accountant  Our Finance team has an opportunity for an “all around” Accountant who excels in a fast-paced and collegial environment! Read more.

Opportunities & Requests for Proposals

Consulting Opportunities – Venturewell is seeking experienced trainers for three US Department of State Global Innovation and Science & Technology (GIST Program) Bootcamps. Trainers can apply to work on one or all three of these events. Read more.

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