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The SV Academy experience

We provide a headstart in the world of business through mentorship, experiential learning, and on-the-job coaching.

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How does it work?

Our Business Development Fellowship is a rigorous part-time commitment that requires 15-20 hours a week online.
Accepted into the
fellowship
Fellowship begins
Job placement
Post-hire
Training & Development
12 Weeks
Learn the specific skills and technologies employers require for a business development position. Receive on-the-job experience with an internship at a high-growth tech company to perfect your craft before starting your full-time job.
Employer Matching
Once you’ve completed the training, we know you very well - we understand your strengths, interests, and ambitions. We match you with employers where we think you will thrive and where the company culture fits your personality. During this phase, you’ll receive coaching and support for each interview to make sure you are set up for success.
Continuous Coaching
1 Year
The Fellowship isn't over when you get hired. You’ll continue to get coaching and mentorship for the first twelve months on the job. Stay on top of your game with alumni events and personal development opportunities.
SENIOR YEAR OR POST-GRADUATION
Fellowship begins
12 Weeks
Training & Development
Learn the specific skills and technologies employers require for a business development position. Receive on-the-job experience with an internship at a high-growth tech company to perfect your craft before starting your full-time job.
Job placement
Employer Matching
Once you’ve completed the training, we know you very well - we understand your strengths, interests, and ambitions. We match you with employers where we think you will thrive and where the company culture fits your personality. During this phase, you’ll receive coaching and support for each interview to make sure you are set up for success.
Post-hire
Continuous Coaching
1 Year
The Fellowship isn't over when you get hired. You’ll continue to get coaching and mentorship for the first twelve months on the job. Stay on top of your game with alumni events and personal development opportunities.

Our mentoring team
Your lifelong career allies

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Gibson Biddle
Former Head of Product, Netflix and Chegg
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Amanda Breckenridge
Global Head of Sales Effectiveness, LinkedIn
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Kyle Garman
Senior Vice President of Business Development, SAP
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Shaherose Charania
Senior Director of Innovation, Nike
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Ben Casnocha
Author, NY Times Bestseller "Startup of You"
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Alice Sheng
Value Solutions Strategist, Google
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Elisabeth Michaels
Retail Partnerships at Facebook
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Bobby Thompson
Interim Director, Cal Student-Athlete Development

Our Student Ambassadors

Akhil Cherukupally
Corporate Account Executive, Palo Alto Networks
Catherine Lo
Enterprise Business Development Representative, Palo Alto Networks
Katie Golding
Account Based Marketing Associate, Dynamic Signal
Jesus Fernandez
Sales Development Representative Team Lead, Qubole
Julian Velasquez
Sales Development Representative, ShiftLeft Inc.
Vaiva Gimbutyte
Deal Desk Analyst, Zuora
Selam Degefu
Account Manager, Intercom
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Baba Gana
Associate Customer Success Manager, Instapage

Get job-ready then get hired.

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